If there were a juggernaut in the Web3 space, it is clearly MakerDAO. What they’ve enabled with the DAI stablecoin has changed the entire decentralized finance landscape (DeFi).
Redeemable DAI (or rDAI) is one platform enabling such returns, and their founder, Miao ZhiCheng thinks that by continuing to focus on end users and less on engineering tech, DeFi can continue to grow.
SuperRare co-founder Jonathan Perkins has seen just how powerful monetizing artwork linked on chain can be and thinks the digital collectibles space is about to explode.
Tokens can do a lot of things, but AlphaWallet founder Victor Zhang thinks they can do more. His company has built a mobile wallet that supports traditional uses of Ethereum tokens, but they’ve also built a scripting engine that can take tokens and make them “smart.”
Eidoo’s Vice President of Engineering, Emiliano Bonassi, believes that by doing as much as they are, the company positions itself for growth both horizontally across markets and vertically within current markets.
Livepeer CTO, Eric Tang, believes that by incentivizing people to run video encoding services on a distributed network it will be possible to build highly scalable video applications with no single point of failure.
Unlock wants to make it easy for people to start using crypto to pay for services. Their founder, Julien Genestoux, wants the entire Web3 community to start using Web3 products more frequently, and he built a product that makes doing so incredibly easy.
Don Mosites, Co-founder of AirSwap, believes that by solving the user experience issues of Web 3.0, the entire market will continue to grow.
One of the better-known protocols in the space is bZx. They have built an open finance protocol to power tokenized margin trading and lending.
Matthew Wright, growth & strategy lead at Argent, believes that in solving user experience, the entire industry can help people enjoy the benefits of crypto without needing to know, or worry about, all of its complexity.