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The success of crypto payment processing in eCommerce, with Triple-A CEO Eric Barbier

Lex chats with Eric Barbier, CEO of Triple-A.

Triple-A operates as a crypto payment gateway that allows businesses to accept crypto payments.

In this discussion, Eric and Lex discuss the origins and growth of Triple-A, detailing its evolution and journey through the complex world of cryptocurrency payments.

Eric delves into the intricacies of building a successful crypto payments infrastructure, from risk management and liquidity to the significance of robust banking relationships and compliance frameworks.

From charting his entrepreneurial path and reflecting on the roles of different players in creating value networks to drawing comparisons between his past and current ventures, Eric concludes with strategies for connecting and learning more about TripleA’s revolutionary role in broad-scale commerce.


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Topics: Fintech, payments, paytech, crypto, commerce, e-commerce

Companies: Triple-A, TransferTo, Thunes, bitcoin, Ethereum, Mpesa


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1’14”: Triple-A: what it is, what it does, how it got started, and how it has evolved over time

4’23”: Unraveling the Crypto Payments Journey: Initial Asset Considerations, Building the Merchant Network, and Understanding the Evolution of Commerce

8’41”: Navigating the Crypto Commerce Landscape: Exploring Product Market Fit, Go-to-Market Strategies, and the Impact of Geographical and Market Volatility on Adoption

13’59”: The Blueprint of Crypto Payments: Exploring Infrastructure, Risk Management, and Liquidity in Digital Asset Transactions

18’16”: Mitigating Risks in Crypto Commerce: Unveiling the Importance of Banking Relationships, Enhanced Due Diligence, and Robust Compliance Frameworks in Last-Mile Settlements

22’16”: Exploring the Penetration of Crypto in Broad-Scale Commerce: Visualizing Expansion Strategies and Assessing Potential Limitations in Market Availability

24’28”: Tracing the Entrepreneurial Journey: Insights from Thunes and the Shift from Telecommunications to Value Transfer Networks

30’03”: The Confluence of Different Players in Creating Value Networks: Reflecting on the Roles of Telcos, Banks, Card Networks, and Tech Firms in Money Movement Evolution

32’25”: Leveraging Market Demands in the Evolution of Payment Systems: A Comparative Analysis of Thunes and TripleA’s Approaches to Cross-Border Payments

34’51”: The channels used to connect with Eric & learn more about Triple-A

  • Lex Sokolin

    Chief Cryptoeconomist @Consensys , repeat fintech founder, artist in love with systems. Follow me for insider analysis of Web3, Fintech, and DeFi.