Web3 Innovators

New Funding Models with Impact Staking

August 30, 2023 Conor Svensson Season 7 Episode 5
Web3 Innovators
New Funding Models with Impact Staking
Show Notes

In this episode of the Web3 Innovators podcast, Conor Svensson, founder of Web3 Labs, interviews Rajesh Sinha, Co-founder and COO of Launchnodes. Launchnodes is focused on providing non-custodial, enterprise-grade Ethereum solo staking services on leading cloud platforms and client-zone hardware. Rajesh discusses his journey from traditional finance roles to founding Launchnodes, his insights into the potential of blockchain technology, and the evolution of staking and its impact on the financial landscape. The conversation delves into how staking can bridge the gap between crypto and traditional finance, the challenges of Ethereum's transition to proof of stake, the emergence of impact staking, and the broader future possibilities of staking and blockchain technology.

Key Moments:

  • Rajesh's journey from traditional finance roles to founding Launchnodes.
  • The excitement around the potential of blockchain technology and its impact on various industries.
  • Launchnodes' focus on making Ethereum solo staking more accessible to a broader audience.
  • The role of Launchnodes in providing solo staking services and supporting other blockchains.
  • Regulatory challenges and the gradual integration of traditional financial players into digital assets.
  • The vision for staking in the future, including making the user experience more user-friendly.
  • The potential for staking rewards to be integrated into various financial products and services.
  • The importance of transparency and data-driven impact assessment in charitable initiatives.
  • Future possibilities for using staking rewards to fund diverse initiatives beyond financial products.

Standout Quote:

"We think Ethereum is going to change the world. We think Ethereum in particular is going to be a general-purpose technology. It's going to help bank the unbanked. It brings programmable money to the world. So it's all super exciting and super powerful." 


Website: Launchnodes

Twitter: @launchnodes

LinkedIn: Launchnodes

Contact Rajesh Sinha: LinkedIn

Rajesh Sinha is the co- founder of Launchnodes. Launchnodes helps financial businesses and individuals stake their assets independently.  They maximise customers’ returns by providing the nodes and maintaining infrastructure required to run non-custodial staking operations.

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