Xin Xu is Founder of Sparkpool, the world’s largest Ethereum mining pool.
►The major differences between the GPU and ASIC mining industries
►Why GPU hardware offers a more diversified revenue stream beyond mining
►How Ethereum’s switch to Proof-of-Stake (POS) may impact the business model of large scale GPU miners.
02:02 - Introduction and background
07:02 - EthFans origin story and how Sparkpool started
15:39 - GPU mining vs. ASIC mining
23:35 - Mining pool vs. individual miners’ mining infrastructure strategy
25:39 - Risks of operating Ethereum mining pool
27:02 - Effect of mid-March selloff on Sparkpool
28:32 - Ethereum miners’ need for financial services
32:14 - What’s next for Sparkpool
34:53 - Rapid Fire
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