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Winter Quarter 2023

Week 1 (January 9th): Introduction: Alok Vasudev, Co-Founder of Standard Crypto

Week 2 (January 16th): MLK Day Break No Class

Week 3 (January 23rd): Web3 Startups: Haseeb Qureshi, Managing Partner at Dragonfly Capital 

Week 4 (January 30th): Generative NFT: Richard Chen, General Partner at 1confirmation

Week 5 (Feb 6th): Decentralized Autonomous Organizations: Andy Hall, Professor of Political Economy at Graduate School of Business and Professor of Political Science

Week 6 (Feb 13th): Legal Considerations in Web3: Rodrigo Seira, Crypto Counsel at Paradigm

Week 7 (Feb 20th): President’s Day Break No Class

Week 8 (Feb 27th): Alternative Virtual Machine: Evan Cheng, Co-founder & CEO at Mysten Labs

Week 9 (March 6th): Topics on Zero Knowledge: Alex Pruden, CEO at Aleo

Week 10 (March 13th): Wrap-Up: Miko Matsumura, Managing Partner at Gumi Cryptos

Fall Quarter 2022

Week 1 (September 26th): Overview of the Course and Introduction to Web3: Evan Miyazono, Head of Research at Protocol Labs

Week 2 (October 3rd): Evolution of a Web3 Company: Sam Green, Co-Founder & Head of Research at Semiotic Labs

Week 3 (October 10th): Blockchain Fundamentals: Dan Boneh, Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering of Stanford University and Co-Director of Stanford Center for Blockchain Research

Week 4 (October 17th): NFT & Gaming: Kevin Chou, Managing Partner at SuperLayer, Co-Founder at Rally, Co-Founder at Forte & Omar Siddiqui, Head Of Product, Economic Graph at LinkedIn

Week 5 (October 24th): Decentralized Finance (DeFi): Guillermo Angeris, Head of Research at Bain Capital Crypto

Week 6 (October 31st): Fundraising in Web3: Avichal Garg, Managing Partner at Electric Capital

Week 7 (November 7th): Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs): Scott Moore, Co-Founder and CEO of Gitcoin

Week 8 (November 14th): Web3 Entrepreneurship: Nemil Dalal, Head of Crypto at Coinbase

Week 9 (November 28th): Incentive Design in Web3: Tim Roughgarden, Head of Research at a16z Crypto and Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University

Week 10 (December 5th): Wrap-Up & Teaching Team Reflections: Kun Peng, Aaron Greenblatt, Gil Rosen, Phillip Reineke, Priyanka Mathikshara Mathialagan, Kydo