The premier crypto asset management ecosystem

Iconic Holding GmbH (“Iconic”) is a global crypto asset management group headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany with offices in Singapore, Dubai and New York. Iconic launched Iconic Lab, a crypto and blockchain-focused venture capital group and accelerator program, in early 2017. Iconic Funds is the issuer and manager of a series of regulated passive and actively managed crypto asset investment vehicles via its subsidiaries. One such subsidiary, Iconic Funds BTC ETN GmbH, is the issuer of a physically backed Bitcoin ETP trading on the Regulated Market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN: DE000A3GK2N1; Ticker: XBTI).  Iconic is a portfolio company of FinLab AG (WKN 121806 / ISIN DE0001218063 / Ticker: A7A), leading German-VC group High-Tech Gründerfonds (“HTGF”), Cryptology Asset Group p.l.c. (ISIN: MT0001770107; Ticker: CAP, formerly 4UD), founded by Christian Angermayer and Mike Novogratz.

Iconic envisions a tokenized economy where crypto assets enable inclusive, transparent and secure financial markets. Iconic is the gateway to institutional-grade crypto asset investment opportunities. Iconic provides investors both passive and actively managed exposure to crypto, as well as venture investment opportunities in a familiar and regulated manner.

Business Units

Professional Exposure to Crypto

Iconic Funds is the bridge to passive and actively-managed exposure to crypto. Iconic Funds, via its subsidiaries, offers crypto asset ETP’s, diversified index funds and alpha-seeking strategies for investors.

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Blockchain Venture Investments

Iconic Lab is a venture capital group focused on early stage blockchain and crypto companies. An award-winning accelerator program, Iconic Lab is vertical and geographic agnostic, focusing on Pre-seed/Seed ventures.

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Emerging Asset Manager Platform

Iconic’s Multi-Manager platform enables top crypto asset managers to leverage Iconic’s infrastructure and network. Investor’s are provided a menu of top crypto managers that fit their strategy’s needs.

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Management & Investment Team

Patrick Lowry, MBA, CPA 
CO-FOUNDER & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Patrick, CEO and Managing Partner of Iconic, is a capital markets expert and investor with over a decade of financial experience. Previously, Patrick was a PwC asset management auditor of clients such as Vanguard and Blackrock. He has worked many years in Private Equity and Venture Capital, most notably with Deutsche Börse. He holds an MBA and BS in Finance and Accounting and is a Licensed Certified Public Accountant. Patrick also serves as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bitfield AG and is the CEO of publicly-traded Cryptology Asset Group.

Max Lautenschläger, MBA, CAIA  
CO-FOUNDER & MANAGING PARTNER

Max, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Iconic, is a former management consultant where he advised Fortune 500 companies on digitalization, project management and IT integration. An angel investor himself, he transitioned into Private Equity with a €40-billion AUM group before beginning with a fintech company builder. He holds a BA in International Management, an MBA, is Harvard educated and completed the CAIA designation. Additionally, Max serves on the Supervisory Board of MLP, Germany’s largest independent financial advisory group.

Dr. Jens Bernhardt  
MANAGING PARTNER

Dr. Bernhardt has a long track record with over 30 years’ experience in the financial industry, having worked as Managing Director and CIO for Zurich Group Invest Europe (Deutschland) GmbH, the asset manager of the German Zurich Group, and Skandia Life Insurance Germany. He was also a member of the supervisory board of Deutsche Wohnen AG and Managing Director and Chief Investment Strategist of Germany’s largest Family Office, Oppenheim Vermögenstreuhand GmbH, which was a fully owned subsidiary of the former Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Cie. KGaA. Jens holds a Diplomkaufmann-degree from the University of Bayreuth, an MBA-degree from the University of Cambridge and a doctorate from the University of Kassel (Private Equity as an Asset Class for Unit Linked Insurance Products).

Dominic Ward  
ICONIC HOLDING USA –  MANAGING PARTNER

Dominic is the Managing Director of Iconic Holding USA. He is an investor with over 20 years of financial services experience. His background includes a unique blend including large brand names like Thomson Financial and Moody’s Investors Service, buyside positions on two credit hedge fund trading desks, and running a high-tech focused startup accelerator. Dominic has a BA from Brown University with a double concentration in Economics and Organizational Behavior and Management.

Patrick Lowry, MBA, CPA  
CO-FOUNDER & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Patrick, CEO and Managing Partner of Iconic, is a capital markets expert and investor with over a decade of financial experience. Previously, Patrick was a PwC asset management auditor of clients such as Vanguard and Blackrock. He has worked many years in Private Equity and Venture Capital, most notably with Deutsche Börse. He holds an MBA and BS in Finance and Accounting and is a Licensed Certified Public Accountant. Patrick also serves as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bitfield AG and is the CEO of publicly-traded Cryptology Asset Group.

Max Lautenschläger,  MBA, CAIA  
CO-FOUNDER & MANAGING PARTNER

Max, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Iconic, is a former management consultant where he advised Fortune 500 companies on digitalization, project management and IT integration. An angel investor himself, he transitioned into Private Equity with a €40-billion AUM group before beginning with a fintech company builder. He holds a BA in International Management, an MBA, is Harvard educated and completed the CAIA designation. Additionally, Max serves on the Supervisory Board of MLP, Germany’s largest independent financial advisory group.

