Concordium Chairman Lars Seier Christensen Interview

By BtcB | Stack Sats | 15 Jan 2023

Here is my conversation with Lars Seier Christensen, Chairman of the Swiss non-profit Concordium Foundation and founder of Saxo Bank. We discuss gaming, blockchain security, crypto hype, chess NFTs and more.

With over 30 years of experience across the banking and financial sector, Lars is a global pioneer in FX and derivatives trading, having co-founded the online trading and investment platform Saxo Bank in 1992. He served as co-CEO of Saxo Bank for more than 20 years, in which time the bank grew to 1,500 employees across 150 locations serving customers in 170 countries.

Lars is also the founder of Seier Capital, a private equity and venture capital firm thar invests in art & fashion, financial services, food and beverages, sports & entertainment, social media, and technology industries.



0:00 - Starting Concordium and Saxo Bank experience

3:45 - Building a blockchain based on science

7:10 - Concordium as a "Piece of infrastructure" in the gaming industry

9:17 - Blockchain needs in Web3

13:22 - Anonymity vs privacy

16:40 - ID layer & Range proofs

20:12 - Future of gaming/metaverse gaming

26:14 - Blockchain tech enhancing day-to-day life

28:14 - Dispelling hype around crypto

30:29 - Gamifying education

34:33 - Play Magnus Group & Chess NFTs

39:00 - Where to follow Lars and Concordium


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