Michael Cotton

CPO Optio Capital


Currently leading innovation in the Algorand ecosystem with a focus on smart contract usability to solve problems efficiently and effectively.

He founded Imperial Group and Meld Gold. Meld offers a technology solution that simplifies the precious metals supply chain all the way to end users creating efficiencies, higher trading volumes, increased transactions, security and trust.

In the numismatic industry, Michael Cotton has been successful in securing the future of numismatics by offering advanced and innovative forms for buying and selling. Within the numismatic and bullion space he has led several deals including the acquisition of Bullion Deposit Australia, Universal Coin Company, Melbourne Mint Coins and negotiated for Imperial Group to become the official Australian representative for PCGS (Professional Coin Grading Service), the world’s largest numismatic certifier in both quantity and quality.