Welcome to BCIF

Your Gateway to a Data-Driven Crypto Blue Chip Index

Our Mission

In an era where the crypto market is characterized by volatility and unpredictability, BCIF stands as a beacon of stability and reliability. We are committed to creating an index that serves as the gold standard for crypto investments, offering a beacon for private investors, qualified investors, and institutional entities alike.

Our methodology is uncomplicated yet profound: zero emotion, data only. This principle ensures our index reflects the true value and potential of the crypto market, untainted by the transient sentiments that often cloud investment decisions.

The Executive Team

At the core of BCIF is a team of veteran experts, each bringing decades of experience from various corners of the financial industry. Our team is composed of seasoned professionals in Funds, commodities, forex, and, notably, the blockchain and cryptocurrency space since its nascent stages in 2015. This wealth of experience and expertise ensures that BCIF is not just another player in the crypto market but a pioneering force setting the standards for others to follow.

Mag. Katja Damij

Katja Damij is an exceptional leader, international entrepreneur, and lecturer, with a remarkable track record in the financial sector. She specializes in developing innovative financial products and leading financial teams with a focus on areas such as insurance, investment funds, cryptocurrencies, and private banking. Her entrepreneurial endeavors include managing an asset management company that focuses on crypto alternative investment funds, highlighting her forward-thinking approach to investment strategies. Additionally, Katja is an international supplier of precious metals and diamonds, showcasing her versatility and broad expertise in various segments of the financial market.
 
Beyond her impressive professional accomplishments, Katja is also academically distinguished, holding a Master’s degree in Computer Science. This qualification underpins her technical proficiency, enabling her to adeptly navigate the complex intersection of technology and finance. It enriches her capacity to innovate and manage in the digitally evolving landscape of financial services.
 
Significantly, Katja Damij is a licensed fund and portfolio manager, registered in the European Union. This credential attests to her adherence to high regulatory standards and her comprehensive understanding of the financial regulations within one of the world’s most significant economic areas. It underscores her capability to operate within the stringent regulatory framework of the EU, ensuring that her management practices meet the highest levels of professionalism and ethical standards.
 
 

Bertram Seitz

Bertram Seitz is a renowned executive with over 40 years of professional experience in the financial markets, particularly in foreign exchange (FX), cryptocurrencies, and electronic trading solutions. His distinguished career features pivotal leadership roles within Swiss and European financial companies and banks, where he has driven strategic growth and spearheaded innovation.
 
As the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director of leading Swiss financial institutions, Bertram has successfully led operations and managed extensive portfolios. His dedication to sustainable growth and operational excellence, along with a visionary approach, has enabled these organizations to navigate through the challenges of market volatility, regulatory transformations, and the advent of digital technologies.
 
Bertram Seitz’s profound impact on the financial landscape, through his leadership as CEO and Managing Director, has solidified his reputation as a transformative figure. His strategic foresight, commitment to innovation, and dedication to the advancement of the financial services industry have made him a highly esteemed leader within and beyond Switzerland’s financial community.

BCIF's Methodology

In the dynamic world of cryptocurrency investments, the BCIF Crypto Blue Chip Index stands out with its distinct methodology designed to offer a stable and data-driven approach to crypto investment. This unique index encompasses a selection of 30 cryptocurrencies, meticulously chosen based on a strict set of criteria. By focusing solely on blue-chip assets, the index aims to provide investors with a reliable investment vehicle that steers clear of the volatility typically associated with the crypto market. Here's a closer look at the methodology that underpins the BCIF Crypto Blue Chip Index.

 

A foundational aspect of the BCIF methodology is its deliberate exclusion of stable coins, privacy coins, and utility tokens. This decision is rooted in the desire to maintain the purity of the investment focus on cryptocurrencies that possess significant market presence and stability, akin to the blue-chip stocks in the traditional financial markets. By excluding these categories, the index minimizes exposure to the regulatory uncertainties and market fluctuations that can affect these types of assets.

One of the most defining features of the BCIF Crypto Blue Chip Index is its approach to asset allocation. Unlike traditional indices that may weigh assets based on market cap or other factors, the BCIF Index allocates its portfolio linearly and equally across all 30 selected cryptocurrencies. This egalitarian approach ensures that no single asset disproportionately influences the index’s performance, promoting a balanced and diversified portfolio.

To maintain its relevance and performance in the rapidly evolving crypto market, the BCIF Crypto Blue Chip Index undergoes a weekly composition review. This frequent revision ensures that the index reflects the current landscape of the crypto market, adding or removing cryptocurrencies as necessary based on their performance and stability. This weekly adjustment process is crucial for adapting to the market’s dynamic nature, ensuring the index remains aligned with its blue-chip investment strategy.

In alignment with its commitment to a data-driven and stable investment approach, the BCIF Crypto Blue Chip Index eschews regular rebalancing and trading activities. The index only engages in trading when its weekly composition review necessitates changes in its portfolio. This disciplined approach minimizes transaction costs and potential market impact, preserving the index’s integrity and focus on long-term investment stability.

At the heart of the BCIF Crypto Blue Chip Index methodology is a commitment to data-driven decision-making. The selection and weekly revision of the index’s composition are based entirely on quantitative data, eliminating emotional biases that can often lead to suboptimal investment decisions. By relying on a rigorous analysis of market data, the index aims to capture the true essence of blue-chip investment in the crypto space, offering investors a reliable and emotion-free pathway to crypto investment.