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Joey Krug

Joey Krug

Joey Krug is the Co-Chief Investment Officer at Pantera Capital and Co-Founder of Augur. [1] He is based in San Francisco.

Early Life and Education

Krug hails from Knoxville, Illinois and started programming with Applesoft BASIC after buying an Apple II GS on eBay. [1] While attending Knoxville High School, he soldered together an Apple I replica and programmed it in Apple I BASIC. [1]

Krug graduated in 2013 where he was the valedictorian of his class. [1] He briefly attended Pomona College and studied computer science before dropping out in 2014. [1]


After leaving college, Krug was a Game Developer at Dark Paradise Studios where made mobile games such as Paper Flyer.

[1] He is the Founder of MariPoS, which aimed to ease Bitcoin transactions. [1]

Since August 2014, Krug helped co-found Augur, a prediction market within a decentralized platform, and was part of the core development team.

He is still a member of the Augur team.


Krug is the Co-Chief Investment Officer of Pantera Capital, a cryptocurrency focused hedge-fund.


Krug serves as an advisor to a number of projects such as TIon, 0x, doc.ai, and Numerai. [1]

Personal Life

Krug is in a relationship with Yasmeen Drummond.


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