Eric Peters is the Founder and CEO of One River Digital Asset Management. In this episode, he joins the Bankless Podcast to bring the perspective of a traditional hedge fund manager into a crypto context. Spending his career in the markets, his insights to the macro environment are vast and inform his investing decisions, and he sees crypto as a pathway to a renaissance – but also to a dystopia.

Seeing a ‘quantum’ level change underway, Eric explores the bumpy road ahead with thoughtful views on generation gaps, income inequality, and the power of digital assets. Eric’s approach is a pragmatic one, addressing the crypto revolution in realistic terms that makes these paradigm shifts feel simultaneously instant and drawn out.

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—— Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro 6:00 Eric Peters of Greenwich, CT 12:45 Buying $600M of Crypto 16:25 Building a Team 23:55 A Macro History Lesson 32:19 A Quantum Change 40:20 Dystopia or Renaissance 49:16 Bumpy Road Ahead 55:12 Generational Stresses 1:03:25 Faith In Currency 1:10:52 Regulatory Wrestling Match 1:15:42 Young, Dumb, and Broke 1:24:48 DeFi Boomers 1:29:00 Money is an Illusion 1:37:49 One Grave at a Time 1:42:20 Predictions 1:46:39 Closing & Disclaimers

—— Resources:

Weekend Notes: https://www.oneriveram.com/wknd-notes 

The Case for Digital Assets: https://www.oneriveram.com/s/The-Case-for-Digital-Assets-One-River.pdf 

The Crypto Renaissance: https://youtu.be/karddOiv4ZA 

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