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The most global podcast for investors in cryptocurrencies and blockchain, featuring fund managers and founders from all corners of the world sharing their theses and strategies.

Jason Choi (@mrjasonchoi), Head of Research at Spartan Capital, a cryptoasset hedge fund, goes deep into the technology and economics behind crypto projects to dissect trends and themes in a global context.

Not financial advice.

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The most global podcast for investors in cryptocurrencies and blockchain, featuring fund managers and founders from all corners of the world sharing their theses and strategies.

Jason Choi (@mrjasonchoi), Head of Research at Spartan Capital, a cryptoasset hedge fund, goes deep into the technology and economics behind crypto projects to dissect trends and themes in a global context.

Not financial advice.

    A Market Vet's 2021 Crypto Outlook - Seth Ginns (CoinFund), Ep 114

    A Market Vet's 2021 Crypto Outlook - Seth Ginns (CoinFund), Ep 114

    Seth Ginns (@sethginns), Head of Liquid Strategy at CoinFund, hops on the podcast to share his crypto investment thesis, informed by over 2 decades of investment experience. We discuss:

    - Why 2021 is the big year for crypto
    - Amazon in the 90s vs crypto today
    - How should investors value new cryptoassets?
    - Price target for Bitcoin

    Host: Jason Choi (@MrJasonChoi).

    • 51 min
    Nexus Mutual: The Missing Pillar in DeFi - Hugh Karp, Ep. 113

    Nexus Mutual: The Missing Pillar in DeFi - Hugh Karp, Ep. 113

    Hugh Karp (@HughKarp), founder of Nexus Mutual, the largest project that provides insurance-like coverage for DeFi users, hops on Blockcrunch to answer your questions. We discuss:

    - How does Nexus' token model work?
    - Nexus' approach to pricing smart contract risk
    - Why does Nexus have KYC? Will this stay?
    - How can Nexus plug into other DeFi projects?
    - What are the major developments for Nexus next 12 months?

    Host: Jason Choi (@MrJasonChoi).

    • 46 min
    Serum: What it Means for DeFi - Sam Bankman-Fried (FTX), Anatoly Yakovenko (Solana), Ep. 112

    Serum: What it Means for DeFi - Sam Bankman-Fried (FTX), Anatoly Yakovenko (Solana), Ep. 112

    Ethereum DeFi may soon face some competition from Serum - a high speed decentralized exchange built on Solana! Sam Bankman-Fried (@SBF_Alameda) and Anatoly Yakovenko (@aeyakovenko), founders of FTX exchange and Solana, join us in discussing their joint creation. We talk:

    - What is Serum and why should we care?
    - Building on Solana vs. on Ethereum Layer 2
    - How can a new DeFi ecosystem overcome Ethereum's network effects?

    Host: Jason Choi (@MrJasonChoi).

    • 52 min
    From Apple to DeFi: Design Thinking in Crypto - Ian Lee, IDEO CoLab, Ep. 111

    From Apple to DeFi: Design Thinking in Crypto - Ian Lee, IDEO CoLab, Ep. 111

    IDEO is a design studio known for designing the Apple mouse and championing design thinking in Silicon Valley in the 90s. Today, IDEO CoLab invests and helps DeFi projects find product market fit. Managing Director Ian Lee (@ianjohnlee) joins me in discussing:

    - Finding product-market fit for Layer 1s and DeFi
    - How design thinking benefits founders in crypto
    - How IDEO works with DeFi startups

    Host: Jason Choi (@MrJasonChoi).

    • 47 min
    The Secret to Synthetix's Success - Kain Warwick, Ep. 110

    The Secret to Synthetix's Success - Kain Warwick, Ep. 110

    Synthetix came out of nowhere in 2019 and became one of the largest DeFi projects today. Founder Kain Warwick (@kaiynne @synthetix_io) joins us in discussing some of your burning questions:

    - What triggered Synthetix's growth?
    - Moat against dYdX and upcoming DeFi exchanges
    - Kain's thoughts on Serum - the Solana based dex
    - Thoughts on using layer 2 vs. building on another chain
    - The next phase of Synthetix

    Host: Jason Choi (@MrJasonChoi).

    • 51 min
    Balancer vs. Uniswap, Yield Farming and DeFi Moats - Fernando Martinelli, Balancer Labs, Ep. 109

    Balancer vs. Uniswap, Yield Farming and DeFi Moats - Fernando Martinelli, Balancer Labs, Ep. 109

    With the DeFi yield farming craze in full swing, Balancer Labs founder Fernando Martinelli (@fcmartinelli) joins us in discussing one of the hottest projects in the crypto space. We discuss:

    - Balancer's origins
    - What are "automated market makers"?
    - How does Balancer differ from Uniswap?
    - Will aggregators destroy value capture for decentralized exchanges?
    - Do new AMMs like Thorchain & Bancor work?

    Host: Jason Choi (@MrJasonChoi).

    • 51 min

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