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Crypto-native insurance

This is a great primer on the state of the crypto insurance market, including the problems that need to be solve to really unlock its potential. Written by Fred Ehrsam, who “personally secured the first ever crypto insurance (I believe) […]

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DeFi: Degenerate finance

Messari’s Unqualified Opinions this week is excellent. “The major themes of this week can be broken down into the divergent paths between Bitcoin and Ethereum’s DeFi ecosystem. Bitcoin put on its best boardroom suit and tie, while DeFi went from […]

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Crypto theses for 2020

From Ryan Selkis (TBI), the publisher of the original list from 2017. If you’ve lost touch and want to catch up on crypto efficiently, this will do the trick. “Consider this Messari’s research foundation for the next decade. 120 people, […]

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PayPal freezes payments to Pornhub models

In a perfect example of “yeah, that’s what crypto is for”, a payments provider has single-handedly decided to stop supporting about 100k performers who were being paid by Pornhub. PayPal has never been the friendliest of organizations to work with […]