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Nikhil Shamapant On Ethereum to $150,000, Triple Halving and NFTs

Macro Hive
Finance, Economics, FX, G7, Investment Strategies, Macro

Nikhil recently published an influential investment report titled ‘Ethereum, The Triple Halving’, and has been researching cryptocurrencies and the Ethereum ecosystem since 2020. Outside of markets, Nikhil is an incoming medical resident at University of Colorado internal medicine. Nikhil completed his undergraduate degree at Rice University where he studied Philosophy and Cognitive Science. He then completed his medical school at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. In this podcast we discuss:

  1. Key differences between Bitcoin and Ethereum
  2. Consensus algorithms: proof-of-work vs proof-of stake
  3. The selling pressure of miners on Bitcoin
  4. The triple halving for Ethereum
  5. Impact of EIP1559 and halving
  6. Base case price target for Ethereum of $30,000-$50,000
  7. Dynamics of an overshoot to $150,000
  8. The growth of staking derivatives
  9. Can Cardano and Solana dislodge Ethereum
  10. Future of NFT and the metaverse
  11. Book that influenced Nikhil: Doing Good Better (MacAskill)

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