Investment Thesis: Ethereum (ETH)
December 2020

This document aims to highlight Ethereum as an investment opportunity. It was written back in December 2020 but thought it would be good to share it to the public. Even though ETH launched in July 2015, the assets have got little traction among institutional…


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  • Over the next 30 years, an estimated $30 trillion of wealth will exchange hands from the baby boomers to Generation Xers and Millennials. …


This two short posts were first published on Common Market.

  • If you want to build a successful Fintech company you basically have two choices. The first is to build a back-end solution that is a must-have for all front-end Fintech solutions like Plaid or ComplyAdvantage. …


How should Central Bank launch their digital currencies?

The European Central Bank (ECB) recently published a working paper called (Tiered Central Bank Digital Currencies) CBDC and the financial system [Link]. Below a short summary

  • CBDC could be considered a third form of base money next to (i) overnight deposits with the central bank (available only to banks, specific…


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  • This short article aims to give an overview of the current state of the vintage watch market.
  • It is divided in four parts: (i) Macro overview, (ii) Business Models and Peer reviews, (iii) The current Data state and (iv) The data and opportunities. Note, the opportunity section has been…


While reading the book by Blockhead called, Seat Open — A memoir of Poker, degeneracy, and Friendship, It reminded me of InTrade

Background

  • InTrade was founded in 1999 and later acquired in 2003 by Tradesports who operated the websites Intrade.com, Tradesports.com, WallStreetSports.com, Prediction-X.com
  • Intrade’s system was one of the first…


Lacero

Hi Rashid, after a career in investment banking you started Lacero with Yuri Vizitei and Stuart Winter, can you share a bit of the background on yourself and your team members and how you met them?

Whilst working in finance I was an active investor in technology startups, and an…


European is leading in crypto but no one knows about it: A data-driven analysis of the London ecosystem — Part II

In the first part we gave a high level overview of the London ecosystem we found that there were 44 companies with $410m+ raised and 1,800 FTE+. In addition, we shared a snapshot of companies from early to late stage and corporates + investors.

In this second part, we’ll dive…


Yet while London is closing in on San Francisco on the traditional FinTech side, it seems farther away on the blockchain side. Pitchbook has San Francisco with more than 3x as many VC-backed blockchain startups as London. The two London startups that have most of their team members in the…


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