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Legacy finance is broken. Can decentralized blockchain networks help create a more efficient, fair and open financial system that contributes to improving social good? Tune in to the Chorus One Podcast every Monday to dive deep into protocols and projects working to realize this future.

Legacy finance is broken. Can decentralized blockchain networks help create a more efficient, fair and open financial system that contributes to improving social good? Tune in to the Chorus One Podcast every Monday to dive deep into protocols and projects working to realize this future.

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Legacy finance is broken. Can decentralized blockchain networks help create a more efficient, fair and open financial system that contributes to improving social good? Tune in to the Chorus One Podcast every Monday to dive deep into protocols and projects working to realize this future.

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@ChorusOne

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English


Episodes

#54 Autonolas: Enabling Autonomy in DAOs

5/11/2022
In this episode, we talk to David and Oak from Autonolas. Autonolas has been conceptualised with a vision to 'make DAOs autonomous again'. It does that by providing a software stack to help DAOs with their off-chain operations and also with the help of an on-chain protocol. We discuss David and Oak's history, how Autonolas came about, its journey, and more. Dig in!

Duration:00:43:40

#53 Cosmos: On Gov Prop 69 - Adding CosmWASM to the Hub with Billy Rennekamp

5/5/2022
In this episode, we talk to Billy Rennekamp, Cosmos Hub Product Lead at Interchain GmbH. As of May 2022, there is an ongoing governance vote on Cosmos to add CosmWASM to Cosmos Hub. The vote right now is leaning towards no, however some people in the Cosmos ecosystem feel like this vote is a mistake. Billy is one of those in the Cosmos ecosystem that believes adding CosmWASM to the Hub is a good move. We have Billy on the show to express his views about Cosmos Hub, CosmWASM, interchain...

Duration:00:35:23

#52 Covalent: A Billion Possibilities with Blockchain Data

4/25/2022
In this episode, we talk to Ganesh Swami, co-founder of Covalent. Covalent provides a unified API that brings visibility to billions of blockchain data points. There are over 500 cryptocurrency projects using Covalent's API currently. We talk to Ganesh about Covalent's origins, technology, and its future.

Duration:00:50:49

#51 Passage: Building Virtual Worlds on Cosmos

3/24/2022
In this episode, we talk to Lex Avellino, founder of Passage, a platform that will enable people to build virtual worlds on Cosmos. Metaverses have been the talk of the town since 2021 and Passage is its torch-bearer on Cosmos. We deep dive into Lex's history, Passage's roadmap and much more.

Duration:00:45:34

#50 Mina: Use Cases for Snapps & Snarketplace Dynamics

11/24/2021
On the show today, we have Bijan Sharohki, Head of Product and Brandon Case, Head of Product Engineering from O1 labs, the development company working on Mina. Mina is the first protocol to use recursive zero-knowledge proofs to track the entire state of a blockchain. Using zero-knowledge proofs to track states rather than a full ledger of transactions, Mina is able to keep their blockchain to a fixed size of ~22kb. Mina enables a new category of applications called ‘Snarkified Applications’...

Duration:00:50:13

#49 Connext: Trustless and Fast Interoperability

11/16/2021
On the show today, we have Arjun Bhuptani, founder of Connext. Connext is an interoperability network, which is going to market with NXTP, a non-custodial cross-chain protocol. Connext is trustless, meaning there is no trust placed in external validators outside 2 native blockchains where a cross-chain transaction is occurring. Connext makes use of ‘routers’, which are nodes that facilitate cross-chain transfers and hold liquidity of different assets on multiple chains. If a user wants to...

Duration:00:44:57

#49 Connext: Trustless and Fast Interoperability

10/14/2021
On the show today, we have Arjun Bhuptani, founder of Connext. Connext is an interoperability network, which is going to market with NXTP, a non-custodial cross-chain protocol. Connext is trustless, meaning there is no trust placed in external validators outside 2 native blockchains where a cross-chain transaction is occurring. Connext makes use of ‘routers’, which are nodes that facilitate cross-chain transfers and hold liquidity of different assets on multiple chains. If a user wants to...

Duration:00:06:37

#48 Stargaze: Unleashing NFTs into the Cosmos with Shane Vitarana

10/7/2021
On the show today, we have Shane Vitarana, co-founder of Stargaze. Stargaze is a fully decentralised NFT marketplace. Stargaze has built the first standard in the Cosmos ecosystem for NFTs, which is similar to the ERC-721 standard on Ethereum. Stargaze is IBC-compatible, meaning NFTs minted on Stargaze will be able to be sent to any other sovereign network in the Cosmos ecosystem, which is also IBC-compatible. Stargaze is using novel incentive mechanisms such as staking rewards to...

Duration:00:22:29

#47 Wormhole: A Pathway for All Blockchain Information

9/20/2021
On the show today, we have Hendrik Hofstadt, director of digital assets at Jump Trading and core contributor to Wormhole. Wormhole is a simple, generic protocol that delivers a pathway for any kind of information—funds, votes, programs and more—from any blockchain in the network to any other. In short, Wormhole acts as a notary that allows message passing between networks. Recently, Wormhole announced they would launch version 2 of their network, which will go-live connecting four networks -...

Duration:00:43:43

#46 Umee: Building the Term Structure of Staking Reward Rates

8/25/2021
On the show today we have Brent Xu, founder of Umee. Umee is a suite of cross-chain DeFi protocols that interconnects between Cosmos and Ethereum. Umee takes inspiration from Brent's experience in DeFi, Proof-of-Stake and Fixed Income. Umee has 3 core products at launch, multichain staking, cross-chain DeFi rates and interchain leverage. The podcast explores Brent's background in TradFi and some TradFi concepts such as the term structure of interest rates and covers how Umee is bringing a...

