DEXs

1/ Today Uniswap Labs, PancakeSwap, and DODO constitute more than 75% of total volume. 2/ The largest selling point is they're non-custodial, i.e., you are in control where centralized exchanges (CEX) are the opposite. DEXs range from orderbooks, AMMs, to hybrids. 3/ Orderbooks allow buyers and sellers to set offers around assets. These offers get… Continue reading DEXs

NFT: Companion In A Box

I minted a few Companion's In A Box (CIAB) yesterday. My favorite is #767 (below). CIAB is an NFT project that a few friends and I dived into after researching newly released projects. We can create some pretty cool characters of our choosing. Companion #767 Run by Michel Wang, a designer by trade, his approach… Continue reading NFT: Companion In A Box

Genie.xyz – Scott Grey

The Fintech Friday's crew is continuing our #Web3 deep dive by capping off January with Scott Gray, CEO, and founder of Genie. ⚡₿⚡Scott is joining us this upcoming Friday at 0800 PDT.Launched in November 2021, Genie is considered the first NFT marketplace aggregator and has already transacted over $150M. We will cover Genie, as well… Continue reading Genie.xyz – Scott Grey

Economics of Staking (and lending)

Recently speaking with someone who loves everything crypto, she and I got into the guts of staking. Unbeknownst to me, I didn't have as full of a grasp of the dynamics of this growing marketplace. It is exciting, to be honest. The act of staking provides another way for owners of particular digital assets to… Continue reading Economics of Staking (and lending)

The Continued Shift in Financial Advisor Technology

This post is a continuation from my original in 2019. I’ll quickly cover my initial hypothesis and provide any updates, then move into what I believe may be coming down the pipeline in this exciting space. If you haven’t read the initial post, it may be worth quickly pursuing that first. VC investments have hit… Continue reading The Continued Shift in Financial Advisor Technology

March’s FinTech Friday Schedule

Super excited for March and the upcoming convos alongside Jane, Yann, Cokie, and Vaibhav 🔥 March 5th (last week) we talked to Asya of First Boulevard. On unapologetic banking built for Black America. https://lnkd.in/dgFyz4h March 12th we’re talking to Billie & Rob of Daylight. On banking for LGBT+ people by LGBT+ people. https://lnkd.in/ei_D46u March 19th… Continue reading March’s FinTech Friday Schedule

I’ll admit, I’m pro HODL.

It's only a matter of time before the use of blockchain becomes fully adopted across industries, a stable coin (or one similar to Lira, but not through Facebook is created and adopted) and cryptos are both traded as currently and used as investment vehicles at scale. One large piece of the puzzle is institutional adoption… Continue reading I’ll admit, I’m pro HODL.