Sponsor Profiles

Meet our generous sponsors for the Summit

Sponsor Profiles2018-10-31T04:35:17+00:00

We want to thank our sponsors for being a part of The Digital Asset Strategy Summit (DASS); the premier “allocators only” all-in-one, 2-day due diligence solution for digital assets.

Mark W Yusko

Autonomous Research

Autonomous Research is the leading independent research firm covering the financial services industry in Europe, the US and China. Founded in 2009, the firm has distinguished itself with in-depth, unbiased investment research on global banks, brokers, asset managers, insurance, information services, payment-technology, mortgage finance and consumer finance companies. The firm’s fintech strategy practice, Autonomous NEXT, explores the impact of technology on the future of finance.
www.Next.Autonomous.com

BitGo

BitGo Inc.

BitGo Inc. is the market leader in institutional-grade cryptocurrency investment services, providing institutional investors with security, compliance, and custodial solutions for blockchain-based currencies. BitGo is the world’s largest processor of on-chain bitcoin transactions, processing 15% of all global bitcoin transactions, and $15 billion per month across all cryptocurrencies. The company has over $2 billion in assets in wallet, and a customer base that includes the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges and spans more than 50 countries. BitGo is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, and has offices in London, Singapore, and Tokyo.
www.BitGo.com

Bitwise

Bitwise Asset Management

Founded in 2017, Bitwise Asset Management is a cryptocurrency asset manager backed by institutional investors. The firm is a partner to individuals, financial advisors, family offices, investment managers, and institutions in navigating the cryptocurrency space. Bitwise develops funds, indexes, insight, and other services. The team behind Bitwise has decades of expertise in technology, security, asset management and indexing.

www.BitWiseInvestments.com

BlockChain

Blockchain Capital

Blockchain Capital is the pioneer and premier venture capital firm focused exclusively on the blockchain technology sector and crypto ecosystem. Our company was founded in 2013 with the mission of helping entrepreneurs build world class companies and projects based on blockchain technology. Our passion is providing founders with the tools they need to succeed: capital, domain expertise, partnerships, recruiting and strategy.

Blockchain Capital is one of the oldest and most active venture investors in the blockchain technology sector, and has financed over 75 companies, protocols and tokens since its inception. We are multi-stage investors and invest in both equity and crypto assets.

Our view is that blockchain technology holds the promise to disrupt legacy businesses and create entirely new markets and business models. Our network of entrepreneurs, investors and advisors brings unrivaled resources to founders who want to leverage blockchain technology to change the world in profound ways.

www.Blockchain.Capital

Chapman Cutler

Chapman Cutler

Chapman’s century of experience as a law firm “focused on finance” positions our firm to provide clients with comprehensive advice and unique insight into the developing fintech marketplace. Our deep experience has helped us gain a thorough understanding of our clients’ processes, products, and systems, as well as their market challenges and legal needs. We understand the evolving needs of the participants in this space and combine creative legal acumen with business and market insight. Chapman attorneys have been at the forefront of developments in the digital asset and blockchain space. As the ecosystem of Bitcoin, digital assets, and blockchain technology has matured, so have the diversity, breadth, and depth of our representation. To date we have advised clients across legal products, including regulatory, corporate, investment management, tax, and litigation matters, and across borders on multi-jurisdictional mandates.

www.Chapman.com

Coinbase

Coinbase

Coinbase, the leading digital currency platform, was founded in 2012 and has backing from top institutional investors including NYSE, USAA, BBVA and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi. Based in San Francisco, Coinbase has over 500 employees and offices in Chicago, New York, and London. Coinbase has a total trading volume over $150 billion to date, and is entrusted with more than $20 billion of cryptocurrency across more than 20 million accounts.

www.am.CoinBase.com

Digital Asset Custody Company

Digital Asset Custody Company

Digital Asset Custody Company (DACC) is the industry’s first purpose-built custodian to safeguard digital assets for institutions. With its proprietary technology, DACC provides custody support for an industry best 90+ tokens and 10 blockchains. DACC was built from the ground up to custody digital assets on behalf of institutional clients. This institutional focus allows us to provide beyond enterprise-grade security and white glove service.

www.DigitalAssetCustody.com

Digital Asset Strategies

Digital Asset Strategies

Digital Asset Strategies is an investment firm that specializes in portfolio management for cryptocurrencies and digital assets. DAS’ primary product, DAS Crypto Core, uses a proprietary “active index” strategy to dynamically allocates weights across approximately 25 cryptocurrencies according to currencies’ exposure to underlying, crypto-specific risk factors. This simple, yet sophisticated strategy preserves an investors’ ability to outperform a traditional cap-weight crypto index fund without subjecting them to unfair performance fees and unduly high turnover.

www.Das.fund

Fundstrat

Fundstrat Global Advisors

Fundstrat Global Advisors is an independent research firm established in 2014, with clients in over 16 countries and count as current institutional clients the top asset managers, hedge funds and private banks, representing ~70% of globally managed equity assets. Our macro-focused research services are known for its data-driven approach (“analysis not opinions”) and clients view our work as both contrarian and highly differentiated, as our approach incorporates an extensive study of historical fundamentals, reliance on credit and cross market leading indicators, as well as market-based views driven by positioning and sentiment. Within blockchain, Fundstrat is widely recognized as the only institutional research firm providing comprehensive market analysis and price analytics for crypto-currencies and blockchain technology.

www.Fundstrat.com

Kingdom Trust

Kingdom Trust

Kingdom Trust is a leading independent, qualified custodian specializing in innovative custody solutions and escrow services for institutional and individual investors. For over a decade, the firm has provided custom solutions for clients including alternative asset investment funds, registered investment advisors and various investment platforms, as well as individuals investing with IRAs and other retirement accounts.

As the pioneer of digital asset custody, the firm’s experience and knowledge help provide clients with secure and compliant custody allowing investors to diversify with alternative assets they know and understand such as real estate, private equity, digital assets, precious metals and more.

www.KingdomTrust.com

Xapo

Xapo

Built on an industry-leading secure bitcoin storage platform, Xapo helps businesses and financial institutions safeguard, organize and manage their funds through dedicated corporate accounts. From dynamic wallet addresses and multi-signature authorization technologies to customized admin permissions, Xapo allows front and back office to efficiently store, send and receive funds, while maintaining stringent account security. Because security is what we do best, we’ve developed a global network of ultra-secure Bitcoin vaults and the most secure alternative-banking platform in the world.

www.Xapo.com