William Quigley Managing Director Cashel Enterprises, a cryptocurrency focused investment vehicle. He is also CEO of OPSkins.com, the world’s largest marketplace for video game virtual items. He is also Cashel has incubated and invested in more than 40 Bitcoin, blockchain and cryptocurrency related investments. Quigley co-developed the first crypto derivative, used to trade pre-release Ethereum. He co-founded many transformative crypto companies including Tether, a USD derivative adopted by many of the world’s leading crypto exchanges and Gocoin, a pioneering crypto payments processor. He also co-founded WAX, a utility token for trading video game virtual items. Prior to forming Cashel, William co-founded Clearstone Venture Partners, an early-stage focused venture capital firm where he concentrated on internet investments. He also co-founded the world’s first consumer internet venture capital firm and led internet incubation efforts at idealab, the most successful consumer internet incubator of the Web 1.0 era. Prior to Clearstone, William spent seven years in a variety of business planning and new venture roles at The Walt Disney Company. His tenure at Disney included finance and operational roles at Euro Disney, the Disney Store retail chain, and Disney Consumer Products. He oversaw strategic planning and finance activities for the Walt Disney Company’s licensing division, the world’s largest consumer products licensor. William also co-managed Disney’s merchant banking group, where he negotiated and structured acquisitions and equity investments in the company’s strategic licensees. Prior to Disney, William was a Senior Consultant with Arthur Andersen’s Financial Services Group. At Andersen, William assisted banks and S&Ls in their asset securitization and risk segmentation efforts. He also advised Japanese banks on their US market entry strategies. William received his MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School, where he was appointed a Kauffman Fellow. He holds a B.S. in Accounting with honors from the University of Southern California.
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