Lisa Cuesta

SpecialityHead of Business Development, Aztec

Lisa is leading the commercialization of Aztec, a scalability and privacy solution for the Ethereum ecosystem. Aztec lowers transaction fees and enables private transactions through a Layer 2 that is powered by our zero knowledge rollups. She is also an active angel investor in crypto companies including Lido, Thesis, and Goldfinch.

Before Aztec, Lisa was on the investment team at NextGen Venture Partners (subsidiary of Brown Advisory), an early stage venture fund, where she led investments across fintech, crypto, and digital health. Lisa was on the crypto taskforce at Brown Advisory ($100B AUM asset manager) and educated 100+ portfolio managers on crypto exposure in client portfolios and opportunities in DeFi.

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