Episode 32: StraitsX Co-founder Liu Tianwei on stablecoins and the future of payments

StraitsX is the issuer of the world’s first Singapore Dollar stablecoin, XSGD, and XIDR, the StraitsX Indonesian Rupiah stablecoin, and is also a Major Payment Institution in Singapore, enabling account holders to manage payments as well as connect their accounts to digital asset platforms.

Host Simon Spencer chats with co-founder Tianwei on how StraitsX was born, the future of money in a Web 3 world, and the role of stablecoins in real-time payments going beyond borders.

Hosted by Simon Spencer and produced by Charis Palmer, with sound engineering by Kevin Hirshorn.

About the Author
Charis started her career in banking as head of product for Easy Street Financial Services, a fast follower to ING Direct in Australia. She went on to found Banking Review Media, the only publication dedicated to what was then the emerging online banking market. After a career leading new media startups across business, technology and global news, Charis is now the Producer of Breaking Banks Asia and Co-founder of Soundcraft Media.