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CoinGecko Podcast - Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Insights

Learn about bitcoin, blockchain, and cryptocurrency technologies as we interview entrepreneurs and thought leaders of the industry in this crypto podcast.


Illuvium: The Next Generation of Web3 Games
Kieran Warwick, the co-founder of Illuvium, is here to discuss Illuvium in general while answering hot topics, including strategies to create a sustainable and balanced game economy, building games on blockchain, the short-term and long-term plan of Illuvium and many more!
23:15 2/3/23
How Did FTX Crash with Nansen's Analysts
Nansen's analysts are here to discuss the fallout of FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried while answering hot topics, including the scenario of the crypto industry when FTX crashed, the role of FTT during the fallout, the relationship between Alameda and FTX, the importance of onchain data, and many more!
30:59 12/16/22
Nifty's deal with Game of Thrones, HBO, and more! w/ Jeff, co-founder of Nifty's
Jeff, co-founder of Nifty's is here to discuss the NFT social platform as a whole while answering hot topics including Nifty's unique features, decentralized vs centralized NFT marketplace, thoughts on the debate of royalties, and collaboration with Game of Thrones!
42:09 12/2/22
How To Become A Better DAO? w/ Ori, co-founder of Orca
Ori, co-founder of Orca is here to discuss Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) as a whole while answering hot topics including Orca's climate initiative, measuring climate footprint, thoughts on Mango Markets being hacked, and thoughts on improving the DAO's model.Timestamps01:47 Intro03:56 What is Orca?05:45 Why built on Solana?09:00 Orca's climate initiative12:12 How to measure Orca's climate footprint18:29 Thoughts on Mango Markets being hacked22:40 How to improve DAO model?28:55 Why is Orca the leading crypto marketplace on Solana?Watch the Podcast on YoutubeLinksOrca: https://www.coingecko.comCoinGecko:
32:00 11/7/22
Discussing The State of Stablecoins with Frax Finance
Sam Kazemian, the founder of Frax Finance is here to discuss everything you need to know about the current state of stablecoins in crypto.Hot topics such as the trinity thesis, the effect of sanctioning Tornado Cash, and Frax's strategy to grow adoption are all well covered in this podcast.
40:48 10/14/22
The Future of Multichain with SushiSwap w/ Sarang Parikh, Core Developer of Sushi – 72
Sarang Parikh, core developer of SushiSwap is here to discuss everything you need to know about one of the most famous Defi platforms in the crypto space. Hot topics such as Layer 0, staying competitive, thoughts on multichain, and Sushi's long-term plan are all well covered in this podcast.Timestamp1:35 Intro 2:08 How Sarang got into crypto3:41 What is SushiSwap?5:40 What is Sushi X Swap?8:09 What is Layer 0?18:38 How many chains do Sushi support?19:42 How Sushi stays competitive21:43 Opinion on DEXs building own cross-chain swaps?23:13 Thoughts on multichain27:50 Downsides of multichain32:20 Sushi's long-term plan34:30 OutroLinksSushi: https://www.coingecko.comSocial MediaTwitter:
35:33 9/23/22
How Sudoswap Is Changing The NFT Game w/ Owen, Co-Founder of Sudoswap – 71
Owen, co-founder of Sudoswap is here to discuss everything you need to know about the decentralized NFT marketplace while answering all questions related to Sudoswap and NFT in general. Hot topics such as royalties debate, devaluation of NFT collaterals, short-term and long-term projects are all well covered in this podcast.Timestamp2:01 Intro3:23 What is Sudoswap?4:20 Why choose Sudoswap over Opensea?6:12 Interesting facts about Sudoswap’s protocol?7:48 Recent surge of Sudoswap’s popularity10:30 NFT royalties debate14:33 NFT Collectors vs Traders16:18 Is Sudoswap inevitable?18:40 The future features of Sudoswap19:43 The effect of NFT lending24:24 Sudoswap’s short-term and long-term plan25:23 OutroWatch the Podcast on YouTubeLinksSudoswap: https://www.coingecko.comSocial MediaSudoswapTwitter:
