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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.

Apr 29, 2019

Can crypto be valued? How have institutional investors valued cryptoassets? Vision Hill Advisor's Dan Zuller joins me in this deep dive into all things crypto valuation:

  • Does "MV = PQ" make sense for utility tokens?
  • What good is Metcalfe's Law?
  • Do token burns accrue value?
  • Case study on Maker valuation

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Apr 24, 2019

In this highly requested episode, I speak with Polkadot's cofounder to tackle some much-debated topics, including:

  • Does Polkadot compete with Ethereum?
  • How do Cosmos & Polkadot differ?
  • How should developers choose between Polkadot and other platforms?
  • How does the DOT token accrue value?

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Apr 15, 2019

The Dharma team recently launched Lever, a platform for decentralized loans. I caught up with Dharma COO Brendan Forster to discuss this step forward for DeFi, and touch on:

  • Surprises from the Lever launch
  • How will Dharma capture value?
  • How does Dharma compete with Compound?
  • How do 150% collateralized loans benefit the...


Apr 2, 2019

Funded by Coinbase, Placeholder, Bain Capital and more, UMA is creating decentralized synthetic assets for all. Co-founder Hart joins me in discussing:

  • Why decentralize derivatives?
  • How does UMA differ from dYdX and other projects?
  • UMA's decentralized "US Stock Index" token
  • What UMA means for the wider DeFi...