Strategies as robust as your foundations.

At Lumida, we understand that every financial journey is unique. In the intricate world of high-net-worth investment, Lumida stands as a beacon of expertise, guiding private clients through the multifaceted challenges of wealth management.
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Strategies as robust as your foundations.

In the intricate tapestry of institutional finance, the challenges are multifaceted and the stakes are high.

Lumida recognizes the unique intricacies of each institution, whether it's the decentralized nature of DAOs, the long-term commitments of pension funds, or the fiduciary responsibilities of endowments.

At Lumida, we understand that every financial journey is unique.

GUIDE, SUPPORT & DELIVER

Lumida structures its support to the unique needs of each institution. We balance liquidity needs with long term growth to meet future obligations.  Our alternatives and digital asset expertise enables us to offer manager strategies, on- and off-chain investments, and cash management approaches to institutions of all shape and size.

DAOs/Protocols

Bridging Traditional & Decentralized Finance

DAOs represent the future of organizational structures, but they come with their own set of challenges. Lumida seamlessly bridges the gap between traditional financial wisdom and the decentralized world, helping DAOs operate efficiently and effectively.

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Asset Management for Protocols

With the rise of decentralized protocols, there's a need for expert asset management that understands the nuances of the digital asset space. Lumida offers specialized services that cater to the unique needs of protocols, pairing optimal target returns with liquidity management.

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Preserving Decentralization

While offering our expertise, we ensure that the decentralized ethos of DAOs remains intact. With Lumida, DAOs can have the best of both worlds: professional asset management without compromising their decentralized principles.

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Endowments

Fiduciary Excellence

Endowments come with a significant fiduciary responsibility. Lumida understands - and shares - this responsibility.  We offer expertise, diligence, and dedicated commitment to help your institution achieve its mission.

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Balanced Portfolios

Endowments require a careful balance between preserving capital and ensuring growth. Lumida crafts portfolios that achieve this balance, helping the institution meet its commitments today & in the future.

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Philanthropic Guidance

Many endowments have a philanthropic mandate, and Lumida offers guidance to help our clients efficiently and effectively achieve their philanthropic goals.

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Pensions

Long-Term Vision

Pension funds have a long-term commitment to their beneficiaries. Lumida understands this responsibility and offers investment strategies that balance near-term liquidity demands with long-term growth expectations.

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Risk-Adjusted Strategies

With the responsibility of ensuring consistent returns for beneficiaries, Lumida aims to craft strategies for pension funds that balance risk & reward while focusing on sustainable growth.

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Asset Liability

Lumida can generate novel strategies that help pensions align & fund their liabilities through the implementation of laddered and distinctive credit strategies.

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WHY LUMIDA

In a world where the traditional 60/40 portfolio no longer suffices, Lumida stands as a beacon for those seeking more.
Our clients, with their insatiable thirst for knowledge and clarity, recognize the potential of niche asset classes and emerging technologies. Lumida's mission is to guide you beyond the ordinary, helping you achieve the extraordinary.

WHO WE ARE

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Ram Ahluwalia
CEO, Co-CIO, Co-Founder

Ram is the Co-CIO and CEO, overseeing Lumida’s management team and directing the firm’s mission and operating principles. Ram has 20+ years of operating and investment experience, including as the founder of Cross River Crypto, founder and CEO PeerIQ (sold to Cross River Bank), and operating executive at Bank of America and Merrill Lynch. Ram is a CFA Charterholder and earned his BA in Philosophy and Economics from Columbia College.

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Peter Loukas
General Manager, Co-CIO, Co-Founder

Pete is the Co-CIO and General Manager of Wealth, overseeing all activities in the Digital Assets Group and Alternative Investments Group, including investment research, portfolio management, and client advisory and engagement. Pete has 12+ years of operating and investment experience, including roles at Lev Capital, Theorem Partners, Cambridge Associates, and Laurel Road. Pete is a CFA Charterholder and CAIA Charterholder, and earned his BA in International Political Economy from Fordham University.

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Jonathan Espinosa
Director of Wealth

Jonathan is the Director of Wealth within the Digital Assets Group, where he is responsible for the development and implementation of digital asset investment strategies for HNW and institutional clients. Jonathan has 15+ years of operating and investment experience, including as the co-founder of boutique investment advisor Veracity Capital, Director of Private Client at BlockFi, and an investment advisor at Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, and WE Family Offices ($15B international multi-family office). Jonathan earned his BA in Finance from University of Miami.

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Dimitri Roumeliotis
Relationship Manager

Dimitri is a Relationship Manager at Lumida where he is responsible for the development and servicing of HNW and institutional clients and their digital asset portfolios. Dimitri has 8 years of crypto native and financial services experience as a senior Institutional Salesperson at Anchorage Digital and a Vice President in Equities at Deutsche Bank. Dimitri earned his BSBA in Finance and International Business from Georgetown University where he rowed Division I Crew.

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Justin Guilder
COO, CLO, Co-Founder

Justin is the COO and CLO, overseeing all corporate operations, including finance, legal, compliance, people, and investment advisory operations. Justin has 18+ years of operating, investing, and legal experience, including as Co-founder and CEO of Reserve Trust, Co-founder and Managing Director of boutique investment firm PennAve One, and Attorney at Dentons and Kilpatrick Townsend. Justin earned his JD from The George Washington University Law School and his BA in Business Administration from University of Florida.

Our investors bring deep expertise across digital assets, traditional finance, and financial services regulation

Social Leverage

GP (fmr Head of Data Science at Third Point and WorldQuant)

Social Leverage

GP (fmr Head of Data Science at Third Point and WorldQuant)

Social Leverage

GP (fmr Head of Data Science at Third Point and WorldQuant)

Arthur Levitt
Arthur Levitt

Former SEC Chairman

Howard Linzdon
Howard Linzdon

Founder and Managing Partner, Social Leverage

Ryan Selkis
Ryan Selkis

Founder & CEO, Messari

Mike Dudas
Mike Dudas

Founder and General Partner, 6th Man Ventures

Gokul Rajaram
Gokul Rajaram

Board Member, Coinbase

Raj Date
Raj Date

Founder and Former Dep. Director of the CFPB, Fenway Summer Ventures

Drew Austin
Drew Austin

Founder and General Partner, Red Beard Ventures

Marshall Lux
Marshall Lux

Advisor/Fellow at BCG, McKinsey, Harvard

Henry Pinnell
Henry Pinnell

SMD of Tech Investment Banking, SVB

Matt Ober
Matt Ober

General Partner and Member of Lumida's Board of Directors, Social Leverage

Dev Gopalan
Dev Gopalan

Head of Private Credit, Sagard (former Head of US Private Credit, KKR)

Neal Berger
Neal Berger

Founder, Eagle's View Capital Management

Hany Rashwan
Hany Rashwan

Founder & CEO, 21 Shares