Fiveable’s Series A

Co-authored by Rebecca Kaden Inequities in our education system are well-documented.  High-quality instructors, college prep classes, and affordable test prep materials are unevenly distributed.   However, learners in today’s classrooms don’t have time to wait for systemic change.  Educational equity [...]  Read more


Increased mobility is one of the great accomplishments of the industrial age. We can get to places much faster whether it is for work, to visit friends and family, for sightseeing, or to participate in an event. Those gains, however, [...]  Read more


The original paparazzi is thought to be Tazio Secchiaroli, famous for his 1958 photograph of King Farouk of Egypt sitting in a cafe in Rome with two women, neither of them his wife. The former King tried to break Secchiaroli’s [...]  Read more

Bright Moments DAO

Yesterday, USV sent 500 ETH to the Bright Moments DAO and we got back one million Bright Moments DAO (BRT) tokens into our wallet. This is the third time USV has invested in a DAO and we will blog about [...]  Read more

Measurement in Market Making

In order to provide high-powered incentives in any economic market, you need an accurate and ongoing measurement of quality. For example, it’s difficult to imagine a financial system in which capital market participants cannot review audited financial statements before making [...]  Read more

Dune Analytics

The amount of invention and creativity happening in crypto is head-spinning.  Countless projects, protocols, apps, tokens, and communities are launching, layering, merging, forking and growing every day.  It’s a lot to keep up with. Fortunately, blockchains are (mostly) public data [...]  Read more