Brandon Chez

Brandon Chez is recognized as the CEO of Aegis Capital and the founder of , a prominent website established in 2013. Over the years, the platform has evolved to hold a prominent position as a global authority on information and has consistently ranked among the most visited websites worldwide. He is generally known to be a private person in the crypto industry.[1][2][3]


Brandon Chez earned his bachelor's degree in computer science from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 2009.[4]


Brandon Chez's professional background includes roles at Lockheed Martin and Mediabistro, a platform for journalists. In 2013 he took a position as a software engineer at Rocketrip, a company assisting businesses in managing operational costs, leaving the role in 2015. Chez also founded in 2013, evolving into a prominent information authority and widely accessed website. After acquiring Hashtag Capital in 2019, he implemented measures to address inflated reported volumes from exchanges sharing market data with in 2020. acquired in 2020. Presently, Chez is the CEO of Aegis Capital, providing Investment Banking services.[1][3][4]

2018 Bitcoin Market Fall

In January 2018, Brandon Chez became associated with a significant bitcoin market decline. On January 8, almost all experienced a loss of 15% or more in value, leading to a market capitalization drop of $100 billion. Chez was implicated in the incident, as it was revealed that on February 7, , under his direction, suddenly excluded data from South Korean exchanges, where prices tended to be consistently higher than the global average. This action resulted in a decline in the value of , impacting other as well.[1][4][5]

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