The internet changed the way we transfer and share value, and now blockchain technology is changing how we transfer value and assets. These assets can be land deeds, audio recordings, design files, event tickets, photographs, in-game assets, collectibles and so much more. The lack of programmability had curbed the potential of these digital and real-worldContinue reading “NFT: Unlocking Crypto for the Masses”
Serial entrepreneur and seasoned angel investor, Anderson Tan, has announced his involvement in multi-asset, top-performing VC firm Woodstock Fund. With upcoming exits in Airbnb and Palantir, he is set to be Managing Partner of Woodstock Capital Fund II.
Summary COVID-19 precipitated the current economic crisis. Liquidity injection again emerged as a panacea. But, Is liquidity injection a curse or a cure? It would be unfair to come to a conclusion without appreciating the origin of money, how money evolved, what is the current context, what are the consequences of the current economic systemContinue reading “The decade of digitization and digital assets”
Summary As human beings, we are defined by patterns. Our collective pattern defines society. We are empowered with choices – furthering the patterns, or breaking them or creating new ones. In the physical world, these choices could be social, economic, technological, or ecological. Based on the choices we make – good, bad, or ugly, weContinue reading “Patterns, Choices & Consequences”
‘DeFi’ or Decentralized Finance started out as a movement in late 2018 when a group of blockchain enthusiasts and visionaries realized the potential of the blockchain and distributed ledger technology to create new permission-less financial applicationsIn this study, we make an attempt to decipher the growth of DeFi, broadly tracking the growth of finance fromContinue reading “DeFi – The Road to 1 billion”