About Bridgetower

Making the unbelievable achievable

Why Bridgetower?
Fueled by a team of experienced blockchain experts and successful business operators across multiple industries, we've built a platform bridging the gap between traditional business models and the limitless possibilities available with blockchain technology. But we are more than a tech stack, we are where expert advisory meets masterful execution.
Infrastructure Partnership
Our first building block has always been and will always be compliance, safety and regulation. Bridgetower offers technical expertise to create foundational infrastructure in the “right way” to minimize risk.
Unlimited Optionality
We rarely see a business use case our solutions can't improve upon. Be it increasing operational efficiency, growing ownership, or boosting revenue, the possibilities are endless.
Build to Own
We built Bridgetower to enable you to retain more of the business you have created. Our ultimate value lies in making your business more valuable.

We Keep Good Company

BridgeTower Capital to Onramp to Lido, Offers Security Token for Avalanche's Staking Rewards

The announcements highlight BridgeTower's emphasis on regulatory compliance.

BridgeTower Capital, which operates more than 10,000 validator nodes running on 100% renewable energy, is deepening its roots in the crypto ecosystem through its focus on regulatory compliance.

We Make Good Company

13
Portfolio Companies
100+
years of private and public management leadership experience
3
year development of proprietary technology marketplace
Cory Pugh
Chairman & CEO

Cory Pugh is a seasoned business executive with over 30 years of experience in venture capital and corporate leadership. Currently serving as Chief Executive Officer of Bridgetower Capital, a company he founded in 2020, he has been instrumental in driving the company's success in offering blockchain solutions to its clients.

Previously he was one the founding executives at Scentsy, Inc. The company was self-funded and grew to more than 8,000 employees and multi-billion-dollar growth and global expansion. The company was named Inc 500 fastest growing company in it's third year of operations.

He also served and as Divisional President at TSI International, a leading brand aggregator listed on the NASDAQ from 1993 to 2002. His success in these roles led to his reputation as a visionary leader, who is adept at identifying opportunities and capitalizing on them.

He founded BluBambu Ventures, a successful venture capital and incubation firm that grew companies organically and included nine successful exists. Mr. Pugh served as Chief Strategy Officer at Jansy Eureka Equity Partners, where he played a critical role in shaping the firm's investment strategy and at times taking a leadership role growing their companies at critical stages.

Tim Grant
Vice Chairman

Tim Grant is Chief Executive Officer of Deus X Capital, a family office-backed global investment and operating company. He is Chairman of AlphaLab40, a crypto market maker and portfolio company of Deus X, as well as Chairman of ApexE3, an institutional multi-asset big data analytics and AI platform. Prior to launching Deus X in October 2023, Tim served as Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa for Galaxy, a diversified financial services and investment management company in the digital asset, cryptocurrency, and blockchain technology sectors.

Prior to joining Galaxy, Tim held chief executive titles and founded several companies across the financial technology space. Previous roles have included Chief Executive Officer of SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), the Switzerland-based regulated digital asset exchange of SIX Group; Founder and Chief Executive Officer of DrumG Technologies, a builder and operator of enterprise distributed ledger- and blockchain-based applications and networks; and, Chief Executive Officer of R3 Lab and Research Center. Before that, Tim was a Managing Director at UBS O'Connor, a $6.5bn multi-strategy hedge fund, and Managing Director at UBS Investment Bank.

Tim earned a MA in Materials Science and Metallurgy from the University of Cambridge and a MSc in Financial Engineering from the Birkbeck College at the University of London.

Todd Wolfenbarger
President Global Markets

Todd Wolfenbarger is Bridgetower's President of Global Markets. He most recently successfully exited his 100+ person global marketing consultancy selling to a successful New York City based managed services organization. Over the course of the past 15 years, he has developed and executed strategies for dozens of Fortune 500 companies and successful startups including Microsoft, Xbox, Amazon, Jabil, Pfizer, Subway, Kymeta and others.

He has served in direct marketing and investor relations reporting relationships with CEOs from major publicly held corporations with AT&T, Sprint, General Motors, and Jabil.

