Alana Palmedo

Alana Palmedo


Alana Palmedo is a Partner and COO at Paradigm, leading all business functions, including operations, finance, legal, business development, and investor relations. She began her career in asset management in 2008 at Cascade Investment, LLC, the investment office for Bill & Melinda Gates. Later, she joined the investment team at the Boston University Investment Office. Alana earned her MBA from MIT Sloan and BBA from Pacific Lutheran University.

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Katie Biber

Katie Biber is the Chief Legal Officer at Paradigm, leading the firm's legal, regulatory, compliance and policy functions. Previously, she was Chief Legal Officer of Brex, a fintech startup reimagining financial systems for growing companies. Before Brex, Katie was General Counsel of Anchorage, a digital asset bank and platform, and she has also held leadership roles as General Counsel of Thumbtack and Senior Counsel at Airbnb. Additionally, Katie serves on the boards of directors of Anchorage, Code for America and Protocol Labs. She is a veteran of political campaigns, having served as General Counsel to Romney for President in 2012. Katie holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. from George Washington University.

Nathan Apsel

Nathan Apsel is the Chief Financial Officer at Maveron. Prior to joining Maveron, he was the Chief Financial Officer at 8VC and Paradigm. Before that, he was a Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), where he was part of the Asset Management Practice. Nathan holds a Master of Accounting and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Oregon.

Alexander Grieve

Alexander Grieve is the Government Affairs at Paradigm. Presively he was Vice President at Tiger Hill Partners. Alexander Grieve graduated from Yale School of Management.

Anish Agnihotri

Anish Agnihotri is a founding member of Ritual and an independent Researcher at MEV. Previously, he was a researcher at Paradigm, built performant trading systems at Polychain Capital, and expanded test automation at 1Password.

Igor Igamberdiev

Igor Igamberdiev is Head of Research at Wintermute, formerly at Paradigm and Director of Research at The Block.

Dave White

Dave White is a Research Partner at Paradigm. Previously, he was a quantitative trader and researcher at firms including Headlands, Two Sigma, and Cutler Group. He is three credits shy of an A.B. in Mathematics from Harvard University.

Doug Feagin

Doug Feagin is a partner at Paradigm and was previously an investor at Coatue Management. He graduated from Princeton University in the United States.

Dan Robinson

Dan Robinson is a General Partner and the Head of Research at Paradigm, focused on crypto investments and research into open-source protocols. Previously, Dan was a protocol researcher at Interstellar. Before Interstellar, Dan practiced as a litigation attorney at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. He earned a J.D. from Harvard Law School and an A.B. from Harvard University.

Matthew Mizbani

Matthew Mizbani is a partner at Paradigm and was previously an investor at Coatue Management. He is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Alexander Walterspiel

Alexander Walterspiel is a partner and head of trading at Paradigm and was previously a partner and head trader at Indaba Capital Management. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut Business School.