How Colosseum Will Accelerate Solana's App Ecosystem | Matty Taylor

Matty Taylor joins us to discuss how Colosseum, the Y-Combinator of Crypto, will find, fund and accelerate Solana's next killer app. In this episode, we discuss why Matty is launching Colosseum, tactical tips for founders, why Solana is the best ecosystem to build applications, how to participate in Colosseum and Matty's #1 advice for discovering a startup idea.

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(00:00) Introduction

(01:07) Leading Solana Lab’s Growth Team and Hackathons

(7:08) Why Are People Hyped for Colosseum?

(12:50) The Winning Formula: Team, Product, Market

(16:24) What Do Founders Often Get Wrong?

(18:31) Tactical Tips for Founders

(22:13) Jupiter’s Inspiration for Solana’s Devs

(24:48) Why Colosseum is a "Remote" Program

(26:34) Why Stay in Solana?

(28:24) Hackathon Dates: Starts March 4th!

(29:30) Matty's #1 Piece of Advice

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