Mona El Isa and how Melon Protocol is disrupting asset management

October 11th, 2019 · 42 mins 36 secs

About this Episode

Joe Petrowski (Research Analyst, Parity) talks to Mona El Isa (Co-Founder Melonport, MAMA) about using Melon Protocol to reduce the barriers in setting up and managing funds. Mona discusses delivering on a two-year roadmap, IRL Melon experiments, and educating the next generation of financial industry disruptors.

Note: Mona has launched a new project called Avantgarde Finance. Avantgarde Finance positions itself as a company devoted towards creating value on the Melon protocol. The longer term Avantgarde vision is to create a better everyday experience for asset managers and their investors by giving them easy access to a new financial infrastructure.

00:27 Mona El Isa’s journey to Melonport
03:19 Why Melon Protocol
06:19 The advantages of tokenizing assets
08:54 Delivering on a two-year roadmap
09:47 Liquidating Melonport
10:14 The Melon Council
12:43 What the Melon protocol allows you to do
17:52 IRL Melon experiments
20:01 Scaling Melon
26:31 MAMA, the Multichain Asset Managers Association
28:08 Engaging with regulators, law makers, and institutions
30:48 Regulatory victories
35:25 Madeeba
38:22 Raising Melon awareness on a global basis