Kyle Benton is a seasoned trader and quantitative analyst with a passion for both finance and technology. With over a decade of experience in the industry, Kyle has honed his skills across various domains, transitioning roles as a quantitative trader, quantitative researcher, and developer.

Kyle's journey into the world of finance began at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where he pursued dual degrees in Finance and Mathematics. It was here that he laid the groundwork for his future endeavors, blending numerical proficiency with a deep understanding of financial markets.

In 2011, Kyle embarked on his professional career, diving headfirst into the fast-paced world of trading. Over the years, he has navigated through complex market dynamics, leveraging his quantitative expertise to identify lucrative opportunities with a keen sense for risk management.

The emergence of cryptocurrencies in 2017 marked a pivotal moment in Kyle's career. Intrigued by the disruptive potential of blockchain technology, he initially explored the crypto space as an investor but soon immersed himself in the underlying technologies. This led him to provide liquidity on decentralized exchanges, participate in statistical arbitrage between centralized and decentralized liquidity sources, and engage in MEV (Maximal Extractable Value) strategies. Kyle is also actively engaged and investing in Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs).

With a wealth of experience spanning traditional finance and cutting-edge blockchain technology, Kyle is now poised to embark on his next venture. As the founder of Lunar Capital, Kyle aims to bridge the gap between traditional finance and the burgeoning crypto space. Armed with a quantitative skillset and a deep understanding of market dynamics, he seeks to identify innovative investment opportunities and drive growth in this rapidly evolving ecosystem.

Kyle’s relentless pursuit of knowledge, coupled with his entrepreneurial spirit, positions him as a trailblazer in the world of finance and technology. With Lunar Capital, he aspires to redefine the future of investing in digital assets and pave the way for a new era of financial innovation.

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