A trusted social network for entrepreneurs on a journey to make a mark in time.

In the world’s best-selling novel by a living author, The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho tells the story of an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago on the road to find the meaning of life. …


Industry disrupters who direct Cryptonite’s members to the innovation trends, investment opportunities, and emerging companies that matter.

Fresh off the streets of innovation, our Cryptonite Wizards know what it means to build a new enterprise one brick at a time. — Cartegena Colombia

Our Wizards ideally have at least 10 years of intensive study and provable results and expertise in one or more innovation and entrepreneurial business domains. …


Tony grew up in Silicon Valley along with the introduction of the PC, the Internet, the smartphone, and now decentralized computing.

Tony Perkins is a Silicon Valley Original Gangster who is best known as the founder and editor-in-chief of Red Herring, a magazine that chronicled the entrepreneurs and investors who pioneered the Internet boom in the 1990s and reached a paid subscriber base of over 600,000 entrepreneurs and venture investors.


‘Ask, and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you,’ promises our Lord Jesus Christ, the Prince of Peace.

The Man, the Myth and the Legend—Looking like a 1960s British rock star!

Dear Brother — Did you ever read the Chronicles of Narnia — which was, of course, written as a Christian story intentionally with Aslan representing the Christ figure. The author C.S. Lewis has offered many spiritual insights and is on my top 10 list of modern thinkers who have influenced…


Our founders represent a clever and colorful tribe of entrepreneurs and investors straight from the back streets of global innovation.

‘Las Tres Guerreras’ is a vibrant and powerful depiction of Cartagenan indigene that looks out over the old city's walls. London-based graffiti artist Fin DAC is a self-taught non-conformist and realist who calls his style Urban Aesthetics — an atypical paint/stencil style that ignores the traditional street art approach almost completely.

Born out of the heart of Silicon Valley, Cryptonite is an original content and commentary-sharing network for global innovation professionals. …


Our Wizards lead the Cryptonite community by sharing insider knowledge on innovation trends and opportunities and uncovering the hottest new emerging companies.

Fresh off the streets of innovation, our Cryptonite Wizards know what it means to build a new enterprise one brick at a time. —Cartegena Colombia

Born out of the heart of Silicon Valley, Cryptonite is an original content and commentary-sharing network for global innovation professionals launching in the fourth quarter of 2021. …


The Chinese government tracks its people, stores their biometric data, and ranks them according to their ‘loyalty’ to the Communist Party. Just think what the CCP will do for you.

China cuts Uyghur births with IUDs, abortion, and sterilization as part of a sweeping campaign to curb its Muslim population. Even the Uyghur diaspora lives in fear of the Chinese state. The CCP’s treatment of the Uyghurs should inform our China policy.

The best spin on the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) involvement with the global spread of COVID is they were playing around in some biological warfare lab, a virus got loose by mistake, they hid the data, and then all hell broke loose. Worst case, the CCP released this menace as…


Bitcoin boomed during the pandemic — up close to 80 percent since the lockdown in March — and just might end up as good as gold.

Despite being a fully-committed blockchain revolutionary for more than a few years now, if you had asked me just six months ago if you should buy bitcoin, my answer would have been ‘I don’t know.’ …


VCs banked a record-breaking $250 billion in exits in 2019.

In 2019, 1,152 VC-backed companies were sold for $182 billion, and VCs banked an additional $200 billion in IPO exits.

Venture-backed companies continue to be the most dominant contributors to the growth of new jobs and wealth globally. Despite the relatively young age of modern venture capital, a fourth of current public US companies received VC financing. Today the top 5 (and 7 out of 10) of the most valuable…


Zuck’s complete 6,000-word letter on Facebook’s global ambitions posted on January 7th, 2020.

To our community,

On our journey to connect the world, we often discuss products we’re building and updates on our business. Today I want to focus on the most important question of all: are we building the world we all want?

History is the story of how we’ve learned to…

Anthony Perkins

Silicon Valley OG. Founder and Editor of Cryptonite. Previously Founder of Red Herring, AlwaysOn, Churchill Club, SVB Tech Group

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