When I first got started [00:01:00] in the cryptocurrency space, I started looking at websites like CoinMarketCap, and there was no about page. There was really no phone number. People wouldn’t tell you who they are. People were using pseudonyms. Everyone was like cryptopeeweeherman on Twitter. For the most part, that trend has continued. We do have a few competitors here and there [00:01:30] that will say who they are at least on the consumer side, but for the most part, nobody tell you who they are. It’s kind of sketchy. It’s kind of fishy is the new, you have this new kind of little website that’s popped up recently that I think is actually using our data, using our API, and they won’t say who they are. All the domains are hidden. It’s not, I’m not creeping on these people, but it’s just, my mind is [00:02:00] just absolutely just blown by all of this.
I guess what’s surprising is how far this mindset has seeped into so many, so many aspects of the space, even on the enterprise side. I’ve been doing a lot of talking to reporters recently around something we’re going to announce that I’m [00:02:30] excited to announce, and one question they ask is, “Who are some of your customers?” The big ones, I’m not able to say, because they’re all, we’re all wrapped up under NDAs. I guess that’s something I’ve kind of been surprised about, especially [00:03:00] coming from the marketing technology space, from vertical SaaS, where people are giving each other testimonials, where you can use logos on people’s homepage, where people list their customers sometimes without even permission. That’s not cool, like I wouldn’t do that at my past company, but it’s really incredible.
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