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Are You Ready For The Merge? & Coinbase's MakerDAO Proposal | Roundup

In this episode of Empire's Weekly Roundup, Jason and Santi discuss the upcoming Ethereum merge and how to maximize your profit opportunity (warning: this is not financial advice).

We also explore Coinbase's $1.6B Maker DAO proposal, Binance's BUSD announcement, value accrual frameworks, and more!

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(00:00) Intro

(02:23) A Web3 CRM

(04:48) How to Prep for the ETH merge

(19:30) MakerDAO Proposal To Send $1.6B USDC to Coinbase Prime

(27:24) Avalanche Ad

(28:50) Coinbase Deal

(36:16) Coinbase Backs Tornado Lawsuit Against the Treasury Department

(40:45) Binance BUSD Announcement

(46:02) Where Will Value Accrue In Crypto?

(53:15) Chaos Labs, Mysten Labs & Fund Raises

(59:20) Podcast & Book Recommendations

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Referenced in the show:

Tomasz Tunguz articles


Robert Leshner's tweet thread on the merge


Katie Haun - Tornado Cash: What web3 Needs to Know


Doug Colkitt blockspace fee tweet thread


Bell Curve podcast


Take Notes podcast


Matthew Ball's new Metaverse book



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