Jun 13, 2022
We kick off Crypto for Institutions 2 with Marcos Veremis.
Marcos is a Partner at Accolade Partners, a $4.4 billion venture
fund of funds whose founder Joelle Kayden appeared on the show
earlier this year. Marcos manages $1 billion in blockchain fund of
fund assets across liquid and venture strategies. He is one of the
most well-regarded allocators in the space, having created and led
the practice at Cambridge Associates before leaving to become a
principal, first at Evanston Capital Management and then at
Our conversation covers Marcos’ discovery of crypto while at
Cambridge, building a formal research practice, and following
institutional interest in the space. We then turn to his transition
from consultant to the buy side (of the buy side) and his approach
to manager selection, due diligence, portfolio construction, and
oversight. We close with Marcos’ perspective on the recent
drawdown, valuation, and long-term outlook.