At VersiFi, we focus on trading and lending. We are not an exchange, custodian or prime broker. Instead, our sole objective is to provide institutions with the best crypto spot and derivatives trading and lending experience possible.
The value of VersiFi lies in the collective power of our platform and our people. We deliver low-latency technology, integrated risk management and bespoke loan terms and structures – and an array of services from market structure and liquidity experts.
Our platform provides institutions with a single point of access for trading, borrowing and lending fiat or digital assets, as well as custody services provided by third-party partners.
High-quality, easily accessible liquidity for spot crypto and bilateral OTC derivatives, with an intuitive UI or API access
Powerful tools for real-time P&L, exposure monitoring, NAV, portfolio analytics, collateral and margin management, reconciliation and reporting
Extensive inventory with bespoke loan terms and structures for a wide variety of digital assets, with an approach defined by steadfast transparency and sound risk and collateral management
Comprehensive inventory of assets to borrow at competitive rates with lender matching. Full management of the lifecycle of each loan, including tracking collateral requirements in a fully segregated account, issuing margin calls and liquidating assets as appropriate
A full range of KYC and AML protocols to pass internal compliance reviews and lay the groundwork for a regulated digital asset market
Our team is comprised of a diverse group of fintech, trading and hedge fund practitioners who have long track records of successfully building and scaling businesses in both traditional and digital asset markets.
Our research, insights and media hits dive deep into our vision for helping digital assets reach their fullest potential.
We’re working tirelessly to help digital assets reach their fullest potential – and we’re looking for experienced finance professionals and expert technologists who share this passion. Send us your resume to learn what a career at VersiFi could look like for you.
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Sameer Shalaby oversees all non-trading/sales functions at VersiFi, with a focus on maximizing value for the company’s clients, employees and shareholders. Prior to founding VersiFi, Mr. Shalaby spent five years as President and CEO of HazelTree Fund Services, a treasury management solutions provider for asset managers, where he oversaw the addition of over 200 of the world’s largest hedge fund managers and private equity managers as clients, resulting in explosive revenue growth. Before HazelTree, Mr. Shalaby was the founder and CEO of Paladyne Systems, an investment management solutions provider that was acquired by Broadridge Financial Solutions in 2011. Previous ventures include founding Cogency Systems, an investor operational management and accounting solutions provider later acquired by BackStop Solutions, and co-founding TenFold Corporation, a technology and vertical applications provider he piloted to an IPO in 1999. Mr. Shalaby started his career at Oracle Corporation as a member of its core technology team. He holds a B.S. from The George Washington University and an M.S. from MIT. He is an active investor in software startups and serves on several technology startup boards.
Martin Garcia oversees all sales and trading functions at VersiFi, with a focus on maximizing value for the company’s clients, employees and shareholders. Before joining VersiFi, Mr. Garcia was among the pioneering employees at SecondMarket, which evolved into Digital Currency Group (DCG). Notably, he played a foundational role in establishing DCG’s wholly owned trading business, Genesis Global Trading. Beginning his professional journey in Bitcoin and other digital assets in 2013, Mr. Garcia steered Genesis to prominence as one of the world’s largest digital currency trading and lending desks before departing in 2021. He earned a B.E. from Vanderbilt University and holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 63 and 53 licenses.