Ninepoint Digital Assets Group is a division of Ninepoint Partners LP and is focused on providing ongoing analysis of the Bitcoin market and, more generally, of the digital asset sector, to the Ninepoint Investment team. These insights and analysis serve to inform Ninepoint in the development and management of innovative products in the financial digital asset space.
This website is an extension of the Ninepoint Digital Assets Group’s analysis, making available to all investors the market insights that will help to drive this exciting new asset class while introducing new thinking that will influence the practice of portfolio asset allocation in the years ahead.
Managing Director, Digital Asset Group
Alex Tapscott leads the Ninepoint Digital Assets Group and is an entrepreneur, author and seasoned capital markets professional focused on the impact of Bitcoin, blockchain and other digital assets on business and financial markets. Mr. Tapscott is the co-author of the critically acclaimed non-fiction best-seller, Blockchain Revolution, which has been translated into more than 15 languages and has sold more than 500,000 copies worldwide. He is also the Editor and Co-author of Financial Services Revolution (January 2020).
Mr. Tapscott is sought after world-wide for his expertise by business and government audiences. He has delivered over 200 lectures and executive briefings at firms like Goldman Sachs (Talks at GS), Google, Allianz, IBM, Microsoft and Accenture.
In 2017, Mr. Tapscott co-founded the Blockchain Research Institute (BRI), a global think-tank investigating blockchain strategies, opportunities and use-cases. Previously, Mr. Tapscott was Director of institutional equity sales at Canaccord Genuity. Mr. Tapscott is a graduate of Amherst College (Cum Laude) and is a CFA Charterholder.
His TedX talk, “Blockchain is Eating Wall Street” has been viewed over 700,000 times. Mr. Tapscott has also written for The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, The Globe and Mail, National Post and many other publications.
Ninepoint Partners manages unique alternative investment solutions that offer investors the benefits of better diversification. We target investment strategies that are uncorrelated from traditional asset classes, such as equities and bonds, with the goal of lowering overall portfolio risk.
As a team, we have a long track-record of managing alternative income, real asset and alternative core strategies. Innovative thinking, and our ability to apply it to real-world solutions, is what defines us.
Ninepoint is an independent, employee-owned firm serving the investment advisor and institutional investor communities. With over $8 billion in assets and institutional contracts and 75 employees, we are among the largest independent asset management firms in Canada.