When it comes to personal finances, how do millennials differ from past generations?
That’s the question we posed to a number of finance and tech executives on the sidelines of Fortune’s inaugural Brainstorm Finance conference in June. Our speakers’ demystified what makes millennials tick, from their receptivity to investing in new asset types to their expectations as customers of financial services.
Barry Silbert, founder and CEO of Digital Currency Group, a cryptocurrency investment firm, highlighted how millennials are accustomed to new technologies causing a “transformation in the financial markets.”
Millennials are “going to have available to them globally a whole new category, a whole new group of investment opportunities that didn’t exist in our older generation, thanks in large part to something like digital currency and blockchain,” Silbert said, referring to the distributed database technology that underpins cryptocurrencies.
Adam White, chief operating officer of Bakkt, a Bitcoin business that is…