Welcome to The Chopping Block! Crypto insiders Haseeb Qureshi, Tom Schmidt, Robert Leshner and Tarun Chitra chop it up about the latest news in the digital asset industry. Show topics:

  • their thoughts on The DAO hacker reveal
  • the importance of The DAO and why it made Robert fall in love with crypto
  • how the alleged attacker was found (feat. a deep dive into the Morden testnet and Wasabi)
  • dumb DAOs: why the guys are unimpressed with DAOs seeking to purchase, among other things, the Denver Broncos and fast-food restaurants
  • how to fix price discovery for DAO mergers and acquisitions
  • whether Anchor’s 20% yield on UST is sustainable in light of Luna Foundation Guard’s decision to backstop its reserves with $1 billion in BTC
  • why deploying funds from a large treasury is difficult
  • why the BlockFi fine was not a surprise
  • what lessons the BlockFi settlement taught crypto companies
  • why Tarun still loves Olympus DAO and OHM
  • how EthDenver has changed since the NFT boom


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