Rowan Stone (Coinbase) on Bringing Offchain Users Onchain (EP.483)

In this episode, we sit down with Rowan Stone who leads Business Development at Base – the layer-2 network on Ethereum launched by Coinbase earlier this year. Rowan expands on:

  • The decision to build Base using Optimism’s OP stack and the “Superchain” vision
  • The vectors of centralization in L2 networks and the path to decentralization
  • Early use cases on Base across DeFi, loyalty and the creator economy
  • The role of business development in growing an L2 network