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Crypto Points Systems Are a 100x Opportunity, But Founders, Be Wary
Crypto Points Systems Are a 100x Opportunity, But Founders, Be Wary
Li Jin, cofounder of Variant Fund, says that while points systems have long been a staple in the Web2 domain, their integration into the crypto ecosystem could have pitfalls....
Crypto Points Systems Are a 100x Opportunity, But Founders, Be Wary

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Crypto Venture Funds Variant, 1kx Lead $6M Funding Round for ZK-Meets-AI Startup Modulus
The funding will be used for the company’s ambitions in zero-knowledge machine learning, combining aspects of zero-knowledge cryptography with artificial intelligence or AI.
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The Barrier to Mainstream Crypto Adoption Isn’t UX — It’s Product-Market Fit
Variant co-founder Li Jin argues that Web3's problems do not end at onboarding.
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Alluvial raises $12 million to further liquid staking protocol (Pixabay)
Brevan Howard Joins $12M Round for Liquid Staking Protocol Alluvial
Ethereal Ventures and Variant co-led the round for Alluvial, creator of the enterprise and institution-focused Liquid Collective.
Alluvial raises $12 million to further liquid staking protocol (Pixabay)

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Crypto Wallet Tracker Context Raises $19.5M in Funding Round
The round was co-led by Variant Fund and OpenAI’s Sam Altman.
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Aave Founder Joins Variant Fund as a Venture Partner
Stani Kulechov will remain at the helm of Aave while also helping Variant source deals and work with founders.
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This a16z Alum Is Launching a VC Fund Focused on Platforms You Can 'Own'
An Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) alum is launching a new venture firm focused on building a crypto-powered "ownership economy."
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