Balaji Srinivasan

Balaji Srinivasan

Angel Investor

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Balaji S. Srinivasan is an angel investor and entrepreneur. He was known for his various roles in the crypto space. Formerly the CTO of Coinbase and General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, he was also the cofounder of (acquired by Coinbase), Counsyl (acquired by Myriad), Teleport (acquired by Topia), and Coin Center.

He was named to the MIT TR35, won a Wall Street Journal Innovation Award and holds a BS/MS/PhD in Electrical Engineering and an MS in Chemical Engineering, all from Stanford University. Dr. Srinivasan also teaches the occasional class at Stanford, including an online MOOC in 2013 which reached 250,000+ students worldwide.

Some of his investments in 2020:
- Invested in Mask Network along with Alameda Research, Sino Global and others
- Invested in Polymarket along with Naval Ravikant, Meltem Demirors and others
- Invested in Opyn along with Dragonfly Capital, 1kx, Version One Ventures, CoinFund and others

Key quote:
When spoke about spoke about Bitcoin as an alternative to fiat currency debasement. According to Srinivasan: “Ultimately, there are two modalities that people can accept: A, we have total power; B, no one has power over us. On the other hand of the spectrum you have Bitcoin, which is open-state, open-source, open execution, totally inspectable, totally transparent, based on mathematics and no one has power over it.” (Reported by Cointelegraph)