Anthony Pompliano is partner at Morgan Creek Digital. In this chat we discuss growing up in an Italian household, getting the call for duty, adapting to life after the army, first business and defining moment in entrepreneurship, what makes a great entrepreneur, getting into the investment fund game, the current economy with respect to inflation and possible recession, the impact of Bitcoin, advising President Trump, Aliens and Bob Lazar, and the evolution of robots.
Anthony Pompliano, affectionately known as Pomp, invests capital across the crypto ecosystem on behalf of institutional investors. He also runs Off The Chain, a popular podcast and email newsletter aimed at educating professional investors on the crypto industry. Morgan Creek Digital assets is backed by the institutional investment house Morgan Creek Capital, which has $1.5 billion in assets under management. The firm launched a Digital Asset Index Fund in late August, which gives accredited investors indirect exposure to Bitcoin, Ethereum and eight other large market cap assets, although not pre-mined cryptos such as Ripple (XRP) and Stellar (XLM).
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