Industry Insights: "Panel: How Can Traditional Asset Managers Be Crypto Enabled?”

Industry Insights: "Panel: How Can Traditional Asset Managers Be Crypto Enabled?”

Industry Insights: "Panel: How Can Traditional Asset Managers Be Crypto Enabled?”

Crypto assets emerge to be a growing and relevant new asset class that cannot be ignored by traditional asset managers. In this panel, Maximilian von Wallenberg (Börse Stuttgart Digital Exchange), Christian Labetzsch (Blocksize Capital), Dr. Alex von Frankenberg (High-Tech Gründerfonds), Matthias von Hauff (TEN31 Bank), and Philipp Schulden (Frankfurt School Blockchain Center) discuss how traditional asset managers can be crypto enabled and explore this new asset class.

Watch this video on YouTube (ca. 27 min.).

About the lecturers

Maximilian von Wallenberg is CEO of Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange. He is a FinTech expert and tech serial entrepreneur. As founder and CEO he built one of the largest social trading platforms for CFDs and digital assets in Europe. Subsequently, as Chief Product Officer he was responsible for an AI-based asset manager for cryptocurrencies. Von Wallenberg studied Economics at the London School of Economics and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

LinkedIn profile of Maximilian von Wallenberg

Christian Labetzsch is co-founder and CEO of Blocksize Capital. Blocksize Capital is a Frankfurt-based service provider specializing in crypto assets established in 2018 by the experienced Fintech founders Christian Labetzsch and Christoph Impekoven. With its four-member management team, Blocksize Capital provides infrastructure for bank and retail customers on the buy side as well as services in the primary market business for security tokens.

LinkedIn profile of Christian Labetzsch

Dr. Alexander von Frankenberg is Managing Director of the High-Tech Gründerfonds. Before taking that position in October 2005 he was responsible for spin-offs as Venture Manager at the Siemens Technology Accelerator (STA). Before joining the STA in April 2002 Alex was head of sales and marketing of an IT start-up. Prior to that he headed the Innovation Practice at Siemens Management Consulting. He started his career designing and implementing large IT systems with Andersen Consulting. Alex holds an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin (1992) and a PhD from the University of Mannheim (1997).

LinkedIn profile of Dr. Alexander von Frankenberg

Matthias von Hauff is founder and CEO TEN31 Bank. 

LinkedIn profile of Matthias von Hauff

Philipp Schulden is COO of the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. In the blockchain environment, he has supervised numerous international projects and research initiatives. He also possesses expertise in the field of application possibilities of blockchain technology in the area of the Industry 4.0. He completed his studies in Management (M.Sc.) in Germany, Russia, Peru and South Korea.

LinkedIn profile of Philipp Schulden


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