Zack Lawrence

Vine Ventures

Zack Lawrence is an investor with Vine. Previously, Zack studied Mathematics (with a focus on cryptography) at Stanford University and also founded and served as CEO of 1protocol, a blockchain startup backed by Andreessen Horowitz. On the side, he is an avid meditater — he spent 6 months living and practicing meditation at a Zen Buddhist Monastery — and volunteers as a grief counselor for children.

    2:00 - 2:55

    Day 2 Hofmann Hall (Sun)

    Pathways to Federal Legalization Amid Misconceptions & Stigma Surrounding the Use of Psychedelic Substances

    While psychedelics may be on a faster trajectory to FDA approval than cannabis, public perception of psychedelics remains a major hurdle to decriminalization.