How THORChain will Replace CeFi | Chad Barraford

In this week's episode of 0xResearch, Chad Barraford joins us to discuss how THORChain will replace CeFi. We explore THORChain's unique advantage to centralized exchanges, Rune's unique tokenomics and the mechanics behind THORChain's security model. We ask the hard questions about THORChain's reliance on Rune, THORChain LP risk, RCE attacks and more. It's hard not to be bullish on THORChain after listening to this one!

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(00:00) Introduction

(00:52) Hot Seat/Cool Throne

(15:11) Curve vs Uniswap by Flipside Insights

(21:52) "Chainalysis Ad"

(22:36) THORChain, the Cross-Chain DEX

(28:27) Rune’s Unique Economic & Security Design

(40:45) Connecting New Chains to THORChain

(48:25) "Chainalysis Ad"

(49:07) Incentivizing Liquidity

(51:54) THORChain Savers Vaults & Synthetic Assets

(1:00:52) Impermanent Loss Protection & LP Risk Profiles

(1:08:41) Managing Risk via the Synthetic Utilization Cap

(1:14:30) THORFi Lending

(1:17:45) THORChain as Backend Infrastructure

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