Bart Stephens Founder/Managing Partner Blockchain Capital. Bart has also been a Managing Partner of Stephens Investment Management, LLC (SIM), a family owned and operated hedge fund and venture capital firm. Bart and his brother and Co-Founder, Brad, invented the term and pioneered “Nanocap” investing – venture capital style investing in the public markets focused on sub micro-cap equities. Bart has a background as both an operating entrepreneur and a venture capitalist, holding senior positions at Ivanhoe Capital Corporation (ICC), Oncology.com, and E*TRADE. Bart earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Princeton University in 1997.