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NEWS: Coinbase launches L2

Breaking News: Coinbase is launching an L2 on Ethereum called Base!

Jesse and Will from Coinbase join us to discuss the news and paradigm shift for Coinbase. We explore why Coinbase is building Base, how Coinbase chose to use the OP tech stack, Base's value proposition, how Coinbase thinks about "competition" building on Base, if Base will have a token and more!



(00:00) Introduction

(00:45) Base: Coinbase’s on-chain journey

(05:02) Why build Base?

(10:10) Leveraging the OP stack

(19:10) Why now?

(24:41) Base’s value proposition

(35:27) Controlling the stack

(41:10) Will Base have a token?

(44:05) Building a bridge, not an island

(46:54) What will Coinbase build on Base?

(51:05) What is Base’s business model?

(54:34) A culture shift and the on-chain future

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