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investment

Why we invested in Agoric

We are excited to announce our investment into Agoric to support the team to bring security, usability, and interoperability to smart contracts. In the global economy, establishing trust costs up to 35 percent of GDP. Smart contracts are key to changing the way trust is established in the economy.

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Convergence

Top 100 Leaders of Convergence

This year we released a refinement of the thesis: The Convergence Stack viewing our portfolio as a set of interlinked and open-source technologies spanning hardware, software, networking and applications.

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Diffusion 2019

The summit exploring convergence in DLT / IoT Big Data / A1

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Convergence Alliance launch

Outlier Ventures is holding the first Convergence Alliance summit.

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Tech

Introducing The Convergence Alliance 

Last week (13 March) we announced our evolved investment thesis: The Convergence Stack. This frames both our investments and their relationship with one another as well as the wider ‘crypto’ industry in an OSI-inspired model from hardware at the bottom to the application layer at the top that combines DLT with IoT, Big Data & AI.

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Cog X
10th-12th June 2019

Our CEO Jamie Burke will join other experts at the Cog X’s Festival of AI and Emerging Technology in London to discuss OV's work with Dubai Smart Cities as part of the topic for the smart mobility and IoT theme on the Web 3.0 Stage.

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investment

The Convergence Stack

The Convergence Stack is a further refinement of the Outlier Ventures investment thesis first published in 2016 anticipating the convergence of blockchains with IoT, AI and eventually robotics.

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Research

Crossing the Crypto Chasm & Diffusion of Innovation

One of the big downsides of the Crypto Winter is that ‘falling tides lower all ships’. Many promising projects are experiencing difficulties, while at the same time, the advisors and support networks they rely on are rapidly disappearing, and at a moment when they and the industry as a whole need them the most to ‘cross the chasm’.

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DigitalK conference
30th-31st May 2019

Join our CEO Jamie Burke in Sofia for the DigitalK Conference: Reveal the passwords of digital transformation.

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