It seems we are very impatient in crypto.
The IPO of Coinbase netted one of the early VCs a boatload of money. However, the initial investment was made in 2013. Thus, their $300K was tied up for 8 years. Of course, it was worth it since the payout was more than $2.1 billion.
In this video, I discuss how Hive is only approaching 13 months since the fork. We came a long way in that time. However, people seem to want to shortcut things which is not possible. Development simply takes time.