The Exchange: DeFi Trading from East to West | Full Video

In this new webinar, The Block’s Director of Research Larry Cermak was joined by industry executives who explored the DeFi trading trends from East to West.

The panelists discussed the recent DeFi boom and their thoughts on developing trends, including: 

  • If the boom is sustainable in the long term
  • Comparisons between DeFi and CeFi and if it makes sense comparing the two
  • How DeFi has impacted liquidity 
  • How to distinguish tokens as either Ponzi schemes (memes) or legitimate projects
  • How FTX evaluates listing governance tokens
  • The rise in Ethereum transaction costs and whether or not the network has reached capacity

The Panelists: 

Matthew Graham – CEO, Sino Global Capital

Andrew Kang – Managing Partner, Mechanism Capital

Kyle Davies – Co-founder, Three Arrows Capital

Flex Yang – CEO, Babel Finance

Sam Bankman-Fried – CEO, FTX & Alameda Research

You can watch the video in it's entirety below: 


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