Zach Hamilton is a Managing Partner at General Crypto, a long-only cryptocurrency hedge fund. He has been an Entrepreneur In Residence at Venture51, an early-stage VC firm, for the past 6 years. At Venture51 he was one of the key parties in the decision to invest in Ripple Labs equity round in 2013, which is now worth well over $100m. He’s overseen LP relations, portfolio management, due diligence, and sourcing for several funds with a cumulative $50m AUM. Zach has been actively trading cryptocurrencies personally since 2014.