About Scrypt

Scrypt is a Swiss investment firm providing solutions for institutions to gain exposure to Digital Assets. 

We offer bespoke liquidity and execution through our Trading Platform, as well as innovative investment products through our Asset Management services. 

We are building the next-gen infrastructure to securely trade, hedge, store, and earn yield on your Crypto.

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.

Cyril Pipaud

Chief Product Officer

Cyril brings with him 25 years + experience in asset management, product strategy, design, and development.

During his 15 years at BNP Paribas Asset Management, Cyril has led the development of a broad spectrum of investment products targeting investors in Europe, LatAm, and Asia Pacific, through a strong collaborative mindset, market intelligence, and innovation. 

Tobias Sperrin

Head Of Advisory

Tobias holds degrees in Materials Engineering and Management of Intellectual Property from Imperial College London and QMUL respectively. As a PQ patent and trademark attorney, he left intellectual property law in 2017 to enter the world of blockchain and crypto assets. This began in Gibraltar as an Associate for Token Communities Plc, before leaving to consult and co-found a portfolio of crypto asset companies.

Tobias is now Head of Tokenisation  for Scrypt Asset Management where he consults an international client base on the integration of blockchain technology and the tokenisation of real-world assets.

Matthias Schaad Mettler

Compliance and Risk 

Matthias is an experienced compliance and risk manager. Prior to his current role at SwissComply, he was co-founder and head of a professional organization for independent asset managers (PolyAsset), the CEO of SRO PolyReg, Swiss Compliance Officer of an international insurance group (Generali), and a Senior Manager at Deloitte.

Matthias studied political science, constitutional law, and journalism at the University of Zurich and completed the CAS program in Compliance Management at the University of St. Gallen.


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.