Kiffmeister’s #Fintech Daily Digest (01/18/2021)*

It’s a slow news day so I thought I’d plug a few blogs worth following if you want your crypto and blockchain assumptions and beliefs challenged (and have a chuckle or two). No matter how bullish you are on these topics, it’s always good to be aware of the risks! Here they are in no particular order (they’re all great!):

New York Fed Launches Search for Head of New York Innovation Center

The NY Fed is looking for a Director of its NY Innovation Center, an office within the NY Fed that harnesses expertise and resources from across the Federal Reserve to collaborate globally with private and public sector institutions on projects, initiatives and activities that promote financial sector innovation. A principal function will be to collaborate with the Innovation Hub of the Bank for International Settlements on Fintech issues of importance to the central banking community. 

* The views expressed herein are those of the author and should not be attributed to the International Monetary Fund, its Executive Board or its management.