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The New Hedge: Crypto and Blockchain with Michael Bucella, Partner at BlockTower Capital

Dec 15, 2020
From 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Members of all chapters are welcome to register for this webinar.



It's a buzzy time for crypto: Demand from investors remains on the upswing for a safe-haven and a hedge against a weak dollar.

As markets shift from speculators to allocators in the final stretch of 2020, growing institutional interest behind the momentum is shining a spotlight on cryptocurrencies as a durable asset class.

YCIF looks forward to the industry expertise and thought leadership of our next guest, Michael Bucella, Partner at BlockTower Capital, an institutional crypto asset and blockchain technology investment firm.

Join us in a week as we find out more about the preeminent hedge fund dedicated to crypto-assets and glean fresh insights into the current and future outlook of the crypto market

Have your questions ready!


When:               Tuesday, December 15th, 2020
Time:                 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where:              Online, you'll receive the link to connect to the webinar shortly before it starts
Members:         FREE
Non-members: FREE

Meet our guest

Michael Bucella is a Partner at BlockTower Capital, an institutional crypto asset and blockchain technology investment firm. Prior to BlockTower, Michael spent nearly a decade with Goldman Sachs in New York, most recently in the Securities Division where he was running the Multi-Asset Sales & Trading business for the Canadian region, leading efforts to expand the strategy globally. Previous to this role, he led the Institutional Global Equities franchise, also for the Canadian region. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2008 as part of the Firm’s Asset Management division (GSAM), where he focused on cross-asset, global investment strategies for North American institutions. Michael is a graduate of Fordham University and a member of the Fordham University President’s Council.

Michael is a mentor for the Techstars and Creative Destruction Labs accelerator programs in both New York and Toronto. He is also active in multiple philanthropic organizations, as well as many personal endeavors to directly aid relief missions in disaster-stricken areas.

About BlockTower Capital

BlockTower Capital is an institutional investment management firm focused on cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. We apply professional trading, investing, risk and portfolio management to this emerging digital asset class across public market strategies (discretionary and quantitative alpha), and select private markets opportunities (early-stage and venture investing). The firm was founded in 2017, with investments from Andreesen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, Howard Morgan (co-founder of Renaissance Technologies, First Round Capital, and B Capital), and others.


About YCIF

Young Canadians in Finance was founded by Paul Desmarais III and Michael Blickstead in 2006. The organization is present in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, New York and Vancouver.

The Young Canadians in Finance network is a unique meeting place for young professionals and entrepreneurs who want to cultivate a network of privileged contacts and develop their skills through knowledge sharing experiences and networking.