Global Perspectives: March, 2017 Interview with Alex Stanczyk and special guest Willem Middelkoop

Physical Gold Fund Hosts Global Perspectives with Alex Stanczyk and special guest Willem Middlekoop March, 2017


Welcome to Global Perspectives, a new podcast featuring some of the sharpest minds in the world. We delve into the key concerns, opportunities, mindset, and practices of some of the most successful professional money managers, entrepreneurs, and world class personalities today.

This episodes special guest is Willem Middelkoop.

Willem Middelkoop (Geneva, 1962) is a successful entrepreneur, investor and publicist. At the end of 2008, he gave up his journalistic work as a market commentator for Dutch National TV and started the Commodity Discovery Fund ( He also started in that same year, a web shop for gold and silver bullion, which was sold to the listed Value8 in 2011, after yearly sales grew to over 100 million euro.

Willem is a member of the Advisory Board of the London based Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF). He is also a founding shareholder of Startupbootcamp Amsterdam, a business accelerator program.

Besides this, he is author of eight books covering financial markets and the economy. At the end of 2013 he published The Big Reset (Amsterdam University Press/University of Chicago Press). He sold a total of over 150,000 books in seven languages, including Arabic and Chinese.

Topics Include:

*Financial assets versus real assets
*Central banks east of London are buying and repatriating gold
*China and Russia are preparing for the next phase of the international monetary system by buying gold
*Why the world is in need of substantial deleveraging, and needs a new monetary anchor
*How technology developments in energy and transportation are leading to breakthroughs that will completely disrupt current paradigms
*Central Bank governers comments on gold being the worlds premier currency

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