Travis discusses how Bitcoin is a hedge against the irresponsibly of central bankers, Global Macro and its relationship to crypto, and Social Responsibility as an Investor in the Digital Age.Read More
Travis Kling, Founder & Chief Investment Officer of Ikigai Asset Management, joined CNN's Julia Chatterley to talk about Bitcoin and other crypto assets, and why he thinks this technology is "the most significant investment opportunity of a generation."Read More
I was recently in Los Angeles and had the privilege to sit down with Ikigai’s CEO, Anthony Emtman. This was the second time we’ve met and like the first time, a discussion that started with chatting about digital currencies led to more thoughtful conversation about what the impact of blockchain, crypto, tokenization could be as the current global economy evolves and becomes much more digital in nature.Read More
The digital coin introduced by Facebook Inc. is not competition for Bitcoin; it’s proof that cryptocurrencies will play a valid role in today’s economy.
That’s the view of some of the biggest names in the crypto industry. The heads of investment firms, trading companies and technology outfits say Libra, the token Facebook is developing in partnership with the likes of Visa Inc. and Uber Technologies Inc., is a boon for Bitcoin and the broader crypto sector, although some say they’re nervous about whether Facebook will have access to financial data and how that will be regulated.Read More
We’re back in Los Angeles after a productive 10-day trip to Chicago for The Trading Show and New York for NYC Blockchain Week. We had the opportunity to give multiple keynote presentations and panel discussions were featured on a number of media outlets.Read More
More than a decade ago, on the back of the global financial crisis, the world began the largest monetary and fiscal policy experiment in human history: globally-coordinated quantitative easing while running massive deficits on top of increasingly untenable debt levels. That ‘experiment’ is now 10 years old and facing daunting challenges, because risk assets are now entirely reliant on cheap money.Read More
Morgan Creek Digital announced today 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.Read More
Amid the peak of crypto’s 2017 rally, Travis Kling, a portfolio manager at Steven A. Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management, jumped ship from his institutional tenure, subsequently downing the red pill that is Bitcoin.Read More
Bitcoin’s no longer boring.
After months of tranquility that became the envy of equity investors, The biggest cryptocurrency roared back into the public consciousness this week with the biggest sell-off since August, another fork and a cameo in a major semiconductor earnings report. Some digital asset industry pundits have already begun referring to it as the crypto winter.Read More
Ikigai Asset Management, the long/short multi-strategy cryptoasset hedge fund launched by former Point72 Portfolio Manager, Travis Kling, announced today the addition of three new executive hires. Christina Martin, of Plutos Capital Group, has joined as Partner. Daniel Heller of BitLumens and Oliver Zahn of Google have joined as Advisors.Read More