92. Building for crypto-natives vs. normies w/ Mike Demarais

Mike is a co-founder at Rainbow. We talk building for newbies vs. crypto natives, why crypto has primarily been desktop-first, WeChat-style wallets vs. embedded wallets, maintaining a beginner's mindset, consumer adoption, and why consumer crypto has become such a meme.

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(00:00) Intro

(01:00) What is Rainbow?

(02:28) Building for Crypto Natives vs. Newbies

(05:24) Mobile vs. Desktop

(12:12) Consumer Social

(20:38) WeChat-Style Wallets

(26:30) Embedded Wallets

(32:48) Beginner's Mindset

(34:55) Consumer Adoption

(36:50) Users Making Money by Default

(42:18) Mike's Prediction for Adoption

(45:40) Large IP Holders in Crypto

(49:39) Analogies for the Crypto Casino

(51:05) Meme Buzzword Rabbit Holes

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