Episodes
Published 02/23/24
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Published 02/23/24
Welcome to the LRT episode, covering the entire playing field of liquid restaking projects and what makes each one unique and special.  On the show we have representatives from Ion, Ether.fi, Puffer, Kelp, Swell and Renzo making this your one stop to go from zero to expert on the restaking landscape. ------ 🏹 USE PODCAST24 FOR 10% OFF https://bankless.cc/Citizen2024  ------ BANKLESS SPONSOR TOOLS: 🐙KRAKEN | MOST-TRUSTED CRYPTO EXCHANGE https://k.xyz/bankless-pod-q2    ⁠  🔗CELO |...
Published 02/22/24
On today’s episode we have Bitcoin wizard, David Seroy on the show! He’s an armchair researcher in the Bitcoin rollup ecosystem. He really likes Bitcoin, and he really likes projects that are building on Bitcoin.  We’ve got a lot of questions on Bitcoin today, especially those that revolve around Bitcoin L2s. Are they real? David’s got answers. ------ 📣SUI | Register for Sui Basecamp https://bankless.cc/sui-basecamp  ------ 🎧 Listen On Your Favorite Podcast Player:  ...
Published 02/21/24
✨ DEBRIEF | Ryan & David unpacking the episode: https://www.bankless.com/debrief-endgame-vitalik-ethereum-roadmap ------ Welcome to Part 2 of Vitalik’s Endgame, where Vitalik’s nominees and Ethereum Foundation Researchers, Mike Neuder & Domothy walk us through the updated Ethereum Roadmap. This roadmap is composed of 6 urges: - The Merge: Proof of Stake  - The Surge: Improve throughput and DA - The Scourge: MEV - The Verge: Running validator anywhere with Verkle Trees - The...
Published 02/19/24
Today, we have a classic LayerZero style episode with nonother than Abdel Bakhta. Abdel is the Head of Ecosystem at Starkware and is onboarding new species to  the Least Aligned L2, Starknet. We cover the origins of Starkware and how its culture has evolved, there’s also a ton of Starkware Project Alpha on this episode so stay tuned. ---- 📣SUI | Register for Sui Basecamp https://bankless.cc/sui-basecamp  ------ 🎧 Listen On Your Favorite Podcast Player:  https://bankless.cc/Podcast  ...
Published 02/18/24
David livestreams with Blockworks's Mike Ippolito in a freestyle conversation covering all things crypto. ------ 📣SUI | Register for Sui Basecamp https://bankless.cc/sui-basecamp  ------ 🎧Listen On Your Favorite Podcast Player:  https://bankless.cc/Podcast  ------ BANKLESS SPONSOR TOOLS: 🐙KRAKEN | MOST-TRUSTED CRYPTO EXCHANGE https://k.xyz/bankless-pod-q2  ⁠  🔗CELO | CEL2 COMING SOON https://bankless.cc/Celo    🗣️TOKU | CRYPTO EMPLOYMENT SOLUTION https://bankless.cc/toku    ...
Published 02/17/24
3rd Week of February 2024 ------ 📣SUI | Register for Sui Basecamp https://bankless.cc/sui-basecamp   ------ 🎧Listen On Your Favorite Podcast Player:  https://bankless.cc/Podcast   ------ BANKLESS SPONSOR TOOLS: 🐙KRAKEN | MOST-TRUSTED CRYPTO EXCHANGE https://k.xyz/bankless-pod-q2   ⁠   🔗CELO | CEL2 COMING SOON https://bankless.cc/Celo     🗣️TOKU | CRYPTO EMPLOYMENT SOLUTION https://bankless.cc/toku     🛞MANTLE | MODULAR LAYER 2 NETWORK https://bankless.cc/Mantle     💸 CRYPTO...
Published 02/16/24
Today on the show we're joined by Luca Netz, the new owner of Pudgy Penguins.  Luca walks us through his story of how he got here, from a less than ideal childhood, to a full blown NFT empire.  In addition to a massive new deal with Walmart, he also lays out the case for why he thinks the bright future for Pudgy Penguins has only just begun. ------ ❎ Visit dydx.exchange to learn about dYdX Chain https://dydx.zone/3SfJTP7  ------ 🎧 Listen On Your Favorite Podcast Player:  ...
