Betreiber der Infrastruktur für Mining von Kryptowährungen
Sind Kryptos jetzt out?
In 2019 schafften die Kryptowährungen eine vulminante Erholung. Der Bitcoin stieg im Tief von unter 4.000 auf anschließend über 12.000 USD. Derzeit liegt der Kurs knapp über 8.300 USD und damit immer noch deutlich über dem Tief vom ersten Halbjahr 2019. Es bleibt abzuwarten, ob auch Kryptowährungen vom negativen Zinsumfeld profitieren werden.
90% der Europäischen und US Banken investieren derzeit in Blockchain. IBM und Maersk wollen den globalen Welthandel digitalisieren und investieren riesige Summen in IT Lösungen, die auf dem BlockchainPrinzip basieren. Deshalb wird sich diese Technologie auch langfristig durchsetzen, denn sämtliche Branchen suchen nach Einsparpotential.
HIVE ist das Rückgrat
HIVE hat heute schon alles, was die Blockchain Welt braucht: Infrastruktur, Rechnerleistung, Algorithmen, Skalierbarkeit und Sicherheit. Mit dem Partner Genesis Mining (18%) konnten beretis 4 Rechenzentren mit einer 24 MW Leistung in Island und Schweden erfolgreich aufgebaut werden. Der hohe Energiebedarf soll aus erneuerbaren Quellen kommen.
Im ersten Geschäftsquartal, das zum 30.06.2019 endete, erwirtschaftete HIVE einen Umsatzerlös von 9,1 Mio. USD und erzielte mit dem Schürfen von Kryptowährungen eine Bruttomarge von 3,6 Mio. USD. Das EBITDA lag bei 1,9 Mio. USD. Zum Bilanzstichtag besaß HIVE Vorräte in Kryptowährungen (Ethereum und Bitcoin) in Höhe von 8,8 Mio. USD.
Olivier Roussy Newton
FOUNDER, DIRECTOR AND INTERIM PRESIDENT
A visionary young technology leader and a co-founder of HIVE, Olivier advises Genesis Mining, the world's largest crypto miner, on new business initiatives. He is a partner at Latent Capital, an investment fund focused on quantum computing, financial technology and bioinformatics. Olivier's expertise in the blockchain space helps the HIVE board to navigate challenges and identify new opportunities.
Mr. Daubaras has over 20 years of experience in corporate accounting and public company service. Prior to joining HIVE, Darcy was a member of the executive team at FinancialCAD Corporation. Mr. Daubaras has previously served as the Chief Financial Officer for Canadian listed public companies as well as serving as the Director of Corporate Accounting with Mercer International. Darcy was awarded a CPA, CA designation from the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia as well as being awarded a CPA designation in Illinois and has experience with Sarbanes-Oxley. He received a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Victoria.
COUNTRY MANAGER SWITZERLAND
Mr. Metz is an accomplished cross-border legal and tax expert, with experience in tax law. Prior to joining HIVE, Mr. Metz worked as a Senior Manager at PWC and assisting individuals relocate their businesses to Zug (planning residency and advising connected tax and legal topics). He has invaluable experience in a rapidly evolving digital currency ecosystem, including tax structuring for mining companies, digital currency funds and trading platforms. Mr. Metz’s experience and leadership adds additional expertise to the management team of HIVE and helps increase operational efficiency in both Europe and internationally.
INTERIM EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN
Renowned global investor Frank Holmes leads the HIVE board of directors and is contributing to the company's vision and strategy. Frank is chief executive and chief investment officer at U.S. Global Investors, a leading mutual fund and asset management firm. Frank is a sought after keynote speaker at international investment conferences and a regular guest in business media. His Frank Talk CEO Blog is one of the most widely read in finance.
Prior to co-founding Genesis in 2013 and becoming an impassioned advocate for blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, Marco studied mathematics at the Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich. Genesis now operates data centres around the world which allow customers to rent hashpower to mine Bitcoin, Ethereum, and a number of other alt-coins. Genesis has grown significantly since its inception and now serves over a million customers worldwide.
Bjoern is a lawyer who has spent the last 10 years structuring asset-backed and fund structures for a major European investment bank. Since 2012, he has focused on the cryptocurrency industry and has helped grow Genesis’ cryptocurrency mining activities, and in doing so has developed a strong knowledge of the mechanics and the economics of cryptocurrency mining. He is a Managing Partner at Logos Fund, a blockchain and cryptocurrency investment fund.
Tobias has more than 10 years of professional experience in the funds industry and is a specialist lawyer for legal, regulatory, tax, accounting, and structuring aspects of investment funds. For several years, Tobias has also been working in the cryptocurrency industry and has helped to solve legal and tax problems in cryptocurrency mining and investment activities. He is a Managing Partner at Logos Fund, a blockchain and cryptocurrency investment fund.
Marcus is the CEO of InvestX Capital Ltd, an online private equity and venture capital platform. Prior to InvestX Marcus built a number of disruptive technology businesses in the capital markets including: CEO of Stockhouse Publishing, a leading financial community for affluent investors. A data platform business that was licensed to dozens of brokerage firms, global institutional sales desks, and over 200 hedge funds.