Podcast: How dYdX Could Overtake Binance | Antonio Juliano, dYdX

Jason Yanowitz and Santiago Roel Santos sit with Antonio Juliano to hear about why and how dYdX plans to become the largest crypto exchange in the world and what the future of crypto looks like.


In the latest episode of “Empire,” Blockworks’ co-founder Jason Yanowitz and co-host Santiago Roel Santos are joined by Antonio Juliano. Antonio is the founder of dYdX, one of the largest decentralized exchanges in the world.

dYdX settles over $2 billion of trade volume per day and is backed by some of the largest funds in the crypto industry, such as a16z, Polychain and Bain Capital.

We invited Antonio on the show to discuss the company’s growth plans and futures trading products, order books vs. AMMs, the layer-1 wars, and get his personal outlook for DeFi growth.

Plus, listen in to hear his thoughts on:

  • The role of DAOs at dYdX
  • STARK-based proofs for layer-2 scaling
  • and so much more!

Check out what they had to say in the video below. 👇

About the show

“Empire” is a twice-a-week show. On Thursdays, Jason interviews crypto industry movers and shakers to talk about their struggles, bold moves and tough decisions. Friday’s weekly round-up episodes feature co-host, Santiago Roel Santos and cover the top news from the past week.

For any NPR or Guy Raz fans out there, you can think of “Empire” as a “How I Built This” for the bitcoin and crypto industry.

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