In this episode of Empire, Jason is joined by Haseeb Qureshi and Tom Schmidt of Dragonfly Capital. Haseeb and Tom are top venture capitalists with unique insights into crypto’s current trends, new innovations and market sentiment. If you want expert advice on the market, these are two people you ask.

Haseeb Qureshi and Tom Schmidt discuss:

  • the venture capital landscape
  • power is shifting to investors
  • being long crypto while fighting the Fed
  • supercharged crowdfunding
  • convertible bonds & debt financing
  • the changing meta
  • how projects choose where to build
  • the end of airdrops
  • market outlook

Check out what they had to say in the video below.👇

About the show

“Empire” is a twice-a-week show where we share the real crypto stories that aren’t heard elsewhere. On Mondays, Jason and Santiago Santos interview crypto industry movers and shakers to talk about their struggles, bold moves and tough decisions. Finish off the week with Friday’s weekly roundup episode that covers the top news and narratives of the week.

For any NPR or Guy Raz fans out there, you can think of “Empire” as a “How I Built This” for Web3.

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  • Podcast Producer
    Garrett Harper is the producer for the Empire podcast. Garrett worked in private equity and product management before jumping into crypto full-time in 2021. His favorite thing about crypto? It conflates art, gaming, finance, software, and psychology into one hyper-growth industry.