The Return of ETH as Digital Money and Betting on Prediction Markets | Roundup

In this week's roundup Mike and Vance dive into the latest developments across crypto including the state of Bitcoin ETFs, return of ETH as money, and the growth of prediction markets. They discuss the recent impressive growth of Polymarket, a prediction betting platform now generating substantial interest and volume without any incentive programs. Shifting gears, they cover the launches of liquid staking tokens enabling easy yield capture for holders and the emergence of "modular money" concepts. Vance breaks down trends in L2 liquidity growth, increased demand for spot exposure, and how ETH is poised to benefit from institutional flows, trading activity, and more. Stay tuned for all this and much more!

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

Restake your ETH with Swell to earn Pearls, EigenLayer points, and future restaking rewards — while still being able to participate in DeFi.

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Flood is the optimal DEX aggregator, giving users and developers the mathematically proven best price.

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(0:00) Introduction

(3:53) State of Bitcoin ETFs

(16:34) Ethereum ETF Sentiment

(22:07) Swell Ad

(23:20) Crypto Unlocking Distribution

(29:13) Polymarket & Prediction Markets

(38:15) NFT's as an Investments

(43:53) Wormhole Ad

(44:29) stTIA Liquid Staking Launch

(53:39) L2 Liquidity Growth

(57:47) Jupiter Airdrop

(1:08:35) Flood Ad

(1:09:34) Vitalik's thoughts on AI & Crypto

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Disclaimer: Nothing said on Bell Curve 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. Mike, Jason, Michael, Vance and our guests may hold positions in the companies, funds, or projects discussed.tt and our guests may hold positions in the companies, funds, or projects discussed.

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