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152. Bitcoin for the Church with Mark Yusko

With the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) approval of the Bitcoin Spot ETF in January 2024, Catholic institutions now have the opportunity to make Bitcoin part of their investment portfolio. Mark Yusko is a highly respected and sought-after voice on Bitcoin. He is a devoted Catholic, and he spoke at the 2022 Catholic Crypto Conference. Mark answers many questions CEOs of Catholic institutions need to be asking, like, What is the value of Bitcoin? How does it bring truth? How does it align with the Church’s values? What percentage of my portfolio should be in Bitcoin? Mark shares his personal journey in Bitcoin and discusses these questions in great detail during this interview. Whether you’re a “Bitcoin bull” or a “newbie” to this space, this conversation sheds light on the Bitcoin adoption that is happening worldwide.

Mark W. Yusko is the Founder, CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Morgan Creek Capital Management, LLC. Prior to forming Morgan Creek in 2004, Mr. Yusko was President, Chief Investment Officer and Founder of UNC Management Company, the Endowment investment office for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, from 1998 to 2004. Until 1998, Mr. Yusko was the Senior Investment Director for the University of Notre Dame Investment Office where he joined as the Assistant Investment Officer in October of 1993. Mr. Yusko is the President and Chairman of the Investment Committee of The Hesburgh-Yusko Scholars Foundation at the University of Notre Dame, and President and Head of Investment Committee of the Morgan Creek Foundation.

Recorded April 2024

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