Charlie Noyes
General Partner

Charlie Noyes

Charlie Noyes is a General Partner at Paradigm. Previously, Charlie was a member of the investment team at Pantera Capital. He began working on crypto research in high school and attended MIT for one year (incomplete).

Written by Charlie

The Open Problems of Onchain Games

Or: why put games on a blockchain? []

by Charlie Noyes, Doug Feagin on Aug 14, 2023

A Cosmos Thesis

On Ethereum, all applications run on a shared state machine. In Cosmos, many application-specific blockchains pass assets and other messages between one another. If Ethereum is a mainframe computer, Cosmos []

by Charlie Noyes, Dan Robinson on Apr 08, 2021

MEV and me

Ethereum’s core insight was that flexible smart contracts allow developers to explore a new frontier of permissionless applications. The explosive growth of decentralized financial protocols built on Ethereum (“DeFi”) is []

by Charlie Noyes on Feb 05, 2021

Paradigm's Open Problems: A Series

About a month ago, we finally got around to publishing a truly wicked problem that had been plaguing my partner Dan Robinson and I for nearly two years. It was a Hail []

by Charlie Noyes on Dec 20, 2020

An analysis of Uniswap markets

Read the paper here: PDF Abstract Uniswap — and other constant product markets — appear to work well in practice despite their simplicity. In this paper, we give a simple formal analysis []

by Guillermo Angeris, Hsien-Tang Kao, Rei Chiang, Charlie Noyes, Tarun Chitra on Nov 01, 2019