Key Trends in Crypto: Alex Thorn of Galaxy Digital (NEW DATE)

Date and Time
Monday, May 22, 2023
7:00pm— 8:30pm
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Dallas, TX 75204
United States
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Jon Buchwald


Key Trends in Crypto: Alex Thorn of Galaxy Digital

Get a unique insider’s view of the cryptocurrency markets, blockchain, and Web 3 from a true expert, Galaxy Digital’s Head of Research Alex Thorn. Alex’s presentation will include:

• An overview of the cryptocurrency market.
• Discussion of the various crypto sectors (NFT’s, Gaming, etc.)
• Examples of some real projects and use cases
• Layer 1 vs Layer 2 (what does it mean, risk-reward and where are the current opportunities)
• A discussion of the potential impact of the next bitcoin halving
• Discussion of the difficulties involved in participating in the crypto market and how to navigate them (banking restrictions, taxes, securing your coins)
• What is Galaxy’s outlook for the future of crypto as an investment for US citizens? Will the US and its citizens be at a disadvantage as a result of regulation that is more onerous than many other countries?
• Some steps that persons interested in getting involved in crypto should take to get started


Alex Thorn, Head of Firmwide Research - Galaxy Digital
At Galaxy, Alex leads a team of researchers dedicated to understanding and unpacking developments in the cryptocurrency ecosystem, producing insights for internal and external audiences. Prior to joining Galaxy Digital, Alex spent 12 years at Fidelity Investments, mostly recently co-managing Avon Ventures, the early-stage crypto venture fund affiliated with FMR LLC, the parent company of Fidelity Investments. Before that, Alex was Director of Blockchain Research at Fidelity Center for Applied Technology where he directed technology experimentation and published research on the cryptocurrency and blockchain ecosystem, and held several roles in Legal and Compliance functions before that. Alex has a B.A. in Political Science from Vanderbilt University

Host: Jon Buchwald
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Jon via [email protected].



Event Host: Wharton Club of Dallas Fort-Worth
Monday May 22, 2023
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM CT
Location: Virtual:  Link to be sent to attendees prior to the session
Cost: Gold Members: Free; General Members: $15; Non-members: $30


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