ep. 9


2022 Mount Rushmore, 2023 Predictions | Blockworks Research

In this episode of 0xResearch, we host an analyst hour to debate which projects, personalities and market events should be in crypto's 2022 Mount Rushmore. This is the ultimate 2022 recap of what happened, what mattered and where we go next. We've even timestamped every topic we cover below. Check it out!

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(00:00) Introduction

(01:07) Starbucks Odyssey

(02:38) Names We Won’t Forget

(05:31) Yuga Labs

(08:34) ETH Merge & Burn

(10:57) $1.9B in Bridge Hacks

(13:02) Tornado Cash Ban

(14:54) The Launch of Canto

(16:16) Solana and Saga Phone

(18:45) Layer 2 Adoption

(21:24) DeFi’s Expansion

(22:18) Zk-Tech is Heating Up

(23:49) MEV-Boost & Flashbots

(26:24) Moon Birds and Limit Break Digi’s

(29:40) Institutional and Web2 Adoption

(32:31) The AppChain Thesis and Improved Economics

(38:27) Crypto Data Tools

(39:45) LayerZero Labs

(42:32) Sudoswap

(44:44) Do Kwon

(47:28) Flipside & THORChain’s Synth Utilization

(50:21) Alt L1 Thesis vs Ethereum’s Ecosystem

(01:01:01) Bitcoin’s Security Model Controversy

(01:09:21) What Will Outperform in 2023?

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