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|Occupation(s)||venture capitalist and cryptocurrency investor|
|Title||CEO, Digital Currency Group|
Barry Silbert (born 1976) is an American billionaire venture capitalist and cryptocurrency investor. Silbert is the CEO of Digital Currency Group company. As of May 2022, his net worth was estimated at US$3.2 billion dollars. 
Silbert graduated from Emory University in 1998.
Silbert founded and was the CEO of SecondMarket a startup that simplifies secondary securities transactions. SecondMarket was purchased by Nasdaq in 2015 for an undisclosed sum.
He subsequently founded the Digital Currency Group in 2015. He created the Greyscale Bitcoin Investment Trust or GBTC traded on NYSE.
Prior to founding there companies he worked as an investment banker at Houlihan Lokey.
An early investor in Coinbase and Ripple, Silbert has been named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Ernst & Young and has also made Crain's “40 Under 40” list of 2013.
Silbert lives in Rye, New York.
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