26:01 9/9/22
Is Solana Stepping Up? with George Harrap, Co-Founder of Step Finance - Ep. 70
 George Harrap, co-founder of Step Finance is here to discuss the protocol as a portfolio manager, answering questions that are aimed to grant you further insight into the Solana ecosystem and how it differentiates from other projects! Timestamps 01:33 Intro03:10 Comments on the bear market? 05:04 Step Finance explored12:07 Interesting statistics on the Solana ecosystem 16:56 What is Solana floor? 20:44 Has the hackings on Solana affected the protocol in any way? 24:52 Thoughts on the Macalinao brothers propping up Solana's TVL? 28:20 Anything interesting so far in the ecosystem that people should be aware of? 38:16 Is the shape of the Solana community becoming clear? 34:51 WIll step Bridge the gap in the Solana community? 35:54 Step's plans for the next few months Watch the Podcast on Youtube Links Step Finance: CoinGecko: Social MediaStep FinanceTwitter: CoinGecko:      
40:00 8/26/22
Is Tron's USDD the next UST? with Justin Sun, Founder of Tron Network - Ep. 69
Justin Sun, Founder of Tron Network is here to discuss on USDD, the network's stablecoin, answering questions to grant you further insight into USDD and how it differentiates itself from other stablecoins! Timestamps 01:30 Intro 02:03 An overview of the Tron Network 05:50 What is USDD and why did TronDAO issue it? 12:15 How is USDD different as a stablecoin? 19:10 Any plans to add collateralized assets in the future? 21:27 How is Tron bootstrapping liquidity and to promote the use of USDD? 26:06 Where is the USDD's yield coming from? 32:00 Is fear on USDD's depeg affecting adoption rate?  Watch the Podcast on Youtube Links TronDAO: CoinGecko: Social Media Tron Network: Twitter: Facebook: Youtube: CoinGecko:      
40:29 8/19/22
Building Layer-2s with Erick De Moura, CEO of Cartesi - Ep. 68
 Erick De Moura, CEO of Cartesi is here to discuss the thought process behind building Layer-2 solutions, and how the project differentiates itself from other chains by revolutionizing the coding scene for newcomers to Web3!Timestamps01:30 Intro04:54 What is Cartesi? 06:31 How does Cartesi compare to other chains 10:08 Cartesi's accessibility for people with not much coding knowledge 11:47 What separates Cartesi from other existing L2 solutions? 15:27 Cartesi's testnet timeline 17:04 Are there too many L1/ L2 solutions now? 20:55 Is Cartesi looking to partner with smart device companies to boost adoption? 23:50 Thoughts on ZK-proof 29:11 Where do you see the future for L2s? Will traditional OS's implement blockchain tech? 33:13 Additional info tidbits! Watch the Podcast on YoutubeLinks Cartesi: CoinGecko: Social Media Cartesi: CoinGecko:
36:56 8/12/22
How Oracles can be Optimistic with Hart Lambur, Co-Founder of UMA - Ep. 67
Hart Lambur, Co-Founder of UMA is here to discuss the thought process behind Oracles and how they play a role in providing accurate information with the aim of revolutionizing the Web3 space! Timestamps[01:30] Intro [03:52] What is UMA? [06:16] As an Oracle, how do you ensure that information provided is accurate? [09:07] What goes on behind the scenes for oracles?  [14:01] Can the system handle situations where market participants are 'irrational'? [19:35] UMA's token discussion [20:27] A dive into UMA's other products [24:10] An overview of the Oracle ecosystem and the state of the industry [29:50] What kind of role do Oracles play in cross-chain systems? [32:30] Could we see a future where Oracles and bridges fuse into one product? [37:44] What would you say is an underrated issue that Oracles addresses in the industry? [44:20] Any extra bits of info on UMA? Watch the Podcast on YoutubeLinks UMA: CoinGecko: Social Media UMA: CoinGecko:
