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Daniel Cawrey CoFounder/CEO Pactum Capital Pactum Capital is a firm helping cryptocurrency stakeholders manage risk. He was previously a Contributing Editor for CoinDesk, the largest news resource for the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry.
Benedict Chan CTO BitGo Ben has vast experience developing blockchain and wallet platforms. He founded EtherLi, the world’s first multisignature web wallet for Ethereum. Ben’s interests in the decentralized space include practical scalability, identity, and security. ‘
Daniel Edwards CEO stealth mode blockchain startup Dan has over 10 years of experience in corporate development, operations and finance. Previously Daniel was the Vice President of Finance and Operations at CashBet. CashBet was the world’s only complete, crypto-ready iGaming platform. Under his leadership CashBet became venture backed, scaled international and achieved profitability. He also lead CashBet through a successful ICO and to become the first blockchain company in the world to sponsor a major league sports team, Arsenal Football Club from London. Prior to joining CashBet, Daniel worked as an Investment Banker at Financial Technology Partners, D.A. Davidson, Wells Fargo and Wachovia. He advised technology companies on mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and strategic corporate development. He has successfully closed over 15 M&A and capital raise transactions. Daniel is also a board member of several technology companies spanning from London to Silicon Valley. He has been a blockchain enthusiast since 2011 and speaks at conferences all around the world about blockchain and cryptocurrency. Daniel graduated with a B.S. in Finance & minor in Chemistry from Oregon State University.
George Li CoFounder WeTrust.io WeTrust.io’s mission is to enable decentralized financial inclusion using blockchain technologies. To date, WeTrust has deployed the Trusted Lending Circle on the Ethereum blockchain, and has partnered with top non-profit organizations in the US for their next product — a fundraising platform called WeTrust Spring. Learn more at spring.wetrust.io George is also currently an advisor to several blockchain companies including Marconi.org, Choon.co, and Bounty0x.io
Moderator: Blake Richman Head Trader/Portfolio Manager NovaBlock Capital NovaBlock Capital is a blockchain and digital asset focused investment fund. Prior to his role at NovaBlock, Blake advised formation-stage funds on investment strategy, market dynamics, and custodianship. Before diving into the blockchain space, he held positions in venture capital and debt capital markets. Blake lives in Palo Alto, California, where he is involved in the blockchain investment and entrepreneur communities.