Is IST the DAI of Cosmos? | Inter Protocol

In this week's episode of 0xResearch, we bring on Zaki Manian, Youssef Amrani and Rowland Graus to discuss how Inter Protocol is building Cosmos' first [sustainable] decentralized stablecoin. We explore Inter Protocol's roadmap, IST's peg stability mechanics, how liquidation auctions work, IST's multichain strategy and more! Cosmos now has swaps (Osmosis), lending (Mars) and a native stablecoin (IST). Is Cosmos summer on the horizon? Tune in to find out.

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(00:00) Introduction

(00:57) Hot Seat/Cool Throne

(23:25) Solana’s Evolution by Flipside

(26:31) "Chainalysis Ad"

(27:31) Interview Start: Inter Protocol (IST)

(36:19) Native USDC vs Bridged USDC

(39:25) Minting IST and Build Boost

(41:23) "Chainalysis Ad"

(42:05) Minting IST and Build Boost

(46:54) The Liquidation Process

(53:16) Role of the Econ Committee

(1:02:25) Encouraging Integrations Across Cosmos

(1:04:15) Oracles, New Collateral Types and Liquidity

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