HODL That Thought Podcast #8: How the decentralised exchange protocol Loopring works

Posted: 10 May 2018 11:55 pm

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In this episode the crew play an interview with Daniel Wang, the founder and CEO of the Loopring Foundation. Loopring is a decentralised exchange protocol. In the interview Daniel explains how Loopring works, how it’s different to competitors and his thoughts about users jumping from decentralised to centralised exchanges.

Also on the podcast, Adam, Liz and Marc talk about the Bank of Japan stating that they have no plans for an upcoming crypto of their own, the Australian Federal Police watching illegal crypto transactions, and IMF Christine Legarde’s praise of cryptocurrencies.

In funnier news, the crew also speak about Craig Wright’s plagiarism accusations, Ian Balina’s alleged livestream hacking and Pornhub’s acceptance of Verge.

At the end of the episode Adam, Marc and Liz also present their own ICOs to a panel of esteemed judges in the podcast’s very own shark tank.

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  • 2:05 – competition

Moving the needle


Tales from the Crypto – Interview with Daniel Wang, Loopring

  • 19:24 – Loopring basic introduction from James
  • 20:47 – How has Daniel’s experience running an exchange shaped his vision for Loopring?
  • 23:03 – How is Loopring different to the current decentralised competition?
  • 26:00 – How would using the Loopring protocol work?
  • 28:36 – What is Loopring’s involvement with the Neon exchange?
  • 30:30 – What progress has been made with cross chain capabilities?
  • 33:00 – How do you feel about users stepping away from decentralised exchanges to centralised exchanges?
  • 36:42 – What are your thoughts for the future of crypto in China?

Are you broke yet?

  • 40:37 – Liz
  • 42:18 – Adam
  • 43:31 – Marc

Decrypted – The ICO shark tank

  • 45:02 – Introduction and explanation
  • 46:28 – Introduction to our panel of judges
  • 47:40 – Liz’s ICO
  • 52:47 – Marc’s ICO
  • 58:22 – Adam’s ICO
  • 1:02:03 – Judge’s decisions


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