Diving Into Mass Defi Adoption - Brought to you by Blockdaemon

The Block’s Director of Research Larry Cermak took a look at the key factors driving DeFi adoption.

In this event we discussed:

  • The current hype and interest surrounding DeFi as a use-case
  • The early adopters who currently define the DeFi space
  • Similar past paths of other historically emerging technologies
  • How to consumerize a technology
  • Building effective tools to attract DeFi retail users
  • Implications of DeFi’s mass adoption for the wider financial technology sector
Watch the video above to learn more about what our panelists have to say.
Jack O’Holleran, CEO of SKALE Labs
Konstantin Richter, CEO of Blockdaemon
Santiago Santos, General Partner at ParaFi Capital
Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO at FTX

© 2021 The Block Crypto, Inc. All Rights Reserved. This article is provided for informational purposes only. It is not offered or intended to be used as legal, tax, investment, financial, or other advice.

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