46:41 8/5/22
The Future of Cross-Chain Bridging with Alex Smirnov, Co-Founder of deBridge- Ep. 66
Alex Smirnov, Co-Founder of deBridge is here to discuss the thought process behind the creation of deBridge and how the project aims to innovate and revolutionize blockchain bridges securely and efficiently!Timestamps[01:30] Intro[05:04] What is deBridge and how many cross-chains are supported? [07:40] What makes deBridge different? [11:50] Bridge vulnerabilities to hacks [18:31] What factors need to be considered, infrastructure and security-wise? [19:59] Are there any challenges faced when building? [28:54] Anything you'd like to share? [30:11] Addressing fragmented liquidity issuesWatch the Podcast on YoutubeLinks deBridge: CoinGecko: https://www.coingecko.comSocial Media deBridge: CoinGecko:
34:25 7/29/22
Why is dYdX migrating to Cosmos? with Corey Miller, Growth Lead of dYdX - Ep. 65
Corey Miller, Growth Lead of dYdX is here to discuss the thought process behind the migrational shift to the Cosmos ecosystem. This podcast covers all you need to know about the shift and how it aims to revolutionize the platform in the world of DeFi! Timestamps [01:30] Intro [05:50] What is dYdX? [07:08] Why is dYdX moving to Cosmos? [10:36] Why Cosmos? What is the appeal? [11:51] Are there any potential risks for the change? [14:59] Is this migration a bet on the Cosmos ecosystem? What about Ethereum? [17:40] Has dYdX planned the move for a while? [18:40] Thoughts on the decentralization/ centralization dynamic? [21:00] Challenges with the Cosmos implementation? [23:20] Do you think protocols will migrate out of their basechains to manage their own chains? [25:56] dYdX's plans in a timeline [26:31] What core features will be added or changed on dYdX in the future? [27:23] Will there be airdrops and incentives in the future? Watch the Podcast on YoutubeLinks dYdX: CoinGecko: https://www.coingecko.comSocial Media dYdX: CoinGecko:
29:27 7/22/22
The Importance of Zero-knowledge Proof with Alex Pruden, COO of Aleo - Ep.64
 Alex Pruden, COO of Aleo is here to discuss on the thought process behind the creation of Aleo, and the importance of zero-knowledge proof blockchains and how they aim to elevate privacy in the world of Web3! Timestamps [01:31] Intro [05:18] What is ZK proof and where does Aleo come into play? [10:30] How is online data stored nowadays and how does ZK proof tie in? [15:56] How does this balance in with accountability and transparency  [20:20] Aleo uses a Proof-of-Succinct-Work consensus model, why choose this? [25:40] Could you describe the different standards of privacy and where does ZK proof stand in it? [31:31] Why did Aleo build it's own blockchain? [34:20] What are Aleo's plans for 2022? [35:20] Extra bits to share? Watch the Podcast on YoutubeLinks Aleo: CoinGecko: https://www.coingecko.comSocial Media Aleo: CoinGecko:
40:23 7/1/22
Growing your portfolio through Investment DAOs with Ramon Recuero, Founder of Babylon Finance - Ep. 63
Ramon Recuero, founder of Babylon Finance is here to discuss the thought process behind the creation of the project, how it offers various investment services to its users, and how the project aims to revolutionize the investment DAO space in the near future! Timestamps[01:30] Intro[04:14] What is Babylon Finance and how does it work? [06:51] What kind of products does Babylon Finance offer? [09:11] The pros and cons on investment DAOs as opposed to self-investing [13:03] Interesting stats on the protocol [15:15] How does Babylon manage community expectations?[17:22] What actions did Babylon take during the Luna catastrophe? [21:39] Is Babylon planning to implement robo-advisory and automation?[23:30] Any discussions on supporting MEV bots? [25:52] Thoughts on the investment DAOs and it's future direction of the industry?[30:24] What are Babylon's plans for 2022[32:57] Any extra sharing points? Watch the Podcast on YoutubeLinks Babylon Finance: CoinGecko: https://www.coingecko.comSocial Media Babylon Finance: CoinGecko:
