Meltem Demirors

Meltem Demirors

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Meltem Demirors is a prominent crypto investor, advisor, and advocate. Meltem is the Chief Strategy Officer of CoinShares, a digital asset investment firm that manages $4B in assets. In her role, she oversees the company’s strategy, and focuses on developing private funds and investment vehicles to provide institutional investors with thematic, risk-managed exposure to the emerging crypto asset ecosystem. An established veteran of digital asset investing, Meltem draws on her substantial experience and widespread influence to accelerate growth and acceptance of the asset class. Since she first joined the cryptocurrency industry in 2015, she has been actively building investment firms, supporting and advising visionary founders at the earliest stages, and leveraging her experience and network to accelerate the growth of the digital asset industry. Previously, she helped build and grow the Digital Currency Group, one of the world’s top crypto investment companies. At the Digital Currency Group, she helped push now-household names, like Coinbase and Ripple, into the limelight. Meltem also teaches at her alma mater MIT as well as Oxford, and is passionate about privacy and civil rights.

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