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Jason Choi (@mrjasonchoi) goes deep into the technology and economics behind crypto projects to dissect trends and themes in a global context.

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Jan 26, 2023

Crypto markets are off to a bullish start in the new year, and one of the projects that have renewed a ton of community interest is Frax - the only semi-algorithmic stablecoin that has actually persisted throughout 2022’s thick and thin without depegging.

Today, we have Sam Kazemian, Founder of Frax, to share with us:

  • How Frax’s 5 products all tie together in 1 unifying vision 
  • Frax’s roadmap in 2023
  • Frax’s liquid staking ETH versus others


Host: Jason Choi @mrjasonchoi . Not financial advice.



(00:00:00) – Introduction to Frax

(00:04:10) – Major milestones for Frax in 2022

(00:07:12) – Frax’s 2023 roadmap

(00:13:25) – Decentralization vs Capital Efficiency vs Scaling

(00:21:20) – Frax as the central bank of DeFi 

(00:27:15) – Frax’s version of liquid staking ETH

(00:45:04) – Path to decentralizing the ETH PoS validator distribution

(00:50:50) – Handling slashing

(00:55:54) – Frax’s yield mechanism on staked ETH

(00:59:38) – Major initiatives to increase Frax adoption 


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