Author Archives: Ari Paul

About Ari Paul

Ari Paul is co-founder and CIO of BlockTower Capital. He was previously a portfolio manager for the University of Chicago's $8 billion endowment, and a derivatives market maker and proprietary trader for Susquehanna International Group (SIG). Ari earned a BA in political science from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA from the University of Chicago with concentrations in economics, entrepreneurship, strategic management, and econometrics & statistics. Ari is a CFA charterholder.

How To Think About Investing In Cryptocurrency (Part 1 of 4): Why Exceptional Opportunities Exist

++ In this series, I’m going to start with high level investing concepts in part 1 and get increasingly specific and detailed through part 4. ++Part 1 is an exploration of why extraordinary investment opportunities exist in cryptocurrency. To an … Continue reading

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Scaling Bitcoin

++ Your mother taught you not to discuss religion or politics in polite conversation.  Bitcoin scaling is far more contentious.  The debate over how to enable the Bitcoin network to handle more transaction volume has divided the community into factions … Continue reading

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