Digital Asset Hedge Funds are Up 126% in 2020 According to Vision Hill’s Index Crowdfund Insider. : Cryptocurrency hedge funds have been reporting significant gains this year. They appear to have benefitted from the rise in transactions that let borrowers and lenders settle payments directly, without having to go through third-parties like banks. Crypto-asset hedge funds could also be performing well due to a substantial increase in the Bitcoin (BTC) price. The flagship cryptocurrency is trading at around $13,750 at the time of writing (after crashing to below the $4,000 mark when the COVID-19 pandemic began around March 2020).