JoeShon "Joe" Monroe from A Stellar World Podcast brings Public Node's Weekly Wrap-Up of Stellar-related news.
In news this week, a Nasdaq article reports that Stellar lumens need an institutional audience to become top altcoin. The report states that the Stellar blockchain can reduce or eliminate the complexity of the Nostro-Vostro process - when one bank has another bank's money on deposit. The article further points out that there are more than $500 billion is transferred cross-border in personal remittances.
Crowdfund Insider released an article featuring Ada Vaughan from the Stellar Development Foundation. The article explains how the Stellar network provides a modern alternative to moving money cross-border and, when paired with the USDC "stable coin," provides the perfect marriage of the world's leading digital US dollar with the world's most efficient network. See also "The best of Both Worlds."
Stellar will be hosting a "hack the system" technical workshop on Friday March 26th where developers will learn how to start building on Stellar.
Last, the Global Blockchain Business Council hosted a members forum featuring Justin Rice and Lauren Thorbjornsen from the Stellar Development Foundation. Justin and Lauren discuss how Stellar is a public blockchain built to further financial access and inclusion. The presentation can be viewed here.