Led by founders with a combined track record of creating new blockchain categories and scaling large, industry defining blockchain companies.
Andrew Kiguel is an accomplished executive with leadership experience in Canadian capital markets, corporate governance and entrepreneurship. He was the co-founder and CEO of Hut 8 Mining, one of the largest publicly listed bitcoin miners in the world with a listing market capitalization of $450 million and over $140 million of revenue within the first 24 months.
Prior to that, Andrew spent over 18 years at GMP Securities (now Stifel Canada) in investment banking, with his most recent title as a Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Banking.
Deven is an experienced operations executive and investor. He spent several years as a technology-focused investor at Goldman Sachs and Highland Capital Partners where he helped fund several top technology businesses.
He is the co-founder of Wired Investors, a private equity fund focused on small cap buyouts. He is also a founding director of Polymath and an active investor in the digital assets space.
Mr. Appleby spent the first 10 years of his career working in public accounting where he worked in both audit and advisory practices working with private companies and investment funds.
In 2007 Mr. Appleby left the world of public accounting to focus on providing management and accounting services to public companies across a variety of industries including crypto-currency, technology, junior mining, food production, agriculture, cannabis, and others.
Mr. Appleby has been the Chief Financial Officer for numerous companies, listed in Canada, US and London and has extensive experience in financial reporting, IPOs, fund raising, and corporate governance