This episode of Bell Curve explores Binance's proof-of-reserves controversy, Alameda's crazy venture portfolio, why Alt L1s were artificially overpriced, Maple Finance's $36M default and more!
My favorite segment? Why the Alt L1 Thesis is fundamentally broken. Did SOL's mooning valuation (underpinned by FTX/SBF) lead to broken relative-value metrics for other L1s? Tune in to find out!
(02:19) Binance’s Proof of Reserves Controversy
(14:18) Alameda’s Venture Portfolio
(24:59) Why The Alt L1 Thesis Is Fundamentally Broken
(33:25) “Avalanche Ad”
(34:39) Expected Price Action In The Next Cycle
(39:31) Apes vs Punks, Who Wins?
(41:57) Maple Finance Borrower Defaults On $36M Loan
(53:26) GPT Unlocks & Productivity Gains
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Jesse's tweet on proof-of-reserves
Alameda's venture portfolio
Matt Walsh Twitter
Vance's Tweet thread on the broken alt L1 thesis
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