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Fat Protocol Thesis, Web3 Consultants, Fei's Controversial Shutdown | Roundup

In this episode of Empire's Weekly Roundup, Jason and Santi discuss how DAOs should fund protocol development, why liquidity providers aren't considered creditors, the future of staking derivatives, app vs protocol value capture and much more!

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(00:00) Aave’s Retroactive Funding, Protocol Development and Web3 Consultants

(17:52) Coinbase Announces a New Staking Derivative

(25:55) The Fei Protocol Shutdown and Liquidity Providers as Creditors Debate

(32:28) Avalanche Ad

(33:56) The Fei Protocol Shutdown and Liquidity Providers as Creditors Debate cont.

(39:24) Fat Protocol vs Application Thesis

(52:27) Crypto Needs Regulatory Clarity and Fixed Rate Lending

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Referenced in the show:

Byron's Blockworks Newsletter


ETH Staking Distribution Charts


Westie Tweet on the Fat Application Thesis



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