Michael Dempsey

Dreaming about the future & romanticizing the past

Based in New York, NY

I'm the Managing Partner at Compound investing in frontier technologies such as robotics, machine learning, biology, crypto, & more with a research-centric, thesis-driven approach.

I write about things I care about. My archive has it all, while more real-time thoughts can be found on twitter. I also have a newsletter I send sometimes.

What I've Written Lately

Get Rich or Die Tryin'
Talent, Value Distribution, & Liquidity in Crypto Protocols
Speculative Bubbles in the 21st Century & Asymmetric Upside
Adjacent Governance in a Decentralized World
Where Tech Markets & VC Go From Here
Being Known is Being Loved
On Inflection Points
Narratives & Pseudosecrets
Animation Is Eating The World

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