Why Visa acquired Plaid

Why Visa acquired Plaid Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash It seems clear that Plaid’s revenue potential is only a (minimal) part of the reasons behind the acquisition: the 2x price/valuation is probably more justified by the desire to either protect the core business or keep competitors away from the new business. Plaid in numbers: 💵 investments […]

London DeFi Summit: Key Takeaways

my presentation in the Main room on Tuesday London DeFi Summit: Key Takeaways Last week we sponsored the DeFi Summit in London; 300 DeFi enthusiasts, developers, fund managers, investors, and founders got together at Imperial College to discuss the status and the development of Decentralized Finance. Cambrial and Semantic did a fantastic job in coordinating ~60 […]