Balaji Srinivasan – Building Digital Commonwealths

Balaji Srinivasan is an angel investor and entrepreneur. He was formerly the CTO of Coinbase, a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, and the co-founder of, Counsyl, Teleport and Coin Center. In this episode we discuss:

  • The 100x’ crypto has delivered over traditional finance
  • How Balaji’s views of what Bitcoin is good for have changed over time
  • The ‘sovereign collective’ versus the sovereign individual
  • Whether Twitter is a functioning digital commonwealth and the prospects for Bluesky
  • Why handles on social media might more closely resemble property than a platform
  • What Balaji is trying to achieve with