In this episode of Empire, we are joined by one of crypto's best traders: Dan Matuszewski. Dan is the founder of CMS, a crypto OG and a prolific trader/investor. We discuss upcoming catalysts, the Coinbase trade, punting on L1s vs L2s, lending markets, what it's like managing a crypto fund and more. This is one of my favorite conversations that you won't want to miss!
(00:35) Surviving FTX
(08:52) Market update and upcoming catalysts
(15:41) The industry is starved for action
(17:40) Deploying in private vs public markets
(21:50) Trading macro
(23:43) Is the lending market dead?
(27:02) Base and the Coinbase trade
(31:30) Punting L1s vs L2s
(41:25) Anything under a $50M fund doesn’t make sense
(44:11) Blockworks Research
(45:45) Anything under a $50M fund doesn’t make sense
(49:16) Fund sentiment, LSD trade and inefficient markets
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