He has a deep background in private equity and has worked with Ignition Partners, The Carlyle Group, Insight Partners, Savory Fund, Mercato Partners, Pendrell and Eagle River Partners. He also has served as a senior executive in the wireless industry. He is also a partner in Second Wind Ideas a Management Consultancy.

Christoph Sauer
Chief Information Officer

Christoph Sauer is Bridgetower's Chief Information Officer and the architect of hosts of Bridgetower validator staking nodes operating in Switzerland and serving blockchains throughout the world.

He has founded a successful data center infrastructure company and has served as the lead architect for several large-scale and high secure server setups in Switzerland.

He brings the necessary expertise in high- performance computing in large scale applications that will help Bridgetower continue to expand.

Marcus Maute
President Blockchain Ecosystems

Marcus Maute has been involved with blockchains and blockchain ecosystems globally for more than a decade.

He was with Accenture for 8 years where he led a team of 400 developers in India specializing in blockchain development.

Previously, he served as Managing Partner for a Swiss Asset firm with more than $1 billion assets under management and expanded the firms reach into the digital blockchain space.

Mr. Maute joined Bridgetower two years ago running the Swiss office and building a robust staking infrastructure with 8,000 Nodes all on 100% renewable energy and using bare metal servers. He has been integral in establishing the company's partners across global Layer 1 chains and web3 firms.

Marty Tate
General Counsel

Marty Tate is Bridgetower's General Counsel and has been a chief architect in the company's efforts to successfully operate in regulated markets globally.

He is a frequent speaker and panelist in important blockchain conferences and has specialized over the past twenty years in securities law, crowdfunding, fintech, token sales, peer-to-peer lending, private equity, and fund formation and management. He brings to Bridgetower a deep expertise in blockchain based digital assets and securities.

He was a founding partner establishing and operating large global financial funds and constructed legally compliant policies and products that have paved the regulatory path over the last decade.

Andrey Lazorenko
Chief Technology Officer

Andrey Lazorenko serves as Bridgetower's Chief Technology Officer. He is responsible for architecting the company's technology strategy for creating the Bridgetower Market and blockchain, partner technology integrations and Bridgetower products.

Andrey is one of the industry's leading technical voices having founded IdeaSoft (acquired by Sigma Software Group) growing the company from six to more than 250 professionals and being named the best Blockchain service company in Ukraine. The company has representative networks in Toronto, Oslo, New York, Paris, Tel Aviv and San Francisco.

He still serves as IdeaSoft CEO and has established a joint venture with IdeaSoft and Bridgetower.

He is also a co-founder and board member of Orderly Network, a General Partner in SID Venture Partners, and a co-founder board member of Global Ledger Protocol.

Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer of Agrieye, an ag-tech precision landfarming platform with multispectral analysis of crops and soil.

Chase Pugh
Head of Web3 Commerce

Chase Pugh is Bridgetower's Head of Web3 Commerce where he is responsible for the company's Web3 strategy and execution.

He has been instrumental in the development of the Bridgetower Market, one of Bridgetower's prime service offerings. On this Web3 Commerce Platform, Bridgetower is using Web3 technologies including digital representations of real-world products, payment options, and primary and secondary markets in a seamless, easy to use Web2 environment.

Prior to joining Bridgetower he founded Moxie, an innovative consumer products company. Over a three-year period, he managed supply chain logistics, sales and marketing and product distribution at the fast-growing company. He successfully exited the company in 2021.

Mindy Ngo
Head of Operations

Mindy Ngo is BridgeTower's Head of Operations where she directs the company's day-to-day efforts in operating its staking validator nodes while managing technical and strategic elements of blockchain products.

She brings proven capability to remain up-to-date with emerging blockchain technologies to drive enterprise-wide innovation and maintain a competitive advantage for BridgeTower.

She is a longtime blockchain, and crypto entrepreneur having developed multiple AI algorithms and founding Blockchain company startup with successful exit.

Let's build the future

Our vision is a place where businesses thrive, innovation knows no bounds, and the potential of blockchain technology becomes a reality for all.