Michael Venuto - Tidal & BLOK

Welcome to episode 8 of Behind the Ticker. In this episode, our special guest is Mike Venuto, the portfolio manager of $BLOK and co-founder and CIO at Tidal. $BLOK holds the distinction of being the first-ever blockchain ETF to hit the market. Join us as we delve into the evolving landscape of ETFs, exploring the rise of active ETFs, the conversion of mutual funds to ETFs, and the transformative impact of blockchain on the industry. With Mike's extensive experience in bringing ETFs to market and facilitating their growth, we gain valuable insights into common mistakes and pitfalls that early issuers often encounter. Our discussion covers crucial topics such as product-market fit, market timing, and how to navigate these challenges successfully. To explore Tidal's comprehensive range of ETFs and services, please visit their website at https://www.tidalfinancialgroup.com/