ABOUT PATRICK HORSMAN
"Business is about relationships, integrity, and know-how," says Patrick.
Patrick Horsman is an investor, entrepreneur and venture capitalist.
He has launched and grown businesses in a variety of sectors including financial services, cryptocurrency, technology, and agriculture.
Patrick grew up in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. In high school, he moved to Arizona. He graduated from Desert Mountain High school in Scottsdale, AZ in 1998.
After graduation, Patrick studied finance, accounting, and entrepreneurship at the University of Arizona. He graduated magna cum laude in 2002.
The first business Patrick Horsman started was Blue Sands Securities. Blue Sands is a placement agent and broker dealer that raises money for various types of funds. To date, it has raised over $15 billion for its clients.
Patrick founded Coral Capital with co-founders Thomas McLaughlin and David Namdar. Coral is an investment platform focused on decentralized finance (DeFi). Patrick is passionate about crypto, and describes DeFI as one of the most exciting and fastest growing areas of digital assets.
Patrick also runs a family office for his trusts, foundations, and insurance companies called Horsman Holdings. Like Patrick, his holding company likes to invest in esoteric niche strategies, including litigation, insurance, agriculture, and technology.
In 2009, Patrick founded Merion Investment Group with partners Sam Johnson and Andrew Barroway. The company has an outstanding track record and currently manages $800 in AUM.
Patrick also sits on the board of directors for the Arizona Coyotes, a professional NHL hockey team.
He is a member of the New York chapter of “Tiger 21”, a group of high net worth families. Members share strategies and personal insights on money management and investments.
Other companies Patrick has founded and built include Integrated CBD, Bay Front Development, Safe Shepherd, Verified Organic, Cashmere Capital, Integrated Ag, Innovation Shares, and Octopus Investments.