Jens Bernhardt  
MANAGING PARTNER

Dr. Bernhardt has a long track record with over 30 years’ experience in the financial industry, having worked as Managing Director and CIO for Zurich Group Invest Europe (Deutschland) GmbH, the asset manager of the German Zurich Group, and Skandia Life Insurance Germany. He was also a member of the supervisory board of Deutsche Wohnen AG and Managing Director and Chief Investment Strategist of Germany’s largest Family Office, Oppenheim Vermögenstreuhand GmbH, which was a fully owned subsidiary of the former Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Cie. KGaA. Jens holds a Diplomkaufmann-degree from the University of Bayreuth, an MBA-degree from the University of Cambridge and a doctorate from the University of Kassel (Private Equity as an Asset Class for Unit Linked Insurance Products).

Dominic Ward  
ICONIC HOLDING USA – MANAGING PARTNER

Dominic is the Managing Director of Iconic Holding USA. He is an investor with over 20 years of financial services experience. His background includes a unique blend including large brand names like Thomson Financial and Moody’s Investors Service, buyside positions on two credit hedge fund trading desks, and running a high-tech focused startup accelerator. Dominic has a BA from Brown University with a double concentration in Economics and Organizational Behavior and Management.

Lukasz Musialski  
CO-FOUNDER & CHIEF INVESTMENT / TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Lukasz is an experienced investment manager with technology, big data and AI background. He is an expert in assessing deep tech investment opportunities. Lukasz spent years as a PE & VC investment team member at a €40-billion AUM investment group FERI. He is a serial entrepreneur having also founded a prop-tech startup and a very popular financial podcast. Lukasz holds degrees in both finance and computer science.

Martin Rudnick 
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Martin is an experienced financial professional in the asset management industry, having worked for Arabesque as the Head of Finance, Germany, and as a Business Process Solutions Consultant for Grant Thornton for several years. Martin holds degrees both in Business Administration (Finance & Banking; M. Sc.) and International Account & Finance (M. Sc.).He is also currently a lecturer at Hochschule Fresenius Wiesbaden, teaching about entrepreneurial finance and behavioural descion making.

Dominik Poiger, CFA  
HEAD OF PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

Dominik holds a CFA charter and has a proven track record in bringing crypto asset ETPs to market. He previously worked for a global top 10 ETF provider where he was instrumental in creating their crypto ETP platform in Europe. He started his career in asset management as an emerging market high yield bond trader and managed synthetic yield strategies. Dominik is a firm believer in the potential of crypto as an emerging asset class.

Michael Geister  
HEAD OF ETPs

Michael has a long track record of excellence in the European ETF industry. Formerly the Director of ETF sales for both State Street and ETF Securities, Michael is an ETP veteran. Michael’s foray into crypto began in his most recent role as the Head of Sales for Van Eck Vector ETFs.

Syuzanna Avanesyan
HEAD OF MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

Syuzanna is a digital marketer specialized in strategic marketing, social media management, content curation and analytics. She is responsible for translating business goals into successful marketing campaigns and creating authentic and lasting brand awareness.

Dimitrij Gede  
HEAD OF COMPLIANCE RELATIONS

Dimitrij Gede founded Anagram Compliance in 2019, specializing in AML Compliance Advisory and Blockchain. Previously, he lead the creation of a KYC department at Deutsche Bank and gained in-depth experience working as a Compliance Officer at Sanne Group Luxembourg.

Stefanie Weber 
HEAD OF PRODUCT MARKETING

Stefanie is an experienced Marketing and Communications Manager with a proven track record in the asset management industry, having worked for Credit Suisse Asset Management and Schroders. Stefanie is an expert at delivering tailored and creative messages to a range of audiences and markets.

Simonne Hurse 
DIRECTOR OF INVESTOR RELATIONS

Simonne has operated in Digital Assets since 2016, most recently alongside Four Points Capital Partners and Corinthian Partners in New York City. She was a founding team member at Meural Inc, a hardware startup acquired by Netgear. Simonne currently resides in London

Strategic Investors

Cryptology Asset Group Plc. is a leading European asset manager and investor in crypto assets and blockchain-related business models.
Founded by Christian Angermayer’s family office, Apeiron Investment Group, together with crypto-legend Mike Novogratz, Cryptology’s portfolio includes Block.one, Northern Data and Iconic Holding, among others.

FinLab AG, a publicly traded FinTech company builder, is a strategic investor in Iconic Holding and manager of an EOS VC fund.
Iconic Lab expands its deal sourcing capabilities through FinLab’s global startup network, providing ICNQ holders a better quality token sale participation pipeline. As a business development partner, FinLab provide expert guidance as an experienced company builder, assisting in developing and accelerating the most promising tokenized business models.

HTGF is Germany’s most active and leading seed stage investor and a strategic investor in Iconic Holding.
HTGF finances technology-driven companies in the fields of cleantech, robotics, new drug development, chemical processes and new software. Companies benefit from HTGF’s experience and extensive network and its technological and entrepreneurial expertise.

Cryptology Asset Group Plc. is a leading European asset manager and investor in crypto assets and blockchain-related business models.
Founded by Christian Angermayer’s family office, Apeiron Investment Group, together with crypto-legend Mike Novogratz, Cryptology’s portfolio includes Block.one, Northern Data and Iconic Holding, among others.

FinLab AG, a publicly traded FinTech company builder, is a strategic investor in Iconic Holding and manager of an EOS VC fund.
Iconic Lab expands its deal sourcing capabilities through FinLab’s global startup network, providing ICNQ holders a better quality token sale participation pipeline. As a business development partner, FinLab provide expert guidance as an experienced company builder, assisting in developing and accelerating the most promising tokenized business models.

HTGF is Germany’s most active and leading seed stage investor and a strategic investor in Iconic Holding.
HTGF finances technology-driven companies in the fields of cleantech, robotics, new drug development, chemical processes and new software. Companies benefit from HTGF’s experience and extensive network and its technological and entrepreneurial expertise.