ep. 5


Why dYdX is Back in the Spotlight | Antonio Juliano

In this week's episode of 0xResearch, Antonio Juliano (the founder of dYdX) joins us to discuss dYdX's roadmap and upcoming AppChain. The fallout from FTX has shifted the spotlight to decentralized DEXs, and dYdX is in a perfect position to be the go-to DEX for perpetual trading. Antonio explains why dYdX is building an AppChain, what features to expect, how dYdX approaches MEV, new asset on-ramps and more. Antonio is a DeFi legend, you don't want to miss this one!

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(00:00) Introduction

(00:53) Hot Seat/Cool Throne

(23:08) Flipside Insights

(26:23) Chainalysis Ad

(27:09) FTX's Ripple Effects Across CeFi & DeFi

(34:36) Chainalysis Ad

(35:18) FTX's Ripple Effects Across CeFi & DeFi

(40:08) Brand As A Moat

(44:46) How dYdX Can Outmatch CeFi

(51:32) Expected FTX Regulatory Fallout

(56:34) Risk Mgmt & dYdX’s Safety Module

(01:03:37) SubDAOs & Governance

(01:06:28) dYdX AppChain Update

(01:15:33) How dYdX Will Approach MEV

(01:18:50) On & Off Ramps To dYdX

(01:25:19) Returning Fees To Stakers & The Future Of dYdX

(01:30:36) Post-Interview Recap

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Jason's "3 stages of a bear market" tweet thread


dYdX website


USDC's cross-chain protocol announcement



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