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Portfolio Models

 
Synchronicity Digital Top 2 (BTC/ETH) Strategy
Accredited Investors Only

​Blockchain Perspective

  • Protocol​

  • Smart contract​

  • Oracle​

  • Utility​

  • DeFi^​

​Traditional Perspective

  • Mega-cap​

  • Large-cap​

  • Mid-cap​

  • Small-cap​

  • Micro-cap​

​Theme-based Perspective

  • Pure blockchain plays​

  • Blockchain infrastructure plays​

  • Businesses that benefit from blockchain

PORTFOLIO IS CONSTRUCTED OF  50/50 BITCOIN/ETHEREUM ALLOCATION

^ "DeFi" = Decentralized Finance

 
Synchronicity Cryptocurrency Strategy
Accredited Investors Only

​Blockchain Perspective

  • Protocol​

  • Smart contract​

  • Oracle​

  • Utility​

  • DeFi^​

Traditional Perspective

  • Mega-cap​

  • Large-cap​

  • Mid-cap​

  • Small-cap​

  • Micro-cap​

Theme-based Perspective

  • Pure blockchain plays​

  • Blockchain infrastructure plays​

  • Businesses that benefit from blockchain

PORTFOLIO IS CONSTRUCTED OF DIVERSIFIED CRYPTOCURRENCY SECTORS AND PROTOCOLS.

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Initial Criteria

  • Digital asset

  • Minimum market cap - $10MM

  • Minimum (30-day) average daily trading volume - $100k

  • Listed for trading and custody at Synchronicity qualified custodian partner firm

Further Analysis

  • Proof-of work vs proof-of stake (consensus mechanism)

  • Speed (transactions per second) vs network security

  • Coin supply schedule/cap

  • User growth/activity metrics

  • Token governance and developer activity

  • Upside potential

  • Beta

  • Volatility

Portfolio Rules*

  • No sector > 35%

  • No single name >10%

Sell Discipline

  • Fundamental changes (slowing or declining users, slowing or declining developer activity, regulatory, etc)

  • Sell a position with a lower growth profile for a candidate with higher risk-adjusted growth prospects

  • Extreme overvaluation (measured technically and/or fundamentally)

Weights AND coins included are for illustrative purposes only and may not reflect actual holdings.  This is a new strategy with a very short return history. Coin sectors included are for illustrative purposes only and may not reflect actual holdings or sector weights.  *At time of rebalance. 
 ^Decentralized Finance 

 
Synchronicity Blockchain Equity Strategy
Accredited Investors Only

Blockchain Perspective

  • Protocol​

  • Smart contract​

  • Oracle​

  • Utility​

  • DeFi^​

​Traditional Perspective

  • Mega-cap​

  • Large-cap​

  • Mid-cap​

  • Small-cap​

  • Micro-cap​

Theme-based Perspective

  • Pure blockchain plays​

  • Blockchain infrastructure plays​

  • Businesses that benefit from blockchain

PORTFOLIO IS CONSTRUCTED OF PUBLIC COMPANIES PARTICIPATING IN BLOCKCHAIN INNOVATION.

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Initial Criteria

  • Participating in blockchain, crypto and/or digital asset verticals

  • Minimum market cap - $10MM

  • Minimum (30-day) average daily trading volume^ - $100k

  • Listed on regulated stock exchange or US OTCMM

Further Analysis

  • Debt load

  • Top line growth rate

  • Acquisition target

  • Corporate actions (stock buybacks, warrants)

  • Sector characteristics and relative value

  • Upside potential

  • Beta

  • Volatility

Portfolio Rules*

  • No capitalization category > 50%

  • No sector > 30%

  • No single name >5%

Sell Discipline

  • Fundamental changes (global regulatory changes, uncharacteristic insider selling, exiting blockchain, etc)

  • Sell a position with a lower growth profile for a candidate with higher risk-adjusted growth prospects

  • Extreme overvaluation (measured technically and/or fundamentally)

Equity sectors included are for illustrative purposes only and may not reflect actual holdings.  This is a new strategy with no formal return history.  ^Does not apply to ETPs or SPACs.  *At time of rebalance.  

 
 
For Digital Assets ONLY
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Gemini Custody

TM
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Compliance​

  • The world’s first cryptocurrency platform to achieve the SOC 1 Type II and SOC 2 Type II certification for both the exchange and custodian; audited by Deloitte & Touche LLP.​

  • Gemini is a New York trust company regulated by the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS). ​

  • Gemini adheres to all anti-money laundering (AML) laws, know your customer (KYC) requirements, and consumer protections set forth by the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and NYSDFS.​

  • Gemini is aligned with the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC).​

  • Gemini utilizes Eventus Market Surveillance technology to monitor our marketplace.​

  • Gemini is a founding member of the Virtual Commodity Association (VCA).​

  • Gemini operates an Information Security Management System that conforms to the requirements of ISO/IEC 27001:2013.

Insurance​

  • Gemini maintains $290M in digital asset insurance, which is in addition to capital reserves required of Gemini Trust as a New York trust company.​

  • We maintain $90M commercial crime insurance for Digital Assets and custody in trust on your behalf in our online hot wallet (“Hot Wallet”).​

  • Gemini Custody™ has also secured $200M in cold storage insurance coverage, brokered and managed by Marsh.

Security​

  • Hardware Security Module (“HSM”) based model​

  • Gemini’s HSMs have achieved highest levels of US government’s security ratings (Level 4)​

  • Completely offline​

  • Non-extractable private keys​

  • Redundancies​

  • Geographically distributed facilities​

  • Role-based governance protocols​

  • No key man risk​

  • Audits and Maintenance​

  • Bi-annual audit certifications​

  • Zero-value transactions proving authentication​

  • Multi-Signature​

  • M-of-N model - requires quorum of unique private key signatures before transactions can be effectuated on the blockchain​

  • Eliminates single points of failure

Sourced from the Gemini website. Synchronicity client account holdings may be held in hot wallets or a combination of cold and hot please see risk disclosures in IAA.

For Digital Assets ONLY

Paxos Custody

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Paxos was the first crypto company to secure SOC 2 Type 2 certifications across all our products and services, and we also have SOC 1 certifications. These reports confirm that Paxos is a best in class organization with the controls to effectively support enterprise customers.


We custody your users’ assets with the safest, most secure available technology and the highest regulatory standards.


•Institutional grade hot and cold wallet storage


•Qualified custodian, with NYDFS and third party audits


•Client funds are bankruptcy remote, held at insured banks or separately invested in U.S. Treasuries (including through repurchase agreements and/or money market funds composed of such debt instruments)


•Best in class security measures, including Multi party Computation (MPC) signing for warm and hot wallets, and multi sig signing for cold wallets


•Industry leading insurance that includes $300M in cold wallet coverage and competitive hot wallet coverage

Sourced from the Paxos website. Please see risk disclosures in IAA.

Cryptocurrencies held in Gemini accounts are not automatically eligible for in-kind transfer to other custodians or cryptocurrency wallets.  If an End Client wishes to transfer their cryptocurrency out of their Gemini account, they must first open a like titled Gemini retail account outside of their current BITRIA/Synchronicity directed account  Cryptocurrencies held in IB/Paxos accounts are not eligible for in-kind transfer to other custodians or cryptocurrency wallets.  If an End Client wishes to close their account the cryptocurrency would need to be liquidated and cash proceeds redeemed.