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Liquid - Web3 Crypto Investing

Jul 13, 2022

Today our guest is Yida Gao, founder of Shima Capital.  Shima Capital is an early stage VC firm investing in disruptive crypto and Web3 companies.  The fund has a strong roster of backers including Dragonfly Capital, Digital Currency Group, Tiger Global, Brevan Howard, Bill Ackman and other strategic investors. Prior to Shima, Yida was a technology investor at New Enterprise Associates and an M&A banker at Morgan Stanley. Yida also teaches Crypto Finance every spring semester at MIT.  He graduated from MIT with a degree in Math and CS, attended Stanford GSB before dropping out, and was recognized in Forbes 30 Under 30. 



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