Seeking first to understand.

I analyze tech and venture capital at CB Insights, with a focus on fintech & crypto. Previously, I covered frontier tech categories such as IoT, AR/VR, robotics, and industrial tech. Prior to researching VC, I worked at MakerBot in 3D printing.

I love to write. I love data. And I’m always curious to learn more. DM me on Twitter, or try npappageorge at cbinsights [d0t] com

Select projects & writings:

Oldies but goodies:


  • Technology and innovation
  • Music, stereo systems, and guitar (still take weekly lessons)
  • Short stories (one of my majors was Creative Writing)
  • Latin America (lived in Spain & Argentina)
  • Currency & capital controls
  • Distance running (2X marathoner)
  • Soccer and hockey
  • Chicago (my hometown)

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