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A Professional Investor’s Guide To Cryptoassets: Everything You Need To Know About A Rapidly-Emerging Asset Class

Jun 22, 2021 12:00 pm 1:00 pm

2020 was a transformational year for bitcoin and crypto. Large institutions are starting to invest and major companies like Tesla, Square, and PayPal are embracing the space in significant ways.

In 2021 financial professionals are asking whether current trends can continue and if now is the time to add crypto to client portfolios. In this virtual event, Bitwise Chief Investment Officer Matt Hougan, will review the biggest developments that shaped the market in 2020 and look ahead to what’s coming in 2021.

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Matt Hougan

Chief Investment Officer Bitwise Asset Management

Matt Hougan is one of the world’s leading experts on crypto, ETFs, and financial technology. He is Chief Investment Officer for Bitwise Asset Management, a pioneer in cryptoasset index funds. He was previously CEO of ETF.com, where he helped build the world’s first ETF data and analytics system, the leading ETF media site, and the world’s largest ETF conference, Inside ETFs. Hougan is co-author of the CFA Institute’s “Monograph on ETFs,” a crypto columnist for Forbes, and a three-time member of the Barron’s ETF Roundtable.

Personal info: Matt lives in Berkeley with his wife, 3 kids, his dog, and seven chickens. Matt was a Philosophy major in college. His career history includes stops as a sea kayak guide, minor league baseball mascot, shoe salesman, biotech analyst, ETF.com CEO, and now CIO of one of the world’s leading crypto asset managers. He was recently nominated for a Lifetime Achievement Award in ETFs, but says that he’s not done achieving. His wife designs museum exhibits, and is 100X cooler than he is.

$0 CFANC Members

$10 Non-Members/Guests

CFA Society North Carolina