Barry Silbert Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 43
  • Portfolio
  • 18
  • Exits
  • 23
Exits

Barry Silbert General Information

Description

Mr. Barry Silbert is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer, Board Member, and Investment Committee Member at Digital Currency Group. He serves as Board Member at Ethereum Classic. A global enterprise that builds, buys, and invests in blockchain and/or bitcoin companies all over the world. DCG is the parent company of Grayscale Investments (the largest digital currency asset manager with ~$2 billion in AUM), Genesis Trading (the largest regulated crypto trading and lending firm), and CoinDesk (the preeminent media and events company in the space). A pioneer in bitcoin investing, Barry began buying bitcoin in 2012 and quickly established himself as one of the earliest and most active investors in the industry. Prior to leading DCG, Barry was the founder and CEO of SecondMarket, a venture-backed technology company that was acquired by Nasdaq. Barry has received numerous awards and accolades for his leadership including being named Entrepreneur of the Year by both Ernst & Young and Crain's and being selected to Fortune's prestigious "40 under 40" list. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Barry worked as an investment banker in New York. He graduated with honors from the Goizueta Business School of Emory University.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • New York, NY
  • United States

Barry Silbert Investments (43)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Ripio 22-Feb-2017 Early Stage VC 00.000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
00000000 0000 0000 23-Sep-2016 00000 00000 000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
000000 16-Jun-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
00000 18-Apr-2015 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Startup 00000 0000000
0000000000 10-Mar-2015 0000 00000 00000 Financial Software Out of Business 00000 0000000
0000 (000000000) 05-Mar-2015 0000 00000 00.000 Brokerage Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
00000000 28-Jan-2015 00000 00000 00.000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
000000 ( 00000000 14-Nov-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Melotic 10-Oct-2014 Seed Round 00.000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Coinapult 01-Oct-2014 Seed Round 00000 Financial Software Out of Business 00000 0000000
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Barry Silbert Exits (23)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Coinapult 26-Apr-2022 Out of Business
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000000 0000 01-Feb-2020 000 00 00000000
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000000 25-Nov-2019 0000000000: 000000
Lua (Communication Software) 14-Feb-2019 Merger/Acquisition
Chain 10-Sep-2018 Merger/Acquisition
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Barry Silbert Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Barry Silbert Angel Investor 00 0 0 New York, NY
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