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Flywheel DeFi DeFi Dave, kapital_k

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Flywheel DeFi is the destination for Frax, DeFi Alpha, & everything in between. We're here to help you harness the power of the Flywheel. flywheeldefi.com

    How Royco Empowers Liquidity Providers w/ Jai Bhavani - Flywheel #112

    How Royco Empowers Liquidity Providers w/ Jai Bhavani - Flywheel #112

    Jay from Royco discusses the background and motivation behind the creation of Royco. He shares his journey in the DeFi space and how it led to the development of Rari Capital and eventually Royco which aims to bring efficiency to liquidity on-chain by creating a two-sided marketplace for liquidity providers and seekers. Royco is set to launch soon, and the team is focused on finalizing the protocol.

    Timeline
    00:00 Introduction and Background
    06:25 Creating Efficiency in On-Chain Liquidity
    10:21 The Order Book for Yielding Opportunities
    21:41 Expanding Use Cases for Royco
    28:51 The Developer Ecosystem and Future Opportunities
    32:19 Liquid Staked Bribe Tokens and Efficiency
    35:12 Segmentation of Liquidity Profiles
    36:24 The Open Liquidity Graph
    37:52 The Value of Royco Integration for Protocols
    39:29 Worrying about Demand on the Liquidity Provider Side
    41:09 Bringing Back DeFi Summer with Royco
    46:18 Abstracting Negotiation with Royco
    47:46 The Role of Institutions in DeFi
    49:02 Capturing the Internet Economy
    53:27 Expanding DeFi from Within
    56:01 The Importance of Focusing on the Internet
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    The Power of Movement w/ Rushi - Flywheel #111

    The Power of Movement w/ Rushi - Flywheel #111

    In this conversation, DeFi Dave interviews Rishi, the founder of Movement, a layer two solution on Ethereum. They discuss Rishi's background, the development of Movement, and the applications being built on the platform. Rishi highlights the importance of security in DeFi and the need for a high-throughput virtual machine. The conversation also touches on the challenges of grants and airdrops in the crypto space and the need for a new kind of incentive distribution.

    Timeline
    00:00 Introduction and Background
    02:17 Rishi's Background and Discovery of Move
    06:25 Differences Between Aptos Move and Sui Move
    09:25 The Security Focus of Move and the Issues with EVM
    15:15 Movement as a Layer Two Solution on Ethereum
    20:49 Go-to-Market Plan and Building the Movement Ecosystem
    22:51 Applications on Movement (Alpha Leak)
    27:20 Partnerships and Consumer Apps on Movement
    31:44 Product Differentiation in a Saturated Market
    35:13 Building Fundamentally New Products and User Experiences
    39:12 Challenges and Opportunities in Grants and Airdrops
    45:05 Creating Wealth in the Crypto Space: Incentives That Work
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    • 59 min
    How to Understand Proof of Liquidity on Berachain w/ Cami & Cap'n Jack Bearow - Flywheel #110

    How to Understand Proof of Liquidity on Berachain w/ Cami & Cap'n Jack Bearow - Flywheel #110

    In this episode of Flywheel, host DeFi Dave engages with Jack and Cami from BeraChain. The groups talks about Bera’s proof of liquidity system, contrasting its functionalities with traditional DeFi protocols like Curve. They also discuss validator rewards, ecosystem incentives, and optimizing BGT rewards. Additionally, the talk extends to unlocking capital efficiency, leveraging assets, and bridging the gap between engineers and DeFi enthusiasts.

    Timeline
    00:00 Welcome to Flywheel: Your Crypto and DeFi Hub
    01:52 Introducing the Berachain Guests
    02:34 Cami's Journey to Berachain
    04:18 Jack’s Role and Insights
    06:07 Understanding Proof of Liquidity (POL)
    15:22 Comparing POL with VE Systems
    24:34 Strategies for Maximizing BGT Rewards
    35:12 Introduction to Berachain’s Ecosystem
    35:54 Understanding Block Rewards and BGT Staking
    36:27 POL: The Makeup Foundation Analogy
    38:16 Berachain’s Consensus Layer and Validator Incentives
    41:14 Bridging the Gap: Engineering vs. Financial Perspectives in Crypto
    44:44 The Role of Solvers and RFQs in Berachain
    51:56 Ensuring Stability in Bera Markets
    55:53 How to Participate in BeraChain’s Testnet
    01:00:52 Final Thoughts and Guest Recommendations
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Bringing Real Utility to NFTs with ERC-6551 w/ Benny G, Jimmy X, & Greg - Flywheel #109

