The Delphi Podcast Host and GP of Delphi Ventures Tom Shaughnessy and DV MP Yan Liberman host an expert group for a fun and exciting conversation on Thorchain’s Multi-Chain Chaosnet Launch. Thorchain now enables real, trustless, non-wrapped exchange of assets, cross chain. Guests Include: 

As a reminder, we originally hosted Chad on our Podcast back in September 2020 for a technical deep dive, and our foundational thesis on RUNE from Dec, 2019 can be accessed here.

Delphi Ventures and members of the team are long $RUNE. 

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Show Notes:

(1:57) - (First Question) Jon's Background.

(2:14) - Michael's Background.

(2:45) - Erik's Background.

(3:36) - Rob's Background.

(4:09) - Chad's Bakground.

(4:31) - Yan's Background.

(4:44) - Tushar's Background.

(5:10) - What is Thorchain / Impact of the multichain launch.

(6:35) - How does Thorchain work with ShapeShift.

(9:36) - Tushar and Michael thoughts on Thorchain.

(13:54) - Chad thoughts on multichain launch.

(16:43) - Overview of the different stages that THORChain has been in.

(21:18) - RUNE’s token.

(28:34) - How the validators work.

(32:46) - Use of the Cosmos SDK for Thorchain / Benefits.

(40:27) - Difference between how Thorchain liquidity pools work and how Atomic swaps work.

(44:33) - Thoughts on Wrapped Assets.

(54:17) - Thoughts on Thorchain in the future.

(01:00:39) - Chad’s thoughts on Yield Farming.

(01:02:40) - The project Decentralizing the Community / Timeline / Who takes over.

(01:22:00) - Thorschain's biggest competition.

(01:29:10) - Closing thoughts.

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