Dec. 8, 2020

Getting into the Flow State with Chris Burniske: Importance of Privacy and Ethereum’s Perception

Getting into the Flow State with Chris Burniske: Importance of Privacy and Ethereum’s Perception

Chris Burniske explains how the flow state and how optimize for it, his Zcash Thesis, and the evolution of Ethereum’s perception within crypto.


My guest today is Chris Burniske, Co-founder of Placeholder, a New York venture capital firm that specializes in crypto-assets. Prior to Placeholder, Chris pioneered ARK Investment Management's Next Generation Internet strategy, leading the firm to become the first public fund manager to invest in bitcoin. Our wide-ranging conversation covers Satoshi Nakamoto & and try to understand why they decided to leave the crypto-space, what is the flow state and how to master it, ZCash and their unique privacy features, and how Ethereum’s perception within crypto evolved over time and the ignorance of Bitcoin maximalists. I hope you enjoy and learn from this conversation as much as I did.

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