Fred Ehrsam is co-founder and Managing Partner at Paradigm. Previously, Fred co-founded Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency company in the US, and held the role of President from 2012 to 2017. Fred purchased his first Bitcoin in 2011 and has been an angel investor in some of the space’s most formative companies. Prior to Coinbase, Fred was a foreign exchange trader at Goldman Sachs in New York. Fred holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Economics with honors and departmental distinction from Duke University.

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    Duke University, B.S., Computer Science & Economics

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  • Net worth:

    $1.9 B

  • Other Projects:

    Paradigm - Co-Founder & Managing Partner
    Coinbase - Board Director
    Coinbase - Co-Founder - 2012-2017
    Goldman Sachs - Trader - 2010-2012