Managing Emotions in Crypto Cycles

In this episode, Jason and Santi discuss surviving crypto market cycles. They discuss current market conditions, the psychology behind decision-making during downturns, and strategies for portfolio management. The conversation covers Coinbase's evolving strategy, the surprising demographics of ETF buyers, and the shift towards consumer applications in crypto. They also touch on the future of airdrops and the recent Kraken security incident. Thanks for tuning in!

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(00:00) Introduction

(02:09) Sweaters & Down Only Marets

(10:49) Portfolio Decision Making

(21:02) Private Market Conditions

(23:48) Where are Devs Building?

(27:22) Santi's Intern

(39:23) Sei Ad

(40:21) Marinade Ad

(41:24) Ava labs Ad

(42:22) Mantle Ad

(43:19) What's Wrong with Airdrops

(52:46) Coinbase Event Reflection

(01:00:58) Kraken Hack

(01:05:33) Reading List & Lifting

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Disclaimer: Nothing said on Empire is a recommendation to buy or sell securities or tokens. This podcast is for informational purposes only, and any views expressed by anyone on the show are solely our opinions, not financial advice. Santiago, Jason, and our guests may hold positions in the companies, funds, or projects discussed.

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