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From TradFi to DeFi, an Inside Look at a Crypto Investment Firm

From a trading desk in traditional finance to crypto.

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Thejas Nalval, co-founder and chief information officer of Parataxis Capital, joins today’s episode of “On Purpose” with host Tyrone Ross. Nalval explains his journey from equity trading at Goldman Sachs (GS) to founding an investment firm focused solely on the digital asset sector.

Crypto is developing an asset class pertinent to deviations in both strategy and behavior from what traditional investors might be used to. Nalval dives into benchmarks and strategies that investment managers can benefit from while exploring digital assets.

After seeing crypto’s strong performance this quarter compared with traditional assets, Nalval believes more institutional investors might be enticed to add crypto to their portfolios in the coming months. How should advisers and investment managers prepare for this incoming institutional wave?

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This show is produced, announced and edited by Michele Musso with additional production support from Eleanor Pahl. Our theme song is “Walk With Swag.”