JAN 08, 2021 • 3 Min Read
We are excited to announce the launch of podcast transcripts for our most popular podcasts! Moving forwards, you should be able to find transcripts as the bottom of the episode pages. Check out an early example with the episode at the bottom of this email.
Embracing Bitcoin’s Volatility by Kevin Kelly
DEX Aggregator Wars: The Positive Slippage Experience by Paul Burlage
The DeFi <> NFT Symbiosis by Piers Kicks
In 2020, the worlds of decentralized finance and NFTs collided dramatically as the DeFi Summer drove gas fees on Ethereum to intolerable levels for many NFT activities. Whilst many participants in the NFT space initially saw this detriment as a curse, it can certainly be argued that residual liquidity from such a frothy market is what allowed the NFT sector to have its moment in the sun as money began to spill across sectors. As the DeFi boom subsided towards the end of summer, the NFT space began to see its highest volumes since late 2017 before ending the year with a bang fueled by historic crypto art sales…
BTCUSD Normalized (Current vs Prior Cycle Peak)
Bitcoin wasted no time in the new year, kicking off 2021 with a +35% gain in its first week of trading. While not a perfect correlation, BTC appears to be tracking its prior cycle quite closely. Its latest price run up has outpaced its previous recovery to a new all-time high, though one could certainly argue the market environment and momentum among prominent investors should cause bitcoin to run a bit ahead of schedule.
As mentioned, we will continue to iterate on the design of our Delphi Debrief based on your feedback—so please let us know which section you enjoy the most and what else you’d like to see!
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