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Theta Blockchain Ventures Talks


Jan 14, 2021 03:54 PM

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Olaf Carlson-Wee
Founder & CIO @Polychain Capital
Olaf was the first employee and Head of Risk at Coinbase. He received a civilian award from Homeland Security for blockchain technical analysis in a cyber-crime case and has a patent pending for the Bitcoin Host Computer System. He wrote his undergraduate thesis on cryptocurrency in 2011 at Vassar College.
Ruud Smets
Director of Investments @Theta Capital Management
Ruud Smets joined Theta Capital Management in 2005 and has served as the portfolio manager for the various hedge fund mandates since. Ruud has a broad investment background with a specialization in hedge funds. Before joining Theta, Ruud worked in interest rate derivatives sales and trading at NIBC after starting his career at FundPartners providing hedge fund solutions to institutional investors. Ruud has obtained his master’s degrees in Investment Theory and Information Technology from Tilburg University and La Trobe University in 2002 and is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst. Ruud is responsible for Investments.
Marc de Kloe
Partner @Theta Capital Management & Co-Founder A4C
Marc joined Theta in 2019 as a Partner He is a Co-founder of Alternatives4Children.