Erik Voorhees on Turning ShapeShift Into a Decentralized Autonomous Organization

Crypto pioneer and ShapeShift founder Erik Voorhees comes on the podcast to talk about his most radical decision to date: decentralizing ShapeShift fully into a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO). We talk the company's history, and how regulatory issues caused significant issues, and how new decentralized exchange architecture allowed for a shift to something more sustainable. We also talk the decision to then get rid of the entire corporate structure and move to a full DAO model, along with what exactly that would look like. Finally, we go over some of the complexities and challenges facing a DAO model and whether or not the current ShapeShift team, including Erik, are ready to face them head-on.

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