Morgan Creek Digital Assets announced that it will be the lead anchor investor in Ikigai Asset Management’s flagship fund focused on executing systematic and fundamental liquid hedge fund strategies as well as opportunistic venture-stage crypto asset investments.
Ikigai is a crypto asset management firm launched in December 2018 by former Point72 Portfolio Manager Travis Kling and partners Timothy Lewis, and Anthony Emtman.
Founded by Mark Yusko, Jason A. Williams, and Anthony Pompliano, Morgan Creek Digital Assets is a global asset manager providing access to blockchain technology and digital assets for institutional clients and wealthy family offices.
The firm – an affiliate of Morgan Creek Capital Management, a multi-billion dollar asset manager based in the United States – has publicly received $40mm investments from public pension funds.
Alongside Ikigai, it has previously made investments in Coinbase, Bakkt, and Harbor, among others.