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Mark Lurie

Mark Lurie is the CEO and cofounder of Shipyard Software. He is also a venture partner and investor at FJ Labs and a board member of GMO Trust (issuer of GYEN, a yen-backed stablecoin) as well as the nonprofit Foundation for Art & Blockchain. Previously, Mark was an investor at Bessemer Venture Partners, where his investments included Twilio (TWLO). He has a BA in Economics from Harvard College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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September 2022

Why Ethereum Merge won’t be able to overcome the ‘Scalability Paradox’

Ethereum’s completion of its much anticipated ‘Merge’ this week will unlikely improve the network’s long-term speed or scalability, writes Mark Lurie of Shipyard Software. Why is this so, and why will it still be good for innovation?