About Caspian

Caspian is a full stack crypto asset management solution. It includes a fully developed OEMS, PMS, and RMS. It provides a single interface into all major crypto exchanges, a complete suite of sophisticated trading algorithms, real-time and historical P&L and exposure tracking, and exceptional customer service.

What Caspian Delivers

Single Interface

Single front end interface to manage your entire Portfolio Management and Trading experience in a standardized uniform way across all exchanges

Full Trading Stack

Portfolio, Order, Execution, and Risk Management System with Compliance monitoring such as counterparty risk checks and token restriction lists


Experienced team of Blockchain developers ensuring robust crypto-asset security protocols


14 years track record building Institutional grade trading systems

Client Support

Proven global customer support infrastructure with dedicated support team.

Analytics and Reporting

Real-time and historical P&L and exposure tracking along with comprehensive reporting package for all stakeholders

Execution Algorithms

Comprehensive suite of sophisticated trading algorithms tailored for crypto assets through a Smart Order Router plus support for custom algorithms.


Access to all major Crypto Exchanges through one robust API. Better execution through ability to amend orders and send batch orders


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Tora's leading OEMS global trading platform

  1. Global platform for equities and derivatives with average monthly notional equity volume over USD 100 billion.
  2. 17% of Japanese institutional equity trading volume executes through the system.
  3. Connectivity to 150+ exchanges with clients in North America, Asia, Europe and Australia.
  4. 250 employees worldwide including 190 developers.

Kenetic's industry-leading expertise in Blockchain

  1. Kenetic is a Blockchain platform committed to expanding the development and adoption of Blockchain through investments, advisory, community and technology.
  2. Their experienced and diverse team of 30+ people have been leading voices in Blockchain and traditional finance communities.
  3. Projects Advised:

Our Team

Michael Lerch


Founder and CIO of Evolution Capital Management employing approximately 500 people. Founder of Tora. Prior to founding Evolution Mike worked in a number of senior management and trading positions at bulge bracket investment banks. Mike holds a B.A. in Politics from Princeton University

Robert Dykes

CEO & Co-founder

Has served as Tora CEO for the past 14 years. Prior to that Robert spent 11 years in the enterprise software and high-tech industry in Europe, North America, and Asia at such companies as WebPartner and Audiosoft. Robert holds a B.A. in Economics from Princeton University

David Wills

COO & Co-founder

Has served as Kenetic COO since inception. Prior to that David spent 10 years as Managing Director and Head of Asia Trading at Och-Ziff Capital and was the former chairperson of HKeX Hedge Fund market council. David holds a B.A. in Psychology and B.Comm. in Finance & Economics from the University of Sydney

Gerrit van Wingerden

CTO & Co-founder

Has served as Managing Director at Tora for the past 12 years. Prior to that Gerrit managed the development of high volume trading applications and analytical tools for various hedge funds and bulge bracket investment banks. Gerrit holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University

Paul Catuna


Has served as Tora's CFO for the past 10 years. Prior to that Paul held senior financial positions at WAGIC, Intertop, and Isonics. Paul spent the first 9 years of his career in public accounting, last serving as Senior Manager at Deloitte. Paul holds a B.S. in Business - Accounting from California State University, Fresno and is a certified public accountant.

Jehan Chu

Chief Strategy Officer

Co-founder and Managing Partner at Kenetic. A former frontend developer with over 10 years' experience in web and enterprise application development. Jehan founded the Ethereum HK community (2014), and co-Founded the Bitcoin Association of Hong Kong (2014). Jehan holds a B.A. from John Hopkins University.

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