The Call for Capital Efficiency

The Call for Capital Efficiency

 I spoke to a good friend of mine recently who’s an executive at leading VC portco the other day, mentioning something I’ve seen in companies around the ~ 3–10MM funding mark — that he also echoed. Many companies in the 3–10MM funding range require capital...
Next Stop, Ground Floor. Bargain Basement.

Next Stop, Ground Floor. Bargain Basement.

What a start to the week. Macro continues to hit constant headwinds leading to markets going even further south, a trend that will continue for the foreseeable future. CPI is through the roof, and despite rate hikes and the onset of QT I speculate it will continue to...
Ballast February Update

Ballast February Update

Hello Ballast Armada, Month one of Ballast was, to be completely honest, a mixed success. We made progress on the product, started to explore partners to help with the cross-chain nature of the dApp, made public the roadmap, and built a fantastic early community that...
Update on 2022 Grants and Compensation Schedule

Update on 2022 Grants and Compensation Schedule

January still saw the compensation agreement from 2021 carry over, an additional 100k tokens were allocated to four accounts. These along with the 2021 grants will begin vesting at the end of the mont via smart contract, the timeframe is still being worked out, but no...
Crypto and DeFi are self-fulfilling prophecies

Crypto and DeFi are self-fulfilling prophecies

The narrative is one of the biggest problems you see in crypto; you see it on Telegram, Twitter, Discord, YouTube. First, it’s a shill pump, then dump. A new project emerges — the people printing the token line up some Twitter and YouTube “influencers” all to drive...