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Aerial Capital is a private investment company investing across capital structures in various transaction dynamics.  We are specializing in providing short and long-term financing.

Blockchain Companies

  • Securitized financing
  • Non-major coins
  • Major & non-major exchanges listed
  • Defendable liquidity

Public and private companies

  • Flexible structure: Equity & Debt
  • Scalability
  • Sustainable competitive advantage
  • Favorable industry dynamics

We aim to partner with best-in-class teams and develop collaborative relationships to help achieve goals and accelerate growth.

$1m—25m

deploys per transaction

Meet our team

Aleksandr Rubin

Partner

Aleksandr has over 20 years of experience in investment banking, private equity, and consulting covering a broad range of industries including blockchain, fintech, media, and industrials. After attending American University and successfully exiting from IT consulting business in Washington DC Aleksandr moved to New York City to pursue a career in investment banking. Since 2019, Aleksandr has been working with a family office deploying over $100 million in various listed blockchain projects (L1), fintech companies as well as private and publicly traded companies. Previously, Aleksandr has served as Partner and Managing Director at boutique private equity/merchant banking firms where Aleksander has advised on deal originations, capital deployment, deal structuring, and portfolio monitoring. Aleksandr serves on several boards of directors and advisers including Gremi Media SA (a publicly traded media company), Heuro Health (a wellness technology platform), and Maison d'Etto (a luxury fragrance and lifestyle brand). Aleksandr lives in Miami with his wife and two children.

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Ekin Tuna

Managing Director

Ekin Tuna is fintech and finance professional with more than 10 years in the industry. Since 2014 and after graduating from Leiden University College he has worked in the core teams of multiple blockchain protocols (Layer 1) including NEM, Oasis Network and Waves in business roles covering finance, fundraising and business development. For these companies he has structured and executed ecosystem growth strategies covering ecosystem funds, incubation programs and treasury management. Before entering the Layer 1 industry he founded, raised capital and exited a financial data analysis company providing services for trading firms trading in the Amsterdam Stock Exchange. Currently Ekin is working as the Head of Business Development at Waves Labs. He is an avid consumer and promoter of classical music and supports the work of Istanbul Philharmonic Foundation as the financial advisor. Ekin divides his time between Bucharest, Helsinki and Istanbul.

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Josephine Nguyen

Director of Partnership

Josephine is a crypto expert with over 6 years of experience in the blockchain and crypto industry. Recently, Josephine co-founded VC Alliance a global network of VCs and Web3 leaders and is a Global Scout Lead at Waves Labs. She worked in the business development dept at Oasis Network and has served as a speaker and moderator at GeckoCon and Vietnam Blockchain Expo. She has acted as an advisor and helped incubate over 20 projects on Solana and Binance Smart Chain. Josephine's expertise in the industry and dedication to mentoring new projects make her a valuable asset in the blockchain community.

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