In this episode of Empire, Sandeep Nailwal, co-founder of Polygon, elaborates on Polygon 2.0's bold approach to achieving infinite scalability in blockchain networks. Sandeep outlines his thesis for Polygon as not just a scalability solution, but as the foundational "Value Layer of the Internet." The conversation explores various components of Polygon 2.0 including it's innovation of zk EVM, POL Tokenomics, and the 3 pillars for governance. Nailwal also touches on Polygon's strategic partnerships with big brands like Reddit, Nike, and Starbucks, emphasizing their role in accelerating the mass adoption of the network.
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(00:00) Why Polygon 2.0?
(07:53) Why is ZK the solution?
(25:06) Polygon 2.0 Competition
(28:49) Vouch Ad
(31:22) POL Tokenomics
(38:17) 3 Governance Pillars
(43:56) The BD Chain Narrative
(53:11) The Business Model of Polygon
(58:32) Polygon CDK
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