Morpho – Building a secure protocol & the launch of Morpho-AaveV3 | Fundamentals ep.52

Oskari Tempakka

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In this episode of the Fundamentals podcast, we're joined by Merlin Egalite – Co-Founder of Morpho – a lending pool optimizer that operates a peer-to-peer layer built on top of lending pools such as Compound and Aave, to dive into the details behind Morpho-Aave V3, and the teams approach to building a truly secure protocol.

Tune in to learn about the new features that come with Morpho-Aave V3, the details behind Morpho’s smart contract development process, and how the team is ensuring the technical, operational, and economic safety of the protocol.

Morpho's dashboard on Token Terminal:

Listen to the episode:

00:00 Introduction
01:12 The past few months at Morpho
01:58 Integrations driving growth
New features introduced with Morpho-AaveV3
06:20 How do AaveV3's supply- and borrow caps affect Morpho?
Overview of Morpho-AaveV3's smart contract infrastructure
10:10 What security means in crypto, and why it's so important
11:23 Internal security measures & the process for developing new contracts
Stakeholders involved in the contract development process
Operational- and cyber-security
Aligning the economic incentives for all stakeholders
18:52 Morpho's security budget & expenditure
Morpho's position within the contract design space
What's next for Morpho?

Our previous episode with Morpho:

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