Chain Reaction Host Tom Shaughnessy hosts Dan Elitzer: Co-Founder of Nascent and previously of IDEOVC and Lewis Freiberg, an Independent Developer to discuss Empty Set Dollar. This is the first in a series of podcasts on Algorithmic stablecoins. The trio discuss ESD’s creation, technicals around expansion/contraction of supply, competition, risks and much more.

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Show Notes

(2:08) – (First Question) - Dan Elitzer and Lewis Freiberg Background.

(3:35) – Empty Set Dollar (ESD) Elevator Pitch.

(4:31) – Why ESD was so high above the PEG.

(8:22) – Collateralized and Centralized Stablecoins main Issues.

(10:23) – ESD’s role in DEFI apps.

(12:47) – How ESD expands supply.

(18:44) – Will ESD will get to a point where people will be debating every week on what the supply should be expanded?

(20:40) – Incentive to get ESD above $1.

(28:31) – Insights about Supply Lockups.

(31:41) – Is there a point where the majority of the Supply will be circulating.

(33:57) – Differences on speculators wanting to get involved / Issuance Risks.

(36:53) – Debt computed under $1 Walkthrough.

(39:01) – Insights about ESD as a Long Term Investor.

(43:28) – Why is ESD better than other Stablecoins.

(46:56) – Thoughts about Development Teams.

(49:17) – Where to find Dan and Lewis.


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