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Reference no. UVA-F-1819
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Darden Business Publishing (2017)
29 January 2018
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The case describes a hypothetical hedge fund manager who is examining whether to invest in bitcoin. The case discusses potential risks and rewards of investing in bitcoin, the role of bitcoin and digital currencies more broadly, and financial innovation in the space, such as ICOs. It can be taught as part of a second-year MBA elective course in investments, financial institutions/capital markets, or fintech.


Bitcoin; Blockchain; Digital currencies; Initial Coin Offering (ICO); Finance; Financial forecasting; Financial options & derivatives; Governance; Portfolio management; Valuation

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