In this episode featuring early Coinbase employee Linda Xie, you’ll learn:
- What Ethereum is, and how it compares to Bitcoin
- What a ‘smart contract’ is, and why programmable digital money matters
- Some of the most interesting use cases of Ethereum including identity, scarce resource markets, next-generation social media, and more
- How fundraising using Ethereum ERC-20 tokens is providing fuel for talented engineers to create blockchain-based projects
About The Author
Linda Xie is a Founder at Scalar Capital, an investment management company specializing in digital assets. Prior to Scalar Capital, Xie was a Product Manager at Coinbase, the world’s leading platform where merchants, consumers, and traders transact with digital currencies such as Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum. Linda is also an advisor for the 0x project, a protocol for trading tokens. Prior to Coinbase, Xie worked at AIG on the Risk Management team. She holds a degree in Economics from UC San Diego.