iConnections Announces First Institutional Digital Assets Forum & Partnership with Galaxy Digital

The annual forum will bring together over 200 allocators and 50 leading digital assets managers. The forum will include a series of panel discussions, fireside chats, and one-on-one capital introduction meetings.

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New York, April 1, 2022 — iConnections LLC (“iConnections”), an industry-leading community and technology platform that connects investment managers and allocators through an information-rich platform and mobile app, today announced an exclusive three-year partnership with Galaxy Digital Holdings Ltd. (TSX: GLXY) (“Galaxy Digital”). As part of this partnership, Galaxy Digital will become a title sponsor for iConnections’s upcoming Digital Assets Forum, as well as the official sponsor of the digital assets track at iConnections Global Alts Conference in January 2023.

This strategic partnership will bring iConnections’s members closer to Galaxy Digital’s technology-driven financial services and investment management business. Galaxy Digital’s position as the leading platform solution for institutions seeking access to the cryptoeconomy aligns with the aims and mission of iConnections.

To kick off the partnership, Galaxy Digital and iConnections are excited to announce the inaugural iConnections Digital Assets Forum, which will take place between May 31 and June 2 at 1 Hotel South Beach, Miami. The Forum will provide an opportunity to connect with leading allocators already investing in the space, those considering this unique new class, and some of the best-in-class digital assets managers.

Over 200 allocators are expected to attend the event, including:

  • 35 Oak Holdings
  • Ades Family Office
  • Albourne America
  • Anholt Services (USA)
  • Atlas MENA Capital
  • Balyasny Asset Management
  • Blackstone
  • Boothbay Fund Management
  • CIBC
  • Columbia Investment Management Company
  • Corbin Capital Partners
  • ERS Texas
  • Forthlane Partners
  • GAM
  • GHR Foundation
  • Highmark Capital
  • Huizenga Capital Management
  • ICG Advisors
  • InvestCorp Tages
  • K2 Advisors
  • Kuros Associates
  • Lazard Asset Management
  • LI Family Office
  • Lockheed Martin Investment Management Company
  • MacArthur FoundationMercer Investments
  • Montrose Advisors
  • Morgan Stanley
  • New Holland Capital
  • PAAMCO Prisma
  • PNC Asset Management Group
  • Primwest
  • Princeton University Investment
  • SkyBridge Capital
  • Stable Asset Management
  • SunGate Capital
  • Synaptic
  • Teachers Retirement System of Texas
  • The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
  • The Laughren Group
  • Titan Advisors
  • Tulane University Investment Office
  • UBS Asset Management
  • UBP
  • Wilshire

The event will include sessions such as: Opportunities and Barriers to Investing; Market Manipulation and Regulatory Classification; Perspectives from Allocators and Managers; The Rise of NFTs; How Digital Assets Fit in with ESG; Exploring Crypto’s Emerging Role in Geopolitics; Risk and Valuation Methodologies; Security of Assets; DeFi Growth Outlook, as well as fireside chats with leading figures in the industry.

“Galaxy’s partnership with iConnections will enhance our ability to educate allocators and ultimately accelerate our mission to institutionalize digital asset ecosystems,” said Michael Novogratz, Founder and CEO of Galaxy Digital. “I see a lot of investors pouring energy into this space right now. I expect this partnership to act as a conduit for others looking to jump in.”

Ron Biscardi, Co-Founder and CEO of iConnections, said: “Our work with Galaxy Digital is a powerful endorsement of the direction we’re taking, and the importance of digital assets for allocators in the future. This partnership secures the authoritative knowledge and experience of Galaxy Digital on behalf of our growing community of institutional allocators who are researching digital assets.”

About iConnections

iConnections is a community that connects the investment management industry year-round. iConnections’ software platform seamlessly connects managers and allocators for virtual meetings, giving managers the ability to subscribe and share information with allocators who can efficiently select and meet managers all on one platform. The scalable technology powering iConnections can be used for bespoke events by managers, allocators, and service providers. In an environment where physical events and meetings are no longer the norm, iConnections has reimagined how the investment industry connects. Visit www.iconnections.io to learn more.

About Galaxy Digital

Galaxy Digital (TSX: GLXY) is a technology-driven financial services and investment management firm that provides institutions and direct clients with a full suite of financial solutions spanning the digital assets ecosystem. Galaxy Digital operates in the following businesses: Trading, Asset Management, Investment Banking, Mining and Principal Investments. Galaxy Digital’s CEO and Founder is Mike Novogratz. The Company is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Chicago, London, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Hong Kong, the Cayman Islands (registered office), and New Jersey.

Additional information about the Company’s businesses and products is available on www.galaxydigital.io.

Further information about the Digital Assets Forum, can be found on iconnections.io.

 

Please get in touch with:

iConnections

Diana Arakelyan
darakelyan@iconnections.io – for media and speaker related queries

Vern Bratton
vbratton@iconnections.io – for sponsorship related queries

Kaitlin Malin
kmalin@iconnections.io – for allocator related queries

Rob Tappero
rtappero@iconnections.io – for manager related queries

 

Galaxy Digital

Eva Casanova
media@galaxydigital.io
(917) 847-4796 – for media related queries

 

Investors Relations Contacts (TSX: GLXY):
Elsa Ballard, elsa.ballard@galaxydigital.io (212) 390-9216
Steven Wald, steven.wald@galaxydigital.io

Galaxy Digital Asset Management
Angy Herrera, angy.herrera@galaxydigital.io

 

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