• Meet the 26-year-old ex-Googler who got $133 million for a cryptocurrency startup that could replace money completely

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Basis CEO Nader Al-Naji just got $133 million to fund his stable cryptocurrency startup Basis, from top tier investors like GV , Bain Capital Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, and Sky9 Capital.
    Al-Naji's passion for cryptocurrencies began with a bitcoin mining rig he built in his Princeton dorm.
    Al-Naji quit his job at Google in order to work on his cryptocurrency, called Basis, which has a stable value determined algorithmically. In theory, that will make it more useful as a currency, and not just a vehicle for speculation.
    Today, Nader Al-Naji is the CEO of...
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  • Meet the 26-year-old ex-Googler who got $133 million for a cryptocurrency startup that could replace money completely

    Meet the 26-year-old ex-Googler who got $133 million for a cryptocurrency startup that could replace money completely

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Basis CEO Nader Al-Naji just got $133 million to fund his stable cryptocurrency startup Basis, from top tier investors like GV , Bain Capital Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, and Sky9 Capital.
    Al-Naji's passion for cryptocurrencies began with a bitcoin mining rig he built in his Princeton dorm.
    Al-Naji quit his job at Google in order to work on his cryptocurrency, called Basis, which has a stable value determined algorithmically. In theory, that will make it more useful as a currency, and not just a vehicle for speculation.
    Today, Nader Al-Naji is the CEO of...
    Read more ...