About

Trinnacle is a New-York-based, quantitative hedge fund offering innovative investment opportunities for family offices, institutional and professional investors. Its ethos embodies integrity, innovative thought and proven risk management. Trinnacle seeks to preserve capital and generate consistent absolute returns through monetizing opportunities driven by the latest technology and business intelligence. Trinnacle is managed by its founding partners Eric Kohlmann Kupper and Joel Nathaniel Bloch.

The Founders

Trinnacle is managed by its founding partners Eric Kohlmann Kupper and Joel Nathaniel Bloch.

ERIC KOHLMANN KUPPER

Founding Partner and CEO of Trinnacle

Eric (Brazilian, German) is Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer at Trinnacle. He holds a Master in Finance from IE Business School in Madrid and started his academic career at Eton College in the UK, going on to study at ETH Zurich and TU Munich where he successfully completed his Bachelor in Physics, researching the electrochemical properties of titanium oxy carbide nanotubes in 2011.

After his studies, Eric helped to launch a São-Paulo-based venture capital firm, Bolt Ventures, which operates as an incubator to develop and fund promising Brazilian startups. In Zurich, Eric started the family-held Kohlmann & Co AG to invest in early stage companies, some of which went on to close large follow-on funding rounds with leading international investors. He continues to manage deal flow and look out for investment opportunities. Eric speaks English, German, French and Portuguese.

JOEL NATHANIEL BLOCH

Founding Partner and CRO of Trinnacle

Joel (Swiss) is Founding Partner and Chief Risk Officer of Trinnacle. He graduated MSc ETH Physics with a “magna cum laude” grade equivalent, writing his thesis on using the Hawkes Poisson Model to predict volatility in a high frequency trading environment. After graduating, Joel worked as an analyst for Vision Knight Capital in Shanghai, a Chinese-based, technology-focused private equity fund where he worked closely with David Wei, a former CEO of Alibaba.

Joel is a founding board member of Ricci Fellows, the biggest Sino-Swiss young professionals network. Since 2013, he is an elected board member of FDP Zollikon, a major Swiss political party at which he previously held the role of treasurer for two years. Joel speaks German, English, French and Mandarin.

JOEL NATHANIEL BLOCH

Founding Partner and CRO of Trinnacle

Joel (Swiss) is Founding Partner and Chief Risk Officer of Trinnacle. He graduated MSc ETH Physics with a “magna cum laude” grade equivalent, writing his thesis on using the Hawkes Poisson Model to predict volatility in a high frequency trading environment. After graduating, Joel worked as an analyst for Vision Knight Capital in Shanghai, a Chinese-based, technology-focused private equity fund where he worked closely with David Wei, a former CEO of Alibaba.

Joel is a founding board member of Ricci Fellows, the biggest Sino-Swiss young professionals network. Since 2013, he is an elected board member of FDP Zollikon, a major Swiss political party at which he previously held the role of treasurer for two years. Joel speaks German, English, French and Mandarin.

Advisory Board

Joshua Landes

Wynnefield Capital

Dr. Arno Schenk

Arventus Ltd.

Christian Oldendorff

Oldendorff Overseas Investments