20VC: Investing In The Next Frontiers Of Tech & Harry Potter with Adam Draper, Founder & CEO @ Boost VC
Adam Draper is a fourth generation venture capitalist and the Founder & CEO @ Boost VC, a specialised seed stage accelerator that invests in blockchain and virtual reality startups. Before starting Boost, Adam angel invested in 20 companies including Coinbase, Plangrid and Practice Fusion. During his angel investment period, Adam was also the Founder of Xpert Financial in his aim to revolutionise the financial markets for private companies.
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1.) How Adam made his way into startups and the investing industry?
2.) Why is Adam so bullish on the topics of bitcoin and virtual reality?
3.) What are the fundamental use cases for bitcoin and why have we not seen mass adoption on a global scale so far? What are the barriers to adoption?
4.) What is the investment attitude to the bitcoin and VR space? Does the volatility of the price in bitcoin affect the level of investment going into the sector?
5.) What would Adam like to see more of in the space? What is he most excited for and where does he see the most potential?
Items Mentioned In Today’s Episode:
Adam’s Fave Book: The Name Of The Wind
Adam’s Fave Blog: Mugglenet
Adam’s Most Recent Investment: Joystream