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About Us

XBTO was founded in 2015 by Philippe Bekhazi, Walton Comer, and Richad Idris. They have created a world-class team of experienced financial professionals and software programmers. The team gained their experience at leading companies, including SAC Capital, J.P.Morgan, UBS, Tudor Investment, Magnitude Capital, Deloitte, and Société Générale. We have the ideal combination of business pragmatism, creativity, and computer science expertise.

The team

  • All
  • All
  • US
  • International
  • All
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  • Asset Management
  • Corporate Development
  • Mining
  • Technology
  • Trading
  • Venture Capital

Philippe Bekhazi

  • Chief Executive Officer

    XBTO Group

Walton Comer

  • Chief Investment Officer

    XBTO Group

Richad Idris

  • Chief Technology Officer

    XBTO Group

Julien Auchecorne

  • Chief Operating Officer

    XBTO International, Ltd.

Greg Carson

  • Head of Corporate Development & Venture Capital

    XBTO Group

  • Partner

    XBTO Blockhead Capital, AB

Paul Eisma

  • Head of Trading

    XBTO Trading, LLC

Nicolas Genechesi

  • Chief Executive Officer

    XBTO International, Ltd.

Robert LaSalle

  • Head of Finance

    XBTO Group

Howard Matz

  • Head of Facilities and Operation

    XBTO Mining

  • Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer

    Derivee Power and Energy (XBTO Affiliate)

William Mayott, CFA

  • Director of Algorithmic Trading

    XBTO Group

Bekir Murat

  • Vice President, Engineering

    XBTO Trading, LLC

Brice Wilson. CPA, CFA, CFE

  • Global Head Of Asset Management

    XBTO Group

  • Chief Operating Officer

    XBTO Trading, LLC

Our vision

Our core purpose is to create certainty, stability and peace of mind.

To create stability and Peace of mind in Cryptofinance.

Our mission is to innovate and create “trusted cryptofinance”. We aim to be the first company that comes to mind for business partners and investors seeking opportunities in the dynamic, new cryptocurrency industry.






Our vision
  • We are loyal and professional with our team members, investors, and counterparties.

  • We weather the storm.

  • Being resourceful, dedicated and methodical are key ways we act as team players.

  • We are honest, agile and disciplined.

Our vision

Our offices

  • New York
  • Paris
  • Bermuda
New York
3 Columbus Circle, Suite 1735 New York City, New York, 10019
1 rue Georges Stephenson 4ème étage Bat B 78180 Montigny le Bretonneux France
XBTO International Ltd. Park Place Building 55 Par-La-Ville Road, 2nd Floor, Hamilton HM09, Bermuda

Our Journey


Philippe Bekhazi and Walter Comer met while working together at SAC Capital


Bitcoin Genesis Block established


Philippe Bekhazi began investing in bitcoin


Crypto market cap
reaches $1 billion


XBT Opps was founded named after bitcoin’s original ticker XBT and ‘opportunities’


Ethereum launches

mid 2016

Mid 2016 XBT Opps is
re-branded XBTO


XBTO opens its Paris office


XBTO is executing millions of trades per week across dozens of exchanges


Over 1,000 cryptocurrencies have been created


Total crypto market cap reaches $100 billion

late 2017

XBTO expands into OTC trading, mining, asset management, and venture investing


XBTO launches the XBTO Crypto Index Fund


XBTO opens its Bermuda office

Get in touch

XBTO is a Proprietary Investment Firm that has investments and licensees that span the globe. If you are looking to work with one of the largest and most trusted Cryptofinance firms globally, we would like to hear from you.






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