Bill Barhydt Details

After working for the CIA, NASA and Goldman Sachs, Bill Barhydt decided to join Netscape working on telecom and Internet banking deals, mostly in Europe. After the AOL acquisition of Netscape, Bill founded WebSentric. He will be speaking at our upcoming summit about ‘How programmable money is set to drive the next wave of financial innovation in retail banking and beyond’.

Currently, he is the Founder of Abra, a simple to use crypto-currency investment platform backed by some of the best investors in the world. Abra empowers consumers to invest in 30 crypto assets, 50 fiat currencies, and now, 50 traditional equities all within a single, easy-to-use app. Abra’s vision is an open, global financial system that is easily accessible to everyone.

Current Projects

Abra, Founder & CEO Eseye, Board Advisor BoostVC, Advisor, Partner & Co-Founder


Palo Alto, CA U.S.


Stanford University, Computer Science, 1990-1991

Previous Projects

Boom Financial, Inc., President, CEO & Founder, 2007-2016


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