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POV Crypto Podcast: Your Crypto Echo-Chamber Dies Here.

Sep 10, 2019

77 - tBTC with James Prestwich

The new gold standard for bringing Bitcoin to Ethereum, tBTC is a new trustminimized protocol for creating an ERC20 on Ethereum that has the value of Bitcoin. Lead developer James Prestwich comes to POV to discuss the protocol, and the long-term implications for both chains.


- How the tBTC system works

- What other protocols and designs have features in tBTC

- The mint/redeem loop of tBTC

- Different stakeholders and participants in the protocol

- What does it mean for Bitcoin blockspace?

- What does it mean for the value of Ether?

- The Alpha rate that DeFi can provide Bitcoin

- The economic abstraction of Ether

- The merging of the communities


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