Kenneth Ballenegger

Partner of Oyster Ventures, CSO of Republic

Kenneth co-founded Republic Crypto in 2017, where he serves as Chief Strategy Officer. He is also an active angel investor in over 40 companies, and a Partner at Oyster Ventures. Kenneth has enjoyed a long career in Silicon Valley: prior to Republic, he led institutional fund products at AngelList, designed an algorithmic investing platform for Hone Capital, was Co-founder & CTO at FreshPay, the first Bitcoin debit card, was on the founding team as Architect & Head of Mobile Engineering at Chartboost, and worked in engineering at Tapulous through its acquisition by Disney.