What Institutions Need to Know
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Featuring Katie Talati, Director of Research and Sasha Fleyshman, NFT Fund Portfolio Manager
Arca, an asset management firm focused on investing and innovating in digital assets, today announced the launch of the Arca NFT Fund I, which was capped at $50M and only open to existing Arca LPs. In October, Arca debuted the Endeavor Fund—an early-stage, closed-end venture fund focused on investing in innovative founders across various segments of the digital asset ecosystem. The Arca NFT Fund joins Arca’s expanding suite of investment products, increasing the total hedge fund products suite to four, including the flagship Digital Assets Fund and the Arca Digital Yield Fund—the first actively managed income fund in the digital assets space.
Sasha Fleyshman, Portfolio Manager of the Arca NFT Fund I launches Arca’s NFT Creator Series. As the host he facilitates candid discussions with notable names and faces in the NFT ecosystem, taking a deep dive into the creation of NFTs and the industry’s future. Learn more about the NFT ecosystem and gain meaningful insights into what it’s like to be a creator.
Sasha is a Portfolio Manager at Arca, focused on identifying niche growth sectors within the digital assets ecosystem. Sasha has over 5 years of experience including a wealth of knowledge and background in NFTs, and is responsible for the management of the Arca NFT Fund I. Sasha has been at Arca since the firm’s inception, covering decentralized finance, NFTs, and sports and gaming. Prior to Arca, Sasha worked as a consultant, supporting digital assets strategy and supplying expertise in ventures and inquiries. Sasha holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Environmental Sciences from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Jeff Dorman is Chief Investment Officer at Arca. Jeff leads the investment committee and is responsible for portfolio sizing and risk management. Jeff has over 17 years of trading and asset management experience at leading firms, including Merrill Lynch and Citadel, where he oversaw trading of over $100 million in proprietary capital. Jeff also served as COO of Harvest Exchange, a FinTech company that is widely used by asset managers and investors. Jeff is a CFA Charterholder and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance and Economics from Washington University in St. Louis.
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