Welcome back to another episode of Empire’s Weekly Roundup. The Weekly Roundup airs every Friday morning with Jason Yanowitz and co-host, Santiago Roel Santos.

In today’s weekly roundup Jason & Santiago discuss the latest in crypto narratives and news, starting with Jack Dorsey’s latest polarizing tweets on Web 3.0, Permissioned DeFi, crypto social media, DAOs winning deals against VCs for investments, and more!

They also discuss:

  • ‘FeiRari’ merging
  • Adidas dropping NFTs
  • Elizabeth Warren’s negative comments on DeFi
  • 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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    Brianna Beckford is a Florida-based editor mainly focused on digital assets and the crossroads between the virtual and physical. As a University of Florida grad in Art + Technology, she’s dabbled in writing and reporting with a focus on the growth of hypermediacy in the present day. She focuses on video and podcasting for Blockworks.