Jon Van Loo Transactional Tax Lawyer with a broad range of experience, focusing on the tax aspects of initial coin offerings (ICOs), cryptocurrency transactions, blockchain companies, M&A, international tax and investment funds. Jon has practiced tax law for 10 years in a variety of firms and cities, including: Linklaters’ London office, a tax boutique in San Francisco, and Dechert’s New York office. In 2017, Jon launched his own solo tax practice based in Menlo Park and earlier this year, he co-founded Belcher, Smolen & Van Loo, a boutique law firm based in Silicon Valley and San Francisco. Jon’s cryptocurrency tax experience includes advising various cryptocurrency hedge funds (including CoinFund) on a variety of domestic and international tax issues, advising companies on the tax aspects of ICOs, advising individuals on the tax aspects of cryptocurrency transactions, and advising on the tax aspects of M&A transaction in the crypto space.

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Pemo is a Media Publisher & Event Producer.  She is CoFounder/CEO Silicon Valley TV: Broadcasting Silicon Valley to the World! She is the CoFounder/CEO & Executive Producer of FinTech Silicon Valley & organizes Bay Area FinTech meetup: Silicon Valley FinTech meetup & Blockchain Music meetup with over 3k members. She has produced in the past Smart Money Silicon Valley: Network with & Learn from Silicon Valley Investors! ; NoPanels: Engage Directly with Investors & Industry Leaders ; PitchPerfect Silicon Valley: Craft your Pitch for Funding! She video interviews venture capitalists & angel investors & partners with videographers to cover San Francisco Bay area startup conferences & meetups with livestreaming, video & foto packages Silicon Valley TV  She is based in Silicon Valley & has been involved in online business for 13 years.  She has been in small business for 45 years in Ireland, London, Canada & Australia.  She also published a free ebook (the findings of 1 year research from VCs, angels & women founders) "Why are Women Funded Less than Men? a crowdsourced conversation"  She was TheNextWomen's most prolific contributor of 2011. Silicon Valley TV has been noted as a platform for supporting high growth women led companies in Huffington Post