Arianna is the founder and Managing Partner of Autonomous Partners, a fund that invests in cryptocurrencies and blockchain companies. Prior to Autonomous, Arianna and her business partner launched a seed-stage VC firm called Crystal Towers Capital, where she remains a Venture Partner. She is also an active angel investor.
Before she started investing, Arianna was a PM at BitGo, where she was the third employee. Before BitGo, she worked at Facebook in Global Marketing Solutions and at Y Combinator-backed Shoptiques, where she ran sales.
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Portfolio Company References
Joel Wish, CEO
"You want Tikhon and Arianna on your team. They are A++ hustlers that will walk through walls and put in hundreds hours of work on your toughest problem. There are 43 investors in Simple Contacts, Tikhon and Arianna are my first calls."
Alex Cyriac, CEO
'I was connected to Arianna through a mutual friend to talk about another company she was invested in and before we knew it, it turned into a pitch for LIVELY. Shobin and I walked away after meeting her thinking to ourselves, "Wow, she's amazing!" We were hoping she would invest and she did :)"
Eli Finkelshteyn, CEO
“Arianna has been amazingly helpful to us. Whereas many investors will write a check and just forget about it, Arianna is always finding new ways she can help. Among tons of other things, she’s incredibly well connected and has introduced us to engineers, attorneys, and anyone else we needed to meet. We can’t recommend her enough.”
Press & Speaking
Arianna frequently speaks on technology, investing, and cryptocurrency related topics.
Photo & Video
A few live interviews, talks, and panels I've participated in.
Epicenter Bitcoin: Security and Usability with BitGo's Multi-Signature HD Wallets
A guest talk I gave on various use cases for multi-sig HD wallets, and projections about the evolution of the wallet space.
500 Startups: Bitcoinference
I joined Connie Gallippi and Pinguino Kolb on a panel moderated by Amanda Coolong.
New Leaf Initiative
Opening remarks at New Leaf Initiative's inaugural donor dinner.