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The Decentralized Future Series

by Ramon Recuero2/14/2018

A good method for discovering startup ideas is to look into technological breakthroughs and think about what they unlock that wasn't possible before. In this introductory post, we are going to use this framework to examine Bitcoin.

Building for the Blockchain

by Vincent Chen1/9/2018

If you’re here, we assume that you’re a developer/hacker who’s intrigued by the blockchain. You’re convinced that you understand how it works and now you’re itching to figure out what the blockchain means for you and your developer skill set.

Crypto Evolution

by Ramon Recuero10/30/2017

Bitcoin has already undergone several forks. A fork defines a moment in time when a specific digital currency gets split into two different currencies. A couple months ago, a Bitcoin fork created Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Another fork just created Bitcoin Gold last week. Segwit 2x will follow next month.

The Token Effect

by Ramon Recuero8/16/2017

Cryptocurrencies and tokens are becoming increasingly popular. In this post, we’ll explore the context that triggered this frenzy, the new possibilities tokens unlock, and why people are excited about its future.

Blockchain Investing with Olaf Carlson-Wee and Aaron Harris

by Y Combinator7/19/2017

Today's episode is with Aaron Harris, who's a partner at YC, and Olaf Carlson-Wee, who's the founder and CEO of Polychain Capital, a blockchain investing hedge fund. Olaf was also the first employee at Coinbase.

IPFS, CoinList, and the Filecoin ICO with Juan Benet and Dalton Caldwell

by Y Combinator6/30/2017

Today's episode is with Dalton Caldwell, who's a partner at YC, and Juan Benet, who's the founder of Protocol Labs, a YC company that's working on IPFS, Filecoin, and CoinList.

Employee #1: Coinbase

by Craig Cannon9/28/2016

A conversation with Olaf Carlson-Wee, Coinbase's first employee.