The Jito Impact: Is Jito Saving Solana? | Jon Charbonneau

Gm! This week, Jon Charbonneau joins the show after Jito announced their suspension of their mempool function. We deep dive into solving the MEV problem, Ethereum's Dencun upgrade, the current state of crypto in 2024 & of course.. meme coins.


Monad is a fully EVM compatible Layer 1 blockchain that can support 10,000 real transactions per second. Monad aims to open up the design space for the EVM to support high fidelity DeFi, consumer facing applications, and more generally allow crypto to scale to the masses.

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(00:00) Introduction

(01:42) Jito's Impact On Solana

(11:45) Monad Ad

(12:42) MEV On Solana

(18:32) Rollups

(23:44) SOL Value Accrual

(26:41) Ethereum's Dencun Upgrade

(30:55) Data Availability

(40:10) Are Layer 3s A Business Move?

(50:35) The State Of Crypto

(59:14) Meme Coins

(01:02:29) Solana's Fee Market



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