Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner and Bradley Duke – Industry Insights

Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner and Bradley Duke – Industry Insights

Industry Insights: How to Build Financial Products with Crypto in Regulated Markets

With the recent trends of retail investing in security markets, the demand for passive investment instruments has grown among inexperienced market participants. Therefore, financial products such as actively managed- or exchange-traded funds have increased in popularity over intricate stock-picking. It didn't take long until this drift met the progressive crypto markets and led to the creation of ETPs and ETCs dependent on digital currencies and securities.

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About the lecturers

Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner has founded the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center (FSBC). In 2018 and 2019, he was ranked as one of the “top 30” economists by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ), a major newspaper in Germany. Further, he belonged to the “Top 40 under 40” — a ranking by the German business magazine Capital. Since 2017, he is a member of the fintech Council of the Federal Ministry of Finance in Germany. The expertise of Prof. Sandner includes blockchain technology in general, crypto-assets such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, the digital programmable Euro, tokenization of assets and rights, and digital identity. You can contact him via mail (, or LinkedIn and Twitter

LinkedIn profile of Philipp Sandner

Bradley Duke is the co-founder and CEO of ETC Group for almost four years. Before that, he worked among others at BEQUANT Exchange, as CEO at BCS Global Markets, and MD Europe.

LinkedIn profile of Bradley Duke

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