Eric Meltzer

Proof of Work: The tide is turning for state power

The following newsletter is republished with permission from Eric Meltzer of Primitive Ventures, a global venture investment firm with a focus on blockchain and related technologies. You can follow Eric on Twitter at @wheatpond and subscribe here to Proof of Work. Normally I try to avoid speculating on the medium-term or far future—my job is […]
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Jun 15, 2019, 3:00PM UTC

Proof of Work: DeFi needs a little more "De"

The following newsletter is republished with permission from Eric Meltzer of Primitive Ventures, a global venture investment firm with a focus on blockchain and related technologies. You can follow Eric on Twitter at @wheatpond and subscribe here to Proof of Work. Hi from Beijing! This is my last day in the capital—I’m heading to Shanghai […]
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Jun 8, 2019, 4:00PM UTC

Proof of Work: Made in China

The following newsletter is republished with permission from Eric Meltzer of Primitive Ventures, a global venture investment firm with a focus on blockchain and related technologies. You can follow Eric on Twitter at @wheatpond and subscribe here to Proof of Work.  Hi from Beijing! As always, the Chinese crypto scene is fascinating. Last year it […]
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Jun 2, 2019, 3:00PM UTC

Proof of Work: A Bitcoin covenant proposal

The following newsletter is republished with permission from Eric Meltzer of Primitive Ventures, a global venture investment firm with a focus on blockchain and related technologies. You can follow Eric on Twitter at @wheatpond and subscribe here to Proof of Work.  Today I’d like to highlight an interesting contribution from friend-of-PoW Jeremy Rubin, both as […]
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May 24, 2019, 1:57PM UTC

Proof of Work: Slow and Steady

The following newsletter is republished with permission from Eric Meltzer of Primitive Ventures, a global venture investment firm with a focus on blockchain and related technologies. You can follow Eric on Twitter at @wheatpond and subscribe to Proof of Work here.  “The Street finds its own uses for things”   —William Gibson Sometimes it takes […]
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May 18, 2019, 3:00PM UTC

Proof of Work: Binance gets hacked

The following newsletter is republished with permission from Eric Meltzer of Primitive Ventures, a global venture investment firm with a focus on blockchain and related technologies. You can follow Eric on Twitter at @wheatpond and subscribe here to Proof of Work. Binance suffered a hack this week, the specifics of which remain unclear. Some combination […]
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May 9, 2019, 6:31PM UTC

Proof of Work: the slow but steady process of institutional adoption

The following newsletter is republished with permission from Eric Meltzer of Primitive Ventures, a global venture investment firm with a focus on blockchain and related technologies. You can follow Eric on Twitter at @wheatpond and subscribe here to Proof of Work.  Hi from LA! I’ve been at a small conference for institutional investors and crypto […]
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May 1, 2019, 9:03PM UTC

Proof of Work: Back to building

The following newsletter is republished with permission from Eric Meltzer of Primitive Ventures, a global venture investment firm with a focus on blockchain and related technologies. You can follow Eric on Twitter at @wheatpond and subscribe here to Proof of Work.  Greetings from Boston! I’ll be in NYC from the 10th to the 12th—I love […]
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Apr 26, 2019, 5:57PM UTC

Proof of Work: Satoshi's Treasure, a global hunt for 1 million dollars in BTC

The following newsletter is republished with permission from Eric Meltzer of Primitive Ventures, a global venture investment firm with a focus on blockchain and related technologies. You can follow Eric on Twitter at @wheatpond and subscribe here to Proof of Work.  Good afternoon from sunny but ridiculously windy Boston. When I found out about Bitcoin […]
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Apr 18, 2019, 9:27AM UTC

Proof of Work: visibility into both the US and Asian crypto scenes

The following newsletter is republished with permission from Eric Meltzer of Primitive Ventures, a global venture investment firm with a focus on blockchain and related technologies. You can follow Eric on Twitter at @wheatpond and subscribe here to Proof of Work.  Hi from San Francisco! At Primitive, my partner Dovey and I feel that a […]
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Apr 8, 2019, 8:00PM UTC
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