Hedge Fund Billionaire Steven Cohen Is Getting Into Crypto (#GotBitcoin)
Billionaire investor Steven Cohen, once dubbed the “Hedge Fund King,” has reportedly entered the crypto space. Steven Cohen Is Getting Into Crypto
Autonomous Partners was founded last December by Arianna Simpson, a venture capitalist with a history in the bitcoin space, including a time at bitcoin wallet startup BitGo. Her crypto fund has already secured investments from big names including Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong, Union Square Ventures and Craft Ventures.
While the size of the new investment was not revealed, it’s not the first time Cohen Private Ventures has invested in Simpson’s projects. In 2015, her venture fund, Crystal Towers Capital, also received an investment from the firm.
Simpson told Fortune that Autonomous Partners is currently concentrated on smaller, “next generation” cryptocurrencies, though it invests to some extent in major cryptos like bitcoin and ether.
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