Ganesh Swami, CEO of Covalent Explains Covalent’s Technology - Ep. 27

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In this episode, Bobby Ong, co-founder of CoinGecko is joined by Ganesh Swami, the co-founder and CEO of Covalent. Bobby interviewed Ganesh on the background of Covalent, differences between Covalent and The Graph, his thoughts on ETH 2.0 as well as Covalent’s plans for 2021.
[00:00:02] Intro
[00:01:19]
Introduction of Covalent
[00:05:46]
Users of Covalent
[00:11:40]
Differences between Covalent and The Graph
[00:10:40]
Index Data for Layer 1 and Layer 2 solutions
[00:18:35]
Thoughts on ETH 2.0
[00:24:49]
Effect of Layer 2 solutions on ETH DeFi ecosystem
[00:29:25]
Plans for Covalent in 2021
[00:31:27]
Where to follow Covalent
Quotes from the episode:

“If you want to get a balance of every ERC20 token in your wallet, that is not a question that The Graph can ever answer. But Covalent can answer that in 300 milliseconds.” [00:12:43]

“And so I would say Ethereum is kind of like the Jack of all trades, but it's not the best probably at every single use case, but it can definitely build a specialized blockchain for a specific use case and carve out your niche.” [00:23:44]

“We do have a token. We will be announcing a lot of that stuff soon, but I would say the big milestones for Covalent this year would be our public sale, which is sometime in Q2." [00:30:20]
Links
Covalent - https://www.covalenthq.com/
CoinGecko - https://www.coingecko.com/
Social Media
Covalent:
https://twitter.com/Covalent_HQ
https://t.me/covalentofficial

CoinGecko:
https://twitter.com/coingecko
https://t.me/coingecko


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