Rodolfo Gonzalez Shares Why Foundation Capital Invested in Origin

Josh Fraser
Sep 24 · 1 min read

Foundation Capital is a well-known venture capital firm in Silicon Valley. They have built their reputation from investing in highly successful startups like Netflix, Rappi, and LendingClub. They have also invested in a number of companies focused on the sharing economy, including the ride-sharing giant, Uber. As an investor in Origin, Foundation Capital is now betting on a better, decentralized future for the sharing economy.

Rodolfo Gonzalez is a partner at Foundation Capital and recently recorded a video sharing why they decided to invest in Origin. In this video, Rodolfo talks about the history of marketplaces, how Origin fits into Foundation Capital’s thesis for the future, and why decentralized marketplaces like Origin are inevitable.

Learn more about Origin:

Origin Protocol

Origin is building the sharing economy of tomorrow. Buyers and sellers will be able to transact without rent-seeking middlemen. We believe in lowering transaction fees, promoting free and transparent commerce, and giving early participants in the community a stake in the network.

Josh Fraser

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Co-founder at Origin. Previously founded EventVue, Torbit & Forage. Engineer & rock climber.

Origin Protocol

Origin is building the sharing economy of tomorrow. Buyers and sellers will be able to transact without rent-seeking middlemen. We believe in lowering transaction fees, promoting free and transparent commerce, and giving early participants in the community a stake in the network.

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