Balancing Innovation and Simplicity as a Crypto Founder | Kain Warwick

In this episode, Kain Warwick, the founder of Infinex, shares his lessons learned from building in crypto. He delves into the founder's dilemma of balancing innovation with simplicity, discussing the pitfalls of overcomplicating projects and the importance of iterative development. Kain also shares his experiences with token launches, incentive design, and regulatory challenges. To close out, Kain emphasizes the crucial role of empirical evidence in guiding decision-making and the need for founders to adapt to the ever-evolving crypto landscape. Thanks for tuning in!

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(00:00) Introduction

(00:36) Kain's OG Background

(11:23) Founding in Crypto

(22:04) Building in Crosschain DeFi

(31:09) Managing Sybil Attacks

(49:09) Private vs Liquid Tokens

(01:01:17) Points Programs

(01:05:14) Lessons Learned from Synthetix

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