Horizon DeFi Podcast — Episode 5 — Interview w/ Telos

Horizon DeFi Podcast — Episode 5 — Interview w/ Telos

In episode 5 of the Horizon DeFi Podcast, where we explore DeFi, synthetic assets, and the potential impact they will have on our economy, our host, Stanton Wong, sat down with Justin Giudici, the Co-Founder & CEO of Telos,  for an in-depth interview.

What is Telos Blockchain Network?
Telos is a next-generation Delegated Proof of Stake (DPoS) Layer-1 blockchain network. Since launching its mainnet in December 2018, the Telos network has been developed to power the economies of the future and provide human-scale solutions to global challenges. With these goals in mind, it includes innovative governance features that empower organizations to shift influence and decision-making to a more collaborative and transparent model.

Topics discussed include:

  • Introduction to Co-Founder & CEO, Justin Giudici
  • Introduction to Telos Blockchain Network
  • Layer Zero network
  • Benefits of zero cost transactions for games
  • Telos' Genesis Story: Launching without ICO or VC funding
  • Introduction to Telos Governance and Telos Amend system
  • Governance: 9 Guardians (multisig)
  • Downside of decentralized governance
  • Trade-offs for Telos' fast, and high amount of transactions compared to other L1 blockchains
  • Advantages for dApps using the Telos network
  • Telos' Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles
  • Outro

To listen to the podcast, follow any of these links:
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In case you missed our previous Podcast episodes, summaries and links for each episode can be found in the Podcasts section.

Please feel free to extend any feedback, thoughts, or questions, to Stanton Wong directly at stanton@horizonprotocol.com

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Horizon Protocol is a DeFi platform that facilitates the on-chain trading of synthetic assets that represent the real economy. Horizon Protocol seeks to provide exposure to real-world assets risk/return profiles via smart contracts on the blockchain.