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In this podcast, hosts Vikram Ramakrishnan and Faizaan Shamsi, partners at the software consultancy QuantLayer, talk to investors and builders of the cryptocurrency arena. We discuss how industry participants think about crypto assets, how they uncover fraud in the market, and which technologies will turn the budding, nascent crypto space into the revolutionary powerhouse early market participants had hoped for.

Oct 21, 2019

We go over the CloudFlare IPO prospectus, which calls itself a “Web Performance and Security Company.” We discuss their mission statement, their stated competitive advantages, risks they may face and a quick overview of their financials.


  • The Web Performance and Security Company
  • Cloudflare's mission
  • Companies putting mission statements int their prospectuses
  • How would an early stage startup use Cloudflare versus a Fortune 500
  • On "Our Industry" section
  • On "Why We Win" section
  • Disruptive Business Model
  • Ease of Use
  • Efficient Go-to-Market Model
  • Product Innovation and Velocity
  • Integrated, Global Offering
  • Trust and Neutrality
  • On "Growth Strategy" section
  • List of concerns that the company and the company's lawyers have
  • Talking about the section title, "Key Business Metrics and Non-GAAP Financial Measures

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Cloudflare IPO Prospectus -
Yogababble | No Mercy / No Malice -
Google prospectus -