Konstantin Richter is the Co-Founder & CEO of Blockdaemon. He is a serial software entrepreneur and has also held senior-level positions at prominent firms such as Nokia and Deutsche Telekom.

 

In this episode, Konstantin and I discuss:

– The difference between Blockdaemon and other infrastructure startups

– Key reasons why individuals and enterprises should outsource their blockchain infrastructure

– Blockdaemon’s business strategy – what Konstantin calls, “Decentralization-as-a-Service”

 

SHOW NOTES

[01:08] – What is Blockdaemon and who is Konstantin Richter? Introduction and overview

[04:50] – A more detailed overview of Blockdaemon

[08:21] – The difference between Blockdaemon and other blockchain infrastructure startups

[08:56] – Why outsource your full node?

[17:11] – Typical Blockdaemon clients and 3 typical use case buckets

[20:13] – Konstantin’s entrepreneurial roots and entry into blockchain

[24:42] – The difference between Blockdaemon and Infura

[26:14] – Blockdaemon’s competitors

[28:52] – Konstantin’s take on the blockchain “killer app”

[32:09] – His insights on blockchain, Bitcoin, and Ethereum in 10 years

[34:39] – Konstantin Richter’s parting piece of advice

[36:48] – How to get in touch with Konstantin and Blockdaemon

[25:32] – Conclusion

 

KONSTANTIN’S PANEL DISCUSSION AT REBUILD

 

RESOURCES DISCUSSED

AION

Stellar

Ripple / XRP

Algorand

Splunk

Nodesmith

Infura

Fabric (Hyperledger)

Quorum

Corda

ConsenSys

Polkadot

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Blockdaemon website

Twitter – @_blockdaemon

 

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