About Our Team
Managing DirectorMichael’s expertise in the Internet business stretches back to 1991 when there was no WWW or domains. Michael is the founder of the Austria Börsenbrief, a financial investment magazine, and was a private equity fund manager for five years. Michael became involved with domains in 2002 when he started to register, buy and sell valuable domains. With more than 20 years of experience in business and expertise in the financial markets, Michael is in charge of the strategic orientation and asset allocation of the fund.
Investment AdvisorDemelza is a blockchain researcher at the Centre for Global Finance and Technology at the Imperial College in London, and she operates the only Bitcoin ATM in Liechtenstein. At the University of Liechtenstein, Demelza is completing her doctoral thesis on the role of cryptocurrency in asset management, and she teaches a course for bachelors and masters students on Bitcoin and the Blockchain technology. At Incrementum AG, Demelza is working on cryptocurrency research and a crypto currency fund vehicle.
Asset ManagerDavies is a seasoned Alternative Investments specialist. He has been involved for the last 20 years in hedge funds, futures trading and other investments. From 2008 to 2012, Davies was Director of FTC Capital, one of Austria’s leading Managed Futures funds. Since 2012, Davies Guttmann has been a Director of Financial Fairplay AG in Switzerland, providing consulting services on alternative portfolios and digital trading.
Former ICO Advisory Board
Technical AdvisorDave is an expert in blockchain technology and has worked on a number of state of the art blockchain codebases. He specializes in Ethereum smart contracts. Dave studied at Imperial and King’s Colleges in London in the 1970s, resulting in a Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering. After receiving his Master’s degree (Management of Technology) at the National University of Singapore, he founded Calistra Research Labs developing advanced machine vision systems.
AdvisorTobias has been active in the Internet industry for the past 20 years as entrepreneur, advisor and investor. Through his company Senza Limiti, he invests in digital assets such as domains and websites. Tobias is an active crypto currency investor since 2012. In a previous life, he created Open Source tools phpMyAdmin and phpAds (now OpenX).
Technical AdvisorGaurang is the Co-Founder and CTO of Attores, a blockchain company based out of Singapore. Gaurang is also the co-organizer of the Ethereum Singapore Meetup. He has been active in the Singapore Ethereum community since the very beginning and is considered an expert on Smart Contracts.
ICO AdvisorAndras is an entrepreneur and investor living in Singapore. He built the technology behind viki.com, Singapore’s largest exit so far. He has been involved in blockchain development since 2013. He founded and contributed to several projects in the space. Currently he is working on yojee.com, a collaborative economy/logistics company, utilizing Ethereum.
ICO AdvisorRuslan is co-founder and President of Token-as-a-Service (TaaS), a last generation closed end fund that allows its investors to capitalize on the rise of blockchain markets. Gavrilyuk has more than 14 years’ experience in founding and managing projects in geoscience, mobile money solutions, oil and gas operations, precious minerals mining, sports and fashion.
ICO AdvisorReuben has worked in sales, business development, finance and operations roles for major multinationals and start-ups in the tech, telecoms and pharmaceutical industries globally. He has worked as a journalist and is frequently interviewed and asked for comment by tech and mainstream media as well as speaking at and hosting seminars and conferences. He is co-founder the Blockchain Association of Ireland and the Irish Chamber of Commerce in Slovakia.
ICO AdvisorRune is an entrepreneur and start-up strategist living in Singapore. He is the Chief Visionary Officer and Co-founder of coss.io, a Singapore based platform for the cryptocurrency ecosystem, featuring payment gateway/POS, exchange and other applications. His company is corporate member of ACCESS, the Singapore Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Industry Association and SFA, Singapore Fintech Association.
ICO AdvisorGeorge is an expert in commodity markets advising senior clients in the Asia region. From 2013 to 2016, he was Vice President of Morgan Stanley in Singapore; before that, he served as Vice President for Barclays Capital in Asia. George is active in crypto currencies and also serves on the advisory board of ZrCoin.
With a combined experience of 15 years in crypto currencies, 20 years in domain names and 35 years in finance, our team is fit to meet the challenges of digital assets.
The fund management has been working together since many years. Both Michael and Davies have an established network and track record in the alternative investment space.
Both principals have been personally investing in crypto currencies since 2012, with small positions in Bitcoin, Ethereum, Monero, Ripple and Litecoin.
We believe that crypto currencies are here to stay and are of disruptive nature. While complicated to understand and manage, digital assets are better performing than many traditional investments.