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Eric Ervin

Eric Ervin

Eric is the Co-founder and CEO of Reality Shares, an award-winning ETF issuer and index provider. Recently named by Frank Chaparro “as a top crypto pioneer in Business Insider’s bitcoin Wall Street power list”(April, 2018), Eric has guided the firm from being exclusively focused on dividend growth strategies to being a trailblazer and innovator in the blockchain technology investment space. Under Eric’s leadership, Reality Shares launched the world’s first passive ETF focused on the global blockchain technology ecosystem (Ticker: BLCN), and the company will be the first to launch a China-focused blockchain ETF. Eric is a frequent blockchain commentator on CNBC, FOX Business, CNN, and The Street, and he is regularly featured as a blockchain thought leader in Barron’s, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and U.S. News & World Report (among other media outlets and publications). Most recently, Eric is guiding the firm to launch a cryptocurrency robo-advisor tool in the second half of 2018, providing an easy-to-use platform for anyone to invest in cryptocurrencies and to manage their cryptocurrency portfolio. Eric has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, including 14 years as a Certified Financial Planner practitioner and a Chartered Financial Consultant. Prior to founding Reality Shares, Eric worked at Morgan Stanley, where he built the highly-recognized Ervin Miller Group wealth management franchise.  He also worked at Citigroup, Smith Barney, and Morgan Stanley. For leisure, Eric enjoys traveling the country, hitting the mountain slopes alongside his son, who competes in downhill biking at the semipro level. Learn more here.