Leigh Drogen on Numerai

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Leigh Drogen is Founder and CEO of Estimize, a platform that provides crowdsourced fundamental and economic data.

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Numerai is a crowd-sourced hedge fund based around AI. The Numeraire token is used to reward data scientists who submit accurate predictions to Numerai.

Numerai reviews by Leigh Drogen

πŸ”‘ 0 positive | πŸ’© 2 negative


  • πŸ’©

    After listening to Patrick OShaughnessy interview Richard Craib, I'm more convinced than ever that Numerai is technically an illegal, unregulated swaps market given the Numeraire staking going on. When they were just paying, it wasn't, but it definitely is now.

    2018-09-04 | Full Review

  • πŸ’©

    I am moderately concerned that Numerai might be an illegal swaps market, and, believe me, I have experience there, too much of it.

    2018-08-03 | Full Review

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Augur is an illegal and unregulated swaps market with open interest of about $1m. It’s not a business, it’s not even a successful non business.

2018-11-22 | Full Review


I would be so much more comfortable believing that the Ethereum universe was the future if there were at least one or two big winners, or just winners at all. Even in the tech bubble, there were winners amongst the thousands of losers.

There are no winners yet.

2018-11-21 | Full Review

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I've yet to see a clever application of AI and blockchains, save for Numerai.

2018-04-18 | Full Review


Numerai is probably the _only_ example of tokens in a tokenized network being used as a bootstrap mechanism. It's amazing what you can do when you optimize for growth and not short-term enrichment.

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2018-03-20 | Full Review


Numerai uses price signaling as an input and machine learning to determine the output of a resource allocation machine that could run the 🌎.

2017-07-07 | Full Review

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