Virtual

Thursday 29 April 2021

17:00

Meltem Demirors

Chief Strategy Officer of CoinShares

Power, Politics, and Protocols: Why Cryptocurrencies are Much More than Money

Meltem will be discussing macro and meta beyond crypto as an asset class and delve more into other shifts in the macro landscape including compute, semiconductors, energy, and new forms of social organisation.

Meltem Demirors

Meltem likes bitcoin, sci fi, and talking with her hands. She is Chief Strategy Officer of CoinShares, a public listed (Nasdaq Nordic $CS) digital asset investment firm with $5B in assets under management, and has invested in over 250 companies in the cryptocurrency space in the last six years. Prior to CoinShares, she helped build Digital Currency Group into the world’s largest digital asset investment firm. Before being bitten by the bitcoin bug, Meltem worked in the oil and gas industry in corporate treasury, trading, and M&A.