How we dug 21.co out of an $80 million hole, turned it into Earn.com, built it into a fast-growing business with millions in revenue, and sold it to Coinbase.

In May 2015, I became CEO of a company that was in a very difficult situation.

21.co had been started as…

Tokens are early today, but will transform technology tomorrow.

The exponential rise of non-Bitcoin tokens prior to the coming correction. Data from coinmarketcap.com/charts

In 2014, we wrote that “Bitcoin is more than money, and more than a protocol. It’s a model and platform for true crowdfunding — open, distributed, and liquid all the way.”

That new model is here, and it’s based on the idea of an appcoin or token: a scarce digital…

Balaji S. Srinivasan

MIT TR35, Stanford PhD, papers in clinical/microbial genomics. Cofounder/CTO of diagnostics co sold for $375M. Former CTO of Coinbase, GP Andreessen Horowitz.

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