Finance Archives - The Defiant
Is It Over? 3 Reasons Why Markets Are Crashing and What You Can Do
Ouch, for a while it looked like we’d ridden the worst of it last week but then the bears bit hard again as the cryptocurrency market dropped back to 1.7trn and if you remember the high was 3trn as recently as November 2021. These periods never feel good. But in this quick take we’ll go …
CBDC Central Bank Digital Currencies – Complete Guide 2022
Remember when Congress got all hot and bothered about Stablecoins at the end of last year? This was Liz Warren “the most dangerous part of the crypto world. It’s where the scammers and the cheats and the swindlers mix among part-time investors and first-time crypto traders. In DeFi, someone can’t even tell if they’re dealing …
Scoopy Trooples of Alchemix: “Liquidity Mining is Like a Drug; You Have to Wean Yourself Off Over Time”
In this week’s episode I speak with Scoopy Trooples, co-founder of Alchemix, a protocol that offers self-paying loans without the risk of liquidations. Think about that; here’s a DeFi application that promises to automatically pay users’ collateralized loans, and on top of that, guarantee they won’t be liquidated. Scoopy explains how something like that can work and …
Teens Are Taking Over Finance and You’re Not Ready for It
Try and guess my age. It may not be immediately obvious. And no I didn’t drink the blood of a thousand virgins, I seem to be weirdly youthful. Must be all those NFTs I’ve acquired. But I am in fact an ancient old man when it comes to the young blood coursing through this space …
Jam Session #7: Frontends
We’ll be talking with a stellar collection of DeFi powerhouses about what it takes to create the next frontier… of frontend. What are the challenges they face when looking at UX/Ui within DeFi? What are the risks when going decentralized? And what will it take to get the next BILLION users on board this DeFi …
“ETH and Most DeFi is Trading Cheaper Than Web2 and With Better Growth:” VanEck’s Matthew Sigel
In this week’s episode we speak with Matthew Sigel, head of digital asset research at VanEck, an asset management firm overseeing $80 billion, which has shifted its focus heavily into crypto. They started out with investments almost exclusively in Bitcoin, but now, with Matthew on board, the firm is becoming increasingly bullish on Ethereum and DeFi.
Jam Session #6: TradFi to DeFi
We’ll be talking with DeFi founders who made the move from big banks in traditional finance into the wild west of crypto. We’ll chat about what it was like leaving their comfy jobs, what convinced them to take the leap, how they’re finding this new world compares with the old one, and what advice they …
Jam Session #3: Synthetic Tokens with Kain Warwick, Do Kwon and Hart Lambur
All the best things come in threes and you, lucky viewer, will get the chance to test that theory live in real time on this very internet web television as we bring you three of the chiefest chiefs in synthetic tokens for the third of our live jam sessions.
Jam Session #2: Lending Giants Feat. Stani, Rune, Leo and Calvin
Chiefess of the Defiant, Camila Russo assembles the chief voices of the biggest lending protocols in town from Compound, Aave, MakerDao and CREAM Finance for a spirited debate on the world of DeFi lending.
Jam Session #1: Wagging the Tail | WTF is Buying this $#*% and Will They Be Buying it in 2024?
This is Jam Session No. 1. We’ll be exploring the long term viability of NFTs as artist/creator communities, what we can learn from Hollywood and major platforms like Beats and the bright future of play-to-earn.