Founder & CEO
SecondMarket/Bitcoin Investment Trust

Barry Silbert is the Founder & CEO of SecondMarket, as well as the creator of the Bitcoin Investment Trust (“BIT”), a private, open-ended trust that is invested exclusively in bitcoin and derives its value solely from the price of bitcoin. The Bitcoin Investment Trust enables investors to gain exposure to the price movement of bitcoin without the challenges of buying, storing, and safekeeping bitcoins. In addition, Barry is also one of the most prolific angel investors in the bitcoin space via his personal investment vehicle, the Bitcoin Opportunity Fund, with investments in over 20 bitcoin-related companies.