David Nage

David Nage

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David Nage, formerly a family office investor, is a Principal and Portfolio Manager at Arca, an institutional-grade investment management firm. In his role, he is responsible for Arca's new fund, Endeavor, which focuses on early-stage investment in founders focused on gaming, DeFi, and Web3. David has over 20 years of experience in finance, spending the last decade working with 3 different family offices where he focused on direct investments in emerging, early stage technology. A strong advocate for cryptocurrencies and NFTs, David is recently dedicated to the revolution associated with blockchain and digital assets, providing new methods for identity, financial inclusion, and governance. In addition, he is an advisor for Glassnode, the industry's leading blockchain data and intelligence platform. He is also the Host of Base Layer, a podcast Forbes recently acknowledged as one of the best for Institutional Investors.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Previously at ARCA, David oversaw distribution, investor relations, strategic partnerships and identifying investment opportunities.

  • He was an Advisor for both Tagomi, an electronic agency brokerage for digital assets, and Lumina, a crypto-native financial platform.

  • He was a Managing Director at Apeiron Ventures, a family-owned investment company focusing on value-creating ownership.

  • He was a Managing Director at Ponvalley, a family office which employs an inclusive approach towards a shared mission.

  • Earlier, he was a Business Development Executive at Bloomberg.