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Startup Digest Reading List - Work Negotiations, Perpetual Swaps, and DeFi Introduction

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Startup Digest Reading List

A curated list of the top stories in technology, startups, and venture capital.

Huge congratulations to Jack McDonald, Arthur Britto (founder of Ripple) and the whole Polysign team for raising their Series B led by Cowen!
Cowen holds over $12 billion in assets under management and they are one of the oldest investment banks in the US.  With this raise, Polysign will empower Cowen to launch their own custody services for digital assets.
It’s a huge win for Polysign and the crypto space as a whole!
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Written by Chris McCann, General Partner @ Race Capital, former Greylock Partners. More about me.

Big Tech News Last Week
  • Tesla bought some Bitcoin, sold some Bitcoin, and is now criticising Bitcoin - causing volatility in the markets.
  • Notion, the collaborative workspace, finally released their API.
  • A major pipeline in the US was subjected to a ransomware attack. This is a continuation of several high profile cyber attacks in the past few months.
  • Vitalik Buterin, the founder of Ethereum, donated over $1B to the coronavirus relief efforts in India via a controversial donation method.
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Chris McCann Chris McCann - General Partner @ Race Capital, former Greylock Partners
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