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Jason Choi (@mrjasonchoi) goes deep into the technology and economics behind crypto projects to dissect trends and themes in a global context.

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Jul 5, 2023

Maven11 is one of the foremost crypto-venture funds renowned for its early trend detection and deep focus on the infrastructural layer of the crypto space.


In this episode, we dive into the secular trends that crypto investors should be aware of, particularly the Modular Blockchain thesis. Watch this episode to keep up with the next wave of blockchain evolution and its potential to shape the future of the crypto landscape


Chief Investment Officer Balder Bomans and Mathijs, Associate Partner of Maven11 shares with us:

  • What exactly is the Modular Blockchain thesis

  • Which layer accrues the most value in Modular Blockchains

  • 4 interesting verticals other than Modular Blockchains


Host: Jason Choi @mrjasonchoi . Not financial advice.




(00:00:00) – Introduction to Maven11

(00:03:38) – How Maven11 came about

(00:08:19) – Maven11’s secret to forming theses

(00:12:48) – Real-world Assets, Credit & Privacy

(00:16:15) – Modular Blockchains thesis

(00:20:25) – Data Availability

(00:25:02) – Future of Roll-Ups

(00:31:15) – Roll-Ups-as-a-Service

(00:37:09) – Value accrual across layers

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