Another portfolio company that I caught up with was The Block. The company recently expanded their product line to include The Block Daily, which provides daily premium content, and a podcast called The Scoop.
Since I was in town, I swung by The Block office and was able to chat with Frank Chaparro and Matteo Liebowitz on The Scoop Podcast about investment trends, certain blockchain projects, and our philosophy. Check it out in the below link.
A full demonstration (with video) of how Enigma’s protocol can enable transactional privacy on Ethereum.
A Conversation with Charles Cascarilla, CEO & Co-Founder at Paxos
What can we learn from the history of the i nternet for the future of crypto?
IN THE TWEETS
The Block @TheBlock__[THE SCOOP] A Conversation with Paul Veradittakit (@veradittakit), Partner, Pantera Capital (@PanteraCapital) (via @fintechfrank & @teo_leibowitz) https://t.co/elpsr3oV0P
Offchain Labs has released the alpha version of its software, compatible with any Ethereum application to allow each smart contract to process more than 500 transactions per second. This comes coupled with its latest funding announcement – the company has nabbed an investment from Coinbase Ventures, the VC arm of the exchange.
With the launch of the Bakkt Warehouse last week, I’m reminded of the role that innovation and technology play in shaping the financial industry.
Learn and discuss with IDEO CoLab and other Pantera portfolio companies about the challenges of designing for traction.
Make no mistake, Bitcoiners are revolutionaries.
While the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has so far blocked a number of proposed bitcoin ETFs, two firms aim to launch a more limited option this week.
NEW PRODUCTS AND HOT DEALS
In this partnership, Chronicled’s MediLedger solution will serve as an integral part of SAP Information Collaboration Hub for Life Sciences, helping ensure patient safety and security for SAP’s customers in the pharmaceutical supply chain.
Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volumes, is launching its native stablecoin.
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Hi, I’m Paul Veradittakit, a Partner at Pantera Capital, one of the oldest and largest institutional investors focused on investing into blockchain companies and cryptocurrencies. The firm invests in equity, pre-sales/IEO rounds, and cryptocurrencies on the secondary markets. I focus on early-stage investments and share my thoughts on what’s going on in the industry in this weekly newsletter.
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