Episode 6: On Growth with Rebecca Mqamelo

On episode 6 of ReFi Podcast we chat with @rebecca_mqamelo from Zerion. She shares her deep knowledge and research findings on community backed currencies, diversity, inclusion, and the gift: the economy of reciprocation.

Some of the topics we jump into:

00:00 Intro

02:37 About Rebecca

05:09 Rebecca – “I really care about understanding where one comes from, this is tied to my identity..”

06:09 Rebecca – “i’m really passionate about my continent and what it means to be global and African..”

09:13 What are the choices we are making now for future generations?

10:25 Rebecca – “What does a world look like where everything is tokenized?..

11:39 Rebecca – “Our sense of value is influenced by this noise…empathize value through carbon credits etc..”

15:19 The background, value and importance of Zerion

17:12 Rebecca -“Zerion was the first DeFi aggregator to integrate Uniswap… Now it’s a portal to all decentralized finance..”

18:39 Rebecca – “Whether you are a first time investor or a degen of five years it gives you clarity across different wallets..”

19:29 Rebecca – “We went from tokens, to NFTs, now we’re indexing wallets..”

20:55 What have you learned from your experiences working in different communities and projects?

24:18 Rebecca – “In all the research I’ve done…The biggest thing is whatever token you are building there need to be an on the ground element..”

26:03 What happens when there isn’t an on the ground component?

33:32 Local currencies being reflective of their culture

34:33 Rebecca – “In the past our identity was defined by our physical surroundings.. now those physical barriers are gone..now tokens are being tied to identity..”

37:58 How do we think about money as a language?

43.25 Diversity and representation within the crypto community

44:56 Rebecca – “People underestimate how the narrative is still malleable…but we focus too much on the financial side its alienated people..branding problem..”

46:24 Rebecca – “If you want people to use a currency make sure the builders are representing the people you are going after..”

49:03 What roles do investors play in all this?

51:02 Rebecca – “If everybody did have a wallet, what would the needs be?…”(Changing available opportunities, onboarding etc)

54:03 What role do indigenous land stewards play in healing the Earth and creating communities of care?

55:10 – Rebecca – “There is a reality that climate change is happening..and there are people who have taken up the challenge of protecting whats there..”

57:36 How do we collectively make sense of what matters?

01:01:13 Rebecca – “A $10 bill doesn’t tell you how it got to you..Crypto gives us the ability to do that..”

01:05:14 Gift relationships and the realization of inter-dependance

01:05:58 Rebecca – “Gifting is at the core of all human relationships…”

01:11:07 What can people do to help you or Web3 movement/ReFi?

Follow Rebecca and check out Zerion:
https://www.rebeccamqamelo.com
https://twitter.com/rebecca_mqamelo
https://zerion.io/

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