The Delphi Podcast Host and GP of Delphi Ventures Tom Shaughnessy hosts Kevin Owocki, The founder of Gitcoin who covers the entire Gitcoin story, from quadratic funding to the future of public goods. Kevin also dives into GTC, its use and decentralizing the project 🦄

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Show Notes:

(1:39) – First Question: Kevin, an EVM whisperer.

(2:15) – Gitcoin’s Elevator Pitch.

(5:32) – Gitcoin’s Mission.

(6:45) – Funding public goods on Gitcoin / Going from bounties to grants.

(9:12) – Gitoin’s digital infrastructure / Quadratic Funding.

(15:06) – Thoughts on how to get the feedback loop going.

(17:18) – Gitcoin and dApps.

(19:09) – Kevin’s favorite grants that had been funded historically by GitCoin.

(22:00) – Gitcoin’s stats.

(23:54) – Gitcoin’s Governance Token (GTC).

(30:00) – Thoughts on governing Gitcoin.

(32:09) – Will the community take over Gitcoin / Will Gitcoin expand beyond Ethereum.

(38:00) – Gitcoin’s biggest issues / Biggest hurdles to get people to fund grants.

(40:20) – Thoughts on centralized companies thwarting Kevin’s growth and success.

(45:39) – Where to find Gitcoin.

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