Catalyst AMM: Cross-chain Units of Liquidity and Modular Blockchain Thesis | 0xJim
In today's episode Dan and Sam are joined by Jim, founder of Catalyst AMM. Jim unpacks the Catalyst's unique "Units of Liquidity" system, a novel approach that promises to facilitate genuine cross-chain liquidity in the crypto sphere. Delve deeper as Jim explores the vast MEV opportunities unlocked by this distinctive AMM design and the protocol's agnostic stance on cross-chain messaging. Learn all about Catalyst's comprehensive strategy to address the challenges of cross-chain liquidity.
As always Dan and Sam also joined by 2 blockworks research analysts, Westie and Effort Capital. They dive into Metamask's recent launch of Sell, a seamless off-ramp for your crypto to fiat assets. They also dive into the recent controversy regarding Lido and prominent community members calling for self limitation.
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(02:39) Hot-Seat Cool Throne
(20:27) Interview Start: 0xJim
(20:45) Why is the Future Modular?
(25:23) What Does Catalyst Solve?
(32:15) "Hexens Ad"
(33:19) What Does Catalyst Solve?
(35:54) Catalyst Cross-chain Communication
(45:18) Trust Minimization & Catalyst AMM
(50:43) Units of Liquidity
(55:47) Catalyst AMM & MEV
(1:00:42) Incentivizing Long-term LPs
(1:06:52) Future of Catalyst AMM
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