ep. 164


How EigenLayer Unlocks Infrastructure Innovation | Sreeram Kannan, Calvin Liu

In this episode of Empire, Sreeram Kannan and Calvin Liu explain how EigenLayer creates a market for decentralized trust to enable permissionless infrastructure innovation. We explore EigenLayer's core use cases, slashing mechanics, economic incentives, re-staking risks and more. EigenLayer might be the most underrated project in Ethereum right now. Tune in to find out why!

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(00:00) Introduction

(01:08) EigenLayer 101

(18:04) Liquid vs Native Staking

(24:24) Why Calvin Joined EigenLayer

(28:51) Core Use Cases

(49:50) Improper Slashing Risk

(1:00:00) EigenLayer’s Flywheel and Business Model

(1:05:45) Systemic Risks: Overleveraging Staked ETH

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