'It doesn't need me': yearn.finance's Andre Cronje on the protocol's path to decentralization

Episode 38 of Season 2 of The Scoop was recorded remotely with The Block’s Frank Chaparro and Mika Honkasalo and Andre Cronje, the founder of yearn.finance. 

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In the fast-paced world of decentralized finance, the people behind the protocols are sometimes just as captivating as the protocols themselves. 

That's certainly the case for yearn.finance's Andre Cronje, the former banking developer who seemingly built out both a cult following and billion dollar protocol over night. Indeed, the governance token tied to the protocol, YFI, has surged beyond $30,000 since its inception at the beginning of the summer. 

If it was up to Andre, however, he wouldn't be affiliated with the protocol as much as he is. Cronje is currently trying to expand the number of folks responsible for shepherding the protocol.

In the most recent episode of The Scoop, he explained why a proper decentralized protocol doesn't need a decision-maker or figurehead, and discussed yearn's planned transition to a more decentralized model in which multi-sig holders would approve strategies. 

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