Do crypto hedge funds exist? How many crypto hedge funds are there? According to a 2022 PwC report published in June 2022, more than a third of traditional hedge funds now invest in digital assets. The report added that crypto hedge funds are estimated to now number more than 300.
Are crypto hedge funds regulated? US Regulation of hedge funds—including digital asset funds—is conducted at two levels: (i) the issuer-level and (ii) the adviser-level. At the issuer level, the SEC and individual states regulate investment into the fund by US fund investors.
Can I start my own crypto hedge fund? Start a hedge fund to be your boss, to manage your funds, and to be profitable. Expose your investors to the crypto market to maximize profits. You don’t have to register your fund as there are no strict regulations. In case it is a private partnership, your investors will be your limited partners.
Is it legal to start a crypto fund? Cryptocurrency fund managers that invest in cryptocurrency futures contracts, as opposed to straight cryptocurrencies, are required to register as a CTA and CPO with the CFTC and with the National Futures Association (NFA), or satisfy an exemption.