Investors Meet Developers?

AndrewAndrew Member Posts: 19
Hello,

May I propose a roundtable, whether it is in person or over the internet where people who do not have the technical development background that have invested in Ether can meet developers who may not have the Ether they need for a project?

As a firm believer and investor in the Ethereum project (who isn't a developer), I would be open to allocating/loaning/investing some of my ether to projects that seem worthwhile.

I feel this type of synergy would be very worthwhile to both parties rather than just holding speculatively.

I have capital markets/hedge fund experience and would be interested in all financial services type projects.

Comments

  • avsaavsa ✭✭ Member Posts: 68 ✭✭
    edited July 2014
    The Ether Venture Capital Fund?

    Sounds like a great idea that you don't need anyone's permission to start.. but would make sense only after the network is released..
  • mids106mids106 ✭✭✭ Member Posts: 188 ✭✭✭
    @Andrew‌ which financial services type project would you consider the most interesting to pursue? Rather than copy/build existing service X on Ethereum, what would be possible that isn't currently possible?
  • OtonomosOtonomos Member Posts: 8
    @andrew we could use some Ethers to engineer the smart contract idea for Otonomos follow us on http://angel.co/otonomos and message us there if interested
  • vaXvaX ✭✭✭ Austin, TXMember Posts: 78 ✭✭✭
    Andrew said:

    allocating/loaning/investing some of my ether to projects that seem worthwhile.

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    avsa said:

    but would make sense only after the network is released..

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  • AndrewAndrew Member Posts: 19
    @vax I love your creation here!
  • maidenlakemaidenlake ✭✭ Member Posts: 44 ✭✭
    @Andrew and @avsa Love the idea of The Ether Venture Capital Fund. Perhaps a Skype group could be formed to meet at specific times and also meetings could be set up at Bitcoin / cryptocurrency conferences if enough interested parties were planning on attending the conference. @Stephan_Tual might have some good thoughts on the idea... after the sale os over. LOL
  • StephanTualStephanTual mod London, EnglandMember, Moderator Posts: 1,282 mod
    @maindenlake I'd be more than happy to help.
  • wjschaferwjschafer Member Posts: 4
    @ll I am interested
  • AndrewAndrew Member Posts: 19
    @Stephan_Tual‌ , once you've taken a deep breath from the capital raise. I am ready to participate in an Ether VC fund. Let's grow!
  • maidenlakemaidenlake ✭✭ Member Posts: 44 ✭✭
    @Stephan_Tual , I know Vitalik is speaking at the NABC in Miami. Would he and any other staffers who are attending be willing to meet with potential investors and developers for a roundtable which @Andrew proposed and which might lead into The Ether Venture Capital Fund? Hope to meet some of you there.
  • maidenlakemaidenlake ✭✭ Member Posts: 44 ✭✭
    @StephanTual I used your previous user name. Please see post directly above. Thanks.
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