Joseph Lubin on How JPMorgan's Quorum Will Fit In at ConsenSys
In this episode of Unconfirmed podcast by Laura Shin, she interviews Joseph Lubin, founder of ConsenSys, and co-founder of the Ethereum network.
They talk about:
- Why JPMorgan sold Quorum to ConsenSys, and how that fits into ConsenSys's larger enterprise offerings.
- Who Quorum's clients are and what it is used for.
- Whether or not ConsenSys is also acquiring the Quorum team.
- How the acquisition fits in with the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance and its standards-based approach to blockchain enterprise development
- How much JPMorgan invested into ConsenSys.
- How much ConsenSys is raising.
- How the Quorum acquisition fits into ConsenSys's larger restructuring into two main arms focused on software development and venture activity.
- How the pandemic has affected ConsenSys's business.
- The recent outcry over MetaMask's changes to its licensing structure and how it may eventually monetize with a token.
- His thoughts on Ethereum's five-year anniversary and where it is headed with Ethereum 2.0.
The recording was first published on August 28, 2020.