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Fancy Chairs Can Explain Crypto

By Vin Narayanan on July 21, 2023

I spend several hours every day consuming crypto data and information. Only a fraction of that time is spent looking at prices though. I’m much more interested in bigger picture items like use cases, regulatory frameworks, inflation, monetary policy and other macro issues.  As I was reading up on Ripple’s partial victory over…

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This week, I’m making a different kind of investment recommendation — one that I think you’ll really like. For the past couple of years, I’ve been looking into investing in small businesses.  Small businesses account for about 44% of U.S. GDP. That’s $10.3 trillion in economic activity. But until recently, most investors…

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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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Imagine controlling a video game without a joystick, keyboard, or mouse… using only your mind. It sounds like a combination of telepathy and telekinesis… and like something only Professor X or Magneto could do. But it’s very possible. Dave Segal, founder of Naqi Logix, has done it himself. And…

Crypto Insider: Overcoming Crypto Skepticism

By Early Investing on June 14, 2023

It’s a tale as old as time. As one generation grows older, the next generation becomes more independent. The younger generation creates or popularizes new forms of technology, art, and culture, while the older generation tends to reject them — usually because the older generation doesn’t understand them.  How many generations of parents have been critical…

The SEC Can’t Kill Crypto

By Vin Narayanan on June 9, 2023

We’re entering a new phase in the development of the crypto ecosystem. The era of crypto exchanges and crypto businesses operating without any regulatory oversight are coming to an end. The European Parliament voted 517-38 in April on a comprehensive package of new rules aimed at regulating the crypto industry. The rules, on balance, appear to…

Startup Insider: All About Small Business Investments

By Early Investing on June 7, 2023

Small business investments are a growing asset class. Unlike startups, small businesses — like restaurants, bakeries, and breweries — can offer investors income streams right away. Small business investors typically get paid through interest payments or revenue sharing. But, as with any investment, small businesses do come with risks. In this episode…

Bitcoin Decouples From Stocks, Moves Closer to Gold

By Vin Narayanan on June 2, 2023

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Going Down a Collectibles Rabbit Hole

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