Today we're joined by Aptos co-founder and CTO Avery Ching. Aptos is a Layer 1 blockchain developed by former Facebook employees that launched towards the end of 2022. We cover everything from the fundamental and technical aspects of Aptos to current and future use cases.
Today we are joined by Brendan Farmer, who's the co-founder of Polygon, a project that is focused on scaling Ethereum. Our conversation begins with an exploration of the foundational elements that constitute the Polygon ecosystem.
Thomas Mattimore is the CEO of ABC Labs, the company behind the development and promotion of the Reserve protocol, a permissionless platform that empowers anyone to launch and govern overcollateralized currencies backed by diverse baskets of assets.
Celestia Labs CEO and Co-Founder Mustafa Al-Bassam joins us to discuss Celestia's role as the first Data Availability Layer and its groundbreaking launch. Mustafa shares his journey from ethical hacking to blockchain innovation and touches on Celestia's integration within the Cosmos ecosystem, challenges faced, and its impact on future blockchain technology.
Jason Bailey is Co-Founder and CEO of ClubNFT, which provides solutions to help collectors analyze, monitor, and protect their NFT collections. Jason is an OG in the NFT space, an early collector on SuperRare, and creator of the first NFT IRL drop at Christie's Art Event in 2018.
Illia Polosukhin is the Co-Founder of NEAR Protocol, a sharded proof-of-stake Layer 1 blockchain. We discuss NEAR's transition from an AI project to crypto, and later gain deeper insight into NEAR's core principles, underlying technology, the users, builders, as well as anticipated new features in the near future.
Will Warren is the Co-Founder of Matcha, a DEX aggregator built by 0x. Matcha recently launched cross-chain swap functionality, allowing users to swap one asset on a particular chain for an new asset on a separate chain with one transaction.