Blockchain bridges are an essential building block to establishing a crypto enabled global economy. Although there are many useful, forward looking use cases that will arise from having effective cross-chain bridges, there are many drawbacks the industry faces today that must be considered. The opportunity for building necessary cross-chain infrastructure is immense. Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Investment, Software, Start-up, Technology Giuseppe Stuto is a first US generation, Boston-based entrepreneur who currently serves as the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of 186 Ventures, an early stage VC fund. Prior to co-founding 186 Ventures, Giuseppe was the Co-Founder and CEO of Fam, a group video software company that scaled to north of seven million users and that was acquired by Draftkings. Today Giuseppe spends most of his time investing in and helping entrepreneurs build in Web3 / Crypto, FinTech, and enterprise SaaS. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.