Is Solana the Consumer Chain? | Kash Dhanda, Brandon Potts

Kash Dhanda and Brandon Potts join us to discuss how builders can leverage Solana's unique value proposition to be the go-to ecosystem for crypto's next wave of users. Kash is a founding member of Superteam, where he helps Solana projects launch and grow their community, and Brandon is a Principal at Framework Ventures. In this conversation, we cover Solana's resurgence and payments narrative, crypto business models, Solana's shortcomings, whether Solana will be the default consumer chain, crypto's emerging market opportunity and more!

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(00:00) Introduction

(00:59) Solana’s Resurgence

(07:34) The Payments Narrative: Solana’s Schelling Point

(14:03) Content Creation + Solana's Value Prop

(18:13) Crypto Business Models

(23:06) The Importance of Community

(27:22) Web2 vs Web3

(32:25) DAS London Plug

(33:33) The Most Exciting Things in Solana Right Now

(40:16) A Solana Roast: What Needs to Improve?

(45:33) Is Solana the Consumer Chain?

(50:36) Crypto’s Emerging Market Opportunity

(56:49) Abstract the Tech, Focus on Outcomes

(01:01:36) Hyperdrive: Solana’s Hackathon

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