Crypto Insider: Linking the Present and the Future
By Early Investing on November 7, 2022
As early investors, we often find ourselves looking to the future. We want to find the next revolutionary crypto project or startup — the companies that will change the world as we know it. But sometimes the world isn’t ready for those changes. As a result, many companies with truly innovative ideas and stellar teams still fail because they can’t convince the market to adopt their product. That’s why we were so excited to…
Behind the Pick: ID Verification That Maintains Your Privacy
By Early Investing on November 4, 2022
How many times have you needed to use some form of photo ID to verify your identity? For many of us, the answer is countless. Whether you’re opening a bank account, buying a car or even just picking up a concert ticket, photo identification is almost always required. …
New Pick: A Digital ID That Protects a Person’s Privacy
By Vin Narayanan on October 28, 2022
If a secure identity verification system… Doesn’t collect conventional identity touchpoints (like name, address, phone number, etc.) or traditional forms of identification (like driver’s licenses and passports) And can’t reveal your actual identity Can it actually work? And…
Crypto Monitor: The Vision and Venture Capital Behind Web3
By Early Investing on March 18, 2022
Andreessen Horowitz is a venture capital firm known for its focus on new technologies. The firm has $28 billion in assets under management across multiple funds — including $3 billion in crypto funds. And in January, a16z said it would raise $1 billion for Web3 seed investments.
The Metaverse Must Be Decentralized
By Adam Sharp on October 29, 2021
As soon as I saw the headline, I cringed. “Facebook changes its name to Meta.” The new name is a not-so-subtle reference to the Metaverse. Facebook plans to invest $10 billion to build an immersive VR platform (demo here).
Airdrop Alert: Beowulf
By Vin Narayanan on October 1, 2019
This week’s airdrop is Beowulf, a project using blockchain and artificial intelligence to create a decentralized communications network.
Facebook’s Coin Will Repackage the Status Quo
By Andy Gordon on May 8, 2019
Facebook is already being hailed as revolutionary for looking to create its own digital coin. But it hardly fits that description.
It’s Bitcoin’s Time to Shine
By Adam Sharp on August 4, 2017
The cards are lined up perfectly for bitcoin. Its primary competitors are all vulnerable to disruption.