The Blockchain Society's Security Tokens Conference (Invite Only) @ Withum
F9, 1411 Broadway, New York, NY 10018, USA
The Blockchain Society is hosting a special, executives only, Conference for corporate and entrepreneurial thought leaders in NYC focused on Security Tokens.
Conference time is subject to extend due to content/speakers needs. Updates are to be posted here as the schedule evolves.
Tentative Schedule (Timing and discussion topics subject to change):
Registration 9:00 AM Networking 9:00 - 9:30 am Opening Remarks 9:30 - 9:40 pm Keynote 9:45 - 10:00 am Investment Panel 10:05 - 10:35 am Break 10:40 - 10:55 am STO Panel 11:00 - 11:30 am Keynote 11:35 - 11:50 am Deal-Making Lunch 11:50 - 12:15 pm Security Tokens vs Utility Tokens Panel 12:15 - 12:35 pm Keynote 12:40 - 12:55 pm Concluding Remarks 12:55 - 1 pm
About the Speakers:
Lee A. Schneider is a financial services and technology lawyer based in NYC. Lee co-hosts a FinTech podcast with former SEC Commissioner Troy Paredes, available on iTunes and other podcast services. He is a co-founder of Genesis Block, a blockchain and start-up consulting firm. Lee is the father of two wonderful, exhausting teenage ladies and learns about Japanese art history from his wife. This profile may constitute attorney advertising. Prior results do not assure a similar outcome.
Nisa Amoils is an early and growth investor and Blockchain/crypto evangelist. She is a partner at Republic Labs. She has invested since 2010 and has been at Scout Ventures since 2016. She is on the Boards of CityBlock Capital, HighCastle and Institute for Blockchain Innovation and writes for Forbes and Blockchain Magazine. She is a regular judge/panelist on CNBC, MSNBC, Fox, Cheddar and others. She is a member of NY Angels and on the Board at Wharton Entrepreneurship. Prior to investing, she was an entrepreneur, media executive and securities lawyer and spent many years in business development at Time Warner and NBC Universal. She holds a business degree from the University of Michigan and a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
Alexander S. Blum, CEO and Founder of Atomic Capital, a New York blockchain technology company provides a platform for compliant security token issuance, fundraising, and ongoing administration. Prior to launching Atomic, Alexander consulted in the space for 5+ years, developing a cryptocurrency mining operation and AI-Crypto Hedge Fund, and leading projects at both Fortune 500s and prominent blockchain start-ups. Prior, he served in the Peace Corps in Panama, starting an indigenous artisan crafts co-op as an Economic Development Consultant. Upon completing his service, he launched a rural telecom operator that grew to a network of over 130,000 subscribers in Panama and Mexico. He graduated from MIT and Tufts University and has been a blockchain expert speaker at events throughout the world. He has written for Forbes, The Pacific Council on International Policy, The Huffington Post, and Seeking Alpha, amongst others
Simon Grunfeld is the Executive Director and Founder of Ibinex (a B2B Crypto Exchange) and has roots stemming from the retail FX and IT solutions marketplace. Simon started his career in IT and then became a registered CTA (2006) to form Gallant FX and then co-founded and headed up the product development of Gallant VPS and co-founding Gallant Capital Markets (GCMFX). His expert knowledge of developing a project and launching products, driven by innovation, and has participated in the launch of brokerages and the deployment of SaaS/PaaS initiatives used by many large retail institutions. Simon founded Ibinex in 2014 and now caters to a growing number of White Labels and institutional cryptocurrency solutions.
Rob Kenedi, seasoned startup exec, has moved to NYC to open an office for TWG as General Manager. He also founded and hosts a podcast called Entrepreneurs in Small Rooms Drinking Coffee and is a weekly panelist on BetaKit’s CanCon podcast. Rob has run funded and bootstrapped startups for over a decade such as Endloop, Pigsback, and Impressed. He has also led significant enterprise product development initiatives at organizations such as AT&T Bell Labs, Bell Canada, and the Ontario Telemedicine Network. He has also mentored dozens of startups individually and via programs such as CFC IDEABOOST, Techstars Startup Next, and more. He is all about bringing innovative, customer-focused products and services to market, and as a writer and podcaster, Rob is also known for putting the pun back into techno-punditry.
Jon Fox is a Founding Partner of Maximalist Ventures, a NYC based investment platform focusing on the incubation and acceleration of innovative technologies. A serial entrepreneur, Fox founded and exited multiple companies in the transportation and food services verticals over the course of his 25 year career. Fox currently owns Lewisco Holdings, an international distribution company. He also currently serves as Managing Director of 2857 Capital, a family investment office, and as an Advisor to Fr8 Network, a blockchain company focused on global logistics. Fox is a frequent public speaker, offering thought leadership on entrepreneurship and how blockchain will impact the future of industry.
Spencer Potts is a Founding Partner of Maximalist Ventures, a NYC based investment platform focusing on the incubation and acceleration of innovative technologies. Marking a career spanning over 25 years in capital markets, Potts served as Global Head of institutional Sales & Marketing for Investment Managers including Silver Creek Capital, CIFC Asset Management, and most recently Mid Ocean Partners. Potts' deeper tenure extends to portfolio construction of institutional investment portfolios centered around alternative assets including hedge funds, private equity, real estate & venture capital. Potts is Capital Chair for New York City’s largest poverty frontline center, The River Fund, and holds a B.A. in History from the University of New Hampshire.
More information & speakers will be announced soon!
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