Michael Moro


Michael Moro

Michael Moro serves as the CEO of Genesis, a full-service digital currency prime brokerage. Genesis provides a single point of access for global high net worth and institutional investors, facilitating billions in digital currency

trades, loans and transactions on a monthly basis.

Michael is responsible for planning and executing the long-term strategic vision for the firm. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer for Genesis and was responsible for overseeing all day-to-day operations. He began his career at Citi in investment banking, where he covered financial institutions and finance companies.

He is a graduate of Georgetown University and holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 63 and 86/87 licenses. Additionally, he sits on the Oversight Committee for the CME CF Bitcoin Pricing Products.

Topics Michael can speak to:


  • Macro digital currency market trends that help to impact price. Michael won’t be able to conjecture about where prices are headed, but is a renowned expert on the themes and factors that impact movements today.

Institutional Investing Trends:

  • More and more institutions are diving into digital currencies. Michael can speak to what’s driving their interest, along with the specific trading and lending strategies these institutions are employing to maximize value and capital efficiency.

The Digital Currency Prime Brokerage Space:

  • Digital currency investing has become more robust and institutionalized over the last several years. This has led to the creation of digital currency prime brokerages. Michael can speak to how this new business model empowers institutions and high net worth investors with more opportunity to realize more value from the asset class.

The Genesis Story:

What does it take to build a digital currency prime brokerage? How has Genesis pioneered this business model? What does the future look like now that the digital currency space has become more robust and institutionalized than most investors realize. Michael can speak to the beginnings of Genesis, where the firm sits in the financial space, and where Genesis is headed.

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