ReFi Podcast

Financing Sustainable Infrastructure with Ben from Silta Finance

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Join jE for a bonus episode of the ReFi Podcast as he welcomes Ben Sheppard, the serial entrepreneur behind Silta finance. In this episode, Ben will share his insights on how his company is bridging the gap between traditional finance and decentralized finance to support sustainable energy infrastructure projects. As a due diligence protocol, Silta finance is offering unique processes to instill confidence in the lending side of the market, helping them to finance projects in emerging markets all over the world. If you are interested in real-world assets on chain and the future of infrastructure finance, this is a must-listen episode! Don't forget to subscribe, share and leave your thoughts.

Ben Sheppard, Co-Founder, Silta Finance “Building a better world for my son to grow up in”  
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00:00 Intro
03:00 What is Silta?
05:08 What is the size of the market? (It's big)
06:00 Epiphany Moment
13:41 Silta's Alternative to Due Diligence
16:37 First DD Solar Micro Grid Philippines
17:53 Silta Score
20:16 Debt Instrument People are Buying?
24:08 What people are investing into...  
28:15 Satisfying TradFi & DeFi Lenders
29:44 Explainer
33:43 Pre-existing alternative to SILTA?
36:15 Silta Token
39:20 Are the tokens at risk?
43:45 Building in Resilience
48:34 Are we still in Crypto Winter?
51:56 CTA  

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