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Cryptocurrency reviews from the executives, employees and alumni of Andreessen Horowitz

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Marc Andreessen

Cofounder and General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz

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Chris Dixon

General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz

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Preethi Kasireddy

Founder and CEO at TruStory

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Balaji Srinivasan

CTO of Coinbase

Reviews by Andreessen Horowitz people

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Every 10-15 years, thereโ€™s a major new transition. . . . To me, Ethereum is the most important technology of the decade, for sure. I donโ€™t even think itโ€™s going to be questionable.

2018-04-19 | Full Review

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We do think [a stablecoin like Dai] is a really important idea, to have a coin pegged to something like the U.S. dollar in order to make the experience more mainstream and accessible, [versus a world rife with] these volatile coins. We think itโ€™s such an important piece of infrastructure that there could be multiple winners.

2018-06-25 | Full Review

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The beauty of building an application on Ethereum is that its decentralized, permissionless, and open nature allows complementary applications to seamlessly integrate with each other as first-class citizens.

2017-09-07 | Full Review

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Bitcoin is still working today, exactly the same as it worked last year and the year before that and the year before that. By all the noise and all of the stuff and all of the crashes and this and that and the other thing, it just continues to work. It just is. Itโ€™s becoming like air or water. It just is, like it or hate it. It just is.

2018-01-01 | Full Review

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Ethereum makes it so simple to issue these tokens that they are the first example in the Ethereum tutorial! Nevertheless, the ease with which Ethereum-based tokens can be created does not mean they are inherently useless. Often these tokens are a sort of public IOU intended for redemption in a future new chain, or some other digital good.

2017-05-27 | Full Review

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Adam Smith called capital "stored labor". Bitcoin is literally stored computational labor (stored Hashcash).

2015-07-02 | Full Review

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1) Bitcoin alone now routinely moves hundreds of millions of dollars per day
2) Yet some say there are โ€œno use casesโ€ for crypto

Key point: not all of that volume is trading. At least some is for paying remote workers, international remittances, etc.

2018-12-03 | Full Review