Waters Wavelength Podcast: Talos’s Samar Sen

Samar Sen, head of Apac at Talos, joins the podcast to talk about the institutional tools in the digital assets space.

Wei-Shen Wong, Asia editor, and Anthony Malakian, editor-in-chief of WatersTechnology, record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.


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This week, Samar Sen, head of Apac at Talos, joins Wei-Shen on the podcast. They discuss how institutional tools for the digital asset space have grown in the last few years and the tools Talos is building on.

1:30 – Samar explains how he moved from the sell side to working with digital assets

6:30 – How the SEC greenlighting spot bitcoin ETFs impacts Talos 

9:30 – The evolution of institutional tools for the digital asset over the last two years

12:30 – The Cloudwall and D3X acquisitions 

17:00 – Building from an institutional background

19:30 – How Talos built Sonic and how it minimizes slippage 

21:30 – Steps to consider before trading in digital assets 

26:00 – The buy vs. build debate

34:00 – Other areas Talos is looking to enhance 


Contact Info: 

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Wei-Shen Wong: + 852 3411 4758;  wei-shen.wong@infopro-digital.com

Anthony Malakian: + 1 646 490 3973; anthony.malakian@infopro-digital.com

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