Foresight Ventures: Crypto Visions (1997–2022)

1997: Before The Beginning

The Sovereign Individual — — James Dale Davidson / William Rees-Mogg

2008: Bitcoin Birth

Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System — — Satoshi Nakamoto (creator of Bitcoin)

2011: What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin — — Fred Wilson (Union Square Ventures co-founder)

2013: Interesting Bitcoin

Coinbase — — Chris Dixon (a16z crypto founder)

Why I‘m interested in Bitcoin — — Chris Dixon

2014: Important Bitcoin

Why Bitcoin Matters — — Marc Andreessen (a16z co-founder)

2016: Here comes Ethereum

Ethereum is the Forefront of Digital Currency — — Fred Ehrsam (Paradigm and Coinbase co-founder)

Fat Protocols — — Joel Monegro (Placeholder VC partner)

2017: Crypto and Token

Bonus: Uniswap in 2017

Value of the Token Model — — Fred Ehrsam

Thoughts on Tokens — — Balaji Srinivasan (Coinbase CTO, a16z GP)

Crypto Tokens: A Breakthrough in Open Network Design — — Chris Dixon

Analyzing Token Sale Models — — Vitalik Buterin

Cryptocurrency’s Netscape Moment — — Elad Gil (Solo Capitalist)

Permissionless — — Alok Vasudev

The Slow Death of the Firm — — Nick Tomaino (1confirmation founder)

Big Banks And Blockchain — — Elad Gil

The Meaning of Decentralization — — Vitalik Buterin

A beginner’s guide to Ethereum — — Linda Xie

2018: Bubble?

Why decentralization matters — — Chris Dixon

And What Has the Blockchain Ever Done for Us? — — Balaji Srinivasan

Stablecoins: designing a price-stable cryptocurrency — — Haseeb Qureshi (Dragonfly Capital GP)

2019: Crypto Winter

Yes, You May Need a Blockchain — — Balaji Srinivasan

The future of decentralized finance — — Linda Xie

The Pseudonymous Economy — — Balaji Srinivasan

2020: Crypto is Ready

Credible Neutrality As A Guiding Principle — — Vitalik Buterin

A Beginner’s Guide to Decentralized Finance (DeFi) — — Sid Coelho-Prabhu

The Ownership Economy — — Jesse Walden (Variant Fund founder)

Bitcoin for the Open-Minded Skeptic — — Matt Huang

Creators, Communities, and Crypto — — Fred Ehrsam

What explains the rise of AMMs? — — Haseeb Qureshi

Ethereum is a Dark Forest — — Dan Robinson and Georgios Konstantopoulos

2021: Believe in Crypto

Surviving Crypto Cycles — — Fred Ehrsam

The Value Chain of the Open Metaverse — — Packy McCormick (Not Boring founder)

MEV and Me — — Charlie Noyes

NFTs make the internet ownable — — Jesse Walden

NFTs and A Thousand True Fans — — Chris Dixon

A beginner’s guide to DAOs — — Linda Xie

The Most Important Scarce Resource is Legitimacy — — Vitalik Buterin

The Great Online Game — — Packy McCormick

India & Crypto series — — Balaji Srinivasan

Own the Internet — by Packy McCormick

Why web3 matters — — Chris Dixon

Composability is Innovation — — Linda Xie

The Strongest Crypto Gaming Thesis — — gubsheep

Endgame — — Vitalik Buterin

Trading the metagame — — Cobie

The Mirrortable — — Balaji Srinivasan

2022: Unpredicted World

2021 NFT Year in Review — — 1confirmation

Soulbound — — Vitalik Buterin

Hyperstructures — — Jacob Horne (Zora founder)

Sufficient Decentralization for Social Networks — — Varun Srinivasan

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