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Cryptoeconomics

Links to the best articles, videos and podcasts about Cryptoeconomics.

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Why Monetary Maximalism could fall short of expectations

"Monetary maximalism is the idea that in a free market for money one big winner will emerge and that the “soundest” money is in the best position to do so."

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Crypto Hedge Funds Vs. Venture Funds

"Cryptonetwork founders, unlike those starting traditional equity businesses, now have to think about the fund structures of their investors. This is because the liquidity of cryptoassets brought the hedge fund model, which carries an active trading bias, to early-stage tech investing, a field historically dominated by venture capital. If you’re raising money for a cryptonetwork, each model has pros and cons depending on your goals, but understanding how they operate is key to making good decisions about how to structure financings."

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Intro to Radical Markets

"Straightforward presentation of the policies proposed in the book"

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MONEY CRYPTO VS. TECH CRYPTO

"When talking about Why Crypto Matters and where The Big Opportunity is, people often begin from different assumptions and starting points, and, more importantly, have a different end game in mind, which leads to confusion: investors are unclear what thesis they’re applying to the market, newcomers struggle to follow along, and maximalists spend endless energy trying to convince one group to think like the other, without fully appreciating where they differ (or align!) on first principles."

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Killing Crypto: Outlier Ventures’ 2019 Predictions

11 Predictions from Outlier Ventures

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THE STATE OF BITCOIN

"Long-Term Value Potential & Analysis"

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On bonding curves and charitable giving

"In other words, is there a way for charities to create viral donation mechanisms with inherent network effects, that maximise both the amount donated and the number of people donating?"

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A SIMPLE EXPLANATION OF HOW MONEY MOVES AROUND THE BANKING SYSTEM

"In this article, I hope to change this situation by giving a very simple, but hopefully not oversimplified, survey of the landscape."

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A Crypto Thesis

"Blockchain tech and cryptocurrency are the underpinnings of a new financial infrastructure, just as the internet was the underpinning of a new information infrastructure. Neither was, nor will be, built overnight."

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The Economy of the Future Won’t Rely on Money

"Conventional currency will one day be regarded as an ancient religion we outgrew"

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Validator Economics of Ethereum 2.0 — Part One

"Since the formal announcement of Serenity at DevCon4 in November we have seen a strong self organization of minds come together to debate and better define the specs of Ethereum 2.0. Topics such as network inflation, economic incentives, slashing, withdrawal period, attack vectors and worst case scenarios are all receiving a healthy debate, amongst many others."

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Funding Cryptonetworks

"When we invest, we think in terms of funding teams, and funding networks. Funding teams provides the financial capital to build the service. Funding networks supports growth by capitalizing the whole community. They’re very different kinds of investing, but both are essential to long-term network success."

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Strong and Weak Technologies

"Smartphones are a good example of a broader historical pattern: technologies usually arrive in pairs, a strong form and a weak form."

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The use of knowledge in computers: introducing nanoeconomics

"In his 1945 essay “The Use of Knowledge in Society”, Friedrich Hayek first drew attention the knowledge problem. Information is distributed throughout an economy. No central planner can effectively bring it together."

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Crypto Valuations Canon

"Coming from a traditional finance background, one of the things I miss the most is a clear way to value certain assets."

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Sending Money Back Home

"We surveyed 707 people who’ve sent money abroad about who they’re sending funds to, what the money is being used for, and what methods they’re using to do so – including the newest form of funds, cryptocurrency. Read on to explore the various ways money can change hands and cross borders."

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Crypto Theses for 2019

"My thoughts on the state of crypto in 2018 and where we’re headed"

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Two sides of the coin: the bifurcated near-future of money

"As Bitcoin today officially heads into its second decade of existence, this is a ripe moment to familiarise yourself with some of the fundamental changes in modern money, including the ways people store and transmit value, that I think you can expect to see in the near future"

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