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15-minute fundamentals with Arbitrum

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In 15-minute fundamentals, we break down the business of a crypto project and learn about the drivers behind the data you can see on Token Terminal's charts.

In this episode A.J. Warner, Chief Strategy Officer at Offchain Labs, the team behind Arbitrum – a Layer 2 smart contract platform for decentralized applications on Ethereum – joined us for an episode to discuss the basics of Arbitrum, how it works, the scaling solution market, what makes Arbitrum unique, current growth drivers and challenges, economic model, plans for the future, and more.

Arbitrum's dashboard: https://tokenterminal.com/terminal/projects/arbitrum

Timestamps:
00:00 Introduction & what is Arbitrum
04:12 The scaling solution market & how Arbitrum is positioned within it
08:30 Arbitrum Nova and its use-cases
10:10 How is Nova different from a typical sidechain?
13:12 Arbitrum One’s smart contract infrastructure
17:56 Arbitrum’s economic model
18:46 The team behind Arbitrum
20:37 The drivers behind recent momentum
21:58 Flipping Ethereum in daily transaction count
22:39 Network throughput and capacity
24:38 Challenges to tackle
25:05 What’s next for Arbitrum?

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