Lou Kerner is the co-founder and partner at Crypto Oracle. Lou has been a crypto enthusiast and investor since 2013 and is recognized as one of the most influential crypto voices and writers out there. Lou was previously a Partner at the decentralized VC, Flight, where he managed The Israel Founders Syndicate that invested in tech companies founded by Israelis. He was also the Managing Partner of the Social Internet Fund and has also spent some time at Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch, taking an interest in emerging technologies as an analyst and investor.
01:19 Background on Crypto Oracle
03:54 Lou’s crypto journey – ideas, meetups and more
07:25 Going down the crypto rabbit hole
09:57 What makes crypto different from other emerging tech?
12:03 Launching a decentralized VC fund
14:08 Crypto vs ‘Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft & Google’ [FAMGA]
17:57 FAMGA blockchain developments
20:53 Decentralization – in principle vs practice
22:39 BTC’s endgame
26:22 Keeping the crypto community enthused
28:39 Security tokens and opportunities they represent
31:00 Institutional developments
33:14 Incentives providing momentum for the crypto tech & community in 2019
34:49 Helping people appreciate cryptos as the biggest development in human history
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