Podcast: The Web3 Founder’s Playbook | Qiao Wang & Imran Khan, Alliance DAO

Qiao Wang and Imran Khan join Jason to discuss how to build a successful Web3 product


In this episode of Empire, Jason is joined by Qiao Wang and Imran Khan, core contributors at Alliance DAO (the Y Combinator of Web3). Alliance DAO is a Web3 startup accelerator with a portfolio that includes 0x, dYdX, Paraswap, Synthetix and top Web3 protocols.

Qiao and Imran are former founders who now assist Web3’s top entrepreneurs in building, launching and growing their own products. As a result, the duo has a front-row seat to the latest trends and innovations in crypto. This episode is for you if you want to know what it takes to build a top Web3 product.

We discuss:
– how to think about tokenomics
– why product should come before community
– what tech stack developers are building on
– why Qiao recommends launching your product on Avalanche
– how to scale a team in Web3
– the top 3 things founders should think about
– why you shouldn’t start a DAO, and much more!

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

About the show

“Empire” is a twice-a-week show where we share the real crypto stories that aren’t heard elsewhere. On Mondays, Jason and Santiago Santos interview crypto industry movers and shakers to talk about their struggles, bold moves and tough decisions. Finish off the week with Friday’s weekly roundup episode that covers the top news and narratives of the week.

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