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Blockchain technology is about to transform every trust-based interaction of our lives, from financial services to identity, from health care to our Internet of Things devices. In this podcast, host Laura Shin talks with industry pioneers across tech, financial services, health care, government and other sectors about how the blockchain and cryptocurrency will open up new opportunities for incumbents, startups and everyday people to interact more efficiently, directly and globally.

May 20, 2022

Tascha Che, founder of Tascha Labs, unpacks the Terra/Luna debacle and reveals what she believes are the five main takeaways from its collapse. Here are some highlights from the show:

  • how stablecoin issuers make money
  • what caused Terra’s downfall
  • why Tascha is bullish on algo stablecoins
  • whether she believes undercollateralized stablecoins can work
  • how fast market cap expansion without actual network effect equals death for stablecoins
  • why she doesn’t believe a stablecoin’s network effects mean much for its success
  • why small(er) stablecoins are better
  • how blockchains mirror national economies 
  • which stablecoins is Tascha excited about
  • how FRAX is a stablecoin that resembles fiat currencies
  • whether the UST collapse will affect the stablecoin development and further regulation
  • how cross-chain agreements would be helpful for the stability of the crypto ecosystem

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