Published 02/15/24
The Stark token is here! After waiting for almost 6 years we're thrilled to share that one of the earliest and most promising layer 2's has just released official details on their token, STRK. They are provisioning it to users of Starknet, to stakers in the Ethereum ecosystem, open source developers and so many more. A total of 1.3 Million wallets are eligible to receive the $STRK token, are you one of them? Joining us today is Starkware founder and CEO Eli Ben-Sasson, and Starknet CEO...
Published 02/14/24
Today on the show, we’re talking about Oval, a new DeFi primitive that Hart Lambur from UMA is introducing to the world of DeFi’s biggest lending markets. Billions of dollars have been liquidated from protocols like Aave, Compound, and MakerDAO over the years, and these liquidations have been extremely inefficiently priced, due to reasons! Reasons that we will discuss here on the show today.  Hasu also joins us on this conversation today to discuss the way that MEV share from Flashbots is a...
Published 02/13/24
✨ DEBRIEF | Ryan and David unpacking the episode: https://bankless.com/debrief-e-acc-beff-jezos   One guest, two identities. Beff Jezos (Guillaume Verdon) is a founding father of the e/acc movement, a physicist, a quantum researcher, and the founder of an AI startup called Extropic. Beff thinks AI doomers are not only wrong, but they’re taking humanity in the worst possible direction. Growth. Acceleration. Progress. These are the core pillars of the e/acc movement. Instead of slowing down...
Published 02/12/24
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Published 02/09/24
In this episode of Bankless Takes, Ryan and David discuss the incredibly valuable investing wisdom from Chris Burniske, restaking summer…what’s the impact to ETH, and Vitalik’s end of my childhood post. ------ 🏹 dYdX | STAKING https://bankless.cc/dYdX-staking-podcast   ------ 🎧Listen On Your Favorite Podcast Player  https://bankless.cc/Podcast    ------ BANKLESS SPONSOR TOOLS: 🐙KRAKEN | MOST-TRUSTED CRYPTO EXCHANGE https://k.xyz/bankless-pod-q2    ⁠  🔗CELO | CEL2 COMING SOON ...
Published 02/08/24
Farcaster is a twitter-like crypto social media app that just launched what could prove to be a killer new feature. They’re called frames. We’re calling it now and we’re calling it early - we think Farcaster frames could be a breakout use-case for crypto this year and a way to onboard the masses in the months to come and we're here with founder, Dan Romero, to explain why. ------ 🏹 USE PODCAST24 FOR 10% OFF https://bankless.cc/Citizen2024  ------ 🎧 Listen On Your Favorite Podcast...
Published 02/07/24
✨ DEBRIEF | Ryan and David unpacking the episode: https://bankless.com/debrief-franklin-templeton  Franklin Templeton Has Entered the Chat. More broadly TradFi has entered the chat. Franklin Templeton is a TradFi company with $1.5 trillion in assets. We brought on their SVP Sandy Kaul, who is a turbo crypto bull.  What’s Franklin Templeton? It’s an investment management company (think mutual funds, ETFs) that manages over $1.5 Trillion in assets. This is what we in crypto affectionately...
Published 02/06/24
✨ DEBRIEF | Ryan and David unpacking the episode: https://bankless.com/debrief-fragmentation  ------ The Ethereum Ecosystem is going through Fragmentation, can we make it more Composable?  We brought on Ethereum researcher Justin Drake to explore this question in detail. We cover deep topics like Universal Synchronous Composability, Shared Sequencing and Based Rollups. Justin explores the solution for which might be Ethereum’s Hardest Challenge and its roadmap. ------ Listen On Your...
Published 02/05/24
What are the biggest questions that people have about Eigenlayer?  David sourced these questions from Crypto-Twitter, and will be asking Sreeram LIVE! ------ 🏹 USE PODCAST24 FOR 10% OFF https://bankless.cc/Citizen2024  ------ 🎧 Listen On Your Favorite Podcast Player:  https://bankless.cc/Podcast  ------ BANKLESS SPONSOR TOOLS: 🐙KRAKEN | MOST-TRUSTED CRYPTO EXCHANGE https://k.xyz/bankless-pod-q2  ⁠ 🔗CELO | CEL2 COMING SOON https://bankless.cc/Celo  🗣️TOKU | CRYPTO EMPLOYMENT...
