Episodes
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!
Published 12/16/22
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!
Published 12/02/22
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. Timestamps 01:47 Intro 03:56 What is Orca? 05:45 Why built on Solana? 09:00 Orca's climate initiative 12:12 How to measure Orca's climate footprint 18:29 Thoughts on Mango Markets being hacked 22:40 How to improve DAO...
Published 11/07/22
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.
Published 10/14/22
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. Timestamp 1:35 Intro 2:08 How Sarang got into crypto 3:41 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...
Published 09/23/22
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. Timestamp 2:01 Intro 3:23 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...
Published 09/09/22
 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 Intro 03:10 Comments on the bear market? 05:04 Step Finance explored 12:07 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...
Published 08/26/22
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...
Published 08/19/22
 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! Timestamps 01:30 Intro 04:54 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...
Published 08/12/22
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...
Published 08/05/22
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...
Published 07/29/22
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...
Published 07/22/22
 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...
Published 07/01/22
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...
Published 06/23/22
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...
Published 06/17/22
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...
Published 06/10/22
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...
Published 06/03/22
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...
Published 05/25/22
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]...
Published 05/18/22
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...
Published 05/12/22
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...
Published 05/05/22
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...
Published 04/27/22
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...
Published 04/24/22
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...
Published 04/13/22