The Delphi Podcast co-host and co-founder of Delphi Digital, Kevin Kelly, sits down with Tom Lombardi, Managing Director at 3iQ and adjunct professor of Finance at Pepperdine University, to get his take on several important trends in crypto and markets. The two discuss a wide array of topic areas ranging from the rise of DeFi and its growing popularity among institutional investors to the evolution of liquidity mining programs and how proper token incentives can better align stakeholders to create more valuable products than their centralized counterparts.

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Show Notes:

(03:32) – Updates from Tom.

(03:56) – Iron Finance stablecoin debacle.

(08:03) – dYdX’s promotion / thoughts on the incentives and leverage in crypto.

(12:35) – Thoughts on Uniswap’s AMM model.

(16:58) – Tom’s thoughts on incentives – right or wrong?

(20:03) – Token models and incentives.

(24:44) – Tom’s thoughts on global adoption.

(30:58) – What institutional investors really care about.

(37:56) – Uneducated narratives against crypto.

(48:34) – Tom’s students versus institutional investors.

(01:02:13) – Tom’s thoughts on NFTs.

(01:06:38) – Thoughts on current developments and the future of crypto.

(01:15:42) – Where to find Tom and 3iQ.



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