Magic Eden's Contrarian Strategy to NFT Trading | Zhuoxun Yin

In this episode, Zhuoxun Yin, COO of Magic Eden, joins to discuss the evolving NFT landscape and their journey across multiple blockchains. He shares insights into the challenges of building NFT marketplaces on different chains, Magic Eden's multi-chain expansion strategy, and their new cross-chain wallet. Zhuoxun also offers his perspective on NFT market cycles, emerging trends like NFTfi, and Magic Eden's mission to make NFTs accessible to users of all levels. Thanks for tuning in!

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Wormhole is a decentralized interoperability platform powering multi-chain applications and bridges. It provides developers with access to liquidity and users on over 30 leading blockchain networks, enabling use cases in DeFi, data queries, and governance. The platform is trusted by teams like Uniswap and Circle and, to date, the platform has facilitated the transfer of over 35 billion dollars through over 850 million cross-chain messages.

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(0:00) Introduction

(3:25) Bitcoin NFT Ecosystem Focus

(19:22) Wormhole Ad

(20:00) Pear Ad

(20:25) Avalanche Ad

(21:07) Magic Eden's Moat

(32:03) Magic Eden Wallet Positioning

(43:34) Trading UX & UI

(51:27) Future of NFTs & Magic Eden

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