22 February 2021 · 0 min read

Building DeFi on Ethereum Layer 2

In this episode of Bankless podcast, hosts Ryan Adams and David Hoffman interview guests Justin Moses, CTO at Synthetix, Robbie Ferguson, co-founder and president of Immutable, and Matt Finestone, Head of Business Development at Loopring.

They discuss how these three voices in the crypto space have been integral in building successful DeFi products on the Ethereum mainnet and share different methods these protocols have taken to implement their apps on an Ethereum Layer 2.

Episode timestamps:

0:00 Intro
5:14 Loopring & ZK-Rollups
13:17 Immutable NFTs & ZK-Rollups
17:31 Synthetix & Optimistic Rollups
21:03 Why Ethereum? Why Rollups?
39:24 Layer 2 Efficacy/Roadmaps
1:01:25 Composability
1:18:22 L2 On-Ramps
1:27:52 Does L2 Compete w/ ETH?
1:34:47 Closing & Disclaimer

The episode was shared on February 22, 2021.