Blockchain Capital, LLC, a San Francisco, CA-based venture capital firm to focus exclusively on the blockchain technology sector, hired Spencer Bogart as Managing Director and Head of Research.
Spencer joined from investment bank Needham & Co., where he was the Fintech research analyst and the only Wall Street research analyst to cover Bitcoin and the blockchain technology sector. He is a CFA and earned his Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from University of California, Santa Barbara.
Led by Managing Partners W. Bradford Stephens, Bart Stephens, and Brock Pierce, Blockchain Capital has invested in 42 startups in the blockchain technology sector within two venture capital funds and an AngelList syndicate.
The firm, which is currently pre-marketing its third venture fund, was the first venture fund to accept Bitcoin for capital contributions and to fund portfolio investments via Bitcoin.