Understanding Stablecoins & Managing Crypto Volatility with Yield Investing
Not all stablecoins are created equal.
Adil Abdulali and Ryan Cvrkel of Securitize Capital will discuss the current Stablecoin landscape and the importance of understanding the collateral structures that back different types of Stablecoins. With broad declines across crypto markets defining the first half of 2022, Adil and Ryan will further discuss how investors can seize opportunities while also managing volatility through risk-managed crypto yield strategies.
Securitize Capital is the first digital asset management platform of its kind that manages and tokenizes institutional-grade products, leveraging blockchain-enabled capital market infrastructure. We apply superior risk management to tailor innovative financial solutions, broadening investors’ access and exposure to alternative assets, cryptocurrencies, and emerging asset classes. Securitize Capital is a subsidiary of digital asset securities leader Securitize, Inc, whose all-in-one platform expands business and investor access to the private capital markets.
- What are Stablecoins and why are they useful?
- What are the different types of Stablecoins and the implications of the different collateral structures backing them?
- How investors can take advantage of market volatility through risk-managed crypto yield.
- How to efficiently access “cryptocurrency” beta exposure for long-term growth and current yield portfolio objectives.
Meet the hosts:
As head of portfolio management, Adil Abdulali oversees all aspects of selecting, developing, and managing the strategies that are on Securitize Capital’s platform. Adil has more than 30 years in traditional, alternative, and digital asset management, including capital markets, fixed income, derivatives, securities, and cryptocurrencies, with expertise in investment, risk management, valuation, and systems development. Previously, Adil was president and Chief Science Officer at Protégé Partners, where he seeded more than 40 diverse hedge funds globally with investments ranging from $25 million to $100 million. Prior to that, Adil was co-founder at AdKap, a mortgage-backed securities hedge fund, and a senior advisor at Capital Market Risk Advisors, as well as having held various senior roles at Barclays Capital, Nomura Securities, and Nikko Securities. Adil began his career as a trader at JP Morgan. Adil earned an M.A. in Mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania.
Ryan Cvrkel, CAIA
Ryan Cvrkel manages new and existing investor relationships for Securitize Capital, primarily focusing on high net worth and ultra-high net worth investors. Ryan brings more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. Previously, Ryan was a senior vice president and institutional ETF strategist at Direxion, where he was responsible for advancing ETF education and product distribution across all investor channels. Prior to that, Ryan served in sales, marketing, and client service roles at Russell ETFs, Sentinel Investments, Legg Mason, and Vanguard. Ryan earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Loyola University Maryland. He holds a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation as well as FINRA Series 3, 7, and 66 licenses.
Nick Gonzaga is Rocket Dollar's Senior Sales Representative. Has been securities registered since 2006, with 15 years of experience in the finance and investment industry. Most recently was with Arthur J Gallagher as a retirement consultant managing 500MM+ in institutional assets. Before that he was with Merrill Lynch, where he worked with Rocket Dollar CEO Henry Yoshida.
Brendan Walsh is the Operations Manager for Rocket Dollar. He works on background processes to make it easier for internal Rocket Dollar teams to work together and investment issuers to work with Rocket Dollar customers. Before Rocket Dollar, he was a financial advisor assisting customers with their personal investments and business owners on their 401(k) retirement plan structure.