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Events in crypto take place at warp speed. This weekly crypto podcast reveals how the marquee names in crypto are reacting to the week’s top headlines. With host Laura Shin, the guests also discuss what they’re thinking about these days and reveal what they believe is on the horizon in crypto. Discl… read more

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$5 Billion in AUM: Why Growth at Grayscale Exploded in the Last Quarter - Ep.137

Michael Sonnenshein, managing director of Grayscale Investments, talks about the strong growth in investment in its products, with inflows in Q2 totaling more than $900 million, bringing assets under management to over $5 billion. He discusses how Grayscale:

  • saw more than $900 million in investment in Q2, up from $500 million in Q1
  • why the macro environment is causing investors to focus on crypto
  • why investors are expressing growing interest in the Grayscale Ethereum Trust
  • how 80% of Grayscale investors have exposure to more than one asset
  • which types of investors are coming in
  • what developments within the crypto space are also leading to the increased inflows into Grayscale products
  • Grayscale's filing of a Form 10 for the Grayscale Ethereum Trust, which will enable it to become an SEC-reporting company
  • why it is doing so for the Ethereum Trust as opposed to Ethereum Classic
  • how the Grayscale Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin Trusts will soon by publicly trading
  • what metrics they use to determine whether to bring a digital asset to market
  • who are attracted to the Grayscale Digital Large Cap fund (GLDC)
  • how Grayscale grew to have $5 billion in assets under management

 

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Episode links: 

Michael Sonnenshein: https://twitter.com/Sonnenshein

 

Grayscale: https://grayscale.co

 

Grayscale's filing of the Form 10 for the Ethereum Investment Trust: https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaeldelcastillo/2020/08/06/valuable-sec-data-on-20-institutional-bitcoin-investors-could-soon-disappear/#27352c561de2

 

Links from news recap:

https://unchainedpodcast.com/a-99-drop-in-value/

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