Alex Gostomelsky is the co-founder and COO of Digital Asset Strategies, a cryptocurrency hedge fund based in Venice, CA. Alex is the firm’s venture lead, and also serves as Chief Compliance and Financial Officer. He has launched various startups, and is the co-creator of an LA-based Accelerator program. To start his career, Alex worked for Citigroup’s Investment Banking strategy team and was integral in project teams valuating companies in the Consumer, Healthcare and TMT verticals, including several deals involving pre-IPO companies seeking equity and debt financing, and sell-side acquisitions. Alex holds a BBA in Finance from the George Washington University, and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.