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What Crypto Needs to Build Next, Feat. Qiao Wang

The Breakdown

This episode is sponsored by Nexo.io, Chainalysis and FTX US. Qiao Wang is a creator of and core contributor to Alliance DAO, an accelerator for Web3 companies in decentralized finance (DeFi), infrastructure, distributed autonomous organizations (DAO), non-fungible tokens (NFT) and more. In this episode, he and NLW discuss the macro landscape, how this bear market is different and what he’d like to see entrepreneurs build during this quieter period.  - Nexo is a security-first platform where you can buy, exchange and borrow against your crypto. The company safeguards your crypto by relying on five key fundamentals including real-time auditing and insurance on custodial assets. Learn more at nexo.io. - Chainalysis is the blockchain data platform. We provide data, software, services and research to government agencies, exchanges, financial institutions and insurance and cybersecurity companies. Our data powers investigation, compliance and market intelligence software that has been used to solve some of the world’s most high-profile criminal cases. For more information, visit www.chainalysis.com. - FTX US is the safe, regulated way to buy Bitcoin, ETH, SOL and other digital assets. Trade crypto with up to 85% lower fees than top competitors and trade ETH and SOL NFTs with no gas fees and subsidized gas on withdrawals. Sign up at FTX.US today. - “The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features Nathaniel Whittemore aka NLW, with editing by Michele Musso and research by Scott Hill. Jared Schwartz is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. The music you heard today behind our sponsors is “The Now” by Aaron Sprinkle. Image credit:Westend61/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk. Join the discussion at discord.gg/VrKRrfKCz8.

25mins

26 Jul 2022

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BREAKDOWN: What Crypto Needs to Build Next, Feat. Qiao Wang

CoinDesk Podcast Network

The Alliance DAO core contributor gives his bear market wish list. This episode is sponsored by Nexo.io, Chainalysis and FTX US.Qiao Wang is a creator of and core contributor to Alliance DAO, an accelerator for Web3 companies in decentralized finance (DeFi), infrastructure, distributed autonomous organizations (DAO), non-fungible tokens (NFT) and more. In this episode, he and NLW discuss the macro landscape, how this bear market is different and what he’d like to see entrepreneurs build during this quieter period. -Nexo is a security-first platform where you can buy, exchange and borrow against your crypto. The company safeguards your crypto by relying on five key fundamentals including real-time auditing and insurance on custodial assets. Learn more at nexo.io.-Chainalysis is the blockchain data platform. We provide data, software, services and research to government agencies, exchanges, financial institutions and insurance and cybersecurity companies. Our data powers investigation, compliance and market intelligence software that has been used to solve some of the world’s most high-profile criminal cases. For more information, visit www.chainalysis.com.-FTX US is the safe, regulated way to buy Bitcoin, ETH, SOL and other digital assets. Trade crypto with up to 85% lower fees than top competitors and trade ETH and SOL NFTs with no gas fees and subsidized gas on withdrawals. Sign up at FTX.US today.-“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features Nathaniel Whittemore aka NLW, with editing by Michele Musso and research by Scott Hill. Jared Schwartz is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. The music you heard today behind our sponsors is “The Now” by Aaron Sprinkle. Image credit:Westend61/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk. Join the discussion at discord.gg/VrKRrfKCz8.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

25mins

23 Jul 2022

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The Web3 Founder’s Playbook | Imran Khan, Qiao Wang, AllianceDAO

