Everipedia co-founder Sam Kazemian talks about changing DeFi, stablecoins, and banking through his latest startup, Frax.
Sam Kazemian is an Iranian-American software engineer, entrepreneur, and cryptocurrency enthusiast. He co-founded Everipedia, the first decentralized online encyclopedia on the blockchain, with Theodor Forselius, Mahbod Moghadam, and Travis Moore in 2015.
In June 2019, Kazemian started working on “Frax” with former Federal Reserve nominee Stephen Moore. The company plans to design a stablecoin which maintains its stability through an algorithmically managed reserve of cryptocurrency and digital bonds.
What is your professional background and how did you get started in blockchain?
“I actually got into blockchain back in college through Bitcoin and altcoin mining in 2013-2014. I taught myself programming and crypto stuff as a side hobby while studying neuroscience and philosophy at UCLA.” Read More...