Starting a Crypto Hedge Fund in the U.S. in 2018 | Corporate Attorney Explains

Crypto funds are popping up all over, and I’ve helped many clients navigate the murky waters of regulatory compliance around starting these types of investment vehicles.

Given how new crypto assets are to the world of finance, there a lot of nuances that affect the types of investors (i.e. accredited vs qualified) that can invest in your fund, the types of projects and coins you invest in as well as whether you will have to register with the SEC.

With my experience, I’ve broken down the concepts into three main buckets you need to think about when starting your crypto fund.

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My 20+ years of experience in business finance, business law and entrepreneurship have led me to believe that numbers and logic are awesome tools, but understanding human nature and emotions is the first step to business success.

The Cenkus Law Firm provides services related to mergers & acquisitions, general business issues and startups, including founders’ agreements and fundraising. I also consult with entrepreneurs and have invested my own capital as an angel investor.

From 2010-2013 I served as Chief Legal Counsel of a publicly-traded international oilfield services company. From 2001 to 2006 me and a partner founded and built Paragon Residential Mortgage. Paragon was sold to Bridge Investments in 2006.

I hold a Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania.

Now, I live in Austin, TX with my wife and two kids. I enjoy reading, running, classic movies, great food and wine and some great American football.

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