Mar 27, 2024

Tanssi co-founder and Moondance Labs CEO Francisco Agosti answers five rapid-fire questions from CoinDesk, including what appchains are, the major problems appchains solve, and his crypto genesis story.

Video transcript

Explain app chains to a five year old. If you're a five year old and you're building a sandcastle with your five friends, uh The equivalent of an app chain would be instead of sharing that, playing that playing time, building the sandcastle, you would build a sandcastle of your own. What main challenge do app chain solve, customizability, sovereignty, accessing dedicated block space cost efficiency. Those are the main ones in my mind. Moondance labs, the team developing tense just raised $6 million. How are you going to use the money? Mainly hiring developers right to accelerate the development of the protocol? And yeah, so we can accelerate the deployment of main net. What's the biggest challenge facing web three developers, tooling and the developer experience and Francisco. How did you get into crypto? Yeah, I got into crypto in 2020. I was working in like traditional web two tech start ups. Before that I got into contact with Derek Yu, the, the founder of Moonbeam, we started speaking with, we hit it off. He told me his vision about moonbeam at the time and I loved it. The rest is history and I didn't really look back.

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