Sep 18, 2018
Robert Leshner, founder of Compound, describes how its protocol will enable people to earn interest on crypto assets, and why he thinks this will be crucial to crypto becoming mainstream. He also describes how the company is currently building an interest rate model -- a task so difficult that an early version "blew up" the Ethereum virtual machine -- and why using one of its smart contract-based money markets is both riskier and less risky than using an exchange. We talk about who will use Compound and how, which coins they're going to launch with, and how Compound plans to make money.
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Robert Leshner: https://twitter.com/rleshner
TechCrunch article on Compound: https://techcrunch.com/2018/05/16/cryptocurrency-compound-interest/
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