36:00 6/23/22
What's Next for the GameFi Space? with Daniel Tamas, CEO of WAM - Ep.62
Daniel Tamas, CEO of WAM is here to discuss the thought process behind the creation of WAM, a hyper-casual focused gaming platform, and how it aims to revolutionize the GameFi space in the near future! Timestamps[01:30] Intro [02:42] What is WAM? Is it a game or a platform? [06:57] What are hypercasual games? [08:36] Stats on WAM [11:01] How many games on WAM right now? [14:44] Why the hypercasual game business model? [18:23] What does the WAM token do? [19:52] How would NFTs fit into WAM? [24:14] What are your thoughts of GameFi today? [28:31] Why did WAM build on Binance, and any plans to expand? [31:09] Additional thoughts [32:36] What are WAMS future plans? Watch the Podcast on YoutubeLinksWAM: https://www.coingecko.comSocial MediaWAM:
35:14 6/17/22
Earning Sustainable Yield In DeFi with Uddhav Marwaha, CEO of Friktion Labs - Ep.61
Uddhav Marwaha, CEO and co-founder of Friktion Labs is here to discuss the thought process behind the creation of Friktion, how the project aims to capitalize on the growth of financial instruments in DeFi, and bridging the complexity gap between traders and financial tools!  Timestamps[01:30] Intro [03:36] What is Friktion protocol? [03:50] What are Volts? What kind of portfolio strategies do you offer? [08:54] Would the protocol grow to advise users on strategies? [11:23] Why the decision was made to share on preferred strategies [13:54] Bridging the gap between traders and complex financial instruments [16:01] Why the Solana chain? [18:55] Thoughts on where the industry is going [21:45] Tokenized futures [23:00] Any hint on what Friktion's token would look like? [26:02] Any opportunities for Friktion to tap into NFTs? [28:50] Closing thoughts Watch the Podcast on YoutubeLinks Friktion Labs: CoinGecko: Social Media Friktion Labs: CoinGecko:
32:51 6/10/22
Building A Web3 Employment Cooperative with John Paller, founder of Opolis - Ep.60
John Paller, founder of Opolis is here to discuss on the thought process behind the creation of Opolis, and how the project aims to create an employment co-operative with various benefits unique to Web3! Timestamps[01:30] Intro [07:15] What is Opolis? [12:24] Why is Opolis important for independent workers as opposed to traditional HR systems? [18:29] What are the features of the 'work' token [31:27] Examples of services and benefits Opolis members currently have [36:02] Are there benefits unique to Web3? [38:21] How is this executed? [41:20] What is the role of Decentralized Employment Organizations in the Opolis ecosystem? [44:39] What are Opolis's plans for 2022? Watch the Podcast on YoutubeLinksOpolis: CoinGecko: https://www.coingecko.comSocial MediaOpolis:
49:32 6/3/22
Disrupting Traditional Music Industry with Roneil Rumburg, CEO of Audius - Ep.59
Roneil Rumburg, co-founder and CEO of Audius is here to discuss on the project itself and how it aims to disrupt the traditional music industry, and to share deep insights on the direction of the music industry and how Audius fits in these plans as we transition to the world of Web3! Timestamps [01:30] Intro [04:53] What is Audius and how does it solve issues within the music industry? [09:42] What separates Audius from web2 counterparts? [12:53] Thoughts on a subscription model like Patreon?[16:23] The role of $AUDIO token [20:06] How many artists and subscribers do Audius have? [22:22] Audius and music censorship[30:05] Unique challenges Audius faced [32:10] Does Audius have any NFT integration plans? [34:48] Where do you see the future of the music industry?[40:41]  Audius' plans for 2022 [42:30] Closing thoughts Watch the Podcast on YoutubeLinks Audius: CoinGecko: https://www.coingecko.comSocial Media Audius: CoinGecko:
44:16 5/25/22
Understanding Bitcoin Lightning Network with Paolo Ardoino, CTO of Bitfinex -Ep. 58
Paolo Ardoino, CTO of Bitfinex is here to to discuss about the exchange as well as all things bitcoin! You'll be filled in on the facts of the exchange itself, from upcoming Bitfinex products to its role in the Lightning Network. Timestamps[01:30] Intro[05:14] What does your day-to-day look like at Bitfinex? [09:25] Could you share more on new BitFinex product innovations? [18:27] What development support is provided on the Lightning Network and why this network in particular? [29:43] Proof-of-Work has been commonly criticized due to energy consumption, how is this being addressed? [36:12] What are your thoughts on El Salvador’s “volcano token”? [40:13] How much progress do you think the industry is making as far as looking for alternative and more sustainable sources? [41:03] What are Bitfinex's plans for 2022? [44:47] Closing thoughts Watch the Podcast on YoutubeLinks Bitfinex: CoinGecko: https://www.coingecko.comSocial Media Bitfinex: CoinGecko:
46:29 5/18/22
Uncovering Sports Memorabilia NFTs with Niko Hosn, CTO of RareMint -Ep. 57
Niko Hosn, CTO of RareMint is here to discuss on the crossover between sports memorabilia through NFTs and Web3. You'll be filled in on the project itself, the potential of the market and RareMint's unique role in the space. Timestamps[01:30] Intro[03:03] What are sports memorabilia and Raremint's NFT role in it? [05:37] What is Raremint's role in regard to NFT collectables? [07:07] How does RareMint differentiate itself from other NFT platforms? [08:42] How often to NFT drops occur and it's participation rates? [14:54] What is the biggest or most exciting NFT sale yet on RareMint? [16:09] Can RareMint owners redeem their corresponding physically backed-asset? [18:17] One of the biggest barriers of entry to NFTs are intangibility. How does RareMint's address acceptance gap fpr collectors who want to hold their assets IRL? [21:47] How big is the sports memorabilia market? [25:13] Any tips and tricks for budding sports memorabilia collectors/investors? [27:16] What are RareMint's plans for 2022? Watch the Podcast on YoutubeLinksRareMint: https://www.coingecko.comSocial MediaRareMint:
30:32 5/12/22
Scaling Proof-of-Work Consensus with Francesco Melpignano, CEO of Kadena Eco -Ep. 56
Francesco Melpignano, CEO of Kadena Eco is here to discuss on the though process behind the creation of Kadena, and to give us deep insights into the inner workings of the Kadena ecosystem, how it aims to scale Proof-of-Work consensus, and the future opportunities the protocol presents! Timestamps[01:29] Intro[04:00] What is the Kadena Chain and Kadena Eco? [07:17] How does Kadena plan to tackle the blockchain trilemma? [12:03] Answering the bridging issues [14:30] How does Kadena address PoW energy consumption? [15:58] What does Kadena Eco specifically offer? [25:10] Interesting data on Kadena [26:40] Biggest challenges faced building the ecosystem [28:11] How does Kadena plan to cultivate the community whilst extracting mindshare and talent of other altchains? [31:08] Kadena Eco's plans for 2022 Watch the Podcast on YoutubeLinks Kadena:    CoinGecko: https://www.coingecko.comSocial Media Kadena: CoinGecko:
36:06 5/5/22
Bringing Privacy to NFTs and DeFi with Guy Zyskind, Co-founder of Secret Network - Ep. 55
