Balancer, BisonTrails, CoDa, Coinlist, Falcon are the giants Ash has invested in and shares the story about it. He initially entered the market with an aim of starting companies therefore he kept learning a lot about scaling companies and a range of different industries.
This is when he found venture capital fun so he dived deep into that and more. That also led him to become a partner at Accomplice (FKA Atlas Venture) which is a tech VC firm with a crowdsourced approach to venture.
Accomplice harnesses the founder community to empower together and invests in industries, including cybersecurity, eSports, data analytics, SMB class software, emerging hardware platforms, and marketplaces.
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01:50 – What attracted Ash in the crypto industry
06:12 – Silly mistakes crypto players do in their pitch
11:01 – Some advice on communication skills for investors
14:55 – How to support after the first and more investments correctly
16:59 – How Ash positions himself in projects
24:09 – Ticket size: the typical checks and general info
27:36 – What a perfect stack looks like to the Accomplice Partner
33:39 – Are there any opportunities in layer one solutions