Alpha Finance: Asia's DeFi Rocketship - Tascha Punyaneramitdee, Ep. 122
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Thailand's largest commercial bank recently dipped its toes into DeFi by investing in Alpha Finance, a Binance-backed research team building consumer DeFi products. Founder Tascha (@tascha_panpan) joins me in discussing:

  • What is Alpha Finance?
  • Market gaps in DeFi today
  • Why levered yield farming is Alpha's first product
  • How Alpha decides what products to build
  • Thailand's growing DeFi scene

Host: Jason Choi (@MrJasonChoi). This show is not financial advice; show host and guest may hold some of the assets discussed.

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Resources:

  • Radix (www.radixdlt.com) is the first layer-one protocol specifically built to serve DeFi. Decentralized finance applications are currently built on protocols that are not fit for purpose, leading to congestion, hacks and developer frustration. Radix changes this by introducing a scalable, secure-by-design, composable platform with a DeFi specific build environment to make it easy to build and launch scalable DeFi. Find out more at www.radixdlt.com
  • Borrow and lend crypto at market-beating rates: Nexo.io
  • Subscribe to my essays here: jasonchoi.substack.com

 

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Musical credits:

Intro track: Underground Stars by Loxbeats https://spoti.fi/34tPBBOCreative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/underground-stars Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/vpJDMD2EzkA

Disclaimer: Jason Choi is an investor at Spartan Capital, the hedge fund arm of The Spartan Group. All opinions expressed by Jason and podcast guests are solely their own opinions and do not reflect the opinion of The Spartan Group and any of its subsidiaries and personnel. This podcast is for information purposes only and should not be relied upon as a basis for investment decisions. 

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