Flywheel DeFi

by DeFi Dave, kapital_k

Flywheel DeFi is the destination for Frax, DeFi Alpha, & everything in between. We're here to help you harness the power of the Flywheel. flywheeldefi.com

Podcast episodes

  • The Perpification of Real World Assets on Ostium w/ Kaledora - Flywheel #113

    The Perpification of Real World Assets on Ostium w/ Kaledora - Flywheel #113

    Watch the full EP to dive into how Ostium is bringing the “perpification” of RWAs to the masses 🥇 Timestamps 00:00 Introduction and Background 15:08 Tokenization vs. Purpification 21:12 Focus on FX, Commodities, and Indices 26:12 The Role of Oracles 28:35 Building Ostium’s Oracles 35:09 Consensus and Verification 38:33 Settlement in Ostium 45:41 Challenges in Scaling RWA Perp Dex’s 54:16 Integrating Interest-Bearing Assets 56:01 Starting with the Basics and Adding Complexity 58:30 Building a Trustless and Decentralized System 01:06:16 Upcoming Launch and Partnerships 01:09:43 Go-to-Market Strategy ~~~~ Subscribe to the Flywheel mailing list: https://flywheeldefi.com ~~~~ Follow Flywheel Twitter: https://twitter.com/FlywheelDeFi Telegram: https://t.me/FlywheelDeFi YouTube: @flywheeldefi Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/34xXNO2... Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast... ~~~~ Connect DeFi Dave: https://twitter.com/defidave22 Kiet: https://twitter.com/0xkapital_k Sam: https://twitter.com/traders_insight Lewy: https://x.com/lewquidity ~~~~ Not financial or tax advice. This channel is strictly educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any assets or to make any financial decisions. This video is not tax advice. Talk to your accountant. Do your own research.

  • How Royco Empowers Liquidity Providers w/ Jai Bhavani - Flywheel #112

    How Royco Empowers Liquidity Providers w/ Jai Bhavani - Flywheel #112

    Jay from Royco discusses the background and motivation behind the creation of Royco. He shares his journey in the DeFi space and how it led to the development of Rari Capital and eventually Royco which aims to bring efficiency to liquidity on-chain by creating a two-sided marketplace for liquidity providers and seekers. Royco is set to launch soon, and the team is focused on finalizing the protocol. Timeline 00:00 Introduction and Background 06:25 Creating Efficiency in On-Chain Liquidity 10:21 The Order Book for Yielding Opportunities 21:41 Expanding Use Cases for Royco 28:51 The Developer Ecosystem and Future Opportunities 32:19 Liquid Staked Bribe Tokens and Efficiency 35:12 Segmentation of Liquidity Profiles 36:24 The Open Liquidity Graph 37:52 The Value of Royco Integration for Protocols 39:29 Worrying about Demand on the Liquidity Provider Side 41:09 Bringing Back DeFi Summer with Royco 46:18 Abstracting Negotiation with Royco 47:46 The Role of Institutions in DeFi 49:02 Capturing the Internet Economy 53:27 Expanding DeFi from Within 56:01 The Importance of Focusing on the Internet ~~~~ Subscribe to the Flywheel mailing list: https://flywheeldefi.com ~~~~ Follow Flywheel Twitter: https://twitter.com/FlywheelDeFi Telegram: https://t.me/FlywheelDeFi YouTube: @flywheeldefi Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/34xXNO2... Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast... ~~~~ Connect DeFi Dave: https://twitter.com/defidave22 Kiet: https://twitter.com/0xkapital_k Sam: https://twitter.com/traders_insight Lewy: https://x.com/lewquidity ~~~~ Not financial or tax advice. This channel is strictly educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any assets or to make any financial decisions. This video is not tax advice. Talk to your accountant. Do your own research.

  • The Power of Movement w/ Rushi - Flywheel #111

    The Power of Movement w/ Rushi - Flywheel #111

    In this conversation, DeFi Dave interviews Rishi, the founder of Movement, a layer two solution on Ethereum. They discuss Rishi's background, the development of Movement, and the applications being built on the platform. Rishi highlights the importance of security in DeFi and the need for a high-throughput virtual machine. The conversation also touches on the challenges of grants and airdrops in the crypto space and the need for a new kind of incentive distribution. Timeline 00:00 Introduction and Background 02:17 Rishi's Background and Discovery of Move 06:25 Differences Between Aptos Move and Sui Move 09:25 The Security Focus of Move and the Issues with EVM 15:15 Movement as a Layer Two Solution on Ethereum 20:49 Go-to-Market Plan and Building the Movement Ecosystem 22:51 Applications on Movement (Alpha Leak) 27:20 Partnerships and Consumer Apps on Movement 31:44 Product Differentiation in a Saturated Market 35:13 Building Fundamentally New Products and User Experiences 39:12 Challenges and Opportunities in Grants and Airdrops 45:05 Creating Wealth in the Crypto Space: Incentives That Work ~~~~ Subscribe to the Flywheel mailing list: https://flywheeldefi.com ~~~~ Follow Flywheel Twitter: https://twitter.com/FlywheelDeFi Telegram: https://t.me/FlywheelDeFi YouTube: @flywheeldefi Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/34xXNO2... Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast... ~~~~ Connect DeFi Dave: https://twitter.com/defidave22 Kiet: https://twitter.com/0xkapital_k Sam: https://twitter.com/traders_insight Lewy: https://x.com/lewquidity ~~~~ Not financial or tax advice. This channel is strictly educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any assets or to make any financial decisions. This video is not tax advice. Talk to your accountant. Do your own research.

