We’re Still Here: Crypto’s Sticky Capital with Alex Kriete of Motus Capital Management
Charlie introduces Alex Kriete of Motus Capital Management and his storied history with Citi Bank. Alex and Charlie discuss the continued need for centralized banking alongside decentralization and how the industry should move forward post-FTX. Alex describes his company’s approach to managing investments in a volatile market, then pivots to why Motus dove into crypto. Alex shares an example of his fundamental approach to the market and how they evaluate tokens and projects. Charlie and Alex discuss, at a high level, avoiding the FTX fallout. Alex shares insights on deal flow and macroeconomic factors. Alex shares why Motus exists and how important education is for the growth of the industry. Charlie and Alex compare the dotcom era to crypto and its potential future. Alex shares his experience at FTX Bahamas. Alex and Charlie talk the importance of reflection in the crypto industry. Charlie reflects on his experience at Quantam Miami and the 9 year anniversary of his arrest.