Astrochat with Axelar co-founder Georgios Vlachos

Can you talk about your background and how you contribute at Axelar?

How did Axelar come to be and how long has it been under development?

How does Axelar work at a high level?

What differentiates Axelar from popular bridges and IBC?

How many assets do you currently support and what sort of volume are they seeing?

Why did Axelar decide to support Terra 2.0?

If I hold axlUSDC on Terra 2.0, what am I actually holding? And what happens with the original USDC that was issued on say Ethereum?

What do you see in the coming years for Cosmos and more broadly cross-chain crypto transactions?

  • Multi-chain deployment: Deploying an app on every chain, while using interoperability to connect all the different instances together
  • Cross-chain deployment: Deploying an app on a single chain, while using interoperability to compose with applications and assets on every chain.

Where can people find out more about Axelar?

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