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Uniswap: Genesis, Present & Beyond w/ Hayden Adams

In this episode of the Bankless podcast, Ryan Adams and David Hoffman interview Hayden Adams, the creator of Uniswap. In this 2.5 hour episode, Hayden walks through the entirety of Uniswap, from its genesis to its present state and beyond. Read More

Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
4:05 Getting laid off
11:11 The Power of Ethereum Culture
14:08 The Early Days
21:16 V1 Mainnet Launch
29:21 Growth, Traction, and V2 Improvement
42:12 More Volume than Coinbase
48:20 The Genesis of DeFi
53:07 The SushiSwap Fork
1:04:10 The UNI Token & Governance
1:13:28 Uniswap V3 and Concentrated Liquidity
1:27:07 Capital Efficiency
1:32:41 Market Self-Regulation
1:43:52 Non-Fungible LP Tokens
1:53:03 Fee Tiers & Oracles
2:03:26 Software License
2:07:35 Scaling Ethereum's Values
2:14:41 Optimistic Rollups
2:18:02 Stewards for Decentralization
2:24:33 Closing & Disclaimers

The episode premiered on April 2, 2021.

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