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Inside the GameStop Drama; U.S. Constitution, Auctioned

Ken Griffin and Marc Andreessen

The founder and CEO of market maker and investor Citadel gives his perspective on the frenzy that involved short sellers and ascendant retail investors.

IPOs and Beyond: A Guide to Exit Options for Companies

Blake Kim and Quinten Burgunder

From traditional paths (IPO, M&A) to alternatives (SPACs, DLs, secondary sales), here are the implications for valuation, dilution, liquidity, and more.

Beyond Metcalfe’s Law for Network Effects

Andrew Chen

Metcalfe’s Law persists today in discussions of network effects, yet is not enough for those in the industry who seek to create, scale, and compete using them.

Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) Canon

Sonal Chokshi, Zoran Basich, and Guy Wuollet

Resources for those who want to understand, build, and otherwise get involved in DAOs

Decentralized Identity: Your Reputation Travels With You

Scott Kominers and Jad Esber

"On-chain reputation" means your contributions and achievements will be public and searchable — impacting hiring, financial services, and creator engagement.

Blockchain Networks and the Human Factor: How to Know Whether They’re Accessible

Dieter Shirley and Benjamin Ebner

To successfully build consumer-scale crypto experiences, developers must think beyond throughput and latency. The question should be: Can you actually use it?

‘Play-to-Earn’ Gaming and How Work is Evolving in Web3

Arianna Simpson, Gabby Dizon, Jeffrey Zirlin, and Zoran Basich

An emerging model of gaming that provides real money for players is part of broader trends including web3, the future of work, and new types of networks.

The Overlooked Levels of the Creator Economy

Dan Runcie

Are creator platforms enabling the 99 percent to chase their childhood dreams? Or are they helping the stars of the 0.1 percent expand their wealth?

The Future of Kidtech: A Web Browser for the Under-10 Set

Keith Schacht

Our narrow view of “kidtech”—games and shows, ad infinitum—is a missed opportunity. There’s room for an audio-visual browser that's purpose-built for kids.

Building and Running a DAO: Why Governance Matters

Tarun Chitra

Decentralized autonomous organizations only work if the community buys in. Here are the mindsets, tools, and incentives builders and participants need to know.