"Your $100 million ICO is not a success. It is a debt to the community. You owe us a $100 billion protocol. Good luck delivering." - Richard Burton
Ethereum and digital assets in general still have two massive barriers: usability and scaling. Most utility as of late for cryptocurrency has been focused on the speculative aspect, but there are many entrepreneurs and product developers coming up in the space to break down the walls of usable protocol interaction.
In this cast we chat with the outspoken Richard Burton on his venture to build a protocol first wallet called Balance Manager, and his desire to curate a community focusing on building useful things, rather than shipping poorly designed tokens.
In particular we touch on:
- Protocolism - a small shift that could have big impacts
- The road to building Balance, highs, lows and in between
- The big differences between thinking as an entrepreneur in crypto land and not
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Music Credits to: Dlay — Far Away Place (Intro) The Ant — Libby Hill
Design inspiration: BlockChannel Media (check out their podcast for more crypto 🙂!)