Empire

In this episode of Empire, Jason is joined by Qiao Wang and Imran Khan, core contributors at Alliance DAO (the Y Combinator of Web3). Alliance DAO is a Web3 startup accelerator whose portfolio includes 0x, dYdX, Paraswap, Synthetix and top Web3 protocols.Qiao and Imran are former founders who now assist Web3's top entrepreneurs in building, launching and growing their products. As a result, the duo has a front-row seat to the latest trends and innovations in crypto. This episode is for you if you want to know what it takes to build a top Web3 product.We discuss: - how to think about tokenomics - why product should come before community- what tech stack developers are building on- why Qiao recommends launching your product on Avalanche- how to scale a team in Web3- the top 3 things founders should think about- why you shouldn't start a DAO, and much more!--Follow Qiao: https://twitter.com/QwQiaoFollow Imran: https://twitter.com/ImrankhanFollow Jason: https://twitter.com/JasonYanowitzFollow Empire: https://twitter.com/theempirepodSubscribe on YouTube: https://tinyurl.com/4fdhhb2jSubscribe on Apple: https://tinyurl.com/mv4frfv7Subscribe on Spotify: https://tinyurl.com/wbaypprw- -Referenced in the show:Empire's previous episode with Qiao & Imranhttps://tinyurl.com/bznjm8ubAlliance DAOhttps://alliance.xyz/Qiao's "Common Pitfalls for Web3 Founders" posthttps://twitter.com/QwQiao/status/1503365524272689156Imran's tweet thread on "leveraged CAC"https://twitter.com/lmrankhan/status/1501247894325768194Imran's tweet on a Robinhood acquisitionhttps://twitter.com/lmrankhan/status/1527353717741490178Imran's tweet on DAO treasuries growing to $11Bhttps://twitter.com/lmrankhan/status/1517551697148747777The Obol staking protocolhttps://obol.tech/- -ParaSwap:If you want to make a swap at the best price across the DeFi market, check out paraswap.io. ParaSwap’s state-of-the-art algorithm beats the market price across all major DEXs and brings you the most optimized swaps with the best prices and lowest slippage.- -(00:00) Introduction(01:37) State of The Market(06:37) Is This Crypto's Last Cycle?(11:24) The Best Time To Launch A Product(12:49) Leveraged Customer Acquisition Cost(16:09) Don't Start Your Company As A DAO(18:02) Paraswap Ad(19:09) Why Do We Even Need DAOs?(21:26) Building Community Around A Project(24:47) Scaling a Team In Web3(26:55) The Use Case for Creator DAOs(30:22) How Do Builders Choose Which Platform to Build On?(35:42) Will Talent Flock to Ethereum L2s?(38:49) Web3 Unit Economics(42:38) Top 3 Things Founders Should Focus On(45:04) How to Think About Community(48:43) Is Coinbase undervalued?(49:59) Will Robinhood Be Acquired in 2022?(51:25) Coinbase vs FTX(51:56) Where is the NFT Market Headed?(55:08) Lido's Future Dominance--Disclaimer: Nothing said on Empire is a recommendation to buy or sell securities or tokens. This podcast is for informational purposes only, and any views expressed by anyone on the show are solely our opinions, not financial advice. Santiago, Jason, and our guests may hold positions in the companies, funds, or projects discussed.

56mins

6 Jun 2022

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Professor Qiao Wang - Exploring the Link Between Managers’ Motivation and Education

SciPod

In recent years, many researchers have been investigating the associations between wage, education, and productivity, to gather valuable insight that could guide business decision-making. Professor Qiao Wang at Capital University of Economics and Business in Beijing has recently carried out a study specifically exploring the possibility that the motivation and productivity of business managers could be affected by their levels of education.

8mins

19 May 2022

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EP15: Building crypto native products, with Qiao Wang, co-founder of Alliance DAO, the leading Web3 accelerator and builder community

