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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

🔑 7 positive | 💩 1 negative


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

2017-01-03 | Full Review


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

2017-12-16 | Full Review


0x is a great project, there is a lot of hype around it though. Wouldn’t call it underrated

2018-06-03 | Full Review


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

What is the problem NEM is solving and for whom?

The qualifier to my statement was “useful” products. I don’t know anyone who finds NEM useful, but that’s why I made the list.

2018-06-03 | Full Review


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

2018-06-17 | Full Review


My view is that the centralized collateral approaches (TrueUSD and Digix being the two most well-known) are not socially scalable enough to be liquid on a global scale in the long run, but they could serve certain customer bases and also be good collateral for more decentralized approaches.

2018-05-23 | Full Review

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