The latest from Talos and the broader digital asset trading community.

Former Goldman Sachs Digital Assets Exec Joins Talos as Head of Strategy

Institutional crypto trading platform welcomes Justin Schmidt to oversee firm’s strategic initiatives and business operations New York — April 7, 2021 —Talos, an end-to-end technology infrastructure provider that supports the institutional trading of digital assets, today announced the hire of Justin Schmidt as Head of Strategy.    Schmidt comes to Talos from Goldman Sachs, where

Bloomberg: Goldman’s Former Head of Digital Asset Markets Joins Startup

Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s former Head of Digital Asset Markets, Justin Schmidt, just became head of strategy at crypto-trading engineering company Talos. Schmidt left Goldman late last year as the firm was getting close to offering investment vehicles for Bitcoin and other digital assets to clients. During Schmidt’s tenure, Goldman also invested in cryptocurrency prime

Appetite for Disruption Podcast: Capital Markets People like Blockchain

Christine Sandler, Joel Revill, and Anton Katz have at least one thing in common: they are all traditional capital markets people who have migrated to blockchain. Anton started Talos; Joel started 2 Oceans Trust; and Christine led Fidelity into the space. From their very different but intersecting vantage points, we hear the story of the

Talos Welcomes Alfonse Mandese As Head Of Sales And Business Development

Institutional crypto trading platform expands team following successful 2020 New York — March 4, 2021 —Talos, an end-to-end technology infrastructure provider that supports the institutional trading of digital assets, today announced the hire of Alfonse Mandese as Head of Sales and Business Development. Mr. Mandese will be responsible for executing Talos’ go-to-market strategy, building partnerships

Markets Media: Tipping Point Reached For Institutions In Crypto

Growing confidence in crypto custody capabilities is also being led by the entry of established industry participants. Last year traditional custodians Northern Trust, Bank of New York Mellon, Nomura, Standard Chartered, BBVA, and DBS have said they will enter the digital asset space. Anton Katz, founder and chief executive of Talos, which provides an institutional-grade

TabbFORUM: After the Gold Rush: The Institutionalization of Digital Assets

The value of cryptocurrencies has skyrocketed over the last half year, particularly for Bitcoin, which gets most of the headlines and hit $34,000 in recent days. This phenomenal rise in value has drawn increased institutional interest, but there is one hindrance to a wider spread adoption of this new “asset class” for mainstream money managers:

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