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When the institutional investors come

Jun 23, 2020 ⋅  6 min read

Institutional investors are the white whales of cryptocurrency. Ever so elusive, institutional investment in cryptocurrency has long been considered the most significant barrier between Bitcoin and a multi-trillion dollar market capitalization. In anticipation of their hopeful arrival, firms have raised more than a billion dollars in order to build infrastructure to serve them. And deal activity is picking up as the perfect storm appears to be brewing for investment in Bitcoin.

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Ryan Watkins was a Senior Research Analyst at Messari. Previously, he worked at Moelis & Company as an Investment Banking Analyst where he worked on deals in the technology, telecom, and fintech sectors. Ryan graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University.

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Ryan Watkins was a Senior Research Analyst at Messari. Previously, he worked at Moelis & Company as an Investment Banking Analyst where he worked on deals in the technology, telecom, and fintech sectors. Ryan graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University.

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