Ryan Yi speaks about conducting investment research and due diligence at CoinFund, metrics he looks at in new investments, financial models for valuing tokens and projects no tokens, the concept and facets of generalized mining, how it aligns stakeholders but also has a dark side, how generalized mining changes the function of crypto investment funds, how many decentralized projects need central planners at the beginning, if blockchain products are public goods or not, and much more. Ryan is an investment analyst at CoinFund, where he focuses on high-level research and constructing investment strategies. Before that he completed his Masters in Financial Math from MIT, where he also conducted research on crypto asset-class economics with the MIT Digital Currency Initiative, and he holds a B.A. in Economics and Philosophy from Northwestern University. Ryan Yi: https://www.twitter.com/yiryan, https://www.medium.com/@youngjoon CoinFund: https://www.coinfund.io The Blockchain and Us newsletter To stay up to date about what blockchain pioneers, innovators and entrepreneurs from all around the world think about the future of this space, sign up for the newsletter on http://www.theblockchainandus.com on https://www.theblockchainandus.com.