Paradigm Shift

Qiao Wang is the co-founder of Alliance DAO, which is the leading web3 accelerator and builder community. In terms of impact, Alliance has helped accelerate 10% of the top crypto projects by market cap. Their most cohort had 30 companies building web3 products across DeFi, Social, NFTs and Gaming. Before Alliance, Qiao was the Head of Product at Messari which is a market intelligence product that provides advanced analytics for crypto.Special thanks to Roberto Riccio and Brian Ma for providing questions for this conversation.In today’s episode we discussCrypto Landscape What led to a perfect storm for decentralized technologies?How has pace of innovation progressed vs expectations?What could web3 native social networks/products look like?Opportunity Areas across DeFi, SocialNets, Gaming What are opportunity areas where Qiao is seeing startups get traction?What are some examples of interesting projects in different verticals?What are the main motivations for people playing games like Axie?What are some opportunities for financial products to build social experiences?Getting Messari off the ground to provide advanced analytics for crypto What was the unique insight when founding/building Messari?What were the first products / features that got PMF?How much to rely on intuition vs user feedback/research for crypto products?How did they approach pricing for their paid plans?How did they approach governance and tokens?Accelerating web3 with Alliance accelerator and community What is Alliance today and how did it start?How big is each cohort and what categories are most projects/companies in?How does the accelerator work and how does Alliance accelerate teams?What makes for a great Alliance founder?How to build Crypto Native products and companies When and how to launch a token?What are regulatory implications?How to fundraise for web3? How to vest?How to manage trade-offs between PMF and Tokens?How do SAFEs and SAFTs work?When and how to decentralize without losing vision and execution leadership?How to leverage DAOs in an effective way?Future of DAOs as Digital Nations How might DAOs re-shape society?What is the core value proposition of a DAO?How to build the right incentives with tokens and DAOs?How might DAOs enable digital nations with property rights and laws?Crypto and web3 trajectory What has to go right for crypto products to continue to go mainstream?Has crypto and web3 reached escape velocity? What are the biggest risks?Closing thoughts What are your superpowers that you like to lean on day to day?Who are some people that have given you a meaningful break?What books (or articles or podcasts) have had an outsized impact on your life?LinksApply to the next cohort of AllianceDAOFollow Qiao and AllianceDAO on TwitterHit subscribe to keep up with new episodes!Follow Ashish and Zane on Twitter for summariesClick here to give feedback — it only takes a minute.

49mins

22 Feb 2022

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AllianceDAO on raising $50M and this year’s biggest DeFi trends | Qiao Wang & Imran Khan

Empire

On this episode of Empire, Jason Yanowitz and Mike Ippolito are joined by Qiao Wang and Imran Khan of AllianceDAO. Not only are Qiao and Imran announcing big news about launching AllianceDAO & raising $50 Million, but they're also diving into all their thoughts on what DeFi Summer set up for the current state of crypto, the metaverse & gaming projects they're interested in. You won't want to miss this!--ParaSwap:If you want to make a swap at the best price across the DeFi market, check out paraswap.io.ParaSwap’s state-of-the-art algorithm beats the market price across all major DEXs and brings you the most optimized swaps with the best prices, and lowest slippage.Find out more about them at https://www.paraswap.io/--Empire is brought to you by Blockworks, a financial media brand delivering breaking news and premium insights about digital assets to millions of investors. For more content like this, subscribe to Blockworks' free daily newsletter: https://blockworks.co/newsletter/Follow me and Santiago on Twitter, @JasonYanowitz and @santiagoroel; let us know what you thought of the show!Subscribe to the podcast on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4UTePv1CR3APdKOiosR3Iq?si=41bc452345b649f9Subscribe to the podcast on Apple: https://apple.co/3srZf7M 

1hr 16mins

13 Jan 2022

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DeFi, Layer 1 wars & the Supercycle | Predictions with Qiao Wang

Empire

In this episode of Empire, Jason is joined by Qiao Wang, contributor to DeFi Alliance. As a former quant trader & now busy funding projects in the DeFi & Web 3.0 ecosystem, Qiao has a unique understanding of crypto's past and what new innovations lay in store for the crypto economy at large. While looking at the timeline of DeFi, they touch on the Layer 1 wars, DAOs, the 10 year supercycle and more. --Thank you to Avalanche for sponsoring Empire. Avalanche is one of the best and fastest growing smart-contract platforms in the industry.Learn more about them at https://www.avax.network/---Empire is brought to you by Blockworks, a financial media brand delivering breaking news and premium insights about digital assets to millions of investors. For more content like Empire, subscribe to Blockworks' free daily newsletter: https://blockworks.co/newsletter/

