Charlie Shrem is President of the Florida-based Amalgamated Suncoast Portfolio & General Partner of Druid Ventures. He is also the Senior Analyst at InvestorPlace, hosts the critically acclaimed UntoldStories.com podcas. In 2011, at the dawn of the Bitcoin era, Shrem founded BitInstant, the first and largest Bitcoin exchange. In 2013, he founded the Bitcoin Foundation and served as its Vice-Chairman. Since then, Charlie has advised and invested in more than a dozen digital asset companies. As a General Partner of Tampa-based Druid Ventures and sponsor investor of the Blockchain Coinvestors he has launched and managed numerous partnerships between crypto and non-crypto companies, and is the go-to guy for some of the world’s wealthiest entrepreneurs. In 2019 he launched the Crypto Investor Network with InvestorPlace providing expert research, education, and advice in the world of crypto assets to over 50,000 members.