Wilson Withiam, Messari, decentralization and research


June 14th, 2021

52 mins 7 secs

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About this Episode

In this episode we talk to Wilson Withiam, senior research analyst at Messari, one of the largest research firms in the crypto space.

Messari bring transparency to the crypto space by providing an insightful and in depth analytics tools. Their aim is to help investors, regulators, and the public to make sense of this revolutionary new asset class. Messari are building data tools that will drive informed decision-making and investment.

We spoke to Wilson about Messari, and:

  • Favorite analytical resources for crypto
  • The importance of crypto communities
  • The philosophy of finance
  • Decentralization and philosophy
  • A16Z and education
  • DeFi, web3 and research
  • Cosmos and interoperability
  • Shared security and IBC
  • Urbit and Hoon
  • NFTs and market fit
  • Kinesiology

The projects and people that have been mentioned in this episode:

| Tendermint | Cosmos | Messari | Ethereum | IBC | DeFi Pulse | Polkadot | DeFi Lama | Binance | Delphidigital | Bankless | Terra | Urbit | DeFi Station | Map of Zones | Kava | Compound | Chai | Uniswap | Solana |

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