Joey Krug
Co-Chief Investment Officer
Joey started programming in Applesoft BASIC when in middle school after his dad bought him an Apple II GS on eBay. He studied CS in college because he enjoys being able to translate his ideas into code. He started angel investing in 2016 and co-started a top-ranked AngelList Syndicate. Joey is co-CIO at Pantera Capital, one of the largest blockchain-focused investment firms, which he joined in 2017. He is co-founder of the Forecast Foundation, which contributes to the development of Augur (a decentralized oracle and prediction market protocol), and Eco (a cryptocurrency that borrows elements of traditional currencies). Prior to Pantera, Joey built a sound-based Point-of-Sale payment system. He is a Thiel Fellow and an Edmund Hillary Fellow. In his free time Joey contributes to Pyethereum and enjoys reading. He's also part of Founders Pledge