Ep. #39: Zilliqa – The Sharded Blockchain with Xinshu Dong (CEO Zilliqa)

In this week’s episode, we speak to Xinshu Dong, the CEO of much talked about Blockchain protocol Zilliqa. Tune in to hear about:

• Xinshu’s background, how Zilliqa came about and the backstory behind how the name came about
• What sharding is and why this method was chosen to solve the problem of scalability
• How Zilliqa stands relative to its competitors such as Ethereal, Dfinity and Algorand
• Zilliqa’s network design and sample transaction
• Discussions around the recent main net launch including performance, who is building on Zilliqa and how to port over to Zilliqa
• General outlook on the Blockchain and cryptocurrency ecosystem