Founded in 2013, Grayscale is an investment firm specializing in cryptocurrency investments.
Assets Under Management: $1.2 billion (As of April 2019)
Minimum investment amount: $25,000
They offer numerous single-asset (currency) funds and one diversified fund. Investment in all of Grayscale’s funds are limited to accredited investors. The table below summarizes Grayscale’s funds, fees, minimum investments, and historical performance.
Awards: The Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) was named to OTCQX Best 50 in 2017 and 2018
Management & Experience: Unlike other crypto-investment providers, Grayscale does not publicize management’s expertise.
Research: Grayscale provides extensive research on its website, including a quarterly “Digital Asset Investment Report”, performance and risk monitoring reports, as well as thought pieces, industry updates, and outlooks on the market. Their “Investor Deck” is a 30-page report which includes helpful history and useful analytics, but little to no detail on background of the employees managing the funds.