Amy Wu

Amy Wu

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Amy Wu leads FTX Ventures, a $2 billion venture fund investing in crypto and web3 companies. She has led investments in companies such as Yuga Labs, Arbitrum, Alchemy, Webull, Epic Games, and Solana, both during her time at FTX and Lightspeed Venture Partners, where she previously led crypto and gaming investments. Before this, Amy was an executive at Discovery, Inc., serving as the CFO of APAC and the digital and sports businesses.

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Cameron Winklevoss

Cameron Winklevoss is the Co-founder and President of Gemini, a next-generation Bitcoin exchange. He graduated from Harvard University with a degree in Economics and earned an MBA from Oxford University. In 2008, he represented the United States at the Olympics Games in Beijing, China, where he placed 6th. Since 2003, Cameron has been an angel investor and entrepreneur in emerging technologies. He began participating in the Bitcoin economy through direct investment in 2012. In addition to being President of Gemini, he and his brother Tyler are currently seeking SEC approval for the Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust, a Bitcoin ETF, and have launched the WinkDex, a Bitcoin price index that will price the ETF.

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James Hutchins

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David Bonanno

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Joeri van Geelen

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John Wu

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