Devcon 2 and the State of Ethereum

Last week the biggest blockchain-focused developer conference took place in Shanghai, China: Ethereum’s DevCon 2. Epicenter show host Meher Roy was at the conference and brought back his impressions and insights for a comprehensive discussion of the current state of Ethereum projects and the Ethereum community.

Topics we discussed in this episode
  • What Ethereum’s developer conference DevCon 2 was like
  • The big change in going from concepts to alpha version over the last year
  • The continued lack of sustainable business models in Ethereum
  • The lack of interest by Venture Capitalists and the big tech companies in Ethereum and blockchain technology
  • The current state and incentive problems of crowdsales
  • Three areas of focus in Ethereum: Scalability, Privacy and Governance
  • The search for the next protocol