In past times, BridgeTowers served as fortifications providing travelers safe passage across bridges by keeping threats at bay.
Today, as the traditional world of investing embraces blockchain driven digital securities, investors need a new “Tower” to ensure they cross this bridge of opportunity safely and securely and fully compliant with all regulatory requirements.
BridgeTower Capital was created to accomplish this mission.
Through unique global partnerships and investments BridgeTower has assembled a digitally transformed eco-system that is working across public and financial markets.
BridgeTower equity shares in the form of a digital security.
Based in Switzerland, Singapore, Latin America and the United States
Partnerships with Layer 1 Blockchains and Web 3.0 companies throughout the world
BridgeTower’s eco friendly Swiss servers and validator nodes serving global markets
3,000+ Nodes Launched
Staking leading Layer 1 Blockchains
Staking Web 3.0
Cory PughFounder and Chief Executive Officer
Cory Pugh is an accomplished business executive with over three decades of expertise in building, operating and growing businesses. As the founder and CEO of BridgeTower Capital, he has played a pivotal role in establishing the Company’s global footprint and assembling a highly experienced management team dedicated to delivering premier blockchain solutions.
Before founding BridgeTower, Cory was among the founding executives at Scentsy, Inc., a self-funded enterprise that expanded to over 8,000 employees globally with over $1 billion in annual revenue. The company earned a spot on the Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing companies in its third year of operation.
Previously, Cory held the position of Divisional President at TSI International a NASDAQ-listed publicly traded company. During this time, he led multiple acquisitions, brand building, operations, product development, and sales into global distribution channels for the renowned brand aggregator with over 25 marquee consumer brands. Cory’s success in these capacities solidified his reputation as a forward-thinking leader skilled at recognizing opportunities and seizing them.
During his career Cory has established BluBambu Ventures, a prosperous venture capital and incubation firm that nurtured companies organically, resulting in nine successful exits. Additionally, he has served as Chief Strategy Officer at Jansy Eureka Equity Partners, where he was instrumental in formulating the firm’s investment approach and occasionally assumed leadership roles to help grow their businesses during crucial stages.
Meet the Team
Andrew Isaacs serves as President of BridgeTower Capital. In addition to overall operational responsibilities, he also leads the firm’s investment banking and strategic advisory efforts.
Andrew brings more than 15 years of specialized investment banking experience with more than $23 billion in executed transactions and $2 billion in digital asset transactions. He has vast experience across the digital asset ecosystem and has worked closely with leading Web3 companies.
Prior to joining BridgeTower Andrew served as Managing director for Galaxy Digital in New York where he led the charge on building out a Web3 Investment Banking business. He was previously the founder of Acacia Capital Partners, a boutique strategic advisory firm, where he specialized in developing early stage healthcare and emerging technology companies across major valuation and growth inflection points. Prior to that, he worked at Evercore Partners and Morgan Stanley where he specialized in M&A advisory. Andrew began his career at KPMG in the Financial Risk Advisory group where he planned, led and managed audits of leading Financial Services clients.
Andrew holds an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, as well as a B.Comm. (Honors) in Accounting and Finance from the University of Johannesburg. Mr. Isaacs is a qualified Chartered Accountant and registered member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and FINRA.
Marcus MauteHead of Blockchain Technology
Marcus Maute is BridgeTower’s Head of Blockchain Technology.
He brings a strong background in digitalization and emerging technologies to BridgeTower and has been an early adopter for Blockchain industrial use cases.
Previously, he served as Managing Partner for a Swiss Asset firm with more than $1 billion assets under management and as a senior management and technology consultant with Accenture across multiple verticals globally.
Andrii LazorenkoChief Technology Officer
Andrii Lazorenko serves as BridgeTower’s Chief Technology Officer. He is responsible for architecting the company’s technology strategy for creating the BridgeTower Market and blockchain, partner technology integrations and BridgeTower products.