  • How to Understand Proof of Liquidity on Berachain w/ Cami & Cap'n Jack Bearow - Flywheel #110

    How to Understand Proof of Liquidity on Berachain w/ Cami & Cap'n Jack Bearow - Flywheel #110

    In this episode of Flywheel, host DeFi Dave engages with Jack and Cami from BeraChain. The groups talks about Bera’s proof of liquidity system, contrasting its functionalities with traditional DeFi protocols like Curve. They also discuss validator rewards, ecosystem incentives, and optimizing BGT rewards. Additionally, the talk extends to unlocking capital efficiency, leveraging assets, and bridging the gap between engineers and DeFi enthusiasts. Timeline 00:00 Welcome to Flywheel: Your Crypto and DeFi Hub 01:52 Introducing the Berachain Guests 02:34 Cami's Journey to Berachain 04:18 Jack’s Role and Insights 06:07 Understanding Proof of Liquidity (POL) 15:22 Comparing POL with VE Systems 24:34 Strategies for Maximizing BGT Rewards 35:12 Introduction to Berachain’s Ecosystem 35:54 Understanding Block Rewards and BGT Staking 36:27 POL: The Makeup Foundation Analogy 38:16 Berachain’s Consensus Layer and Validator Incentives 41:14 Bridging the Gap: Engineering vs. Financial Perspectives in Crypto 44:44 The Role of Solvers and RFQs in Berachain 51:56 Ensuring Stability in Bera Markets 55:53 How to Participate in BeraChain’s Testnet 01:00:52 Final Thoughts and Guest Recommendations ~~~~ Subscribe to the Flywheel mailing list: https://flywheeldefi.com ~~~~ Follow Flywheel Twitter: https://twitter.com/FlywheelDeFi Telegram: https://t.me/FlywheelDeFi YouTube: @flywheeldefi Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/34xXNO2... Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast... ~~~~ Connect DeFi Dave: https://twitter.com/defidave22 Kiet: https://twitter.com/0xkapital_k Sam: https://twitter.com/traders_insight Lewy: https://x.com/lewquidity ~~~~ Not financial or tax advice. This channel is strictly educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any assets or to make any financial decisions. This video is not tax advice. Talk to your accountant. Do your own research.

  • Bringing Real Utility to NFTs with ERC-6551 w/ Benny G, Jimmy X, & Greg - Flywheel #109

    Bringing Real Utility to NFTs with ERC-6551 w/ Benny G, Jimmy X, & Greg - Flywheel #109

    In this episode of Flywheel, hosts DeFi Dave and Kapital K delve into the innovative world of ERC-6551 and Token Bound Accounts. The discussion features Benny, the author of the ERC-6551 standard, along with Jimmy and Greg from Agent. They explore the intricacies of token-bound accounts, their potential applications, and how they could significantly enhance the utility of NFTs. The guests share insights on the creation of ERC-6551, its use cases, and ongoing developments. The episode emphasizes the transformative potential of token bound accounts and offers a glimpse into upcoming features and projects utilizing this new standard. Timeline 00:00 Introduction to Flywheel 00:38 Exploring Token Bound Accounts 02:10 Guest Introduction: Benny and the ERC 6551 Standard 05:02 The Evolution and Future of NFTs 10:27 Introducing Agent: A New Marketplace 29:26 Understanding LP Tokens and Obfuscation 29:58 Transparency and Trustlessness in Blockchain 30:45 Exploring ERC 6551 and XNFTs 32:20 Version 4 and Cross-Chain Transactions 35:10 Innovative Use Cases for TBAs 37:05 Privacy and Security in TBAs 40:23 Future of TBAs and Community Involvement 43:46 Agent Roadmap and Marketplace 46:58 Potential of TBAs in DeFi 50:37 Post-Game Show: Reflecting on TBAs ~~~~ Subscribe to the Flywheel mailing list: https://flywheeldefi.com ~~~~ Follow Flywheel Twitter: https://twitter.com/FlywheelDeFi Telegram: https://t.me/FlywheelDeFi YouTube: @flywheeldefi Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/34xXNO2... Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast... ~~~~ Connect DeFi Dave: https://twitter.com/defidave22 Kiet: https://twitter.com/0xkapital_k Sam: https://twitter.com/traders_insight Lewy: https://x.com/lewquidity ~~~~ Not financial or tax advice. This channel is strictly educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any assets or to make any financial decisions. This video is not tax advice. Talk to your accountant. Do your own research.