How Introducing Competition Fixes De-Fi w/ Anna George and Andrea Canidio (CoW Protocol)
Strange Water PodcastFebruary 12, 2024
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How Introducing Competition Fixes De-Fi w/ Anna George and Andrea Canidio (CoW Protocol)

Today’s guests are Anna George, CEO and Co-Founder and Senior Research Economist Andrea Canidio of CoW Swap. CoW Swap is a platform addressing the challenge of coordinating complex exchanges among individuals with diverse needs. Using an acronym for "coincidence of wants" (CoW), the platform enables users to express their trading intentions, such as swapping assets like ETH for specific tokens. The system employs specialized entities known as "solvers" to analyze and optimize multiple intents, forming intricate solutions. The platform's unique approach to facilitating communication between off-chain computation and on-chain settlement has contributed to its success, with over $1 billion in monthly trading volume. This conversation is an incredible look into CoW Swap - how it is built and how it works, and go through a lot of exciting CoW Swap roadmap/alpha.

de-fi,ethereum,distributed computing,