About Scrypt

Scrypt is a specialized financial technology firm combining institutional-grade services with superior execution technology to make digital assets simple, inexpensive, and safe.

One of the first regulated Swiss companies providing institutional investment solutions for Digital Assets.

Founded in 2018

Headquartered in Switzerland



Norman Wooding

Founder & CEO

As a serial entrepreneur, Norman has been involved in the Blockchain and Digital Asset space since 2014. He holds a Master’s from the London School of Economics, where he acted as a Tutor on the topic of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies. At Scrypt he evolves the strategic vision, promoting an agile and entrepreneurial working environment while building innovative products and investment solutions.

Sylvan Martin

Chief Operating Officer

Sylvan is responsible for frictionless operations, team management as well as business relations. He has a true entrepreneurial zest, along with the work ethic and high standards needed to transform ideas through successful implementation and strategic oversight. As a an alumni board-member of HWZ Zurich, he is well connected in the Swiss business landscape.

Maximilian Ganser


Max successfully built, grew, and sold one of the first regulated crypto investment companies in Switzerland. He is acting as a Partner and Board Member of a Family Office which has its core focus in Venture Capital. He’s experienced in financial structuring and investing in Pre-Seed, Seed and Series A with focus on AI, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, cloud native SaaS, as well as Deep Tech.

Allen Hena

Lead Developer

Allen brings with him a breadth of expertise and experience in Blockchain based Infrastructure, Decentralised Applications, Software Development, and Architecture, as well as 15 years of building and leading high performance teams.


Philippe J.A. Kaiser

Legal Advisor

Philippe is a name-partner at the award-winning law firm Kaiser Odermatt. He graduated from the law school at University of St. Gallen and is educated inter alia in the field of fiduciary services. Philippe has many years of experience as a financial intermediary, board member of several companies and charitable foundations. Philippe describes himself as a digital enthusiast and is involved in several projects in the area of legaltech and blockchain.

Alexander Iten

Capital Markets & Fintech

Alexander is our go-to person for all things legal. He is a HSG graduate, got admitted to the bar, has worked for various banks and asset managers and is now running his own law practice. He provides legal advice in the areas of asset management, banking and financial markets (incl. Fintech).

Sheraz Ahmed


Sheraz holds a Dual International Bachelor of Business Administration Degree (Hons) from Lancaster University and the Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICADE. Experienced with an insightful understanding of Blockchain Technology, Sheraz has advised various startups on the implementation of modern practices to further their objectives.


Dave Weisberger


Dave has over 30 years of experience in market structure, quantitative finance, and trading automation. He started his career at Morgan Stanley, where he built the first program trading system. He subsequently started the non-dollar program trading desk for Salomon Brothers, where he became responsible for statistical arbitrage trading after designing their first trading algorithm. He later ran their smart order routing business, before joining Two Sigma to develop their wholesale market making business, which he ran for several years.

Hansjoerg Hettich


Hansjoerg has 12 years’ experience in the alternative investment space. He worked for Man Investments in London and Switzerland and as a hedge fund structurer at LGT Capital Partners. He is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) and is passionate about the potential of blockchain technology.