Patrick Horsman, CFA is an American entrepreneur and investor. His focus is discovering highly specialized, focused investments that have a sustainable competitive advantage.
Mr. Horsman is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Coral Capital, an investment platform focused on decentralized finance ("DeFi") and cryptocurrency.
In 2002 he co-founded Blue Sand Securities, a placement agent for Alternative Investment funds that has raised over $15 billion from institutional investors. Patrick was also the Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder of Merion Investment Management, launched in 2009. Merion is a litigation finance fund with a peak AUM of $1.2 billion.
Patrick Horsman is also the Founder and CIO of Esoteric Strategies LP, a hedge fund focused on investments in niche, uncorrelated strategies.
He is also the Co-Founder of Innovation Shares, a thematic ETF index sponsor that offers investors exposure to cutting edge themes created using AI and Natural Language Processing, including NYSE: KOIN one of the first Blockchain ETF’s, and NYSE: THCX one of the first Cannabis ETF's.
He is also the Founder of Verified Organic, an Ethereum-based Blockchain application designed to bring transparency and accountability to the organic food production process from farm to table. He was a seed investor in Context Summits, a hedge fund conference series focused on one on one meetings between institutional investors and hedge fund managers.
He was previously the Founder and Managing Partner of Cypress Settlements, a Fin-tech company that allowed institutional investors to electronically claim class action settlements from historical trading.
Patrick is the Managing Partner of Horsman Holdings a single family office that invests in Alternatives. He resides in San Juan, PR and is an avid golfer and spear fisherman.