JitoSol: Building Solana's Hot Seat DeFi Moment | Lucas Bruder (Buffalu)

Lucas Bruder (Baffalu), Co-founder & CEO of Jito Labs, joins us this week to dive into their flagship Liquid Staking product JitoSol. Dan and Sam explore Solana MEV, liquid staking, validator decentralization and Solana's DeFi future.

And as usual, we start the episode with our analyst bullpen joined by Blockworks researchers Ren and Pibblez to discuss why Arkham's token has not been received well, Stargate V2 sybil volume, dYdX MEV stance, and Ethereum staking.

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(00:00) Introduction

(01:21) Hot Seat & Cool Throne

(29:11) Interview Start: Lucas Bruder

(29:33) What is Jito Labs & Solana MEV 

(37:11) TLDR on Solana-Jito Client 

(41:11) Validator Set & Decentralization

(46:23) JistoSol & Liquid Staking

(55:52) How does JitoSol Dominate Market Share?

(1:05:27) Solana Innovation Moving Forward

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