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Money Is Broken, But Its Future Is Not

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Tyler Winklevoss

Last Monday, Cameron and I gave a keynote presentation at the 2014 Money20/20 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. If it’s any indication of where money and payments are going, the two hottest topics at the conference this year were Bitcoin and Apple Pay. Two years ago, as far as the conference and attendees were concerned, (…)

The Jetsons Fallacy – Part I

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Shaun Springer

Who didn’t watch The Jetsons with fascination and hope that one day our homes would someday be smart and automated? It captured the imagination of many, including one of our portfolio company entrepreneurs Shaun Springer. Shaun is the founder of Astro, a company that aims to create “Simpler Solutions for a Smarter Home” starting with (…)

The Rise of Anonymous Networks

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Cameron Winklevoss

On or about 2004, the World Wide Web underwent a paradigm shift from static, passively consumed web pages to content that is interactive, user-generated and collaborative on a global scale. This inflection point, referred to as Web 2.0, was not so much a technical line in the sand as a semantic one, acknowledging the behavioral (…)

Coachability

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Cameron Winklevoss

Last week, it is was announced that one of our portfolio companies, Hitch, had been acquired by Lyft. I am excited that their innovative ride-sharing algorithm and platform will now be available to even more riders. This summer, two weeks after launch, Hitch completed their first pairing of three riders (3 distinct pickups w/ 3 (…)

Bitcoin: The Internet of Money

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Cameron Winklevoss

Today I am posting a presentation I gave with my brother Tyler at the Value Investor’s Congress (VIC) on September 17, 2013; just over a year ago (53 weeks to the day to be exact). For those of you who are not familiar with this conference, it attracts some of the most skilled and experienced public (…)