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Invictus Hyperion Fund (IHF)

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The Hyperion Fund functions as a syndicated venture capital fund that provides independent investors access to the earliest stages of investing in blockchain projects.

  • Category Finance
  • Project Type Token
  • White PaperOpenOpen White Paper
  • PlatformEthereum Ethereum
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May 3rd 2018 10:00 UTC
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May 30th 2018 12:00 UTC
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Daniel Schwartzkopff
Serial digital entrepreneur Schwartzkopff is a South African business executive with firm start­-up experience and a proven background in the technology and social networking sectors. He was the founder of BetVIP, the world’s first licensed bitcoin­-only sportsbook and casino and has been featured in everything from Business Day to the Wall Street Journal. He previously founded FSMS, a VC-­funded telecoms startup with more than 400,000 registered users where he first found a passion for using machine learning to discover rich interactions and extract value from massive datasets. Schwartzkopff is a graduate of the University of Cape Town, where he studied Chemical Engineering.
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Luke Schwartzkopff
Technical Director - Data
A highly motivated electronics, software engineer and data scientist with love for problem-solving and an insatiable hunger for knowledge. Luke has a vast collection of interests ranging from politics, economics, philosophy, literature, and language to physics, statistics, mathematics, machine learning, data science and computer science. His most significant passion lies in technology where he has the ability and freedom to create and have a tangible impact on the world. He is always looking for opportunities to solve challenging problems, learn and improve his skills.
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Raymond Botha
CTO and co-founder of the first tokenized cryptocurrency index fund, managing funds valued at over $75 million. He manages systems engineering and architecture for everything from the front-end to automated trading and integration with several blockchains and the companies own smart contract.
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Matthew Finlayson
Technical Director - Blockchain
Co-founder and lead blockchain developer at Crypto20. Strongly entrepreneurial with exposure to numerous startups in sectors ranging from renewable energies to data science and investment management.
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Bobby Jonker
Fund Manager
Experienced fund manager with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Specialising in insurance and investment management mainly focused on core audit & assurance.He has gained significant exposure to Hedge funds, Asset management, private equity, structured finance, alternative finance transactions and special purpose vehicles.
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Bernard Myburgh
Content and Media Producer
Bernard is an all-around media creator and filmmaker, doing anything from directing, shooting and editing, to visual effects and motion graphics, to music production and even does a bit of coding on the side. He is an avid crypto investor and the CEO of Metamension, a film production company based in Cape Town and Los Angeles, with a team that lives and works from all over the world.
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Grant Gohl
Creative Lead
Experienced creative director with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in jQuery, Adobe Creative Suite, JavaScript, JSON, and SQL. Strong arts and design professional graduated from UCAA (Universal Computer Arts Academy).
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Steven Williams
Strategy and Operations Director
Chartered accountant with 20 years executive experience in scaling businesses in financial services, healthcare, real estate and NGO sectors. In addition to core financial skills, has extensive operational experience in all functional areas.
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Ciaran MacDevette
VP of Analytics
Experienced data scientist with demonstrated ability in creating predictive solutions and applying the scientific method to answer a wide array of business questions from data. Formerly a quant, he gained invaluable experience as part of a team managing European peripheral bond portfolios during the sovereign debt crisis. Ciaran has Bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and atmosphere science, with a masters in mathematical finance. He started his career in scientific services as an Officer in the South African Navy. He is also a registered professional natural scientist.
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Brian Watson
Cryptocurrency Investment Analyst
A formally trained scientist with an aptitude for creative problem solving, Brian leverages his rich research experience and ability to quickly make sense of complex subject matter to identify and develop new investment products and opportunities within the ever-evolving crypto-asset landscape. Before joining Invictus Capital, Brian completed three years of postdoctoral training at Stanford University where he worked on the development of solution-processed semiconductor and photovoltaic technologies; work that was covered in media globally.
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Olubode Adetunji
Analyst Developer Data Scientist
Trained in Physics (B.Sc. Hons) and Mathematical Sciences (MpgD) at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. The acquired skills were exploited to solve Chemical Engineering problems and graduated with M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Further soft skills for impact in the business world include a Certificate in Business Management awarded by the European School of Management and Technology, Berlin, Germany and AIMS, South Africa. Experience gained as an Erlang Developer at Mira Networks (Pty)Ltd and a data scientist/Python Machine Learning Developer at Hatch South Africa now contributes to Invictus Capital. Interest in technological inventions and providing innovative solutions that enhance quality life and grow businesses.
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Thomas van der Linde
Marketing Communications Manager
High Impact marketing professional, increasing profitability by growing premium technology brands, making them more human. Creating award-winning, marketing, PR communications campaigns enabling seamless customer experience. With a 20-year track record across the globe in developing profitable strategies and highly successful marketing programmes. He offers exceptional qualifications in multi channel advertising, brand and marketing. Demonstrated success in utilizing diverse marketing methods and tactics, managing global brand campaigns including advertising, trade and channel marketing, marketing communications, and digital commerce solutions.
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Justin Howes
VP of Creative
Justin is a multi-disciplined, award-winning Creative Director with a wealth of hands-on commercial design experience spanning over 17 years in the UK and South Africa. Having studied at a top-tier design University in the UK, he decided to remain after joining a startup design firm. With entrepreneurial blood running through his veins, he went on to found and manage his successful agency in London for ten years, with clients including Sony Ericsson, Adidas, HSBC, Harley Davidson, GE, and Samsung. Before joining Invictus Capital, Justin worked agency-side in Cape Town with some of South Africa’s finest financial institutions. Looking for new challenges, he couldn’t resist the allure of being part of the pioneering team behind CRYPTO20. Justin now oversees all design and branding aspects of the business and its products.
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JC Visser
Customer Support
JC graduated from Stellenbosch University with a degree in B.Com Management Sciences and Marketing. His keen sense of business led him to a career as a business broker while his passion for people saw him managing his family's beachfront restaurant part-time. After moving to Cape Town and gaining more hands-on experience as a branding specialist in the corporate branding industry, JC joined C20 team in 2017 to aid in customer support. His positive attitude and enthusiasm are the most significant assets that enable him to deliver the quality of service expected from a world-class business. Love the Process - 'You can have everything you want in life if you just help enough people get what they want in life' -Zig Ziglar
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Grant van Helsdingen
Front-end Developer
Frontend Developer A BSc(Hons) Comp Sci graduate from the University of Cape Town, Grant spent three years building API’s and developing a passion for frontend development at Amazon Web Services. He subsequently embraced the digital nomad lifestyle and embarked on a yearlong journey around the world with Remote Year while freelancing as a frontend developer. Slick UIs excite him and seeing people joyfully engage with intuitive interfaces are where he gets his satisfaction.