Andrii is one of the industry’s leading technical voices having founded IdeaSoft (acquired by Sigma Software Group) growing the company from six to more than 250 professionals and being named the best Blockchain service company in Ukraine. The company has representative networks in Toronto, Oslo, New York, Paris, Tel Aviv and San Francisco. He still serves as IdeaSoft CEO and has established a joint venture with IdeaSoft and BridgeTower.
He is also a co-founder and board member of Orderly Network, a General Partner in SID Venture Partners, and a co-founder board member of Global Ledger Protocol. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer of Agrieye, an ag-tech precision landfarming platform with multispectral analysis of crops and soil.
David PostGlobal Head of Strategy and Ecosystem Integrations
David Post is a global blockchain expert and serves as BridgeTower’s Global Head of Strategy and Ecosystem Integrations. He brings significant experience to BridgeTower in blockchain development and Web3 having spent the past decade meeting, investing and partnering with hundreds of companies in the space.
David is a co-founder Foresight Partners, a consultancy working with companies leading the development of the Web3 ecosystems. He will continue advising and mentoring partnerships he’s built over the past decade.
Previously, David was the Founder of IBM Blockchain Ventures, Managing Director of Corporate Strategy, and an advisor to many industry-leading blockchain companies. H most recently served as Chainlink’s Managing Director of Corporate Development and Strategy where he was responsible for managing and growing the Chainlink ecosystem through VC investments.
David is a proven executive with deep industry and institutional relationships with experience producing tangible results in a nascent market.
Marty TateChief Legal Officer
Marty Tate is BridgeTower’s General Counsel and has been a chief architect in the company’s efforts to successfully operate in regulated markets globally.
He is a frequent speaker and panelists in important blockchain conferences and has specialized over the past twenty years in securities law, crowdfunding, fintech, token sales, peer-to-peer lending, private
equity, and fund formation and management. He brings to BridgeTower a deep expertise in blockchain based digital assets and securities.
He is also a partner in the Carman, Lenhof, Israelsen law firm.
Todd WolfenbargerCMO and Chief Strategy Officer
Todd Wolfenbarger is BridgeTower’s Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer.
He most recently successfully exited his 100+ person global marketing consultancy selling to a successful New York City based managed services organization. Over the course of the past 15 years he has developed and executed strategies for dozens of Fortune 500 companies and successful startups.
He has a deep background in private equity and served as a senior executive in the wireless industry. He is also a partner in Second Wind Ideas a Management Consultancy.
Christoph SauerChief Information Officer
Christoph Sauer is BridgeTower’s Chief Information Officer and the architect of hosts of BridgeTower validator staking nodes operating in Switzerland and serving blockchains throughout the world.
He has founded a successful data center infrastructure company and has served as the lead architect for several large-scale and high secure server setups in Switzerland.
He brings the necessary expertise in high-performance computing in large scale applications that will help BridgeTower continue to expand.
Chase PughHead of NFT Technology
Chase Pugh serves as Head of NFT Technology.
He brings to BridgeTower firsthand experience having founded Moxie, successful consumer goods product company marketed exclusively online.
While at Moxie he developed supply chain expertise and negotiated contracts with suppliers and service providers across a global network. He was directly responsible for marketing sizing, sales forecasting, sales operations, and revenue generation across the organization.
He successfully sold the company last year.
Mindy NgoHead of Operations
Mindy Ngo is BridgeTower’s Head of Operations where she directs the company’s day-to-day efforts in operating its staking validator nodes while managing technical and strategic elements of blockchain products.
She brings proven capability to remain up-to-date with emerging blockchain technologies to drive enterprise-wide innovation and maintain a competitive advantage for BridgeTower.
She is a longtime blockchain, and crypto entrepreneur having developed multiple AI algorithms and founding Blockchain company startup with successful exit.
BridgeTower has developed relationships and strategic partnerships with many leading Blockchain protocols and promising Web 3.0 companies. These partnerships have led to signification delegations from the foundations and further joint business initiatives.
“We’ve worked alongside BridgeTower from early on and believe they have cleverly navigated the DeFi landscape to emerge as a leading voice in the space.”