Guy Zyskind, co-founder Of Secret Network is here to discuss with us his journey of creating Secret. He shares the importance of privacy in blockchains, Secret’s encryption methods, and some practical applications for having this level of privacy on the blockchain.Timestamps[01:30] Intro[03:11] What is Secret Network? [04:28] Privacy level difference between conventional blockchains and Secret? [09:20] What separates Secret from other chains and altcoins? [16:28] What utility does SCRT token have? [18:25] Why did Secret choose the Cosmos ecosystem? [21:09] How do you reconcile privacy with principles like accountability and privacy? [26:39] How to encourage users to protect themselves and their privacy using platforms like Secret? [32:40] What are Secret's plans for 2022? [37:08] Closing thoughts on Secret Watch the Podcast on YoutubeLinksSecret Network: https://www.coingecko.comSocial MediaSecret Network:
40:17 4/27/22
Are Institutions Coming Into Crypto? with Philippe Bekhazi, CEO of XBTO - Ep.54
We are joined by Phillippe Bekhazi, CEO and Founder of XBTO. Bezhaki gives us an insight into XBTO, cryptofinance, and the fintech environment as a whole! Watch on Geckos! Timestamps[01:30] Intro[03:48] What is XBTO[04:36] How much of XBTO’s revenue comes from market-maker services?[06:03] What is the institutional demand of XBTO’s market-making services?[07:21] What is XBTO’s core investment thesis?[10:18] What’s an underrated piece of market infrastructure you believe is lacking in the space?[13:37] With XBTO members having strong TradFi backgrounds, how has this help with XBTO’s edge?[17:18] Has recent events impacted valuations, whether in your portfolio or the broader crypto/ fintech environment?[19:51] Insights on the miner network and demand amidst recent events[23:40] To what extent has institutions are in the crypto space?[28:52] Is the crypto ecosystem mature enough to handle these players?[33:39] What are XBTO’s plans for 2022?Watch the Podcast on YoutubeLinksXBTO: https://www.coingecko.comSocial MediaXBTO:
36:56 4/24/22
Empowering Web 3.0 Adoption with Josh Neuroth, Head of Product at Ankr Protocol - Ep.53
We are joined by Josh Neuroth, Head of Product of Ankr Protocol. Neuroth gives us an insight into Ankr and Web3, the revolutionary new iteration of the world wide web and how Ankr fits in it. Timestamps [01:30] Intro[02:50] Web3 in Josh’s words[05:40] Ankr’s role within Web3[07:27] How Ankr enable the ‘average’ joe’ to participate in providing / supporting Web3?[09:01] Josh’s thougts on Alchemy, a similar service to Ankr[11:09] Companies that approached Ankr [11:54] What new plans/developments are there in the pipeline for Ankr? [14:12] Insight into Ankr bridges[16:09]How will Ankr mitigate the Web3 centralization risk?[17:41] How has the node industry develop over the last few years?[19:14]  Thoughts on the user experience for Web3 and the generational divide?[22:34] What are your predictions for the Web3 infrastructure ecosystem in the future?[25:09] Is Web3 a Web2 killer? Can Web3 and Web2 coexist?[27:09] Closing thoughtsWatch the Podcast on YoutubeLinksAnkr Protocol: https://www.ankr.comCoinGecko: Social MediaAnkr Protocol:
29:32 4/13/22
Building Successful Crypto Bridges with Sunny Aggarwal, Co-founder of Osmosis Labs - Ep.52
 We are joined by Sunny Aggarwal, Co-Founder of Osmosis Labs. Aggarwal gives us an insight into Osmosis, a proof-of-stake automated market maker for the Cosmos ecosystem. We also covered the importance of blockchain bridges and how to successfully build them! Timestamps[01:30] Intro [04:30] What is Osmosis and why building on the Cosmos ecosystem?[08:11] What separates Osmosis from other cross-chain automated market makers? [13:15] Challenges in bridging assets from chains like Ethereum[19:45] Technical differences between SDK chains and non-SDK chains [28:02] Do you see centralized exchanges as your competitors[32:19] The role of the Osmosis token (OSMO) [40:19] Osmosis' plans for 2022 Watch the Podcast on YouTubeLinks Osmosis: CoinGecko - Media Osmosis Labs: CoinGecko:
46:14 4/5/22
