The Delphi Podcast Host and GP of Delphi Ventures Tom Shaughnessy sits down with Allen Lee, Founder at Beta Finance, the first permissionless money market protocol for shorting any crypto asset. The two discuss Beta’s use cases, shorting long tail assets, being part of the Alpha Launchpad Incubator, and more.

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Show Notes:

(2:40)- First Question: Allen's Background and how he got in crypto.

(8:50)- Allen's thoughts on AI.

(10:14) - Most compelling use cases.

(13:43) - Beta's focus.

(15:09) - How Beta works / how assets get listed on the platform in a secure way.

(18:26) - Filtering assets by parameter in Beta.

(22:50) - Beta's isolated collateral model / how Beta differentiates from other platforms.

(28:00) - Beta's interest rate model.

(32:07) - Allen’s thoughts on the culture of shorting assets.

(36:52) - Experience launching out of the Alpha Finance Incubator.

(40:00) - Allen's thoughts on value accrual / Beta's token.

(42:20) - Beta Finance roadmap.



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