Sam is a Research Partner focused on Paradigm’s portfolio companies and research into security and related topics. Previously, Sam was a security engineer at Trail of Bits where he worked on improving security tooling for developers and helped clients write safer code. In his spare time, Sam helps secure the cryptocurrency ecosystem by responsibly disclosing vulnerabilities and publishing educational resources.
Dan McCarthy is a Talent Partner focused on helping Paradigm’s portfolio companies build world-class teams. He began his career in engineering recruiting at Google before joining Clever (YC S12) as its first recruiter and later its head of talent. Most recently, he led Lime’s executive recruiting team across operations in San Francisco and Shenzhen. Dan holds a B.A. in Political Science from Stanford University.