Episode 187: Interview with Chris Maurice

Episode 187 Interview with Chris Maurice founder of Yellow Card

CEO and Co-founder of Yellow Card, a cryptocurrency exchange operating across Africa

Description: In this interview Mike Townsend interviews Chris Maurice, CEO and Co-founder of Yellow Card, a cryptocurrency exchange operating across Africa. In high school, Chris started an SEO consulting firm which helped optimize over 140 websites on Google, including Prezi.com. In college, he started a manufacturing and supply chain logistics company producing clothing and shoes out of a factory in Pakistan.

As a boy from Southern Louisiana who had been on a plane four times before founding Yellow Card, he then flew to Nigeria on two weeks notice to build a company bringing Bitcoin to everyone. Hear the story of how Chris launched a bitcoin business in Africa, and how he met Jack Dorsey, (CEO of Twitter and Square), in Africa.

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