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Last week, we talked about privacy in crypto and how it’s sometimes at odds with regulation. This week, we’re covering a larger-than-life founder who is perhaps seeking redemption through web3.
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A weekly window into the thoughts of senior crypto reporter Anita Ramaswamy:
It’s a lesson we all learned over the last crypto bull run — crypto is a well-known refuge for those looking to reinvent themselves. WeWork founder Adam Neumann is no exception. Neumann made waves in the tech world this week when it was revealed that his new startup, focused on residential real estate communities, had just received a $350 million investment from Andreessen Horowitz — the largest check the VC firm has ever written, though it was unclear how much of that was equity versus debt. The company, Fl …