|Place of residence||San Francisco, U.S.|
|Alma mater||Duke University|
|Known for||Founding Coinbase and Paradigm Capital|
In 2013, Fred Ehrsam was included in Time’s “30 Under 30” feature and for good reason. The former Goldman Sachs trader left Wall Street to co-found Coinbase alongside Brian Armstrong, and in 2018 he became the co-founder of crypto investment firm, Paradigm.
Fred Ehrsam's 2019:
In 2019, Paradigm invested in a range of protocol and infrastructure projects in the blockchain space, including tBTC Network, a protocol for tokenizing BTC on Ethereum; Tendermint Inc., the core development team behind interoperable blockchain project Cosmos; and Uniswap, the popular Ethereum token swap protocol.
What Cointelegraph expects for 2020:
For 2020, we anticipate Paradigm will continue leading and participating in funding rounds for a range of protocol and infrastructure projects in the blockchain space.