What is Dirt Roads

Every other Thursday, Dirt Roads goes deep in analysing the way financial value flows through complex systems. Although it naturally overlaps with some of the themes covered by hundreds of often great fintech and DeFi analysts, this newsletter maintains the ambition to focus on what is truly changing at the back end of financial intermediation. For this reason, DR shares more with mathematics and philosophy than marketing and technology.

About the Author

My name is Luca Prosperi. I spent my entire 15-year career advising, studying, and investing in financial institutions.

I contribute to the evolution of some of the most impactful DeFi protocols and advise investors that are operating in the space. I have competed for 10 years as an elite Ironman-distance triathlete, and spent one of those years defeating lymphatic cancer. Today, I have the honour of spectating the evolution of mankind and of sharing the willingness to improve with so many others.

You can find more about me here.