Dencun: The Catalyst for Ethereum's L2 Vision | Roundup

In this week's round up the Mike, Michael, and Vance discuss the impact of the Dencun hard fork on Ethereum L2s, which has lowered fees and opened up new opportunities for L2 business models and applications. The conversation also covers Maker's DSR hike, the return of meme coin mania, Jito's decision to end its mempool product, the AI investing craze, and whether this crypto cycle will be fundamentally different from previous ones.

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(0:00) Introduction

(3:22) Dencun Kicking Off L2 Season

(11:39) Alt L1 & L2 Strategies

(18:35) Maker DSR Endgame

(30:09) Wormhole Ad

(31:23) Swell Ad

(32:36) Flood Ad

(33:35) Jito Ends Mempool

(41:59) Memecoin Mania

(48:38) AI Mania

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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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