Restaking and Shared Security: Lessons from Cosmos, Polkadot, and Beyond | Roundup

In today's episode, Mike is joined by Myles and special guest Jim Parillo from Figment Capital to explore the latest developments in the restaking ecosystem. They dive into lessons learned from shared security models in Cosmos and Polkadot. The conversation also touches on the differences between liquid staking tokens (LSTs) and liquid restaking tokens (LRTs), as well as the emergence of Solana L2s and their potential implications for the future of the network. Stay tuned for all of this and much more!

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Restaking is the biggest shift in Ethereum's staking landscape yet, and Swell is leading the charge with Liquid restaking token, rswETH.

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(0:00) Introduction

(4:24) TradFi Framing Memecoins

(12:08) Restaking Ecosystem Update

(29:20) Wormhole Ad

(30:33) Swell Ad

(31:47) Flood Ad

(32:45) Shared Security Economics

(38:56) AVS Dynamics

(52:34) LRTs vs LSTs

(1:03:40) Solana L2s

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