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Nick Tomaino

Nick Tomaino is a co-founder and general partner of 1confirmation, an early-stage crypto fund. He previously worked in business development at Coinbase.

Reviews by Nick Tomaino

๐Ÿ”‘ 6 positive | ๐Ÿ’ฉ 1 negative

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Monero (symbol XMR) is the current leader of the privacy-focused digital currencies.

2017-01-03 | Full Review

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Still early on "work tokens" but favs thus far are MKR (workers provide backstop on CDP & vote on decisions) & REP (workers report outcomes)

2017-07-05 | Full Review

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The success of Tether, despite severe flaws in centralization and lack of transparency, is the only rebuttal necessary. Thereโ€™s strong demand from the crypto community for a decentralized stablecoin; that is undeniable

2017-12-16 | Full Review

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0x is a great project, there is a lot of hype around it though. Wouldnโ€™t call it underrated

2018-06-03 | Full Review

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When product usage is growing despite a mediocre UX, it is typically a good idea to start paying attention if you're an entrepreneur or investor (see BTC over the past 9 yrs). It is still quite early, but feels like @augurproject is on to something

2018-07-17 | Full Review

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What is the problem NEM is solving, and for who? The qualifier to my statement was โ€œusefulโ€ products. I donโ€™t know anyone that finds NEM useful, but thatโ€™s why I made the list.

2018-06-03 | Full Review

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MakerDAO is more than a stablecoin project. Trustless margin trading provides public information previously only accessible to exchanges

2018-06-17 | Full Review