SwissOne Capital is a niche asset manager with a focus on institutional grade crypto and blockchain investment funds. The SwissOne Smart Index Fund seeks to passively replicate the performance of an equally-weighted portfolio of the Top 50 crypto assets in world.
Tell us about yourself?
20 years’ experience in Investment Banking as European Head at Credit Suisse, Strategy Consulting and Asset Management. Now CEO & member of the board at SwissOne Capital AG, a Swiss Crypto Asset Management firm. MBA degree in Finance & Entrepreneurship at the European Business School (ebs) in Germany, FCA-(UK) as well as Swiss Board School (HSG)-certified for advisory boards.
If you could go back in time a year or two, what piece of advice would you give yourself?
Mind wide open. Never stop learning. Always go the extra mile.
What problem does your business solve?
Regulated access to crypto investments with exposure to Top50 crypto currencies via our SmartIndex.
What is the inspiration behind your business?
The SwissOne Smart Index Fund seeks to passively replicate the performance of an equally-weighted portfolio of the Top 50 crypto assets in world ranked by market capitalisation, excluding stable and asset-backed coins.
The Fund incorporates non-discretionary parameters to achieve this replication before the deduction of fees and expenses. The Fund is rebalanced on a quarterly basis while parameters are in place to ensure support of best performers over poor performing constituents over time and minimise operational risks.
What is your magic sauce?
Experienced and forward thinking team from both traditional investment banking and crypto finance with a very hands-on and entrepreunerial approach of getting things done.
What is the plan for the next 5 years? What do you want to achieve?
Launch of additional funds and increase AUM. Become a leading asset manager in the crypto space for both private and institutional investors.
What is the biggest challenge you’ve faced so far?
Bobsledding down an Olympia run. Other than that, setting up a very complex fund and distribution structure for SwissOne.
How do people get involved/buy into your vision?