Our Story

Scott Casto and Jan-Dirk Lueders founded the CMT Group in 1997.

Scott Casto and Jan-Dirk Lueders founded the CMT Group in 1997. Since its inception, the CMT Group has incubated and operated proprietary businesses and traded in commodities and equities markets in the United States, Europe, South America, Asia, and Australia. See our global presence on the map below.





Valued Business Partner

The CMT Group has acted as a valued collaborator to numerous exchanges, clearing firms, and trading and investment teams, generating edge by pairing market insight with early adoption and innovation of nascent technologies.


We continuously build knowledge of products and services in the digital assets space that need to be created and developed. We invest in visionary teams, contribute to the development of decentralized communities, and actively participate in and research new technologies driving the industry forward.


We design and develop trading technology hardware and software. Our trading desks have deep expertise in crypto markets.


As respected first movers in the digital assets space, our strong network allows us to make meaningful connections for the entrepreneurs we support.

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For informational purposes only, nothing herein should be construed as investment advice nor an offering to buy or sell any security or investment. Any investments or portfolio companies discussed are not representative of all investments of CMT Digital and there can be no assurance that the investments will be profitable or that other investments made in the future will have similar results. Past performance of CMT Digital investments and pooled investment vehicles are not necessarily indicative of future results. The list of portfolio companies is updated periodically and may not reflect the most recent CMT Digital investments.