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Robert Alcorn

Robert Alcorn is the Dubai-based CEO and co-founder of Clearpool, a decentralized capital markets ecosystem. An experienced entrepreneur, Rob first ventured into crypto in 2015. Prior to Clearpool, Rob was the APAC head of Repo Trading at First Abu Dhabi Bank, where he built the sales and trading desk from the ground up into a multi-billion-dollar franchise. Rob is also a CFA Charterholder and holder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Fintech Certificate in Future Commerce.

July 2022

Why DeFi remains attractive to institutions in a bear market

Despite the bleak macro outlook, more institutions are looking to gain exposure to the DeFi sector, writes Robert Alcorn of Clearpool. Here’s why.