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Founded in 2020, our mission is to create the framework that facilitates efficient and secure institutional trading in the digital asset space. Initially through systematizing non-custodial trading, Pipefold serves a network of traders, custodians, and exchanges.

Through our proprietary “Proof of Reserve” (PoR) and “Pledge as Contract” (PoC) systems, we give custodians, traders, and exchanges the tools they need to facilitate non-custodial trading across an entire network of providers.

We are committed to continually finding ways to pave the road for institutional trading access in crypto markets, today through non-custodial trading and digital asset clearing house solutions, and tomorrow through whatever the industry demands.

About

Founded in 2020, our mission is to create the framework that facilitates efficient and secure institutional trading in the digital asset space. Initially through systematizing non-custodial trading, Pipefold serves a network of traders, custodians, and exchanges.

Through our proprietary “Proof of Reserve” (PoR) and “Pledge as Contract” (PoC) systems, we give custodians, traders, and exchanges the tools they need to facilitate non-custodial trading across an entire network of providers.

We are committed to continually finding ways to pave the road for institutional trading access in crypto markets, today through non-custodial trading and digital asset clearing house solutions, and tomorrow through whatever the industry demands.

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Who We Work With

Silvergate Exchange Network
1st Digital
Georgian Energy Development Fund
Distributed Leder Technology Custody
ZICO Law
Baker McKenzie
Blockchain Founders Fund

Our Team

Jerry Karlsson
Jerry Karlsson

Co-Founder & CEO

Served as Executive Vice President Head of Business Intelligence for Lazada Group & AliBaba in SEA and DT Group of Companies, Thailand. He implemented platforms for tracking operational KPI’s. Previously, Jerry was a full-time trader of SP500, DJ and NYMEX for 4 years. He has been part of the Crypto community as a trader and technology reviewer since 2014.

Dr. Dirk Bauer
Dr. Dirk Bauer

Co-Founder & CTO

Dirk has 25+ years experience in management and technology as an executive & entrepreneur. He has technical expertise in enterprise infrastructure, web, app & blockchain development. Dirk served as Executive Vice President in DT Group of Companies in Thailand, where he was managed technical infrastructure for 900+ users across the company.

Warren Lorenz
Warren Lorenz

Chief Strategy Officer

Warren has extensive experience in the trading industry. He has built, licensed, and sold multiple pro-prietary trading suites to hedge funds, proprietary trading offices, and family offices. Most recently he was the Managing Director of Trading operations at Amplify Exchange and is an LP for a Digital Asset Hedge Fund specializing in Arbitrage and Market Making.

William Herkelrath
William Herkelrath

Chief Commercial Officer

William Herkelrath has recently driven Sales and Marketing in the blockchain space for multiple projects. He has more than 25 years of experience in both Product and Sales roles, including very early participation in three successful FinTech start-ups. With the rise of blockchain, William transitioned to a role as the Head of Sales for AlphaPoint, one of the earliest innovators in the space.

Dr. Bob McElrath
Dr. Bob McElrath

Technical Advisor

Dr. Bob McElrath has extensive experience in the industry serving as Blockchain architect at Fidelity digital assets, Chief Scientist and CTO at SolidX. Previously, Bob was Senior software architect at Bloomberg LP and CTO at Ribbit rewards (now Loyyal). He completed his PhD in theoretical particle physics at University of Wisconsin.

Mark Crawford
Mark Crawford

Marketing Advisor

A pioneer of implementing data driven business development, growth, and global client procure-ment strategies for Fortune 500 Companies like Charles Schwab, J&J, and Fiat Chrysler Automotive, Mark entered the emerging technology space two years ago launching and scaling a global cryptocurrency exchange in over 150 countries.

Oliver Blakey
Oliver Blakey

Business Development Advisor

Oliver began his career in the poker industry, playing high stakes professionally for nine years. He entered the blockchain industry in 2016, as an investor and then a business advisor to his portfolio companies. He now focuses the majority of his time between Seoul, Korea and Shenzhen, China to focus on partnerships and business expansions.

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