Listen: Why Crypto Funds Have to Become Tech Companies - Ryan Yi, CoinFund (
Ryan Yi speaks about conducting investment research and due diligence at CoinFund, metrics he looks at in new investments, financial models for valuing tokens and projects no tokens, the concept and facets of generalized mining, how it aligns stakeholders but also has a dark side, how generalized mining changes the function of crypto investment funds, how many decentralized projects need central planners at the beginning, if blockchain products are public goods or not, and much more.

 Ryan is an investment analyst at CoinFund, where he focuses on high-level research and constructing investment strategies. Before that he completed his Masters in Financial Math from MIT, where he also conducted research on crypto asset-class economics with the MIT Digital Currency Initiative, and he holds a B.A. in Economics and Philosophy from Northwestern University.

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    Francisco Gimeno - BC Analyst Deep podcast here. Being an investment analyst Ryan Yi focuses very much on this aspect on the topic of crypto funds. We have witnessed many start ups who have not prepared very much on this topic when launching their products, and the results were bad. Listening to him we see the profound need of taking enough time to really prepare the due diligence and all related to token economics and financial models for any product launched by a start up. It is a difficult but necessary work to do.