71. Blockchain Investing, Part 1 (William Mougayar)

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William Mougayar of Virtual Capital Ventures joins Nick to cover Blockchain Investing, Part 1. We will address questions including:

  • Mougayar Blockchain InvestingCan you start off by telling us about your background and how you became involved in both startup investing and studying the blockchain?
  • We hear investors talk about Bitcoin, crypotcurrencies and, of course blockchain. Can you begin by reviewing what each of these are and how they are inter-related?
  • Can you talk about why the blockchain extends well-beyond just crypto-currency applications?
  • How would you describe the blockchain stack?
  • What are some examples of the things that the blockchain can enable?
  • What are the key potential impacts the blockchain may have on the consumer-side?
  • And, how about for business? What are some of the impacts on the business, industry and/or gov’t side?

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