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Nate Houk

General Partner

Nate spent the majority of his early career as a high frequency derivatives trader at one of the largest proprietary trading firms in the world. In 2012 he became fascinated by Bitcoin and the Blockchain and his curiosity intensified after traveling to a conference in Austria in 2014 to meet Vitalik Buterin, the inventor of Ethereum.

To date, he has invested in over 20+ early stage Blockchain related companies and has been methodically following his forward-thinking long-term thesis. With an extensive background in computer science and a decade of experience on Wall Street, he is an excellent candidate for advisor roles in the Fintech and Blockchain space.

He graduated Summa Cum Laude with his Bachelor Degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering in 2008 from the University of Southern California and is completing a Masters Degree in Computer Science from Georgia Tech Institute of Technology.

In 2006 he founded the 501(c)3 Non-Profit EWB-USC, the USC chapter of Engineers Without Borders.

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