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11/21/2021
20 : 24

Terra: The biggest TAM in crypto?

​ Hey everyone, Welcome to the many new friends that joined us after the Tiger Global piece. I'm so glad to have you with us on this journey of learning. Today's piece is several weeks in the
11/14/2021
19 : 14

Tiger Global: How to Win

​ Hey friends, Today's piece is on venture capital's most controversial firm: Tiger Global. If you've tracked the space, particularly over the past year, you'll know that the near-$100
11/8/2021
14 : 14

DAOs: Absorbing the Internet

​ Hey friends, There's really only one reason why The Generalist shows up in your inbox on a Monday morning: I'm collaborating with the one and only Packy McCormick of Not Boring. Those of you
11/8/2021
14 : 14

Discord: Imagine a Place

​ Hey friends, There's really only one reason why The Generalist shows up in your inbox on a Monday morning: I'm collaborating with the one and only Packy McCormick of Not Boring. Those of you
11/3/2021
16 : 14

Check: Solving the $150B payroll problem

​ Hey friends, I'm back with a midweek briefing. As you might imagine given the timing, it's an unusual one. In our 1 year update, I talked about the desire to experiment with new revenue
10/31/2021
18 : 24

DAOs: Absorbing the Internet

​ Hey friends, For the past six weeks, I've been collaborating with 17 (!) leading crypto thinkers, investors, and builders in the world of DAOs. That includes the minds behind The LAO, FWB, Seed
10/24/2021
10 : 54

Frontier Giants: What to Watch in Emerging Markets

​ Hey friends, Well, last week was a little crazy. In Sunday's email, I outlined an opportunity I saw in the NFT space: creating artwork with a definitive, on-chain personality. My feeling was that
10/17/2021
18 : 34

NFTs that Think (a Limited Drop) 💭🦊

​ Hey everyone, Welcome to the many new friends that joined us this week thanks to shoutouts from Tim Ferriss and Kevin Kelly. It's awesome to have you all here! Those of you who have been reading
10/10/2021
16 : 4

OpenSea: The Reasonable Revolutionary

​ Hey friends, This week, I bought my first NFT. Why? Partially for fun, partially because I thought it was cool, but mostly to learn about the topic of this week's piece: OpenSea. If you haven
9/26/2021
14 : 4

Twist Bio: DNA & APIs 🧬

​ Hey friends, I'm really excited to share something special this week. For several years, I've been a reader and admirer of Alex Danco's newsletter. Not only is Alex a delightful writer —
9/12/2021
13 : 44

Sushi and the Founding Murder

​ Happy fall, my friends. With summer officially departing the northern hemisphere for the year, I'm excited to leap into autumn, aka the best season for reading 😊 One of the most fun parts of
8/29/2021
14 : 14

The Generalist Turns 1

​ Good morning friends, Today's email is a special one for me. Last week marked the anniversary of my decision to go full-time on The Generalist. It has been an incredible, absurdly fulfilling 12
8/15/2021
14 : 14

FTX: The Everything Exchange

​ Hey friends, I hope everyone's having a great weekend. This edition marks the finale of the FTX Trilogy, an investigation into crypto's wildest and fastest-growing exchange. If you're
8/8/2021
15 : 44

FTX's speedrun

​ Welcome to the 39797 kind and curious readers of The Generalist. It's so great to have you here! Today's piece is coming to you from Las Vegas, where I have been stealing away from a bachelor
8/1/2021
16 : 34

The Prince of Risk

​ Friends, A very happy Sunday to you all. I am so excited to be sharing this newest edition of The Generalist. When I started this week, I planned to do a traditional deep dive into FTX. As many of
7/18/2021
17 : 14

Robinhood: Serious Fun

​ The day has finally arrived. It's time for Robinhood. With an IPO around the corner, The Generalist pulled together one of our finest ever teams to cover the controversial brokerage firm. This
6/27/2021
15 : 44

What to Watch in Crypto

​ Good morning everyone, This week's piece is a little different. I've always been a fan of Bloomberg's series "Where to Invest." It asks great allocators where they would invest
6/25/2021
9 : 34

You're in.

​ ​ You made it! You may not know it yet, but you've joined an eclectic cabal of founders, investors, operators, makers, speculators, optimists, students, and skeptics, all bonded by a desire to
4/9/2021
15 : 44

#029: Finale

​ ​ ​ Friends, We've reached the end of Season 2. Over the past few months, we've shared +100 startup ideas vetted by some of the world's sharpest venture capitalists, founders, and
4/2/2021
16 : 44

#028: The Biggest Ball of Yarn in Nebraska

​ ​Read in your browser​ ​ Friends, We're entering the final stretch of Season 2, with just one more edition ahead. Already, we've shared more than 100 startup ideas, sparking pitches with