Thoughts on Tokens

In this episode featuring 21 Co-Founder and a16z Partner Balaji Srinivasan, you’ll learn:

  • The basics of what a digital token is, how various tokens differ from each other, and why tokens have surged in interest lately
  • Why tokens have only recently become possible due to years of digital currency infrastructure
  • What exactly you receive or hold rights to when you purchase a digital token
  • Why tokens are such a compelling alternative to traditional financing
  • How token models enable fundamentally new types of business models that could power the next wave of internet companies

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About The Author

Balaji SrinivasanBalaji Srinivasan twitter  is the CEO and co-founder of 21, a platform that facilitates paid messages from people outside their network.  Srinivasan is also a Board Partner at Andressen Horowitz, a pre-eminent venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley.  Balaji holds both dual Masters degrees and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.  Prior to founding a16z and 21, Balaji founded Counsyl, a DNA testing and genetic counseling service.

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