ep. 111


The Rise & Fall of Crypto Culture | Konstantin Richter

On today's episode of On The Margin, Mike Ippolito is joined by Blockdaemon CEO & Founder Konstantin Richter to discuss the rise & fall of crypto culture. When sentiment shifts in crypto markets, founders build conviction. Konstantin reminds us of previous cycles & shares why he has never been more optimistic on the future of crypto than right now.

Mike & Konstantin also discuss the founding of Blockdaemon, the pro's & con's in centralization vs decentralization, the outlook for a multichain future & designing new governance systems in an increasingly digital world.

Read The Rise & Fall of Crypto Culture: https://andrecronje.medium.com/the-rise-and-fall-of-crypto-culture-3d0e6fd3e0e9


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(01:46)・The Rise & Fall of Crypto Culture

(09:07)・Are Institutions Failing Us?

(15:21)・Proof-of-Work vs Proof-of-Stake

(20:34)・Centralization vs Decentralization

(29:27)・Blockdaemon Ad


(38:19)・A Multichain Future

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