In today's episode Dan and Sam are joined by Vertex Protocol Co-founders Darius & Alwin. They explore Vertex's journey since the Multicurrency version of Anchor on Terra to now a leading onchain trading platform powered by Arbitrum. They explore Vertex's risk management, visions for decentralization, token airdrop, and endgame strategy.
This week's analyst segment is a special 3 blockworks analysts extravaganza. Dan is a joined by blockworks research analysts, 0xpibblez, Ren, and EffortCapital. They cover Uniswap's ongoing search for Loss-Versus-Rebalancing solution, Cosmos Hub Prop 818, Frax FIP 277, and Thorchain's lending market.
Follow Darius: https://twitter.com/dariustabai
Follow Alwin: https://twitter.com/AlwinPeng
Follow Sam: https://twitter.com/swmartin19
Follow Dan: https://twitter.com/smyyguy
Follow Ren: https://twitter.com/purplepill3m
Follow Pibblez: https://twitter.com/0xpibblez
Follow EffortCapital: https://twitter.com/EffortCapital
Follow Blockworks Research: https://twitter.com/blockworksres
Subscribe on YouTube: https://bit.ly/3foDS38
Subscribe on Apple: https://apple.co/3SNhUEt
Subscribe on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3NlP1hA
Get top market insights and the latest in crypto news. Subscribe to Blockworks Daily Newsletter: https://blockworks.co/newsletter/
Hexens is the premier cybersecurity provider in web3 with an essential focus on blockchain technologies. Always exceeding clients’ expectations, Hexens is a trusted security partner of the most prominent web3 projects like Polygon & zkEVM, 1inch, Lido, Nubank, TON, Risc0, EigenLayer, Mantle, Celo and more.
Use code 0X30 to get 30% off Permissionless 2023 in Austin:
(01:31) Uniswap Loss-Versus-Rebalancing
(09:28) Cosmos Hub Prop 818
(19:57) Frax FIP 277 RWA Frax V3
(27:42) Thorchain Lending Market
(37:33) Interview Start: Vertex
(37:45) Vertex High-Level Overview
(41:59) Cross-Margin Account Architecture
(44:20) "Hexens Ad"
(45:24) Cross-Margin Account Architecture
(47:24) AMM Use-Case & Sequencer Backup
(50:58) Sequencer Decentralization
(54:53) Cross-chain Approach for UX
(58:09) Liquidation Engine & Managing Risk
(1:04:45) Mango Markets Exploit Avoidance
(1:07:52) Vertex Growth Strategy
(1:10:36) VRTX Token Design
(1:15:44) Incentivizing Traders VS Market Makers
(1:21:25) Vertex Endgame
Uniswap Loss-Versus-Rebalancing Paper
Cosmos Hub Prop 818
Frax FIP 277
Check out Blockworks Research today! Research, data, governance, tokenomics, and models – now, all in one place
Blockworks Research: https://www.blockworksresearch.com/
Free Daily Newsletter: https://blockworks.co/newsletter
Disclaimer: Nothing said on 0xResearch is a recommendation to buy or sell securities or tokens. This podcast is for informational purposes only, and any views expressed by anyone on the show are solely our opinions, not financial advice. Dan, Sam, and our guests may hold positions in the companies, funds, or projects discussed.