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Overview

Number of Current Board & Advisor Roles 2
Number of Founded Organizations 1
Olaf Carlson-Wee
Founder & CIO
Investor Type  Investment Partner

Olaf Carlson-Wee is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Polychain Capital. He is the former Head of Risk at Coinbase, the largest bitcoin company in the world, where he was the first employee. He received a BA in Sociology from Vassar College after completing his thesis on distributed networking and financial cryptography.

Which funding rounds raised the most money?

Partner Investments

Number of Partner Investments 1
Announced Date  
Organization Name  
Investor Name  
Lead Investor  
Funding Round  
Money Raised  
Jul 15, 2019
Altonomy
Polychain
Yes
Seed Round - Altonomy
$7M

Jobs

Number of Current Jobs 1
Number of Past Jobs 1
Olaf Carlson-Wee is the Founder & CIO at Polychain. Additionally, Olaf Carlson-Wee has had 1 past job as the Head of Risk at Coinbase.
Polychain
Founder & CIO
Organization Name  
Title At Company  
Start Date  
End Date  
Coinbase
Head of RiskJul 2016

Board and Advisor Roles

Number of Current Board & Advisor Roles 2
Olaf Carlson-Wee holds 2 board and advisor roles as Board Member at Blockchain Association and Advisor at 0x.
Blockchain Association
Board Member
2018
0x
Advisor

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Education

Olaf Carlson-Wee studied at Vassar College.
Vassar College
B.A.
Sociology
2008
2012

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Recent News and Activity

Number of News Articles 15
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