Grayscale Welcomes Fundstrat's David Grider as Head of Digital Assets Research

Grayscale Welcomes Fundstrat's David Grider as Head of Digital Assets Research

Grayscale CEO Michael Sonnenshein has shared a press-release published by Business Insider about Grayscale hiring a former Fundstrat's chief of digital asset research David Grider.

I am thrilled to welcome @David_Grid as our new Head of Research!https://t.co/wotIwZLMjf via @businessinsider cc @Vlajournaliste @Grayscale— Michael Sonnenshein (@Sonnenshein) August 12, 2021

Crypto veteran Grider joins Grayscale

Barry Silbert-affiliated Grayscale has managed to make another profitable deal, this time hiring a leading expert from Fundstrat Global Advisors – its former head of the digital asset research direction has joined the largest crypto investment fund on the crypto market.

According to his LinkedIn page, he has worked for Fundstrats from January 2020 until August 2021 and has moved on now.

Grider is not the only prominent expert Grayscale has hired recently. Last week, the company announced that a leading expert on ETFs with 20 years of experienceand former CEO of Alerian, David LaValle, joined it as well.

What made Grider change Fundstrat for Grayscale

David Grider shared that he believes Grayscale has high chances to become a bridge between the crypto world and the Wall Street now, that the adoption of the new type of assets by financial institutions is moving at a fast pace.

As of August 11, the company held $29.6 billion worth of crypto under its management, including Bitcoin.

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