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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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Oct 28, 2022

Recently we’ve seen the rise of applications verticalizing into their own app-specific chains

While app-chains offers customizability, they lack the social coordination that generic chains bring - Sei offers both by being in the intersection of app-specific and generic chains

Sei is the first sector-specific Layer 1 blockchain specialized for trading to give exchanges an unfair advantage

Today on Blockcrunch, we have Jay, Co-Founder of Sei to share with us:

  • Why sector-specific chains are better than app-chains/generic chains
  • Types of projects that benefit from Sei
  • Sei’s area of major innovation 


Host: Jason Choi @mrjasonchoi . Not financial advice.

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(00:00:00) – Introduction

(00:02:32) – Introduction to Sei 

(00:06:37) – Potential trade-offs

(00:09:13) – Conviction to Build DeFi specific chain

(00:11:59) – App-chains vs Sector-specific chains

(00:15:33) – Importance of having on-chain orderbooks

(00:18:13) – Examples of projects building on Sei

(00:20:28) – Long-term moat for Sei

(00:22:52) – Requirements for deploying smart-contracts

(00:25:29) – Building on Cosmos SDK vs developing new consensus

(00:30:20) – Block processing on Sei

(00:32:48) – MeV on Sei

(00:37:52) – Sei vs new Layer 1 chains like Aptos & Sui

(00:41:07) – Sei vs thematic roll ups on Ethereum

(00:43:27) – Exciting projects & Sei’s roadmap


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