Why Solana Will Eventually Flip Ethereum | Kyle Samani

Gm! This week we invite Kyle Samani to the show for a wide ranging discussion on his current crypto thesis. We deep dive into the L1 vs L2 debate, Stablecoins & DePin as crypto's killer use cases, why Solana will ultimately flip Ethereum & so much more. Enjoy!


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(00:00) Introduction

(01:20) What Crypto Enables

(03:58) The L1 vs L2 Thesis

(08:42) Building Crypto Applications: Stablecoins & DePin

(13:51) Helium Mobile Ad

(16:25) The RWA Thesis

(18:48) Social Tokens, Meme Coins & Crypto Gaming

(26:14) MEV & L1 Value Capture

(31:02) Why Solana Will Flip Ethereum

(33:54) Permissionless III Ad

(34:57) Token Issuance

(40:27) Economic Security

(49:19) Restaking Is Not Solving A Problem

(52:07) Measuring Decentralization

(54:56) Advice For Founders

(57:07) L2s Are Mispriced

(01:01:11) Solana L2s



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