Helium Project Press Release

Veteran Birmingham Entrepreneur Becomes Helium Patron; Rolls Out Internet-of-Things Network BIRMINGHAM, AL, April 27, 2020 — Following his successful exit from the online ticketing company he founded in 2001, TicketBiscuit, startup veteran, Jeff Gale, has taken on a new role and a new technology project in Birmingham. Gale will serve to help shape a new …

Earn 8.6% on Cash!*

*or lose it all One of the hottest segments of the emerging crypto economy in 2019 has come to be known as DeFi. Short for “Decentralized Finance”, DeFi promises to revolutionize traditional finance, starting with the most basic banking activities: deposits and lending. A company called BlockFi wants to be a major player in DeFi. …

Tokenizing ISAs for Trillions

Mark my words: within 5 years, there will be a multi-billion dollar company that hasn’t even launched yet. This company will take the concept of fantasy football to an entirely new level by letting fans (and pure investors) own – in a near-literal sense of the word – their favorite players. This company will productize …

Introducing: Practical Crypto

I spend a lot of time studying the emerging crypto-economy. And I suspect many people share my interest in the space, but perhaps lack the desire to devote hours per day to staying abreast of the latest and greatest protocols, products, and strategies that are available. So I’ve decided to write a series of posts …

Money, Weight, and Freedom

Attending Spanish School every weekday morning, I spend a lot of time thinking about etymology, and language in general. I also spend a lot of time thinking about money and freedom. Recently, it occurred to me that the words in various languages for “money” and “freedom” (and “weight”, it turns out) are related in interesting …

When we get back…

are perhaps the four most commonly uttered words in our house over the last several months. Any number of wishes, plans, and projects have been temporarily punted into some vague future with the turn of that simple phrase. It’ll be interesting to see which ideas survive a year in limbo. One of my punted projects …