30 Jun '16, 3pm

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Stellar co-founder Jed McCaleb hit a roadblock in his mission to serve the global underbanked when earlier this month his co-founder resigned , leaving him with her responsibilities, including more frequently engaging with the public. For a computer programmer whose career since has been largely under scrutiny since he founded defunct bitcoin exchange Mt Gox, the idea of taking on a more public role at Stellar was intimidating. But, he says it was a necessary step for the startup. After years of building a payments rail system designed to make it cheaper to offer banking services to developing nations, McCaleb said it was time for him to make the case that Stellar should be considered a leading blockchain platform for enterprise customers. McCaleb told CoinDesk: "We've spent the past two years building a product, and now we're showing it to the world." Founded in 2014 afte...

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