53 - Building DeFi on Layer 2 | Synthetix, Loopring, Immutable

Leading Developers at Synthetix, Loopring, and Immutable Come on the Podcast to Discuss Layer 2 and the Future of DeFi
Feb 22, 20211 min read

Justin Moses - CTO of Synthetix
Robbie Ferguson - Co-Founder & President of Immutable
Matt Finestone - Head of Business Development at Loopring

We discuss how these three voices in the crypto space have been integral in building successful DeFi products on the Ethereum mainnet. Listen in for a deep-dive into the different methods these protocols have taken to implement their apps on an Ethereum Layer 2.


  • Immutable NFTs & ZK-Rollups
  • Loopring & ZK-Rollups
  • Synthetix & Optimistic Rollups
  • Why Ethereum? Why Rollups?
  • Layer 2 Efficacy
  • Roadmaps for Synthetix, Loopring, and Immutable
  • Composability Issues
  • Layer 2 Fiat On-Ramps
  • Is Layer 2 Competing w/ ETH?





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