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Joey Krug  

Co-Chief Investment Officer at Pantera Capital, Core Developer on Augur, Co-Founder of Eco & Angellist Syndicate

Joey Krug started programming in Applesoft BASIC in middle school after his dad bought him an Apple II GS on eBay. He studied CS in college because he enjoys being able to translate his ideas into code.

Krug started angel investing in 2016 and co-started a top-ranked AngelList Syndicate. He is co-CIO at Pantera Capital, one of the largest blockchain-focused investment firms, which he joined in 2017. He is co-founder of the Forecast Foundation, which contributes to the development of Augur (a decentralized oracle and prediction market protocol), and Eco (a cryptocurrency that borrows elements of traditional currencies). Prior to Pantera, Krug built a sound based Point-of-Sale payment system.

He is a Thiel Fellow and an Edmund Hillary Fellow. In his free time he contributes to Pyethereum and enjoys reading. He's also part of Founders Pledge.

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