Which Ethereum-focused startups will survive the Merge?

As the Ethereum network transitions its system through a new upgrade called the Merge, many are wondering which startups within its ecosystem will be best positioned to thrive in a post-Merge world. Overall, it seems like the post-Merge startups that will succeed are...

Legendary investor Julian Robertson has passed away — but left behind many powerful mentees

His hedge fund investors didn’t want to listen to him when, in 1999, Julian Robertson questioned the sanity of the prices being paid for shares in nascent internet companies. So months after being berated for 15 minutes at an annual shareholders meeting at the...

Legendary investor Julian Robertson has passed away — but left behind many powerful mentees

His hedge fund investors didn’t want to listen to him when, in 1999, Julian Robertson questioned the sanity of the prices being paid for shares in nascent internet companies. So months after being berated for 15 minutes at an annual shareholders meeting at the...

Can VCs game crypto out of this downturn?

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Down bad

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Ondo’s decentralized investment bank matches crypto companies with capital providers

The crypto-based decentralized finance ecosystem has, despite bouts of volatility, been ballooning in terms of assets since last year’s “DeFi summer.” DeFi is quickly maturing, which means startups are spinning up new products left and right —...