The Blockworks Origin Story | Michael & Jason

In today's episode, the tables have flipped. Santi & Michael interview Co-founders of Blockworks Michael and Jason. They dive into the Blockworks origin story, from conception, surviving COVID, the hiring difference, and the evolving thesis for Blockworks growth & trajectory. 

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(00:00) The Blockworks Start

(08:20) Entrepreneur Mindset Origination

(11:42) Determining Product Categories

(19:18) The COVID Pivot

(24:12) Competitive Landscape

(30:26) The Hiring Difference

(34:36) Cycle Sentiment Check-in

(39:24) Aligning Teams in Crypto

(43:37) Target Audience

(47:04) Permissionless

(48:30) Evolving Thesis Approach

(57:03) Narrative Pulse Check-in

(01:00:02) Crypto's Killer App

(01:02:38) Why Back Blockworks?

(01:13:11) The Biggest Mistake

(01:16:16) DAO Bullishness

(01:23:12) Staying Interested Advice

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Disclaimer: Nothing said on Empire is a recommendation to buy or sell securities or tokens. This podcast is for informational purposes only, and any views expressed by anyone on the show are solely our opinions, not financial advice. Santiago, Jason, and our guests may hold positions in the companies, funds, or projects discussed.

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