Premium Release
Featuring Nic Carter
In celebration of surpassing 1,000 Hidden Forces premium subscribers, we've made this special conversation with Castle Island Ventures partner Nic Carter on innovation in the age of financial repression available to listeners on the main podcast feed.

Nic Carter is a partner at Castle Island Ventures, a Cambridge MA-based venture fund focused on seed stage investments in public blockchain startups. He’s also the cofounder and chairman of Coin Metrics, a blockchain analytics company and he is a regular columnist at CoinDesk where he writes thoughtfully about the political economy and issues concerning bitcoin and the cryptocurrency market.

Nic been on the show before; he was our guest on episode 97. He’s thoughtful; he’s interesting to talk to, and this conversation turned out to be so enjoyable that we’ve decided to make it available to everyone.

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Nic Carter is a partner at Castle Island Ventures, a Cambridge-based venture firm focused on public blockchains, and a co-founder of, a platform devoted to demystifying on-chain data and bringing transparency to the industry. He has written extensively about token holder rights, cryptoasset governance models, and public blockchains as political institutions. Previously, he was Fidelity’s first cryptoassets analyst. He holds an MA in Philosophy from the University of St Andrews and an MSc Finance and Investment from the University of Edinburgh.