Crypto Clarified: Crypto in Latin America, Credit Markets and DeFi

Benjamin Dean

August 24, 2023

Benjamin is a Director in the Digital Assets team for WisdomTree. He focuses on overall digital asset strategy, research and external relations. Prior to joining the company Ben was Cyber Catastrophe Lead at Hiscox Insurance Group. His prior work experience covered the opportunities and risks presented by emerging technologies for organisations including the OECD and the European Parliament. 
 Ben was a Fellow for Cybersecurity and received a Master of International Affairs from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. He also graduated with honours from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Economic and Social Sciences.

Invest in the Truth by checking out this new episode of Crypto Clarified.

As the world of cryptocurrency and decentralized finance (DeFi) continues to evolve rapidly, keeping pace with innovative solutions and game-changing advancements is crucial. Our latest episode of Crypto Clarified featuring Gabriel Gruber, Founder of Exactly Finance. Gruber discusses the inception and future of Exactly Finance, a groundbreaking protocol that aims to connect the global credit market to DeFi in a seamless, open-source manner.

Meet Gabriel Gruber

From his academic achievements to his entrepreneurial endeavors, Gabriel Gruber is a force to be reckoned with in DeFi. Gabriel earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Buenos Aires (cum laude), honed his expertise working at the Central Bank of Argentina (BCRA) as well as Tilton Capital, among others.

Gruber’s career trajectory took a turn towards entrepreneurship as he co-founded and led Properati, a real estate startup that saw immense growth in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Chile. Following the acquisition of Properati by OLX Group in June 2018, Gruber continued to contribute to the company’s expansion into Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.

Never one to rest on his laurels, Gruber embarked on a new venture to transform the decentralized finance ecosystem. His brainchild, Exactly Finance, is an open-source, non-custodial protocol on Ethereum that provides an autonomous fixed and variable interest rate market. By connecting the global credit market to DeFi, Exactly aims to benefit consumers, companies, and investors worldwide.

Aside from his professional endeavors, Gruber is an avid amateur runner, completing grueling events like the NYC Marathon, Patagonia Run, Oslo Marathon, and more.

On This Episode of Crypto Clarified

In this discussion, Gruber outlines the inner workings of Exactly Finance and its potential to reshape the DeFi landscape. He explains how Exactly’s decentralized, non-custodial protocol facilitates frictionless exchanges of assets’ time value, bridging the gap between the traditional credit market and the DeFi ecosystem.

Learn more about how Exactly Finance completes the DeFi credit market by offering fixed and variable interest rate solutions, enabling lenders and borrowers to capitalize on new opportunities.

This episode of Crypto Clarified is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in the future of DeFi and the potential of open-source protocols like Exactly Finance. Gruber’s extensive experience and innovative approach offer a unique perspective on the convergence of credit markets and DeFi, highlighting a promising path for global finance.

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