Sunny Aggarwal

Sunny Aggarwal

Sunny Aggarwal

Sunny Aggarwal

‘97 / 27 Y.O.
Years Present
2018 - now
Net Worth
$10.00 M

Osmosis is a product via Osmosis Labs, founded by Sunny Aggarwal and Josh Lee.

Sunny was a student at UC Berkeley studying Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) with a minor in Political Economics. He left studies after his 2nd year to awareness of his work and research in the blockchain area.

For the first time, he heard of crypto when dogecoin was used for fundraising for the Jamaican national bobsled team and started to look further into Bitcoin a few years later.

He set up a small hobbyist mining rig a while ago to go through the motions and see what it’s like and better understand the software, and he doesn’t think it’s still running anymore. He probably wouldn’t mine professionally, and he said the economics don’t make sense in an interview.

Having built something that brings people more sovereignty in their lives is the main reason for him to create Osmosis.

The motto he follows is: “A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.”

Asked who his crypto hero was and who inspired him, he unequivocally replied that it was Vitalik Buterin because, like him, he believed that quality in an entrepreneur is the ability to stay true to values.

He is no longer a libertarian and he presents his claims in a very interesting way:

“First is that I became less fixated on the consistency of moral frameworks. I think many moral frameworks act as a crutch to avoid fully reasoning about an idea. Always choosing “maximizing liberty” when making decisions is easy, without questioning the base assumption of if “maximizing liberty” is the optimal strategy. When thinking through things more, you realize you end up adding more and more qualifications to your stated framework to the point that you realize instead of guiding decisions by the framework, you’re instead just adjusting your framework based on intuition. So instead, I think it’s better to use frameworks only as a heuristic; when analyzing a policy, I’ll start with the libertarian stance and then allow intuition and critical thinking the iterate until I find a position I am happy with. And if that conflicts with the libertarian “party line”, then so be it.

The second is I think I began to better understand the game theory of Tragedy of the Commons situations; essentially, they’re large-scale prisoner dilemmas. I think this problem is explained quite well in Section 2 of the SlateStarCodex Non-Libertarian FAQ (the story of the lake). You need a system of enforcement, essentially a way to shift the payoff matrix to make it such that defection is no longer the optimal strategy. The government is often used as a way to do that, by punishing defectors. Libertarians see this as an encroachment on the non-aggression principle (not harm), and thus many end up taking the position of letting people do whatever they want (and then Moloch wins). I heavily sympathize with the non-aggression principle, but I do think we need to solve these coordination problems, especially as the world globalizes and people tend to play fewer repeated games with the same people. This is one of the things that makes me still excited about blockchains, that it may enable us to create mechanisms to fix broken games, but using non-aggressive means. Instead of using force, we can create incentives and smart contracts to solve some of these problems.”

Early Bonus Program

Starting on 01 January 2024, and goes for the next 365 Days.

Every day remaining equals 10 CryptoTeka Tokens multiplication.

199 Days Remaining.
1990 bonus CryptoTeka Tokens.

CryptoTeka Connect

Crypto Deals
Register on Binance Register on Coinbase Register on KuCoin Register on Huobi Global Register on Bitfinex Register on Register on CoinList
Crypto Movers

Get Notifications on the Top 1000 Cryprocurrencies every 10 minutes.

Crypto Subscribers

Get on our contact list, and we'll keep you up to speed.

The latest Crypto news and expert insight sent to your inbox for free.

Subscribe for push notifications.

Free Crypto push notifications to your computer or phone.

Subscribe for Blockchain projectsSubscribe now

Crypto Persons net worth is an approximation of what we could gather as information. All data there is our representation and should not be considered an exact quantity. Crypto Persons flag and country are their Birthplaces. If there is no exact Birthdate, but only year, this means that this is an approximation of what we could gather as information, and should not be considered and exact one.
Powered by
Coingecko Marketstack Metals-API World Bank

Change Default Currency

Fiat Currencies


Precious Metals