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Welcoming Strategic Advisor Mitch Mechigian

February 12, 2024

We are delighted to announce that Mitch Mechigian, the London-based Partner of global investment firm Blockchain Coinvestors, has agreed to join Hoptrail as a strategic advisor.

Mitch’s core focus will be on developing Hoptrail’s commercial strategy and product roadmap, as well as advising on corporate structure and financing.

On the announcement, Hoptrail founder and CEO Henry Burrows commented:

“Mitch brings a wealth of experience to the table. His strategic know-how and knowledge of the blockchain analytics landscape is a perfect fit for us at a time when Hoptrail’s growth is beginning to accelerate. We’re really excited to have him on board as we develop our strategy and the next generation of crypto diligence tools.”

Mitch commented:

“I am thrilled to join Hoptrail, a leader in blockchain diligence and analytics. As global economic activity moves increasingly on-chain, financial institutions and corporates will require partners who provide specialized knowledge and proprietary data intelligence. Hoptrail is pioneering this space, establishing robust standards in crypto diligence and analytics, and empowering clients to navigate the new digital landscape.”          

About Mitch

Mitchell Mechigian is a Partner at Blockchain Coinvestors where he co-manages the direct investment platform focused on investing in the blockchain ecosystem. Mitch is also Chief Financial Officer of Blockchain Coinvestors Acquisition Corp I (“BCSA”), a NASDAQ-traded special purpose acquisition company focused partnering with a private blockchain company in its public-listing. He is also a board member of Trust Exchange, a blockchain-based enterprise compliance platform.

Previously, Mitch held various positions at Morgan Stanley in the Capital Markets and Investment Banking Divisions in both New York and London. Mitch received his Master of Science from the London School of Economics and B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from Washington University in St. Louis. He currently resides in London, England.

About Hoptrail

Hoptrail is a blockchain data company based in the UK.  The firm specialises in building products for institutions involved in and exposed to the digital asset sector, focusing on risk intelligence, source of wealth and investigations.  Hoptrail’s flagship crypto diligence platform is designed to significantly reduce onboarding time for compliance and legal professionals.  With its unique mix of off-chain and on-chain data, augmented with proprietary algorithms, the platform surfaces unrivalled risk data on thousands of entities, events, and more than 300 million tagged wallets.  Hoptrail’s clients include financial institutions, law firms, and technology companies.

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