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MEV: The Economic Driver of Blockchains

In this episode of Bell Curve, we are joined by Nitesh Nath, Xave Meegan and Maghnus Mareneck to discuss the economic driver of blockchains: MEV. Miner Extractable Value (MEV) is often called the most exciting and complex industry within crypto. Listen to this episode, and you'll catch the fever! In this episode, we discuss how AppChains can optimize MEV, payment for order flow (PFOF), MEV value accrual, cross-chain MEV, the role of wallets and more! You won't want to miss this one.

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(00:00) Intro: Pre-Interview

(01:15) The MEV Value Chain

(08:35) How AppChains Can Optimize MEV

(16:24) MEV in Solana and General Purpose Chains

(25:18) Osmosis’ ProtoRev Module

(29:00) AppChains vs General Purpose Chains

(30:41) What Should Protocols Prioritize?

(37:15) Rollup MEV and Shared Sequencers

(46:30) The Value Prop for Users and Wallets

(48:06) Complexities of Cross-Chain MEV

(52:30) Wallets: The Role of Middleware

(56:44) Debating What is Good vs Bad MEV

(1:04:30) Recap: Post-Interview

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