Digital Currency Group's (DCG) mission is to accelerate the development of a better financial system. It does this by building and supporting bitcoin and blockchain companies through its network, insights and access to capital. As a holding company, DCG has over 85 investments in 25 different countries. It also owns and operates bitcoin brokerage firm Genesis Trading and digital currency asset management firm Grayscale Investments, which manages the Bitcoin Investment Trust. It acquired and expanded CoinDesk, a media, research and events platform.