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Patri is the Founder and General Partner at Pronomos Capital and the Founder and Chairman of the Board at The Seasteading Institute. He previously worked at Google as an engineer from 2004-2008 and 2013-2019. He founded the Seasteading Institute in 2008 with seed funding from Peter Thiel, and in 2009 started Ephemerisle, the largest self-organizing festival on water. Patri is on the board of the Startup Societies Foundation, ran the angel fund Zarco Investment Group, and advises a variety of new governance projects.

[0:10] – Patri’s libertarian background

[5:37] – The rising role of charter cities in government competition

[10:45] – Examples of territories built with charter city principles

[18:53] – Strategies to borrow from successful charter territories

[25:28] – Improving the incentive structures of our economies

[35:36] – Moving from charter cities to seasteading

[39:31] – Crypto’s role in charter city governance