Olaf Carlson-Wee, founder and chief executive officer of Polychain Capital, speaks during a Bloomberg Technology interview in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Monday, June 26, 2017. Carlson-Wee discussed the recent volatility in Bitcoin and whether or not the digital currency is experiencing a bubble. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesDavid Paul Morris — Bloomberg via Getty Images
Carlson-Wee is a true crypto OG. He wrote his college thesis on Bitcoin, and then put most of his life savings into cryptocurrency. After leaving Coinbase, where he was employee number three, Carlson-Wee founded Polychain Capital, where he now serves as chief investment officer. The crypto fund counts famous Silicon Valley investment funds as its clients, and it recently crossed $1 billion in assets under management.
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