Has Solana Earned The Hype? | Mert Mumtaz, Garrett Harper

Welcome to Lightspeed's third "Roundup" episode, where Mert and Garrett discuss the top stories of the week and trends they are seeing in crypto. In this episode, we discuss why all eyes are on Solana, hype vs reality, Bankless' Ethereum vs Solana episode, the significance of Solana projects launching tokens and our takeaways from Breakpoint.

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(00:00) Introduction

(00:35) Why Are Prices Pumping Right Now?

(03:15) The Ethereum vs Solana Philosophy

(37:37) Focus On Product and Finding PMF

(49:33) Solana Projects Launching Tokens

(55:38) Horizontal Integration and DeFi Competition

(57:53) The Big 3 and Crypto’s Ecosystems

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Bankless' Ethereum vs Solana episode


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