Washington Square Crypto

Washington Square Crypto is a vehicle I set up to invest in blockchain projects and surrounding infrastructure.  WSC invests anywhere from $20K-$50K per early stage project.  I’m not in it for the quick flip, I don’t care about short term trading or technical indicators, all I want to do is partner with protocols and applications on the blockchain that are truly native to the technology. I want to enable and hopefully contribute to services and behaviors that could not have been built without the blockchain…that organize machines, people and businesses into new behaviors or networks where neither enterprise nor government has historically had the incentive to do so from the top down.  Here’s more on “What I look for in Cryptocoins.”

I don’t claim to be an expert, but there are certain areas where I think a can contribute. If you are working on your whitepaper, I’d love to read early drafts and share ideas and dialogue (especially around your system design and the economic design mechanics of your protocol).  I might even send you an email with some new design elements or mechanics that occur to me in the shower…

W Sq Crytpo is a long term investor.  I don’t care how big your balance sheet is, what your coin trades at when you float, in the first year, etc…I invest in projects where I can close my eyes and see the importance of the project on a 5 or 10 year timescale.  I’m looking to think with early contributors who are not taking short cuts, who are building systems that are complete in thought and honest about what’s unsolved.

W Sq Crytpo is my personal capital, formalized as a commitment to learning and adapting and investing in the development of the blockchain ecosystem as a whole.

I named this vehicle Washington Sq Crypto because Washington Square Park is where we’ve been hosting these whitepaper reading groups (email jordan.cooper@gmail.com if you want in) and it’s also where I go to be screen-free and really dig into the design and substance of a good paper.  You can find me reading on a bench there most days.


2019 Update: Going forward I’ll continue my work in crypto via Pace Capital and all my investing in the space will be through our new fund.  


    I’m a NYC based investor and entrepreneur. I've started a few companies and a venture capital firm. You can email me at Jordan.Cooper@gmail.com (p.s. i don’t use spell check…deal with it)


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