How to Raise $100 Million in One Week

The Age of the ICO

  • came up with a great idea for a new blockchain-based business,
  • then sold tokens to the public,
  • then cashed out the tokens as seed money for the new business.
Courtesy Blockchain for Everyone
“Did I lose $1B? Yes. But I gained $2B in wisdom.”

The Age of DeFi

Blockchain tokens can be used to quickly raise funds for new projects. Courtesy Blockchain for Everyone
Remember: $100 million in one week. (Courtesy CoinGecko)

What is Big Data Protocol?

Rule of thumb: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
Selena Gomez explains something different (CDOs), but the principle is the same.

Back to Basics

  • making them “protocols,”
  • bootstrapping “liquidity pools,”
  • then trading peer-to-peer on DeFi exchanges.

Warning Signs for Blockchain Investors

Note where 10% of BDP goes. Source: Big Data Protocol Medium page
Ryan Gosling explains the Jenga tower analogy to Steve Carrell.



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Sir John Hargrave

Sir John Hargrave

CEO of Media Shower. Publisher of Bitcoin Market Journal. Author of Mind Hacking. Making things better.