Meltem Demirors, Chief strategy officer at CoinShares

Meltem Demirors, Chief strategy officer at CoinShares

A seasoned fintech professional with over ten years of experience in investing in digital assets, Meltem Demirors is from New York. She works as the chief strategy officer at CoinShares, an investment company that oversees $4 billion in digital assets, and is a crypto expert by trade.
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Demirors’ corporate experience before to getting into crypto includes working largely as a consultant with Elsen, Deloitte, and ExxonMobil. Demirors has made sizeable investments in cryptocurrency firms through seed and Series A funding rounds in addition to her active involvement in fintech activities.

Demirors graduated from the MIT Sloan School of Management with a Master of Business Administration in finance and innovation. Soon after, in 2015, she joined Digital Currency Group to help raise money and manage a portfolio of 120 firms and four subsidiaries, where she became actively involved in the cryptocurrency industry. After serving as vice president of DCG for three years, Demirors used her background in conventional finance to take over CoinShares.

Through her participation in the World Economic Forum Blockchain Council, Demirors also promotes a number of initiatives centered on blockchain technology. She is the host of the What Grinds My Gears podcast and a vocal proponent of cryptocurrencies. On this podcast, she discusses money, history, and technology. Demirors serves as the conference’s host each year in Palm Springs.

In 2022


Demirors anticipates that the cryptocurrency sector will continue its upward trend in 2022. She predicts that crypto rules will be implemented all over the world, but particularly in the United States, and that this will be accompanied by an increasing crypto market cap.

Demirors also predicts an increase in the number of investors who will put their Bitcoin earnings into fresh cryptocurrency initiatives in the expectation of a bigger tangible gain this year. She does anticipate that mainstream investors will become more involved this year as Bitcoin enters regulated markets through corporate offerings.

This year, Demirors is anticipated to continue making acquisitions for CoinShares in order to increase the company’s global reach and the variety of cryptocurrency services it offers. The business will also keep growing its portfolio of index strategies, which attempts to provide conventional investors more exposure to cryptocurrencies.

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