Liquid Staking Will Supercharge Cosmos DeFi | Aidan Salzmann, Riley Edmunds (Stride's Co-Founders)
We are joined by the founders of Stride - Cosmos' liquid staking zone - to discuss how LSTs will catalyze Cosmos' DeFi Summer. We discuss how Stride staking works, competition with Lido, Interchain Security, the Hub's Liquid Staking Module, Stride's upcoming features and more!
And as usual, we start the episode with our analyst bullpen to discuss the SEC's crackdown on Binance, the McHenry-Thompson crypto bill, dYdX bullishness and the Apple Vision Pro.
(00:49) Hot Seat/Cool Throne
(30:21) Interview Start: Cosmos' Moment
(35:43) Will LSTs Ignite Cosmos DeFi?
(38:49) The Competition
(42:07) Stride’s User Flow, Interchain Accounts & Token Design
(49:23) Interchain Security
(57:06) Trading at Peg and Instant Redemptions
(1:02:41) Sourcing Liquidity and POL
(1:06:30) Staked ATOM as Cosmos’ Gas Token
(1:08:08) Allocating Stake to Validators
(1:11:30) The Liquid Staking Module
(1:14:26) Stride’s Research and Roadmap
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