Sam Conner and Tyler van der Hoeven from the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) discuss the current state of the Stellar Community Fund (SCF) and the robust launch of Stellar Quest.
The interview begins with Tyler in his parents' basement picking apples and planting pumpkins. It ends with Tyler's palpable excitement around Stellar Quest. Tyler explains how he found Stellar and how he ultimately got hired by the SDF. Sam and Tyler discuss the difference between the Seed Fund and the Lab Fund that are community funds available to help provide financial rewards to people building on Stellar.
The discussion ends on Stellar Quest and how participation has far exceeded Tyler's expectations. Tyler explains his vision for Stellar Quest to be the catalyst that onboards the next wave of Stellar developers.