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Weekly deep dives on the most important themes in crypto - from decentralized finance to governance.

Learn from developers and investors at the forefront of crypto with host by Jason Choi (@mrjasonchoi). Not financial advice.

Mar 18, 2019

We continue our discussion on onchain governance by diving into the common critiques that people have for Decred. Decred's Noah Pierau and I touch on:

  • Enforceability of onchain votes
  • Stake-based vs. entity-based voting
  • Fairness & centralization in proof of stake systems
  • The threat of malicious actors

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Mar 11, 2019

We continue our discussion of crypto governance with Decred, a radical project that wants to make all decisions in a decentralized way.

In part 1 of our interview, we chat with community lead Noah Pierau about:

  • How Decred's governance works
  • How stakeholders are rewarded
  • What are people voting on?
  • Why we need both...


Mar 4, 2019

Polychain Capital turned $4 Million into $1 Billion and became the world's largest crypto hedge fund. Partner and research lead Niraj Pant joins Blockcrunch on this episode to discuss:

  • Polychain's investment funnel
  • Value accrual in tokens
  • Tokens vs. equity
  • Fat Protocols, dapps and interoperability
  • Structuring a hedge/...


Feb 25, 2019

Do you really understand crypto if you don't understand liquidity? For investors, liquidity in crypto can be a huge risk - but also a big opportunity. 

I chat with Michael Feng from CoinAlpha/Hummingbot on:

 

  • What market makers do 
  • The problem with tokenizing illiquid assets
  • Market asymmetries in crypto
  • How traders...


Feb 18, 2019

What would the three branches of the government look like...on the blockchain? This week, we continue our discussion on crypto governance with Storecoin, backed by Blocktower and Arrington XRP Capital, to find out.

Founder Chris McCoy and I touch on:

  • Why 1-coin-1-vote doesn't work
  • How to creates a p2p democracy and its...