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Do or DAI w/ Rune Christensen

Episode Summary

Rune Christensen, CEO of the Maker Foundation, Co-founder of Maker DAO—and DeFi legend—explains his journey from bitcoin maximalist to defender of crypto stability. We explore how Maker revolutionized community-powered governance processes via the DAO, where ideation, decision-making process, and execution are run by smart contracts. You will discover how this open-source-friendly framework created the foundational layer for DeFi and how Rune is helping lower gas fees through layer 2 solutions. Rune also shares his vision for crypto adoption relative to trust in global financial institutions.