Welcoming Max Webster to the Version One team

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In August 2018, we set out to add a third member to our team. A year and a half later, we are thrilled to welcome Max Webster as Version One’s new associate.

It was A LONG journey. We received, reviewed and responded to almost 500 applications over this period of time. We were looking for someone with high curiosity, conviction, competitiveness, compassion. And while we were impressed by many of the candidates, we felt an instant connection and excitement over the opportunity with Max.

Why did we decide Max was the right fit for us?

He’s super passionate about many aspects of tech, from solar to crypto/blockchain and machine learning. In fact, he started his own consultancy, Entiende Bitcoin, to help Bitcoin companies develop and distribute products in emerging markets. And before that, he was one of the founding members of Bright, the leading residential solar company in Mexico backed by investors like Y Combinator and First Round Capital. When Max first reached out to us, he described his desire to use decentralized technologies to build a more just society.

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