Cryptocurrency & blockchain 2018

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 11:37

This GFM Special Report focuses on the newest investments based on crypto coins and blockchain technology, including Kryptoin, a crypto ETF, Protos and its crypto hedge funds, and Veridium’s tokens which aim to aid corporate carbon offset activities

The 'Cryptocurrency & blockchain 2018' special report comprises 7 separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.
Beverly Chandler, GFM

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain move centre stage

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 11:44

It’s a true sign of the times. The two top performing hedge funds of 2018, according to data providers Preqin, are both focused on cryptocurrencies and blockchain. »

Manuel Anguita, Silver 8

Investing in transformative technology

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 11:51

Q&A with Manuel Anguita (pictured), co-founder of top-performing blockchain- and crypto-focused hedge fund Silver 8… »

Todd Lemmons, Veridium Foundation

Veridium offers carbon offsets

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 11:56

A brand-new social impact offset token has come out of a 25-year history of creating sustainable solutions for corporations, explains Todd Lemons (pictured), chairman of the Veridium Foundation. »

Donnie Kim, Kryptoin

Kryptoin launches first crypto ETF

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 12:01

The first crypto blockchain ETF to be listed on digital exchanges by Kryptoin ETF Systems, is on its way, having launched its Blockchain 10 Index in November of last year.  »

Dominic Lawton-Smith, JP Integra Group

The rise of crypto and token business

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 12:05

Dominic Lawton-Smith (pictured) is head of Private Client & Private Equity at Cayman-based boutique fund administrator, trustee and corporate services firm JP Integra Group. The company is 11 years old, has Cayman trust, fund administration and corporate services licences, enabling it to work with private, institutional and sovereign clients and has over USD6 billion under administration.  »

Matthew Shaw, Protos Asset Management

The emerging world of cryptocurrency asset management

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 12:09

Drawing on decades of experience, Matthew Shaw (pictured) and Philipp Kallerhoff are founders of Protos Asset Management, a Swiss based cryptocurrency asset manager that brings the investing concepts of value, momentum and volatility to the crypto world in the form of a fully traditionally regulated Cayman Island based fund. Protos was set up in 2017 as the pair came out of a crypto investment business in Canada. »

John D’Agostino, DMS Governance

Governing the digital asset revolution

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 12:18

By John D’Agostino (pictured), Global Leader, Investor Engagement at DMS Governance, & Paras Malde, Director at DMS Governance. »

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