43mins

23 Sep 2021

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#71 - QIAO WANG

POD OF JAKE

Qiao is a Partner at The Defi Alliance. He previously co-founded and served as the Head of Product at Messari, now the leading cryptoasset information platform. He spent his early career working in finance as a quant trader at Tower Research. Alongside crypto, Qiao has become increasingly focused on longevity and the idea that we may be able to cure aging. Follow him on Twitter @QwQiao. [0:59] - How Qiao's background in quant trading led him to crypto [7:49] - Qiao's approach to investing in crypto [15:14] - The asymmetric nature of both crypto and longevity [28:09] - Personal health and longevity [36:47] - Managing stress and anxiety [46:09] - The current state of crypto and predictions for the future --- homeofjake.com

54mins

29 Jul 2021

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68 - Driving the DeFi Revolution with Qiao Wang from DeFi Alliance

The Unstoppable Podcast

In this episode of The Unstoppable Podcast, we’re talking to Qiao Wang. He’s a crypto investor, a partner at DeFi Alliance, and was previously head of product at Messari.Qiao talks about why regulators are so resistant to DeFi, and we discuss whether North America could lead the charge globally in terms of favorable crypto regulation.We talk about DeFi Alliance and how Qiao initially connected and started working with them. He explains how they decide which projects to take into their accelerator program, and also gives some advice for people working on early-stage DeFi projects.Qiao shares some of the DeFi projects he’s especially excited about right now and gives his thoughts on where the DeFi space is headed over the next year and the next decade. We also talk about what the future holds for DeFi Alliance.—You can follow Matthew on Twitter and LinkedIn, Diana on Twitter and LinkedIn, and learn more about Unstoppable Domains and our work here.You can follow our guest, Qiao Wang, on Twitter and learn more about DeFi Alliance here.—Don’t forget to rate, download, and subscribe to the podcast so you won't miss an episode and we can keep producing awesome content for you.

44mins

26 Jul 2021

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EP.34 [CN] - Maple Leaf Capital / Qiao Wang: 一场放飞自我的治理讨论 / A Happy Governance Chit Chat

51% with Mable Jiang, Presented by Multicoin Capital

这一集是三个朋友关于去中心化治理的闲聊。我们谈到了权力分配/代表的程度,效率和民主之间的平衡。我们还讨论了现有实践中治理崩溃的可能性。最后,我们讨论了一些现有产品进入去中心化社交应用程序的潜力。谈话有很多有趣的点,有机会一定要收听! 推特: @MapleLeafCap / @QwQiao 更多信息,请移步官网https://multicoin.capital/zh重要声明:Mable Jiang或嘉宾在播客中的观点仅代表他们的个人看法,并不代表Multicoin Capital官方的观点。此播客仅用于提供信息,不作为投资参考。Multicoin Capital有时可能会在此节目中讨论的某些代币或公司中持有头寸。 This episode is a casual chat among three friends about decentralized governance. We talked about the degree of power division / representation, the balance between efficiency and democracy. We also chatted about the possibilities of governance breakdown in the existing practices. At the end, we talked about the potential of a few existing products going into a decentralized social app.The conversation was an absolutely BLAST. A lot of interesting points. You should definitely tune in! Twitter: @MapleLeafCap / @QwQiao For more information about Multicoin Capital, please visit https://multicoin.capital/. Important Disclaimers: All opinions expressed by Mable Jiang, or other podcast guests, are solely their opinion and do not represent the opinions of Multicoin Capital in any way. This podcast is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as investment advice. Multicoin Capital may hold positions in some of the tokens and/or companies discussed on this show.

50mins

24 Jul 2021

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