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Why gCC invested in 1inch

Team Diligence in the COVID era If you’ve been reading our other posts about our other investments, you will understand…

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Why gCC invested in HashFlow

Today, Hashflow announced a 3.2M investment round. Dragonfly co-led Hashflow’s seed round alongside Electric Capital, joined by Alameda Research, Metastable…

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Why gCC invested in VEGA protocol

Arrington Capital and Cumberland DRW led a $5M round recently covered in Techcrunch this morning. This strategic round consists of…

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Why gCC invested in OpenSea

By Miko Matsumura, Evan Mair and Ray Zhang Today, our portfolio company, OpenSea announced a $23M funding round led by…

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Delta

0:00 Welcome 2:10 How did you get started with Delta? 5:09 Size of Derivatives Market 10:03 Why Derivatives Exist 14:50 Financial Assurance 16:21 Puts and Calls 19:49 Insurance 24:27 Sharpe Ratio 29:05 Derivatives and Institutional Capital 30:37 The Need for Liquidity 35:13 Yield, no free lunch. 37:17 XRP vs XLM Tether vs USDC 38:37 On…

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DeFi: Synthetix Derivatives: Meet $SNX Founder Kain Warwick

In this video I interview Kain Warwick the founder of Synthetix. TimeStamps 0:00 Welcome 1:49 Announcing Synthetix on Chainlink 7:23 Derivatives on Synthetix 8:35 DEX Volumes 9:21 SNX, Product or Protocol? 11:33 Decentralization Maximalism 13:49 Optimism and Roll-ups 16:29 Implementation of Optimism 17:40 Smart Contract Audits 20:25 DeFi Insurance 23:15 Mainstream Adoption 26:31 Governance 29:10…

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NFT OpenSea Non Fungible Token Exchange

I interview Alex Atallah who is the Founder and CTO of OpenSea, the world’s biggest and best exchange for Non-Fungible Tokens or NFTs which are collectible unique digital assets like Crypto Kitties.

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DeFi Solana SOL DeFi High Performance Blockchain

I interview Anatoly, founder of Solana (SOL) a high performance blockchain that will be underpinning a novel exchange called Serum (SRM) We talk about Ethereum scalability and the technical solution and novel layer one consensus that is represented by Solana. Fascinating technology and very interesting founder.

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DeFi Synthetic Assets with UMA Protocol

UMA allows for the creation of synthetic assets. This requires a price to move from off-chain to on-chain which is of course the Oracle problem. UMA embeds a novel form of oracle that only needs to be consulted during a dispute, for example during a liquidation event. Prices are pushed on chain during disputes. As…