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The Biggest News in Crypto This Year ... and Why Diversification Is Increasingly Important

San Francisco • April 5, 2022

This summer, the world’s second-most-valuable blockchain, Ethereum, is poised to undergo “The Merge”—one of the most important upgrades in crypto history.

In the latest edition of Notes from the CIO, Chief Investment Officer Matt Hougan and the Bitwise Research Team analyze the three biggest potential impacts from the upcoming event and explain why it highlights the importance of a diversified approach to crypto investing.


About Bitwise

Based in San Francisco, Bitwise is one of the largest and fastest-growing crypto asset managers. As of year-end 2021, Bitwise managed $1.3 billion across an expanding suite of investment solutions. The firm is known for managing the world’s largest crypto index fund (OTCQX: BITW) and pioneering products spanning Bitcoin, Ethereum, DeFi, and crypto-focused equity indexes. 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.

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