Kyle Samani

Kyle Samani

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Kyle Samani is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Multicoin Capital, a thesis-driven crypto fund based in Austin, TX. In his role, he conducts in-depth research, examines market forces, seeks new opportunities, and designs crypto-native investment strategies. An engineer by background, he also leads technical thesis formation and diligence at Multicoin. A prominent expert in the crypto ecosystem, Samani is recognized for his exceptional writing and system-level analysis that often takes unique positions on the development efforts in the community.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Samani has been programming and building computers since he was 10. 
  • He spends most of my time reviewing protocol design, crypto-economics, diving deep into technology, and understanding go-to-market strategies. 
  • He is the more outwards-facing partner at Multicoin, owning relationships with entrepreneurs and other investors
  • He was the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Pristine, an enterprise software company that built Google Glass for use by surgeons.
  • He played a key role in growing Pristine to millions in revenue. The company raised over $5 million in venture capital before being acquired by Upskill in May 2017.