In the latest episode of Blockworks’ podcast “On the Margin,” Michael Ippolito, co-founder, Blockworks, sits down with Ted Seides, co-founder at Protege Partners and host of the Capital Allocators podcast.

Mike and Ted discuss Ted’s past experience working under David Swensen at Yale, the creation of the Endowment Model, the current state of the hedge fund industry, and Ted’s thoughts on Bitcoin.

Ted Seides, CFA created Capital Allocators LLC to explore best practices in the asset management industry. He launched the Capital Allocators podcast in 2017 and the show reached five million downloads in January 2021. Ted advises both managers and allocators, compounding his knowledge and relationships to help them make more money. In March 2021, he published his second book, Capital Allocators: How the world’s elite money managers lead and invest that distills key lessons from the first 150 episodes of the podcast.

From 2002 to 2015, Ted was a founder of Protégé Partners LLC and served as President and Co-Chief Investment Officer. Ted began his career in 1992 under the tutelage of David Swensen at the Yale University Investments Office.

“On the Margin” is a two-part show. Once a week, Mike interviews industry experts, and then at the end of the week he is joined by co-host Tyler Neville where they break down the top crypto and macro stories. Episodes go live every Wednesday and Saturday morning.

Subscribe to “On the Margin” today on Apple or Spotify, or watch episodes on YouTube.

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