Africa: Afropolitan Raises Millions From Balaji Srinivasan and Others to Build a Digital Nation

What would a digital country for Africans and the diaspora look like? Afropolitan has some answers

Last April, Balaji Srinivasan, a high-profile figure in the crypto space and the ex-CTO of Coinbase, wrote a piece titled "How to Start a New Country" in the 21st century.

His view was that this new world--The Network State--would give millions of people a fresh societal and financial start free of historical constraints that this current world presents. Per Srinivasan, the Network State is a digital nation launched first as an online community before materializing physically on land after reaching critical mass.


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