What Ethereum Can Learn From Easy Solana Staking | Lucas & Xavier

Season 5 | Episode 8

In this week's episode of Bell Curve, we are joined by Lucas Bruder, Founder of Jito Sol, and Xavier, Chief Investment Officer of Chorus One, two key builders in the Solana ecosystem. The conversation delves into the complexities of staking in Solana versus Ethereum, exploring different validator revenue models and the growth trajectory of liquid staking on Solana. They discuss JitoSOL's unique yield advantages, native token design impacts on staking, delegation strategies, and the potential of capturing MEV value.

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(00:00) Intro: Pre-Interview

(02:02 "Permissionless Ad"

(02:57) Interview Start: Lucas & Xavier

(03:52) Solana VS Eth Liquid Staking

(14:54) Validator Revenue Models

(22:14) Solana Liquid Staking Growth

(35:02) Impacts of Native Token Design

(40:55) Solana LST Delegation Strategies

(51:29) JitoSOL Yield Advantage

(1:02:52) Capturing MEV Value

(1:08:23) State of Solana DeFi

(1:11:41) Recap: Post-Interview

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