Founder & COO Slock.it. Helped raise $18.9m as former CCO Ethereum, now valued over $23B. Blockchain expert in smart contracts and their decentralized applications. Stephan is the Founder of Atlas Neue, a revolutionary take on a development and financial services company which creates, funds and supports exciting ventures in the blockchain space. Stephan is also the Founder and COO of http://slock.it, a project at the intersection of the IoT and blockchain that aims to address security, identity, coordination and privacy over billions of devices.
Galia is a serial technology entrepreneur and co-founder of the Bancor Protocol, a standard for the creation of Smart Tokens™, cryptocurrencies with built-in convertibility directly through their smart contracts. Smart Tokens™ interconnect to form automated token liquidity networks, allowing user-generated currencies to thrive. Galia has a BA in Comparative Literature from Dartmouth College and an MA in International Economics from SAIS Johns Hopkins.
Startup CEO: Seasoned Entrepreneur, now involved in Bitcoin, Blockchain and the world of Crypto.
CMO & Co-Founder - ShipChain, Inc. 500 Entrepreneur. Brian is the founder of the 25th fastest growing advertising and marketing agency in America, and the founder of Influencive.com. Brian has spent over 15 years in online advertising and directly helped multiple top-10 apps acquire millions of users. He was ranked as one of the top influencers in the world on Forbes, and as the 4th most influential business journalist in the world.
Xiaochen leads the design and implementation of FinTech4Goods’s strategy which aims to introduce impactful fintech and blockchain solutions to frontier markets through incubation, acceleration and investment. He brings more than 17 years of thought leadership and global experience to build impactful solutions and scale up innovative ideas in North America, Africa, Latin America, Europe and Asia.
Coinsilium's Hong-Kong based CEO Eddy is a well-known figure in the global Bitcoin and Crypto community since the launch of Seedcoin, the world’s first bitcoin-centric startup incubator which funded several pioneers now offering well-known products and services in this space. Eddy has been living and working in China/Hong Kong for the past ten years where he has managed private equity investment funds focusing on Greater China. He has extensive experience in private equity, deal structuring, due diligence supervision and advising foreign funds and angel investors investing in emerging markets.
David Cheetham is a Chief Market Analyst at XTB UK who began his career trading Brent Oil futures on a prop desk. David quickly expanded to cover WTI and some fixed income markets before covering a wider range of assets including indices and FX. Due to the accuracy and incisiveness of David's analysis, he has quickly become one of the more prominent Cryptocurrency analysts in the UK and is regularly invited to speak at Crypto conferences around the country.
Christopher is a serial entrepreneur based in Gibraltar, with extensive experience working with Startups and Venture. Having worked in senior roles for some of Europe’s most exciting technology Startups across the UK and Berlin, where he was first introduced to Blockchain, particularly within the Fintech space. He went on to work with WaveCrest in Gibraltar, driving forward cryptocurrency debit cards. Christopher advises businesses on Blockchain eco-systems, regulatory requirements, Whitepaper Structuring and Appraisals, Business Plans, Token Design and Architecture.
COBINHOOD CEO and Founder, Chen Tai Yuan is a 26-year-old serial entrepreneur who skipped one year of senior high school and entered NTU (National Taiwan University) as an Electrical Engineering major, and earned an Electrical Engineering master’s degree at the age of 22. At the age of 24, he founded 17 live streaming, a leading live streaming platform across Asia with more than 5M daily active users. In three months, 17 live streaming raised 10M USD. Angel investors got 20x return on investment within a year.
John is the founder and CEO of Direct Outbound, one of the fastest growing fulfillment/3PL companies in the country, and one of the largest in the Southeast United States. He is intimately familiar with the logistics industry in all aspects, from postal logistics and parcel private carriers to air, sea, and intermodal land freight.
William Knottenbelt is Professor of Applied Quantitative Analysis in the Department of Computing and Director of the Imperial College Centre for Cryptocurrency Research and Engineering (IC3RE) at Imperial College London. He is a co-founder of the Imperial Blockchain Forum, serves on the editorial board of the cryptocurrency/blockchain journal Ledger, is an editor of Performance Evaluation Journal, and has served as general or program chair of numerous conferences and workshops related to quantitative modelling and analysis.
CEO at Quantave Former derivatives trader based in London Director, Coinscrum London - World's largest digital currency related networking group http://www.meetup.com/coinscrum/
``Glen Goodman is the world's most followed investing expert`` - John Stapleton, LBC radio
Former ITN Business Correspondent Glen Goodman is a full-time investor in forex, stocks, commodities and cryptocurrencies. His Facebook page, The Shares Guy, has hundreds of thousands of followers who look to him for advice about how he profitably trades Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
As UpChannel’s first outside investor, advisor and board member, Ron helped the founders grow its impact into a force that can change the world. Now focusing on bringing all the benefits of blockchain to emerging markets via the Spire Protocol.
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