Published 02/03/24
$JUP has landed, at a shattering $7b valuation.  How did it get to $7B?  Where did it come from?  What does the future have in store for Jupiter?  How will the decentralization of Jupiter begin?  All these questions, and more, with the founder of Jupiter.  ------ 🏹 USE PODCAST24 FOR 10% OFF https://bankless.cc/Citizen2024  ------ 🎧 Listen On Your Favorite Podcast Player:  https://bankless.cc/Podcast  ------ BANKLESS SPONSOR TOOLS: 🐙KRAKEN | MOST-TRUSTED CRYPTO EXCHANGE ...
Published 02/02/24
Bankless Weekly Rollup 1st Week of February, 2024 ------ 🏹 dYdX | STAKING https://bankless.cc/dYdX-staking-podcast  ------ 🎧 Listen On Your Favorite Podcast Player:  https://bankless.cc/Podcast  ------ BANKLESS SPONSOR TOOLS: 🐙KRAKEN | MOST-TRUSTED CRYPTO EXCHANGE https://k.xyz/bankless-pod-q2  🔗CELO | CEL2 COMING SOON https://bankless.cc/Celo  🗣️TOKU | CRYPTO EMPLOYMENT SOLUTION https://bankless.cc/toku  🛞MANTLE | MODULAR LAYER 2 NETWORK https://bankless.cc/Mantle  💸...
Published 02/02/24
What's the point of points?? Why are all the projects developing a points program? How did we find ourselves here? Will they actually turn into tokens? What will the regulators say about it? All of these questions and more are answered on todays episode of Bankless Takes, hopefully you'll get the point. ------ 🏹 USE PODCAST24 FOR 10% OFF https://bankless.cc/Citizen2024  ------ 🎧 Listen On Your Favorite Podcast Player: https://bankless.cc/Podcast  ------ BANKLESS SPONSOR TOOLS: ...
Published 01/31/24
✨ DEBRIEF | Ryan & David unpacking the episode: https://www.bankless.com/read-write-own-debrief  ------ Chris Dixon of a16z returns to the podcast today to discuss the new book he authored to explain his mental model for understand crypto: Read. Write. Own. Chris is one of the most articulate people we know at explaining crypto - particularly from the lens of crypto as an evolution of the internet. ------ Listen On Your Favorite Podcast Player: https://bankless.cc/Podcast  ------ ...
Published 01/29/24
Bankless Weekly Rollup Final Week of January, 2024 ----- 🏹 USE PODCAST24 FOR 10% OFF https://bankless.cc/Citizen2024  ------ 🎧 Listen On Your Favorite Podcast Player:  https://bankless.cc/Podcast  ------ BANKLESS SPONSOR TOOLS: 🐙KRAKEN | MOST-TRUSTED CRYPTO EXCHANGE https://k.xyz/bankless-pod-q2  ⁠ 🔗CELO | CEL2 COMING SOON https://bankless.cc/Celo  🗣️TOKU | CRYPTO EMPLOYMENT SOLUTION https://bankless.cc/toku  🛞MANTLE | MODULAR LAYER 2 NETWORK https://bankless.cc/Mantle  ...
Published 01/26/24
In today’s episode, David is joined by Co-Founder and CEO of Tensor, Ilja Moisejevs and CTO of Tensor, Richard Wu.  The three cover: How the different properties and foundation of Solana impact the product decisions that Richard and Ilja have made at Tensor? What are the first things that someone would notice that's different about Tensor, versus the NFT marketplaces on Ethereum? How did the $JITO airdrop impact the Tensor ecosystem? What about the Tensorians, the native PFP NFT of...
Published 01/24/24
✨ DEBRIEF | Ryan & David unpacking the episode: https://www.bankless.com/debrief-research-hub  ------ Science is a consensus technology. So is crypto. How can we use crypto to fix science?   We have Brian Armstrong on today to talk about this. Yes, the Brian Amstrong from Coinbase. He’s joined by his co-founder for Research Hub and scientist Patrick Joyce. In this episode, we explore the history of science, the pitfalls of TradFi, and how we can use crypto technology to build...
Published 01/22/24