Five years after Masayoshi Son’s $100 billion fund shook the financial world, Softbank’s venture firm is crumbling. Can it be saved?
The e-commerce and gaming conglomerate was worth more than $200 billion a year ago. It has since lost $177 billion of its peak market cap and is leaving…
The New York-based venture firm has one of the industry’s most remarkable track records. Its success comes from deep thinking and unusual discipline.
YC has more weapons than any other player in venture.
With over $5.6 billion in total value locked, Aave is one of DeFi’s most dominant players. Its ambitions extend far beyond lending, with stablecoins and…
The payments company's cultural power may be its most remarkable trait.
Nova Labs’ Internet of Things network is one of crypto’s greatest achievements. In its next chapter, it’s pursuing an even more audacious goal: to…
The rapidly scaling startup is more than just a fearsome fraud prevention platform for fintech and crypto. It’s laying the foundation to become a…
The Midas List investor talks about religion, cyber warfare, and David Swensen.
The firm has spent billions attempting to transform itself into a tech company, exploring lending, savings, investing, and beyond. The initiative shows…
The “internet of blockchains” believes tomorrow’s builders will prioritize specialization and sovereignty. It represents a distinct view of crypto’s…
Reflections on crypto and trying to make sense of a nonsensical week.