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Two Coins You Should Sell Right Now

By Vin Narayanan on March 24, 2023

Don’t let this recent bitcoin rally fool you. Even though bitcoin is up about 5% over the last seven days and up 20% over the last month, the markets are in a dangerous spot. Much of bitcoin’s rally can be attributed to a big bet placed by Balaji Srinivasan, Coinbase’s former chief technology officer and an extraordinarily gifted…

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KMX Technologies Attracts Powerful Partners

By Andy Gordon on March 23, 2023

KMX Technologies is raising again. We recommended the company to you last July at a $40 million valuation. At the time, everything was beginning to come together for the company and its innovative approach to lithium production.  So it’s not surprising that KMX has made significant strides since then, including signing…

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The late stage secondary market is the perfect hunting ground for bargains. Take Stripe for example. In 2021, the payment processor raised at around a $95 billion valuation. In 2023, it’s raising at around a $55 billion valuation. And there are many more companies like it that have slashed their valuations dramatically. But why are we…

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Startup Insider: How to Evaluate AI Companies

By Early Investing on March 29, 2023

The markets are experiencing an artificial intelligence (AI) gold rush. There are at least 50 AI companies being incubated at Y Combinator. And new AI startups keep cropping up with bigger and bigger valuations. AI company Cohere is reportedly looking to raise money at a $6 billion-plus valuation. Stability AI is reportedly seeking a $4 billion valuation. Mobius…

Balaji Srinivasan Bets on Hyperinflation

By Vin Narayanan on March 24, 2023

Crypto Market Musings Bitcoin is soaring. It’s up more than 20% over the last 30 days and up about 5% over the last seven days. It’s trading at $27,928.74 as of this writing. Ethereum is up a more modest 10% over the last 30 days and about 1.5% over the last seven days. It’s trading at $1,771.63 as…

Crypto Insider: Behind the Bank Runs

By Early Investing on March 22, 2023

Banks are having a rough month. First Silvergate Bank collapsed, with the company announcing its liquidation on March 8. Then Silicon Valley Bank collapsed two days later on March 10. And then two days after that, on March 12, Signature Bank was shut down by regulators.  By the numbers, Signature Bank’s collapse is the third-largest failure…

Where Silvergate, SVB and Signature Went Wrong

By Vin Narayanan on March 17, 2023

For people my age, Han Solo telling Luke Skywalker “Great, kid! Don’t get cocky!” after Luke shot down a ship for the first time is a seminal movie moment. As a kid, I didn’t even know what “cocky” meant! But I knew the line was hilarious. I repeated it over and…

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