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Mapping Out GSR Portfolio

May 11, 2022, 4:51PM EDT • 16 min read Quick Take Founded in 2013 by Richard Rosenblum and Cristian Gil, GSR is a crypto market-making firm offering risk management and structured product strategies for investors GSR was one of the most active investors in the crypto venture market, with 29 investments in Q1’22 The firm has publicly deployed capital to at least 95 projects across 9 verticals, which The Block has mapped out Join The Block Research for exclusive research …

An overview of the most active blockchain investors in Q1’22

April 19, 2022, 12:42PM EDT • 5 min read Quick Take The Block Research analyzed a total of 624 blockchain-related investment deals that occurred in Q1’22 to identify which crypto funds have been the most active at the start of 2022 Only three of the funds from our last analysis remained in the most active investors list, whereas crypto trading firms have ramped up their participation in early-stage startups Roughly 75% of the total deals among the most active investors …

Crypto trading shop GSR announces new CEO and CTO

One of the largest crypto trading firms has a new chief executive officer and chief technology officer to chart its course as it builds out its business into new arenas, including non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and decentralized finance (DeFi). GSR, a firm that facilitates more than $4 billion in crypto trades per day, announced Tuesday that Jakob Palmstierna has taken the reigns as chief executive of the firm. He was previously GSR’s head of product and business development. Meanwhile, the firm …