Magnus Almqvist is a technology, compliance, and market surveillance expert, and the head of exchange development for Exberry, a software development platform designed to help its customers create sophisticated new trading platforms fast, and with the ability to easily scale after launch. In this episode, Almqvist discusses what makes Exberry unique, how the company has coped with the ongoing pandemic, institutional demand for digital asset products, central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), and more.
00:34 – Background
01:07 – Why did you start working for Exberry?
02:23 – How has Exberry’s staff been coping with the pandemic?
3:20 – How did your background as a compliance and market surveillance expert lead to you becoming Head of Exchange Development?
4:29 – What kind of demand are you seeing for digital asset products, and who is asking for them?
5:51 – Do you think the pandemic will change how fintech is developed?
6:57 – How does Exberry secure its platform?
8:46 – If central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) were to become commonplace, how would that affect Exberry’s business?
10:27 – How do you feel about CBDCs, personally?
11:23 – How does Exberry scale?
13:48 – What is the best part about working for your company?
14:17 – What are you looking forward to most in the next year?