Santi's 10 Years of Mistakes and Lessons | Roundup

Today's episode of Empire Santi opens up about the biggest investing mistakes he's made throughout his crypto journey, from getting carried away with trading in Bitcoin's early days, to not re-underwriting his Ethereum thesis as the price soared, to chasing dependent projects during the ICO boom. He unpacks the importance of differentiating between errors of process vs. errors of outcome, shares hard-earned lessons on portfolio management and tax implications, and discusses how to handle the psychological challenges of investing. Stay tuned for all of this and much more!

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(00:00) Learning from Mistakes

(05:22) First Big Mistake

(12:34) Know your Game

(16:00) When to Sell

(24:03) Mistakes in ICO Era

(32:40) Tax Implications & Strategy

(34:22) Profit Taking & Identity

(39:55) Wormhole ad

(41:22) Monad Ad

(42:20) Shardeum Ad

(43:17) Private Deal Mistakes

(46:15) Dealing with Mistakes

(54:08) Biggest Rug

(56:04) Biggest Paperhand

(01:02:28) Preparing for Success

(01:06:36) Investing in Dependencies

(01:09:54) Biggest Mistakes

(01:23:17) Jason's Mistakes

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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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