The Blip

👋 Hello, I’m Ronan, an entrepreneur based in Dublin.

  • I previously founded Sandymount, an MIT membrane technology startup.

  • I’m now founder at - building financial tools focused on data privacy.

You’ll enjoy The Blip if you’re interested in:

  1. Energy Technology & Policy,

  2. Investing, and

  3. Data and Financial Privacy.

Here are three pieces to get you started:

You can alternately just browse the archive.

Financial Disclosures (updated Quarterly):

Last update: January 2023

Long positions: Berkshire Hathaway, Simon Property Group, Meta, Spotify, Wise, AirBnb, VTI, VNQI, VNQ, SGOV, SGOL, TIPs (<5 yr), Bitcoin, Ether, Atom, LQTY, Stargate, Urbit star, Sahil Lavignia Rolling Fund, Expression Edits, Worldcoin, SpaceX, Stripe, Pipe, Conception Biosciences.

Short positions: None.

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Ronan McGovern
Engineer and entrepreneur in Dublin! Building payment solutions at Investing in startups & public stocks. Writing at and at (crypto)! Previously co-founded Sandymount Technologies - acquired by Alfa Laval.