Managing Partner, Multicoin Capital
Kyle Samani is a Co-Founder and currently the Managing Partner at Multicoin Capital, a thesis-driven investment firm that invests exclusively in the crypto ecosystem. Multicoin Capital manages more than $100M across two funds - a hedge fund that invests in public markets and a venture fund that invests in private markets. The funds' LPs include university endowments, fund of funds, world class-technology investors, storied venture capital funds, and family offices, well-known investors include a16z and founding PayPal COO David Sacks. Samani states that crypto makes software "real" in a way that was never impossible before: by encoding economic incentives into software that are universally transparent and globally enforced, crypto makes it possible to facilitate large-scale human coordination in ways that was never possible before. Prior to launching Multicoin, Samani Co-Founded Pristine, an enterprise software company that enables desk-less workers with solutions for smart glasses. During his tenure as CEO, the firm grew to millions in revenue and raised over $5 million in venture capital before being acquired by Upskill in 2017.
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