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  • Investing in Optimism

    2021年02月25日

    Ethereum has proven itself to be an extremely popular computing platform, with both developer and user demand growing dramatically. Since May of 2020, the capacity used per block (a strong proxy for demand) has stabilized near 98%, meaning the … The post Investing in Optimism appeared first on Andr...

  • Investing in Reforge

    2021年02月24日

    The rate of technological change over the last decade has been astounding. We’ve not only seen new companies and industries established, but also entirely new jobs and skills. Yet there are parts of the economy—particularly in technology and adjacent fields—where … The post Investing in Reforge appe...

  • The Case for Default Insurance

    2021年02月18日

    Imagine you never had to think about buying insurance—that it was automatically attached to everything you own. Your apartment is broken into? Renters insurance came with your lease. Your dog breaks his leg? Your vet bills are covered. Your business … The post The Case for Default Insurance appeared...

  • Breaking Down the Payment for Order Flow Debate

    2021年02月18日

    In the wake of the GameStop short squeeze, payment for order flow—the practice of market makers paying brokers to execute customer orders—has fueled no small amount of debate: Is it a tactic deployed by large capital markets institutions to steal … The post Breaking Down the Payment for Order Flow D...

  • Investing in SeedFi

    2021年02月17日

    There are over 100 million people in the U.S. living paycheck to paycheck. Seventy percent of Americans have less than $1,000 saved and 45 percent have no savings at all. For many Americans, this story will sound familiar: You’re squeaking … The post Investing in SeedFi appeared first on Andreessen...

  • Investing in BigHat Biosciences

    2021年02月11日

    “Premature optimization is the root of all evil.”  – Donald Knuth, The Art of Computer Programming (1968) Imagine a 3D surface with peaks and valleys of complex shapes. Then expand that surface into many more than three dimensions, to account … The post Investing in BigHat Biosciences appeared first...

  • The Second Coming of RNA Medicines

    2021年02月10日

    The RNA technology underlying both the Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines could give us our fastest ticket out of the COVID-19 pandemic. With their rapid development and the early signs of success, RNA-based therapeutics are enjoying a well-deserved moment in the … The post The Second Coming of RN...

  • On Crypto Governance

    2021年02月06日

    Crypto protocols are meant to be governed by decentralized communities of stakeholders. Not because it’s more efficient, or important for ideological reasons, but because it’s necessary to unlock their core value proposition: that the underlying protocols will continue to run … The post On Crypto Go...

  • CartaX

    2021年02月05日

    For more than 100 years, companies have existed in a binary world, either private or public. Private companies have been highly restricted in how they can raise money, sell stock, provide employee liquidity, and otherwise manage their ownership. Public companies … The post CartaX appeared first on A...

  • Investing in Valon: Mortgage servicing that actually offers good service

    2021年02月02日

    Owning a home has long been the American dream: nearly two-thirds of Americans have purchased a home, most often with the help of a mortgage, yielding nearly $10 trillion (and growing) in residential mortgage debt. Most homeowners spend hours shopping … The post Investing in Valon: Mortgage servicin...

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