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Max CJ

After finishing university with a degree in Business & Law (with a focus on investment and financial crime), Max found his passion for crypto whilst studying for traditional investment exams. Moving fully into crypto in 2021, Max is one of the few in crypto who is qualified to give financial advice, but never does. He has spent 6 months working at a small-cap crypto start-up, which gave him a real insight into the inner workings of the space.

Articles by Max CJ

A 30X Option

Intro Who doesn’t love 30X’ing their money? If you’ve read our derivatives report series, you’ll know that we’ve been exploring the DeFi derivatives sector in...

Alpha DAO Proposal #24

Alpha-DAO is a new Decentralized Autonomous Organization created by seasoned crypto researchers. Disclaimer: This is not investment nor investment advice. Only you are responsible for...

Beat the Bear

Q2 Review and Q3 Outlook As our members in Discord know, our researchers recently conducted our first quarterly review meeting. Going forward, these will take...

Alpha DAO Proposal #21

Alpha-DAO is a new Decentralized Autonomous Organization created by seasoned crypto researchers. Disclaimer: This is not investment nor investment advice. Only you are responsible for...

Deep Dive | GMX

Intro Originally, this report was going to be about Perpetual Protocol, but things change. GMX was the prettiest lady at the dance, so we’re taking...

dYdX | Deep Dive

Intro The crypto market is huge, and constantly growing (not up only, but over time). DeFi use is exploding. The derivatives market is the largest...

DeFi Derivatives So Far

Intro Taking a new and innovative top-down approach to our research, we are covering what we consider the key sectors for 2022. The areas we...

Alpha DAO: Proposal #20

Alpha-DAO is a new Decentralized Autonomous Organization created by seasoned crypto researchers. Disclaimer: This is not investment nor investment advice. Only you are responsible for...

Friktion Deep Dive

We’re back at it again, putting scuba divers and Tom Daley to shame with the depth and quality of our dive This time we’re looking...

Dopex (DPX) | Deep Dive

Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to part 2 of the DeFi derivatives deep dives. Today, we’re covering Dopex. “When a product is overly complicated, you question...

PREMIA | Deep Dive

Ladies and gentlemen, the time has come. Over the coming weeks, we will be diving deep into the most promising DeFi derivative protocols, considering their...