on the blockchain

ENS lit a spark.

“It feels like money was invented out of thin air. Or, maybe the value was sitting there all along, and it’s no different than a high-priced technology company IPO on the Nasdaq with instant liquidity. Maybe this is what it […]

tech, startups, internet

Can Uber ever deliver?

This is part 23 of Hubert Horan’s quest to highlight the bear case for Uber. “The press is still refusing to depict Uber accurately, as a rotting corpse.” Reading this forced me to look up their most recent financials and […]

thoughts of food

Grubhub is merging with European counterpart

There’s consolidation happening in the online food business. Grubhub had been in talks with Uber but those broke down because of antitrust concerns. I think we’re coming to the tail end of the VC-sponsored discounts for consumers in this market. | learn […]

tech, startups, internet

The VC Ponzi scheme theory. 

Chamath Palihapitiya is the founder of the uber-successful investment firm Social Capital, which has recently been in the news for some serious drama (google it if you’re curious). Chamath is interviewed here by Jason Calacanis and shares his controversial views […]