Is bitcoin about to go mainstream? This week SkyBridge Capital announced the launch of SkyBridge Bitcoin Fund LP, but is crypto currency something entrepreneurs should get involved with? Joining Greg on this episode of the BOSS Podcast is the Founder and Co-Managing Partner of SkyBridge, Anthony Scaramucci. In part one, Anthony talks about why SkyBridge got involved in Bitcoin and why “old school” Wall Street traders love cryptocurrency.
About Anthony Scaramucci:
Anthony is Founder and Co-Managing Partner of SkyBridge focusing on marketing and business development. Prior to founding SkyBridge in 2005, Mr. Scaramucci co-founded investment partnership Oscar Capital Management, which was sold to Neuberger Berman, LLC in 2001. Earlier, he was a vice president in Private Wealth Management at Goldman Sachs & Co.In 2016, Mr. Scaramucci was ranked #85 in Worth Magazine’s Power 100: The 100 Most Powerful People in Global Finance. In 2011, he received Ernst & Young’s “Entrepreneur of the Year – New York” Award in the Financial Services category. Anthony is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), vice chair of the Kennedy Center Corporate Fund Board, a board member of both The Brain Tumor Foundation and Business Executives for National Security (BENS), and a Trustee of the United States Olympic & Paralympic Foundation. He was a member of the New York City Financial Services Advisory Committee from 2007 to 2012. He is the author of three books: The Little Book of Hedge Funds, Goodbye Gordon Gekko, and Hopping Over the Rabbit Hole, a 2016 Wall Street Journal best seller. In November 2016, Mr. Scaramucci was named to President-Elect Trump’s 16-person Presidential Transition Team Executive Committee. In June 2017, he was named the Chief Strategy Officer of the Export-Import (EXIM) Bank. He served as the White House Communications Director for a period in July 2017. Mr. Scaramucci received a B.A. in Economics from Tufts University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.
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