Paul Otto

Co-CEO, F5 Crypto Capital


Paul has one of the most analytical minds in Berlin. Former Berlin Math-Olympiad winner, he graduated high school with one of the highest physics scores in the city.
 
While studying, he mastered online poker, before graduating from University with expertise in financial and discrete mathematics.
 
Paul quickly went on to found his first business and started investing broadly, including in cryptocurrencies. Paul’s excitement about Bitcoin led him to take further schooling in cryptography, economics and game theory. He contributes to our fundamental analysis by evaluating crypto-economics.
 
Paul’s second focus is security. By understanding the math and implementations behind ECDSA, the signature scheme used to authorize transactions in all cryptocurrencies, he sets up security solutions that require no third-party trust, are provably secure against diverse threat models, and offer heightened privacy.