I have a thing for bitcoin, sci fi novels, and
talking with my hands.
Meltem is Chief Strategy Officer of CoinShares. CoinShares is a leading full-service digital asset investment and trading group that delivers a broad range of financial services across investment management, trading, securities and consumer products to a wide array of clients that includes corporations, financial institutions and individuals. Founded in 2013, the firm is headquartered in Jersey, with offices in France, Stockholm, the UK and the US. CoinShares is regulated by the JFSC, AMF and FINRA. CoinShares is publicly listed on the Nasdaq First North Growth Market under the ticker CS and the OTCQX under the ticker CNSRF.
An established veteran of digital asset investing, Meltem draws on her substantial experience to accelerate growth and acceptance of the asset class. Meltem is a trusted partner to investors and entrepreneurs navigating the digital asset ecosystem, and oversees strategy, investments, and growth at CoinShares. She has invested in over 250 companies in the digital asset ecosystem, first at Digital Currency Group, where she was a member of the founding team, and now at CoinShares and as an active angel investor. She teaches at Oxford and is actively involved in crypto education and advocacy efforts as well as causes related to civil liberties, consumer privacy, and freedom of speech.
Before she was bitten with the bitcoin bug, Meltem worked in the Oil & Gas industry in trading, corporate treasury, and M&A roles. When she isn’t talking about bitcoin, she can be found reading sci fi, engaging in outdoor sports, or scheming with her friends on the internet.
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