about this episode
Pomp Podcast Crossover: Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano on most exciting crypto projects, Hey vs. Apple, Robinhood/Barstool traders, Zuck vs. Bezos, Jason’s Bitcoin position & more!
0:52 Jason intros Pomp and the Pomp Podcast x TWiST crossover
4:22 Has the ICO scam chapter of crypto passed, and what are the most exciting real-life projects currently happening in crypto?
13:35 Breaking down fundraising via ICO, highest valuation Jason has invested at pre-product, what happens when companies are overfunded, solving the “game” of Silicon Valley funding
24:46 Why was Ethereum allowed to ICO without any blowback? Has the SEC done a good job weeding out scams?
34:14 Why founders should optimize for investor quality & fit over valuation
39:08 Thoughts on Robinhood, Wall Street Bets, Davey Day Trader & impact on the public markets
49:17 More cutthroat: Zuck or Bezos? Amazon/Google utilizing search data for an advantage
1:00:16 Hey.com vs Apple
1:05:58 Has Jason bought Bitcoin recently? Benefits of buying Bitcoin now, and how high can it go?
1:09:57 Chances someone makes a better Bitcoin, money as a cognitive belief system, Bitcoin’s downturn timeline
1:18:24 Are people making purchases with crypto? Why or why not?
1:21:34 If Jason/Pomp were president for 3 days, what would they try and do?
1:26:46 Which coming IPOs is Pomp most excited for?
1:29:46 Jason on introducing Bezos, Elon & Sam Harris at a party, Naval on Joe Rogan & more
1:38:51 What has been gained/lost with all podcast interviews going remote? How does Pomp split his time between the podcast and Morgan Creek Digital?
1:43:31 Will Jason put 3% of his net worth into Bitcoin? Best-returning financial institutions have large allocations in VC
1:48:59 Pomp on what % of net worth he put into Bitcoin (hint: a lot) & how much a rich person should put into Bitcoin
1:51:43 Who will be the Amazon of crypto? How has Jason’s target ownership % changed over time?
2:04:13 Jason goes off on the lack of leadership in the US
2:09:45 Jason on why James Dolan should sell the Knicks to him