Thejas Nalval

Thejas Nalval

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Thejas Nalval is Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer at Parataxis Capital, a multi-strategy investment firm focused on the digital asset sector. He first started buying cryptocurrencies in 2012, and was part of the core team of not one but two cryptocurrency hedge funds before launching Parataxis in 2019. He was previously a Portfolio Manager with digital asset hedge fund Ledger Prime and Director of Asset Management at the Element Group. Over the last decade, Thejas has quietly built the expertise, team, and network necessary for success within the digital asset ecosystem.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • At LedgerPrime, Thejas focused on long/short portfolios for a quantitative cryptocurrency hedge fund.

  • He was Head of Strategist Consulting Group at WallachBeth Capital, a leading provider of institutional execution services.

  • He was VP of Market Risk at JP Morgan where he focused on risk management for North American cash and equity derivatives businesses.

  • He was VP of Macro Trading at Goldman Sachs, responsible for managing a proprietary index rebalance book.

  • He has experience managing sales and trading coverage for institutional customers based on program trades, ETFs and synthetics.



  • Mentor, American Corporate Partners



  • Thejas has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.