Chain Reaction Host Tom Shaughnessy hosts Sam Kazemian, the Founder of Frax Finance to discuss the project. This is the second in a series of podcasts on Algorithmic stablecoins. The trio discuss Frax’s creation, technicals around expansion/contraction of supply, competition, risks and much more including why Frax could be the most stable vs its competitors.

Every Delphi Podcast is dropped first as a video interview for Delphi Digital Subscribers. Our members also have access to full interview transcripts. Join today to get our interviews, first.

Thank you to our sponsor LVL, which is launching the first free Bitcoin exchange in North America. Users buy and sell Bitcoin with no trading fees or hidden spreads. Visit them at


Show Notes

(2:02) – (First Question) - Sam Kazemian's Background.

(4:37) – Frax Finance Elevator Pitch.

(10:39) – What is being used as Collateral in Frax.

(15:50) – Frax Stablecoin vs FXS governance token.

(18:23) – Relation between USDC and FXS / Insights about the process.

(21:11) – Insights about the Value Capture.

(23:34) – The growth process.

(25:33) – Where is the Collateral pool kept.

(28:48) – What happens when the price of FRAX goes sub $1.

(33:18) – How do people earn more of the Governance Token / Rewards Walkthrough.

(36:11) – How APY could offset Impermanent Loss.

(38:21) – How the Supply of FXS could get absorbed.

(39:27) – How many people are Time Locking their Stake.

(42:04) – Once you use all the Yield Farming Rewards, What's next.

(47:42) – The Dichotomy between ESD and Frax.

(54:35) – Where to find Sam Kazemian.

Music Attribution:

  • Cosmos by From The Dust |
  • Music promoted by
  • Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License




Disclosures: This podcast is strictly informational and educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any tokens or securities or to make any financial decisions. Do not trade or invest in any project, tokens, or securities based upon this podcast episode. The host may personally own tokens that are mentioned on the podcast. Lets Talk Bitcoin is a distribution partner for the Chain Reaction Podcast, and our current show features paid sponsorships which may be featured at the start, middle, and/or the end of the episode. These sponsorships are for informational purposes only and are not a solicitation to use any product or service. Delphi’s transparency page can be viewed here.

Share | Download(Loading)