Linda Xie is Co-founder and Managing Director of Scalar Capital, a hedge fund and investment management company specializing in crypto assets. Through Scalar Capital, she has created a $20 million fund that focuses on investing in blockchain companies in exchange for tokens, prioritizing privacy technology firms. Linda is a strong supporter of the decentralized finance movement and believes in its numerous use cases. Previously, Linda was an early employee and product manager at Coinbase, where she built out internal tools including compliance, fraud, and finance systems, and worked with regulators and law enforcement on compliance for digital assets. Prior to Coinbase, she was a portfolio risk analyst at AIG. Linda is also an adviser for 0x, an open protocol that enables peer-to-peer asset trading on the Ethereum blockchain.
Linda is a Co-Producer at Ethereum: The Infinite Garden, a feature documentary about Ethereum.
She runs her own blog where she writes about topics like DeFi, blockchain gaming and stablecoins.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
Forbes 2019, 30 Under 30
MEDIA AND APPEARANCE
Linda has been a speaker at several conferences, including the Harvard Business School Blockchain & Crypto Club Conference.
She appeared at South by Southwest and Forbes Under 30 Summit, among others.
She has also appeared as a guest on Real Vision.