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Nov. 10, 2021

Mission DeFi - EP 27 - Simone Pomposi from Fantom - Driving forward one of the fastest growing chains in DeFi

Mission DeFi - EP 27 - Simone Pomposi from Fantom - Driving forward one of the fastest growing chains in DeFi

Guest Info

Name of Guest: Simone Pomposi

Name of Project: Fantom Blockchain

Twitter URL of Guest: https://twitter.com/theotherpomp

Project Twitter URL: https://twitter.com/FantomFDN

Project URL: https://fantom.foundation/

Project/Guest Description: Simone is the CMO for Fantom

Why they are a guest: Fantom is a fast, high-throughput open-source smart contract platform for digital assets and dApps.

## Show Notes

Background:

20 years in advertising

Commercial and art

Phillips auction house

Creative production

Worked at Ferrari

Photographer

What it is like being a CMO of a crypto project. 

Andre Cronje - yearn

Speaking in 2017 at iota, holochain event with Fantom

Involved at beginning as advisor

A few months later her became heavily involved

Core team members with Michael Chen and Chong

Co-authored consensys

DeFi at early stages Andre

Why is Fantom’s community so passionate? 

Born in bear market

People invested and then helped to grow it

Originally  created in Korea

Just a few months after the sale

Consensus mechanism

Gaming is a big focus upcoming for Fantom and they are seeing more and more game devs coming to them. 

How got into crypto:

2013 Co-worker - Mark

Talked about bitcoin

Tech background

Bought on coinbase

Michael Chen CMP

Joined Fantom community early

Meetup in NYC Andre Cronje


How involved is Andre?

Not hard core developing.

Author of the consensys mechanism

Major decision maker

Artium.

Michael Kong CEO

What is powerful about Fantom?

1 second

Use case - Reaper.farm

Auto compounding vaults

How do people fund apps on Fantom

Recruiting developers

Tech vs users

Austin - Community members

FTM alerts

Projects.fantom.network

Lets talk about community management and building.

It can be a great time, but it can be difficult


Loot

Fantom build apps/games


Real world applications

Afghanistan

ERP systems

CBDC talks

Pharmacy meds are counterfeit or not

Check it

Minister of health of afghanistan


Reaper.farm

Spooky

Smooth

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