Bringing DeFi Into NFTs with Ben Lakoff, Co-founder of Charged Particles - Ep.51
In this episode, we are joined by Ben Lakoff, Co-founder of Charged Particles. Lakoff gives us an insight into Charged Particles, a unique protocol that lets you put digital assets inside your NFTs. We'll cover all you need to know about this groundbreaking new project! Timestamps [01:56] Intro [03:14] Ben’s favourite NFT [03:57] What is Charged Particle?[05:30] How is the ‘bundling’ function achieved?[09:01] What users do you see using the platform? [11:04] Charged Particle and gaming guilds[12:06] Are the gaming guilds part of the DAO?[13:10] Role of Charged Particle tokens [13:56] Interesting protocol statistics [16:07] Implications of ‘Charging’ from the perspective of other contract functions[18:02] Can you mint NFTs on the platform directly?[19:19] Plans to move onto other chains?[19:49] What is ParticlonWatch the Podcast on YoutubeLinks Charged Particles: CoinGecko: Social Media Charged Particles: CoinGecko: 
24:20 3/29/22
100x Growth For Crypto Options Market? with Pankaj Balani, CEO of Delta Exchange - Ep.50
In this episode, we are joined by Pankaj Balani, CEO of Delta Exchange. Pankaj gives us an insight into Delta Exchange, one of the leading derivatives exchanges in the crypto space and also covers all you need to know, from opportunities to advice on trading crypto derivatives!Timestamps[01:29] Intro[02:40] What is Delta Exchange?[05:30] Why is there surging interest in crypto derivatives?[13:48] What are options and why are they popular?[20:26] Interesting statistics on options[26:00] Relationship between BTC and it’s underlying derivatives[35:10] Pakaj’s thoughts on the high leverage market[42:12] The growing popularity of BTC future ETFs and US legalization of BTC Spot ETFs[47:30] Will decentralized derivatives affect the success of centralized derivatives?[53:22] Pakaj’s advice for starting derivatives trading in cryptoWatch the Podcast on YouTubeLinksDelta Exchange: Social MediaDelta Exchange: CoinGecko:
56:49 3/22/22
Discovering Crypto Alphas with Alex Svanevik, Founder of Nansen - Ep.49
In this episode, we are joined by Alex Svanevik, founder of Nansen. Alex gives us an insight into Nansen, the blockchain analytics platform and breaks down crypto alphas with Nansen's data. Timestamps [01:29] Intro [02:05] What is Nansen?[04:01] What type of product/data Nansen offers? [07:18] Nansen and AI [12:17] Nansen's "State of the Industry" Report- Smart money[23:50] How does one get better at NFT trading? [31:00] Alex's thoughts on gaming chains [40:02] What inferences can be draws on success of DAOs? [42:49] Obstacles faced for institutional adoption [47:42] Alex's crypto predictions for 2022 [50:55] Nansen's plan for 2022Watch the Podcast on YoutubeWebsite Nansen - CoinGecko - Social Media Nansen: CoinGecko:
54:47 3/17/22
Building Decentralized Autonomous Companies with Elena Sinelnikova, Co-founder of Metis - Ep.48
In this episode, we are joined by Elena Sinelnikova, co-founder and CEO of Metis. Elena gives us an insight into Metis, an Ethereum L2 scalability solution and platform that allows to create and manage Decentralized Autonomous Companies and how the project uniquely differentiates itself from other L2s.Timestamps[01:30] Intro[04:18] What is Metis?[06:14] The Metis architecture, security and decentralization[12:48] What are Decentralized Autonomous Companies?[17:25] What is the Metis token?[21:53] What are the current issues with DAOs and why DACs are needed?[25:06] Are there mechanisms to mitigate the centralization of power within DACs?[27:19] What separates Metis from other L2s?[29:48] Metis and stablecoins?[31:43] Elena’s thoughts on the exponential growth of L2 solutions for Ethereum[33:45] Metis’s plans for 2022 Watch the Podcast on YouTubeLinksMetis Protocol- - Social MediaMetis DAO:
36:39 3/4/22