Christopher Beltran is Founder & Managing Partner of Syntrina Capital, a Blockchain Focused Digital Asset Investment Fund with a mission to support and invest in the strongest companies utilizing blockchain and cryptocurrencies to dramatically improve the lives of people everywhere. Syntrina represents the synergy of 3 founding principles of competence, consciousness, and compassion. Christopher has been deeply involved in the blockchain space for a while and is working on bringing his personal success and network to his investors wanting exposure to the space in a balanced, transparent, and healthy way.
Christopher started his first software company serving financial institutions, out of his dorm room in college. He spent his twenties growing the company profitably to serve over 7 countries, and eventually exited successfully. In addition to building other startups in board governance and compliance, he has served as a technical and strategic advisor on a variety of ventures and helped them get acquired or grow in a profitable way. His background is in software architecture and leadership while his interests are in blockchain, cryptocurrencies, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, robotics, storytelling, and organizational modeling.
Christopher is a founding member of the Silicon Valley Blockchain Society ($1.2 Trillion represented). He serves on the board of Change Makers Rule Breakers to bring entrepreneurs to Necker Island each year. He also serves on the Dean’s Board at Butler’s Jordan College of the Arts where he helps shape the fine arts programs for students in ballet, dance, orchestra, and music. He is actively involved with wildlife conservation through the Tusk and WildAid organizations. He is also an active mentor for high school kids at the Purdue Entrepreneurship Academy and at the MIT/Harvard Summer Launch Program and has taught at Purdue University graduate-level entrepreneurship.
Christopher splits his time on Belvedere Island, California in the San Francisco Bay Area and Indianapolis, Indiana.