I was reading an article about Axie Infinity (the blockchain game taking crypto and the Philippines by storm) in The Verge this week, and the founder s…
My brother got married this weekend, so my Friday and Saturday nights were spent drinking and dancing instead of writing. I’m not complaining. But it m…
When I left EY in April, I had a sense of closure. My career in crypto started in 2013 and I had spent the last eight years working to legitimize crypt…
Risk. How likely is something to happen? That word - risk - and that question - how likely is something to happen? - are responsible for more money cha…
One of the greatest M&A stories of all time happened in 1988. RJR Nabisco, the resulting company after the merger of Nabisco brands and R.J. Reynolds T…
In April, my friend Patrick and I were having a conversation about Decentraland - a virtual world launched in 2019 that exists in part on the Ethereum …
Lately, more and more of my friends are joining DAOs. Some are passive members, others are active contributors. I assume a lot of this is due to DAOs b…
Mergers and Acquisitions was my favorite class in law school. For whatever reason, business and corporate law made sense to me. Evidence and Constituti…
I read a great quote recently from jazz legend Miles Davis… “It took me years to learn to play like myself.” What Davis meant was he spent years emulat…
When I decided to start a newsletter earlier this year, I was nervous. I admitted in my first issue that the two things holding me back from doing it e…
Standards dictate a huge portion of human interaction. When you’re in a certain country, you speak a certain language. When you drive a car, you stop o…
If you’ve ever posted a photo on Instagram or uploaded a video on Youtube, you are a participant in the creator economy. Large platforms like Youtube, …