Carlos Betancourt, digital assets industry veteran, joins CrossTower to grow institutional business

Jersey City, NJ, January 30, 2023-CrossTower, Inc., announces it has hired digital asset veteran, Carlos Betancourt, as Head of Partnerships & Strategy, to lead the company’s partnership initiatives and institutional product and service offerings across Over-The-Counter (OTC), Lending, and Research verticals.

Carlos leverages over 15 years of professional experience and 7 years of expertise within the digital assets ecosystem. He is responsible for two key roles with CrossTower: 1) working across internal and external resources to manage and grow institutional customer accounts; and 2) helping develop new product lines and services to drive business and grow their presence globally.

“CrossTower is committed to rebuilding the digital asset industry in a methodical way, and we’re excited that Carlos is joining our leadership team. Carlos’s background in building traditional and digital asset funds and products strengthens our goal to grow CrossTower’s institutional-grade infrastructure while maintaining regulatory compliance,” said Kapil Rathi, Chief Executive Officer at CrossTower.

“The digital asset landscape is constantly evolving. CrossTower is uniquely positioned to provide institutional customers with an array of products and services to enhance their performance while maintaining industry-leading compliance standards,” said Carlos.

Carlos Betancourt

Carlos joins CrossTower after having served as Founding Principal for a digital asset hedge fund, focusing on quantitative strategies. During his tenure, he oversaw the firm’s daily operations, client relationships, research team, staffing, and growth strategy.

Previously, Carlos was the Founder and Managing Director of Yorkville Commodities, a full-service physical commodities brokerage and consulting firm that offered financing services to small and medium-sized companies, operating in the energy, mining, and natural resources sectors in North America and Latin America.

He is a member of the advisory board of Metabilia (NFT/Digital Collectibles), EcoVerse (NFTs Software for Brands), and Yunity Alpha (DeFi Fund).

Carlos is multilingual, and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and a Master of Business Administration degree from Stetson University.