Non Custodial Staking, Economics and the Recipe for Success with Guillem Ferrer


7 December 2023

56 mins 54 secs

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About this Episode

This episode of the #citizenweb3 podcast features Guillem Ferrer, from Dragon Stake

DragonStake is a blockchain security team specialising in non-custodial staking. The team operates validators on various high-profile Proof of Stake networks, such as Cosmos, Polkadot, Kusama, Kava, Avalanche, Evmos, and plans to expand to Ethereum in the future. The team actively engages with the networks it supports and aim to participate in testnets from their early stages.

Our guest Guillem Ferrer details how we went from initially being critical of Bitcoin, to actively trying to grow and promote Web3 education across platforms.

We spoke to Guillem Ferrer about DragonStake and:
  • The vision needed to see the future from a white paper
  • Proof of Stake vs Proof of work
  • The secret to community building
  • The barriers of entry to Ethereum validating
  • Non Custodial Staking
  • Values driving chain selection
  • Decentralization
  • How best to counter the reputation damage done by bad actors in web3
  • Economics
  • Aligning with the correct people as a recipe for success
  • The inevitability of regulation and why it may be a good thing
  • Testnets as a starting point for validators
  • Solutions to tribalism

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