In this episode of Empire, Emin Gün Sirer and John Wu explain why Avalanche is the most scalable, decentralized L1. We start with why developers choose Avalanche, then quickly transition into the L2 debate. Emin explains why Subnets are superior and how the L2 vision and L2 reality are miles apart. We also talk about Avalanche's consensus engine, business development, the multichain future and more!
(01:01) Avalanche’s Core Thesis
(04:17) Why Build on Avalanche?
(14:19) The Problem with L2s
(19:08) Avalanche's Tradeoffs
(23:41) The Consensus Engine
(30:00) Learnings From Other Networks
(33:29) Solana vs Avalanche
(40:59) Avalanche’s Security Guarantees
(45:00) Business Development Strategy
(55:09) Warp: Communication Between Subnets
(1:00:01) On-Chain Governance
(1:01:41) Avalanche’s Community
(1:08:29) A Multichain Future?
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