Guest Host and Research Analyst at Delphi Ventures Can Gurel sits down with John Wu, president of Ava Labs, the creators behind the 3rd generation blockchain platform Avalanche. Avalanche is built from the ground up as a platform to host interoperable blockchains and enable both permissionless and permissioned use cases to bring new financial primitives into crypto.

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Show Notes

(2:06) – (First Question) – John's Background and what brought him to crypto.

(9:54) – Avalanche’s vision / what is a sub-net and how does it allow us to have permission and permission-less flows.

(14:04) – Avalanche's security mechanisms.

(16:08) – Enterprise use cases on Avalanche.

(22:55) – John's thoughts on Layer 1s.

(25:53) – Bridges to Avalanche and how to port over new liquids.

(27:19) – Avalanche's advantages and its benefits for the community in the future.

(31:23) – Avalanche main upgrades.

(34:40) – John's thoughts on the regulatory environment in crypto how the space will evolve evolve over the next month.

(37:39) – Price, Institutions, and smart people joining the crypto space.



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