Tag: Crypto Hedge Funds

  • BTC is a Terrible Hedge Against Inflation. Or is it?

    BTC is a Terrible Hedge Against Inflation. Or is it?

    In the last two years the US government has printed a scarcely believable 4.6 trillion dollars. Quantitative easing the only card they could play to combat the pandemic and keep the economy on its feet. The result, rampant inflation over 8% leaving the Fed only one move – raise interest rates to reduce its balance […]

  • “There’s Been a Zero-to-One Switch for Institutions and Crypto:” Pantera’s Dan Morehead

    “There’s Been a Zero-to-One Switch for Institutions and Crypto:” Pantera’s Dan Morehead

    In this week’s episode, we speak with Dan Morehead, the founder of one of the longest-standing and largest crypto funds. Dan founded Pantera Capital in 2003 as a global macro hedge fund. In 2013, Pantera began investing in Bitcoin and quickly shifted its entire focus into crypto. Today, Pantera manages $3.8 billion in digital assets and equity in […]

  • DAOs Will be Ready the Next Time Washington Comes After Crypto

    DAOs Will be Ready the Next Time Washington Comes After Crypto

    It didn’t take long for DeFi’s rank-and-file to mobilize after the U.S. Senate ran roughshod over the community’s concerns last week. An array of players in decentralized finance are now marshaling forces to stand up for the industry. On Friday, August 13, the decentralized autonomous organization behind yield maximizer Yearn Finance authorized a transfer of […]

  • Hedge Fund Giant Steven Cohen Dives into Crypto with $21M Funding Round in Messari

    Hedge Fund Giant Steven Cohen Dives into Crypto with $21M Funding Round in Messari

    In the latest sign that Wall Street big shots love crypto, Point72 Ventures, the early-stage investment firm founded by hedge fund billionaire Steven Cohen, has led a $21M funding round in Messari, the crypto market intelligence provider. It is Point72’s first foray into crypto.  Founded in 2018, Messari compiles and analyzes metrics on the ups […]

  • BTC & ETH Massively Outperform Crypto Hedge Funds in 2020

    BTC & ETH Massively Outperform Crypto Hedge Funds in 2020

    Sometimes “HODL” really is the best advice. Simply holding Bitcoin and Ether massively outperformed crypto hedge funds (along with the vast majority of non-crypto assets) in 2020. BTC kicked off 2020 at just under $3,700  and reached almost $19,400 by the end of November, a 425% increase. ETH started the year at around $130 and […]