Blockchain Capital Announces Four Promotions Across the Firm

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Blockchain Capital Announces Four Promotions Across the Firm

March 06
08:06 2023
Blockchain Capital Announces Four Promotions Across the Firm

SAN FRANCISCO – Mar 6, 2023 – Blockchain Capital, LLC, a leading crypto-dedicated venture firm, is pleased to announce the promotions of four of its dedicated team members. Chief Operation Officer, Tony Schmidt, has been promoted to Operating Partner; Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Zalia Aliriza, has been promoted to Operating Partner; Yuan Han Li has been promoted to Senior Associate; and Kyle Gluskin has been promoted to Investor Relations Manager.

“Over the past decade, we have remained steadfast in our commitment to investing in our people, teams and capabilities to serve founders as a firm,” said Brad Stephens, Founder and Managing Partner of Blockchain Capital. “As crypto markets have experienced fluctuations, we have never wavered in our dedication. As our business grows, we are doubling down on our human talent, further cementing our commitment to founders.”

Tony Schmidt to Operating Partner

Tony joined Blockchain Capital in 2021 as Chief Operating Officer. He will continue optimizing firmwide operations, setting organizational priorities while developing the firm’s strategic roadmap, manage talent, optimize the technology stack and will assist portfolio company leaders to help build and enhance their operational framework.

Zalia Aliriza to Operating Partner

Zalia joined Blockchain Capital in 2017 to lead the firm’s finance and compliance functions as both the Chief Financial officer and Chief Compliance Officer. With her promotion to Operating Partner, she will continue overseeing and directing all financial aspects of the company and will work closely with the leadership team to develop and implement financial strategies to support the firm’s business objectives.

Yuan Han Li to Senior Associate

Yuan joined Blockchain Capital in 2021 as an Associate. He will now be assuming a more senior role in making investment decisions, joining the Board of Directors of portfolio companies, and playing a key role in establishing the team’s research agenda. He will focus on orienting the team around core investment theses that he has developed and shepherded. Prior to Blockchain Capital, Yuan was the Co-President of Penn Blockchain—one of the world’s largest student-run blockchain organizations.

Kyle Gluskin to Investor Relations Manager

Kyle joined Blockchain Capital in 2021 and has played an instrumental role in managing the company’s relationships with its investors. She will now be supporting all aspects of the firm’s capital raising efforts and client engagement, as well as continue leading all Investor Relations operations.

About Blockchain Capital, LLC

Based in San Francisco, Blockchain Capital is the first venture capital firm to invest exclusively in the blockchain technology sector. Founded in 2013 by Bart and Brad Stephens, Blockchain Capital has funded over 170 startups and is dedicated to working with founders on the principal mission to build world-class companies based on blockchain technology.

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