Lex

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Lex Sokolin

Lex Sokolin, a CoinDesk columnist, is a futurist and entrepreneur working on the next generation of financial services. He is the Global Fintech Co-Head at ConsenSys, a blockchain technology company building the infrastructure, applications and practices that enable a decentralized world.

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How 2022 Differs From 2018
The current crypto downturn seems less a failure to deliver on the promises of an innovative technology, and more like a traditional financial deleveraging across an asset class.
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What Layer 1 Protocols Must Learn From the Telecom Crash
Investments in protocols Solana, Polygon and Avalanche, among others, as well as layer 2 companion protocols, became increasingly profitable in 2021.
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The Metaverse's Emerging Economics
The coming media-internet – aka the metaverse – will change how economic value is created and distributed, says our columnist.
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Fashion Redefines Finance: The Logic of Digital Luxury
Success in the new world of finance requires understanding the internet zeitgeist and how media content becomes popular and unpopular, says our columnist.
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Why Ethereum's Price Is Built on Firmer Ground Than Bitcoin
Bitcoin's thesis rests on a theory of money and power. Ethereum has a more durable footing: creative computation.
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The 5 NFT Trends to Watch
Sales of NFTs are slowing but the impact of the technology is only just being felt, says ConsenSys' fintech co-head.
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The Fundamentals of Crypto's $2T Market Cap
The meaning of "fundamental" means something different with crypto projects than with traditional companies, says our columnist.
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How the NFT Boom Explains Square's Tidal Buy
Why on earth would a payments company buy a music streaming service?
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How Coinbase Is Worth $100B
Poised for a public offering, Coinbase has built an incredibly profitable business. But Binance is probably worth a lot more.
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