003: Zerocap | Ryan McCall

By Dexter Cousins on 13/01/2023
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In episode 3 of our Blockchain Chatter series, Dexter Cousins is joined by Ryan McCall, CEO of Zerocap.

They're an Australian Blockchain business building Digital asset investment products and technology for wholesale and institutional investors.

Ryan is responsible for driving the company forward to realise Zerocap’s vision: zero friction, borderless finance.

2022 was a HUGE year for Zerocap. In addition to winning multiple industry awards, they launched Australia's first stable coin (in partnership with ANZ) and are partnering with ASX to build a digital asset trading and custody platform.

About Ryan McCall

As a self-taught software engineer, Ryan has worked around financial services since 2006, having designed and delivered complex risk and pricing engines for international insurance and wealth management companies including Marsh, Willis, IAG, Findex, Hyperion, and Generation Life.

About Zerocap

Founded in 2016, Zerocap is a market-leading private wealth management firm for digital assets. Zerocap brings a deep understanding of digital asset technology, trading, portfolio optimisation, custody, and insurance, having processed over a billion dollars of digital assets for investors, institutions, and family offices.



Here's a rundown of the chapters:

0:00 Intro

2:23 About Zerocap

4:13 Working with ANZ on Australia's first Stable coin

7:17 The Zerocap Fund

8:39 ASX Partnership

12:24 Institutional Support for Digital Asset Technology

18:09 Will the economic crisis lead to mainstream adoption of digital assets?

22:24 Regulation and building credibility

27:03 Hiring the right people at the right time

32:39 Leadership lessons from scaling a business

42:32 2023 trends - Tokenisation

48:04 Zerocap plans in 2023

49:55 How to get in touch

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Article written by Dexter Cousins
Founder of Tier One People and host of the Fintech Chatter Podcast.

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