Tag: Grayscale

Grayscale Investments was founded in 2013. It was founded by the owner of the well-known venture firm Digital Currency Group in the crypto industry, Barry Silbert. It owns other assets, including the Genesis Global Trading lending platform and CoinDesk media.

Shortly after founding, Grayscale floated its first and most famous cryptocurrency trust, the Bitcoin Investments Trust (GBTC). Trust shares could be purchased by accredited investors. GBTC later received trading approval from FINRA and was subsequently listed on the OTCQX regulated OTC platform.