Fortress Alum Mike Novogratz Starting $500mn Crypto Fund

Fortress Alum Mike Novogratz is starting a $500mn hedge fund to invest in cryptocurrencies, ICOs and other companies in the blockchain space; he will start the fund with $150mn of his own money and raise the rest from family offices, fund managers and wealthy individuals; “This is going to be the largest bubble of our lifetimes,” Novogratz said to Bloomberg. “You can make a whole lot of money on the way up, and we plan on it.” Source.

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