Digital Asset Manager Valkyrie Lays Off 30% of Staff: Bloomberg

The provider of crypto exchange-traded funds has trimmed its 23-person workforce

AccessTimeIconNov 14, 2022 at 7:36 p.m. UTC
Updated May 9, 2023 at 4:02 a.m. UTC

Valkyrie Investments, Inc. has let go about 30% of its 23-person staff in recent weeks, according to a Bloomberg report.

“Our management team did a thorough review of asset growth year to date and reviewed every employee’s role and contribution. Like many other companies in our industry, cuts needed to be made and ours were limited to sales and marketing,” Valkyrie CEO Leah Wald told Bloomberg.

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    Brandy Betz

    Brandy covered crypto-related venture capital deals for CoinDesk.


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