Zero Knowledge

Episode 140: Staking derivatives & DeFi with Alex Evans (and Tarun!)

July 29th, 2020  •  1 hr 14 mins  •  Download (51.1 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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In this week’s episode, Anna and guest-host / frequent guest Tarun catch up with Alex Evans, researcher at Placeholder Capital. They dive into the latest in DeFi, a topic that we don't cover too often, but is hard to ignore. Specifically they discuss the emergence of liquidity farming, the difference between the zero knowledge Research space and the DeFi space, some emerging concepts like AMM and staking derivatives, and cover a recent report Tarun and Alex published together on the impact of staking derivatives on the security of PoS systems.