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Solana – Interview with Co-Founder Anatoly Yakovenko | Fundamentals ep.51

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In this episode of the Fundamentals podcast, we're joined by Anatoly Yakovenko – Co-Founder of Solana – to discuss what Solana’s core value proposition is, the optimizations Solana has focused on, and how they are positioned within a multi-chain ecosystem.

Also, we cover how blockchains can be valued, how economic sustainability should be addressed, the most exciting things happening on Solana right now, who the core contributors behind the blockchain are, and more!

Solana’s dashboard on Token Terminal: https://tokenterminal.com/terminal/projects/solana

Listen to the episode:

Timestamps:
00:00 Introduction
01:52
Solana’s core value propositions
03:37 Optimizations compared to previously launched blockchains
08:05
Solana’s position in the multichain blockchain landscape
11:22
The end game for Solana
14:22 What applications are best suited to be built on Solana?
19:21
The teams that contribute to the core development of the Solana blockchain
20:55 Economic sustainability
24:58
Solana as a venture-backed business
26:52
Are blockchains businesses?
29:42
What are the best metrics to measure/value a blockchain?
31:25
Solana Mobile
36:05
Current growth drivers
39:11 What’s next for Solana?

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