    Bringing Real Utility to NFTs with ERC-6551 w/ Benny G, Jimmy X, & Greg - Flywheel #109

    In this episode of Flywheel, hosts DeFi Dave and Kapital K delve into the innovative world of ERC-6551 and Token Bound Accounts. The discussion features Benny, the author of the ERC-6551 standard, along with Jimmy and Greg from Agent. They explore the intricacies of token-bound accounts, their potential applications, and how they could significantly enhance the utility of NFTs. The guests share insights on the creation of ERC-6551, its use cases, and ongoing developments. The episode emphasizes the transformative potential of token bound accounts and offers a glimpse into upcoming features and projects utilizing this new standard.

    Timeline
    00:00 Introduction to Flywheel
    00:38 Exploring Token Bound Accounts
    02:10 Guest Introduction: Benny and the ERC 6551 Standard
    05:02 The Evolution and Future of NFTs
    10:27 Introducing Agent: A New Marketplace
    29:26 Understanding LP Tokens and Obfuscation
    29:58 Transparency and Trustlessness in Blockchain
    30:45 Exploring ERC 6551 and XNFTs
    32:20 Version 4 and Cross-Chain Transactions
    35:10 Innovative Use Cases for TBAs
    37:05 Privacy and Security in TBAs
    40:23 Future of TBAs and Community Involvement
    43:46 Agent Roadmap and Marketplace
    46:58 Potential of TBAs in DeFi
    50:37 Post-Game Show: Reflecting on TBAs

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    • 56 min
    Asymmetry’s Recipe For Boosted Yields w/ Hannah & Justin - Flywheel #108

    Asymmetry’s Recipe For Boosted Yields w/ Hannah & Justin - Flywheel #108

    In this episode of Flywheel, hosts DeFi Dave and Kapital K dive deep into the world of Asymmetry Finance with special guests Justin and Hannah. They explore the technical intricacies of Asymmetry's innovative yield products, including their staking, restaking, and synthetic dollar solutions. The conversation highlights the challenges and strategies around scaling liquidity, leveraging other protocols such as Convex Finance, and the future roadmaps, including an upcoming Initial DEX Offering (IDO).

    Timeline
    00:00 Welcome to Flywheel: Your Crypto Source
    00:20 Diving into Asymmetry Finance
    01:00 Engage with Us: Subscribe and Follow
    01:45 Introducing Justin and Hannah from Asymmetry Finance
    02:27 The Journey and Growth of Asymmetry Finance
    02:55 Understanding Asymmetry Finance's Products
    06:07 Justin's Background and Entry into Crypto
    08:09 Asymmetry Finance's Innovative Yield Products
    18:32 Collaborations and Partnerships
    28:33 Upcoming IDO and Community Growth
    31:32 Introduction to VE Model Plan 31:53 Governance and Revenue Distribution
    32:28 Voting Power and Emissions
    33:47 Liquidity Provision and Incentives
    34:31 Future Roadmap and Product Development
    35:26 Liquidity Challenges and Solutions
    38:25 ASF Token and Protocol Growth
    40:58 Vision for the Future
    46:03 Personal Insights and Lightning Round
    55:40 Post-Game Discussion
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    • 1 hr
    Confessions of a 5th Cycle Veteran w/ Gammichan - Flywheel #107

    Confessions of a 5th Cycle Veteran w/ Gammichan - Flywheel #107

    Watch the full EP to learn about Gammi's legendary lore as well as his adversity and triumphs from 13+ years being in crypto 🙌
    Timestamps ⏱️
    (00:00) Introduction to Flywheel
    (02:46) Guest Introduction
    (03:50) Gammi’s Crypto Journey Begins
    (04:14) Early Bitcoin Mining Days
    (06:50) The Rise and Fall of Early Crypto
    (17:01) Discovering Chainlink
    (21:59) Chainlink and Synchronicities
    (37:02) Regrets and Lessons Learned
    (45:12) The Comfortable Leverage Position
    (46:48) The Unexpected Crash
    (48:42) The Aftermath and Recovery
    (50:41) Market Realities and Personal Struggles
    (51:49) Trading Strategies and Lessons Learned
    (59:45) The Importance of Sizing and Thesis-Based Trading
    (1:17:15) Exploring Personal Interests
    (1:25:43) Final Thoughts and Reflections

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    • 1 hr 33 min

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