Justin Rice, VP & Head of Ecosystem at Stellar Development Foundation
March 06, 2023
Faisal Khan and Mike Townsend | Glassbox Media
Justin Rice is the Vice President of Ecosystem at the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF), a non-profit organization that supports the development and growth of Stellar, an open-source network that connects the world's financial infrastructure. In this role, he represents developers building on the Stellar network and coordinates members of the Stellar ecosystem, with an ultimate focus on the growth, development, and ongoing health of that system.
Prior to his current role, Justin worked in Stellar product development, where he helped build the StellarX exchange, which utilizes Stellar open-source technology. He holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Comparative Literature from Harvard University.
Intro: Justin Rice, VP & Head of Ecosystem at Stellar Development Foundation
Justin's Background Before Stellar
Conceptual Positioning of Stellar
MoneyGram Interoperates with Stellar
Stellar the Technology and Stellar Foundation
Products and Services that Serve in Consumers
Things that stand out, learnings, or Gaps that are still existing.
Is there a source of new funding that comes into the foundation?
Do you see the SDF as being something that is just destined to just die out?
The light side and the dark side of how it can work
How The FTX incident affects the Foundation Industry
SDF's investment and How the Projects have come about
Behind The Scenes to Make The Decisions on The Grants
Projects that Recently Funded, Projects that funded in The Past, and Successful Investments
Opinions on Some People Submitting Projects and Never Build Anything
A Reward instead of a Grant: Is that Possible?
Changes in Crypto Space and Views with the Current Condition