Duration:00:23:31

#45 Axelar: Consensus Agnostic Interoperability with Sergey Gorbunov

8/18/2021
On the show today, we have Sergey Gorbunov, co-founder of Axelar. Axelar network is a decentralized state machine responsible for facilitating cross-chain requests. Axelar’s gateway protocol is a delivery and routing protocol that can work with any arbitrary blockchain regardless of consensus. This means any decentralised network can plug-in to Axelar seamlessly to access liquidity amongst other things from all other decentralised networks. Axelar also gives developers the freedom to connect...

Duration:00:24:03

#44 Sommelier: Improving Tooling for Liquidity Providers with Jack Zampolin

8/15/2021
On the show today we have Jack Zampolin, co-founder of Sommelier. Sommelier network improves tooling for DeFi liquidity providers (aka LPs) on Ethereum. The first DeFi vertical that Sommelier is targeting is Uniswap V3 liquidity provision. Right now, the experience to swap assets on Uniswap is great but the tools for liquidity providers to optimise their returns are lacking. Sommelier will be used as a one-stop shop for Ethereum LPs to maximise their returns through pooling of liquidity,...

Duration:00:22:13

#44 Sommelier: Improving Tooling for Liquidity Providers with Jack Zampolin

8/11/2021
On the show today we have Jack Zampolin, co-founder of Sommelier. Sommelier network improves tooling for DeFi liquidity providers (aka LPs) on Ethereum. The first DeFi vertical that Sommelier is targeting is Uniswap V3 liquidity provision. Right now, the experience to swap assets on Uniswap is great but the tools for liquidity providers to optimise their returns are lacking. Sommelier will be used as a one-stop shop for Ethereum LPs to maximise their returns through pooling of liquidity,...

Duration:00:35:08

#43 Agoric: An Integrated Economy of Secure Smart Contracts with Dean Tribble

7/27/2021
Joining Felix Lutsch and Xavier Meegan on the show today we have Dean Tribble, co-founder and CEO of Agoric Systems. Agoric is a developer-friendly environment and economy for expressible, programmable, composable and secure smart contracts. Agoric aims to be a platform that offers developers a secure version of Javascript to deploy smart contracts safely into. Agoric’s own network encourages cooperative economic activity using two tokens, RUN (a stablecoin) and BUILD (a staking token). The...

Duration:00:30:52

#42 Injective: Multichain Derivative Markets with Eric Chen

7/19/2021
On the show today we have Eric Chen, co-founder and CEO of Injective Protocol. Injective is an EVM-compatible, interoperable order-book based decentralised exchange that acts as a layer-2 sidechain, built using Tendermint-based consensus. Injective’s canary-chain phase 2 mainnet recently went live earlier in July, which introduced staking and governance to the network. Injective’s Governance has already passed the activation of spot market trading and is likely to enable derivative trading...

Duration:00:23:10

#41 Moonbeam: Bringing Ethereum dApps to Polkadot with Derek Yoo

7/5/2021
On the show today we have Derek Yoo, CEO of PureStake and co-founder of Moonbeam. Moonbeam is a Polkadot parachain designed for developers that combines full Ethereum compatibility with the power of Polkadot. Moonbeam uses another network known as Moonriver to test and verify code under real economic conditions on Kusama. Moonriver won the second-ever parachain auction on Kusama just days ago and is now producing blocks. We have Derek on to discuss Moonriver’s winning auction on Kusama, the...

Duration:00:23:33

#40 Osmosis: The Interchain AMM Protocol

7/1/2021
On the show today we have Sunny Aggarwal and Josh Lee, co-founders of Osmosis. Osmosis is a fair-launched, customizable automated market maker for interchain assets. Osmosis’ differentiator compared to other decentralised exchanges is the customisation it gives all participants in the network. For example, liquidity pool creators have the flexibility to create their own formulas and fees that determine prices of assets. Liquidity providers have customisable tools to provide liquidity to suit...

Duration:00:28:05

#39 Helium: From Proof of Coverage to Proof of Stake with Scott Sigel

6/21/2021
On the show today we have Scott Sigel, Director of Operations for the Decentralized Wireless Alliance. Helium network is a novel decentralised network because it is not just a blockchain or an application, but a worldwide decentralised physical wireless network, powered by hotspots. The wireless network is known as LongFi and incorporates state-of-the-art wireless network tech with blockchain. Companies use Helium network as a cost-effective alternative to track their IoT devices and network...

Duration:00:25:42

Chorus One Podcast #38 - Persistence (Tushar Aggarwal)

6/14/2021
On the show today we have Tushar Aggarwal, CEO of Persistence One. Persistence One is a network in the Cosmos ecosystem with bold ambitions to bridge traditional finance to decentralised finance. Already with 5 products outstanding, we took the time to speak with Tushar about Persistence’s journey so far. In the show we discuss the many products of Persistence, their initial use of validating nodes to bootstrap their protocol, their future plans to bring liquid staking to Cosmos, the...

Duration:00:23:44

37 Lunie: Multi-Network Staking and Governance with Jordan Bibla

5/25/2020
Lunie is a multi-network wallet focused on staking networks and on-chain governance. Lunie was one of the first wallets for Cosmos (then Voyager) and has since expanded to support multiple networks from the Cosmos ecosystem (Terra, E-Money) with Polkadot and other networks coming soon. In this episode, Felix is joined by Jordan Bibla. CEO and Co-Founder of Lunie, to discuss the crypto wallet and staking ecosystems. The episode begins going into the background of Lunie and the products the...

Duration:00:37:45