Co-Founder and Managing Partner
James is co-founder and Managing Partner at NIV. He leads the firm’s research efforts, and is passionate about leveraging data to uncover new trends, inform investment decisions, and support portfolio companies. James has been a full-time crypto investor since 2018, and was previously Head of Research at Coatue Management. He holds an AB in Economics from Harvard.
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Travis is co-founder and Managing Partner at NIV. Prior to founding NIV, he led investments at Digital Currency Group from 2015-2019, during which time he invested in over 100 crypto startups and protocols across dozens of countries. Travis started his career as an M&A attorney at Skadden Arps. He holds a BBA from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, and a JD from the University of Michigan Law School.
Co-Founder and Chairman
Glenn is co-founder and Chairman at NIV. Previously, he co-founded the private equity firm Silver Lake. He is currently a director of AT&T and Digital Currency Group, Co-Chair of the Brookings Institution, Chair of CARE, and Vice Chair of the Obama Foundation. He was a Director and Chair of Audit and Risk Committee of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York from 2011-2020. Glenn founded the Hutchins Family Foundation which has created the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University and the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at The Brookings Institution. He holds an AB from Harvard College, a JD from Harvard Law School, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Alex performs fundamental research, manages the yield portfolio, supports technology initiatives, and runs quantitative strategies at NIV. Prior to joining NIV, Alex spent two years at D. E. Shaw working on the new ventures team and macro commodities desk. He holds a BA from Dartmouth College and a BE from Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering.
Srini focuses on market research, protocol diligence, and building out portfolio risk infrastructure at NIV. He started his career as a quantitative analyst at BlackRock, where he managed risk for fundamental equity portfolios, developed stress tests, and researched risk factors. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Statistical Science and Math from Duke University.
Head of Operations
Charles serves as a liaison between the investment team and the fund administrator, accountants, auditors, and investors. Previously, he spent six years at Merrill Lynch where he ran operations for a team managing $4B in assets. He holds a BS in Finance from Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, and an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Senior Software Engineer
David leads engineering at NIV, building out infrastructure related to crypto data and investing, and performing technical diligence. He previously spent three years at Oso, a Sequoia-backed startup building an authorization platform for developers, and prior to that was an engineer at Flatiron Health. He has a BS in Computer Science from Yale University.
Chief Compliance Officer
Jeremy is the CCO of NIV. He is also COO of the Hutchins family office. Previously, he spent 20+ years at large financial services companies, including 15 years as a Managing Director at Societe Generale building and managing its Derivatives and Financial Products group. He started his career as an attorney at Schulte Roth & Zabel in New York. He holds an AB from Harvard College and a JD from Harvard Law School.