Investors can no longer ignore questions about crypto and its potential role in portfolios. In this presentation, Bitwise CIO Matt Hougan examines the basics of crypto from a professional investor's point of view: What’s a blockchain? What made bitcoin groundbreaking? And why are there thousands of crypto assets? Watch this video for a clear, straightforward, jargon-free explanation of what crypto is, why it matters, and where it's going.
Based in San Francisco, Bitwise is one of the largest and fastest-growing crypto asset managers, offering both index and active strategies across a wide array of investment vehicles. The firm is known for creating the world’s largest crypto index fund (OTCQX: BITW), a suite of crypto-focused equity and futures ETFs, and investment products that span Bitcoin, Ethereum, DeFi, NFTs, and the Metaverse. Bitwise focuses on partnering with financial advisors and investment professionals to provide quality education and research. The team at Bitwise combines expertise in technology with decades of experience in traditional asset management and indexing, coming from firms including BlackRock, Blackstone, Meta, and Google, as well as the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Bitwise is backed by leading institutional investors and asset management executives, and has been profiled in Institutional Investor, CNBC, Barron’s, Bloomberg, and The Wall Street Journal.