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Today's guest is Camila Russo, founder of The Defiant, a daily newsletter focused on decentralized finance or DeFi. We discuss how DeFi has become the top use case for the Ethereum network.
This conversation is split into 3 chapters:
- The early days of Ethereum
- Recent developments in decentralized finance
- The future of DeFi
The episode also covers the following:
- The historical importance of ICOs
- How blockchain enables an “Internet of value”
- The success of decentralized derivatives trading
- Exciting DeFi projects like PoolTogether, Sablier & DeFiZap
- How undercollateralized loans could drive mass DeFi adoption
- The promise of zero-knowledge proofs
- The need for a decentralized identity system
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