Arweave + Coinbase Ventures

What is Arweave? Explain Like I’m Five “Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.” The original vision for the internet was a platform to communicate freely. As the power of what we created was realised it became a place where people could be monitored, controlled, and censored. Censorship… Continue reading Arweave + Coinbase Ventures

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Near + Coinbase Ventures

The Beginner’s Guide to the NEAR Blockchain The Basics So what is NEAR (aka “the NEAR Platform”)? NEAR is a decentralized development platform built on top of the NEAR Protocol, which is a public, sharded, developer-friendly, proof-of-stake blockchain. Put another way, NEAR is like a public community-run cloud platform.  That means it is a highly… Continue reading Near + Coinbase Ventures

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Matic + Polygon + Coinbase Ventures

Part One + What is Matic Network Part Two + Matic Rebranding to Polygon What is Matic Network? Matic Network provides scalable, secure and instant Ethereum transactions using Plasma side chains and a Proof-of-Stake network. Blockchain Smart contract platforms and cryptocurrencies have captured mass attention but still haven’t been able to achieve mass adoption due… Continue reading Matic + Polygon + Coinbase Ventures

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Rally + Coinbase Ventures

Introducing Rally: Building New Ways for Content Creators and Fans to Thrive Lilly Singh, Pewdiepie, Ninja and Baby Ariel. These are just the tip of the iceberg for a new generation of content creators, influencers, and gamers that are now some of the most influential cultural voices on the planet. In less than 15 years, these creatives have revolutionized… Continue reading Rally + Coinbase Ventures

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Dapper Labs + Flow + Coinbase Ventures

Introduction Flow, the blockchain for open worlds Flow is a fast, decentralized, and developer-friendly blockchain, designed as the foundation for a new generation of games, apps, and the digital assets that power them. It is based on a unique, multi-role architecture, and designed to scale without sharding, allowing for massive improvements in speed and throughput… Continue reading Dapper Labs + Flow + Coinbase Ventures

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Audius + Coinbase Ventures

Why Audio? Since the turn of the millennium, music creation and distribution has changed dramatically. Because of colossal advances in recording technology and the resulting cost reductions that brought, creating music is now more accessible than ever; musicians in their bedrooms are producing some of the most innovative and successful recordings to date. But while… Continue reading Audius + Coinbase Ventures

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Spacemesh + Coinbase Ventures

INTRO Spacemesh is a decentralized platform based on a novel blockmesh, rather than blockchain, structure. Under the hood, Spacemesh uses a novel Proof of Space protocol, structured by a mesh (layered directed acyclic graph). Users who want to run the Spacemesh protocol need to set aside some of their disk space. Spacemesh, like other blockchain systems, requires users… Continue reading Spacemesh + Coinbase Ventures

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Relevant + Coinbase Ventures

Relevant: An Introduction Relevant is a social news reader that values quality over clicks. Our mission is to create a token-backed quality metric for the information economy — making the human values of veracity, expertise and agency economically valuable. The Promise of the Internet Betrayed Once upon a time there was universal optimism about the web. Every tech company’s mission was… Continue reading Relevant + Coinbase Ventures

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Reserve + Coinbase Ventures

About The Reserve Project The Mission We’re building a stablecoin that can’t be shut down, and a network of decentralized fiat on/off ramps. We believe that everyone’s money should be secure. Billions of people around the world don’t have a safe place to store their money. Banks in some countries can’t be trusted, and some… Continue reading Reserve + Coinbase Ventures

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