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Dash's Ernesto Contreras: I don't like that crypto is too focused on speculation as there are applications that will change the world

In a new interview series by LocalCryptos’ Bytes, the first guest we sat down with was Ernesto Contreras Escalona, the Head of Business Development at Dash Core Group. Ernesto tells Bytes about his cryptosphere journey, from discovering the future of finance to becoming a key champion of Dash in Latin America and the world. Ernesto has previously crossed paths with the LocalCryptos team at the Crypto Campus Tour in Venezuela. We prepared ten questions for Ernesto about crypto, Dash, and how he views the future of crypto.

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