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Crypto Made Easy

The World's Largest Issuer of Crypto Exchange Traded Products (ETPs)

21Shares offers the largest suite of crypto- currency exchange-traded products (ETPs) in the world, making cryptocurrency invest- ing more accessible.

In 2018, the company listed the world’s first physically-backed crypto ETP and continues developing their product suite with industry leading research and innovative products designed for institutional and retail investors around the globe.
With offices in Zurich and New York, the 21Shares team is composed of entrepreneurs, engineers, researchers, and financial professionals who are dedicated to revolutionizing cryptocurrency investing by bridging the worlds of traditional finance (TradFi) and decentralized finance (DeFi).

Building bridges into the future

Our unique technological capabilities enable us to operate in the most efficient way on and off chain and explore innovative solutions for the benefit of our clients. This is achieved by a multi-disciplinary effort between our product and technology teams, research, capital markets and sales – all of which drives product innovation and lets our investors participate in this rapidly evolving asset class.

The Result: Easy access to one of the best performing asset classes of the last decade for institutional and retail investors.

Technology Forward

Deep level of understanding of blockchain technology. Innovative first-to-market products - we launched the world's first staking ETP product

Pure Crypto Provider

All we do is Crypto - we are specialists in this space. In-house cross-divisional experts drive product innovation

Research-Driven

Research team pioneers in crypto space, with almost a decade of experience. Proven track record, detailed analysis and understanding of key factors shaping this nascent industry.

At a Glance

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Hany Rashwan
Co-Founder and CEOHany is a Forbes 30 Under 30 alum. He is a serial entrepreneur – founded the social commerce company Ribbon and the enterprise fintech company Payout. He earned a BA from Columbia University.
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Ophelia Snyder
Co-Founder and PresidentOphelia is a Forbes 30 Under 30 alum. She began her career working in venture capital and then investment banking which led her into crypto. She was born and raised in Italy and the US and attended Stanford University.
5+ YearsSince the establishment of the company
Assets under management*
110+Employees globally
Exchanges
Crypto ETPs
Listings
*FIGURES AS OF FEB 29, 2024