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The first mover advantage matters for platforms like Lido, but crypto's longterm viability will require to shake up the staking market. (Papafox/Pixabay)
How Much Does the First Mover Advantage Matter for Crypto Staking?
Platforms like Lido and Rocket Pool are staking market trailblazers, but a truly decentralized crypto ecosystem will require cooperation not just competition.
The first mover advantage matters for platforms like Lido, but crypto's longterm viability will require to shake up the staking market. (Papafox/Pixabay)

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Staking Brings Decentralization Back to DeFi
DeFi now has a yield-bearing collateral asset that is native to crypto, Ethena Labs Conor Ryder writes for "Staking Week."
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Baron Davis: Bringing Athletes to Web3
The ex-NBA point guard is teaching sports clients to engage with communities using crypto tech.
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Inside the mtnDAO: Solana Devs Gather for a Month-Long Utah Retreat
Solana developers are looking to rebuild following a tough few months in the wake of FTX's downfall.
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Casey Rodarmor: The Quest to Make Bitcoin Fun Again
In a CoinDesk interview for Buidl Week, the creator of Ordinals Bitcoin NFT project breaks down his inspiration and how he views the backlash from some Bitcoiners against the...
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Paul Brody on Crypto Outlook as Contagion Fears Linger
Paul Brody on Crypto Outlook as Contagion Fears Linger
Ernst & Young Principal and Global Innovation Leader Paul Brody discusses his outlook for crypto's road ahead in 2023 and explains why he thinks there will be "no lessons lear...
Paul Brody on Crypto Outlook as Contagion Fears Linger

Ambition Over Education: Why Being a Crypto Autodidact Might Lead to More Job Opportunities
Ambition Over Education: Why Being a Crypto Autodidact Might Lead to More Job Opportunities
Author and journalist Jeff Wilser says his recent reporting on autodidacts led him to find that being self-taught can sometimes help you get a job easier in the crypto space....
Ambition Over Education: Why Being a Crypto Autodidact Might Lead to More Job Opportunities

The Best Ways to Educate Yourself on Crypto Without a Formal Education
The Best Ways to Educate Yourself on Crypto Without a Formal Education
“Community Crypto” Host Isaiah Jackson, author Jeff Wilser and Boyd Cohen, CEO and co-founder of Iomob, give advice on how to get the best crypto education, even if you don’t...
The Best Ways to Educate Yourself on Crypto Without a Formal Education

How Cornell University's Blockchain Club Is Working to Give Students a Foundational Crypto Education
How Cornell University’s Blockchain Club Is Working to Give Students a Foundational Crypto Education
Cornell University’s blockchain club president, Nick Stamm, says his group is working to teach students about crypto technology so they have a foundational level of understand...
How Cornell University's Blockchain Club Is Working to Give Students a Foundational Crypto Education

Public Sentiment Impacts Enrollment, According to Cornell University's Blockchain Club President
Public Sentiment Impacts Enrollment, According to Cornell University’s Blockchain Club President
Crypto winter is impacting enrollment for Cornell University’s blockchain classes. Cornell senior Nick Stamm says, “Probably 95% of people who come to us and say they’re inter...
Public Sentiment Impacts Enrollment, According to Cornell University's Blockchain Club President