Jay Steinback, yWhales CEO & Co-Founder, speaks with Camila Russo, founder of The Defiant and author of The Infinite Machine. As a veteran journalist and entrepreneur, Camila shares her insights on navigating the chaotic world of crypto and blockchain, as well as the need for a reliable source of information about projects, tokens, technology, and businesses.
Jay and Camila explore the collapse of the Do Kwon Terra Luna ecosystem, how retail investors were affected, and whether regulation could have helped. Camila also discusses how blockchain can be used to tokenize previously un-tokenizable items and create micro-economies of exchange.
Camila Russo is the Founder of The Defiant, a media company focusing on decentralized finance, and the author of The Infinite Machine, the most-read book on the history of Ethereum. Previously, she was a market and crypto reporter at Bloomberg News based in New York, Madrid, and Buenos Aires. She has an MSc in Journalism from Northwestern University and is originally from Santiago, Chile.
You’ll learn about: The Defiant Origin Story Crypto Disarray: Unraveling the Terra Luna Debacle The Collapse, Consequences, and the Future of the Crypto World The Tokenization Frontier and the Future of Decentralized Finance
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0:00 Jay’s intro
1:01 Camila’s intro
2:47 Keeping up with the crypto industry
5:59 Trusted sources
8:59 Reporting timely
11:24 On Terra Luna
19:34 Regulation in deFi
31:51 Meme coins
40:57 How will blockchain evolve
46:02 On Bitcoin Ordinals
50:29 Exciting projects at The Defiant
DISCLAIMER: yWhales is not affiliated with YPO. Support and production for today’s episode was done by Truth Work Media. Nothing in the podcast constitutes professional and/or financial advice, nor does any information on the podcast constitute a comprehensive or complete statement of the matters discussed or the law relating thereto.
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