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LEARN ABOUT CRYPTOCURRENCY INVESTING FROM EXPERTS! #cryptoinvesting

SHEPPARD MULLIN 379 LYTTON AVE, PALO ALTO 94301
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2018 6:30 PM — 8:30 PM

Launching an ICO or got a Cryptocurrency startup? Book a demo table & get a video of your 3min pitch!

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6:30pm to 7:00pm Networking

7:00pm to 8:00pm panel

8:00pm to 8:30pm ICOs & Cryptocurrency/Blockchain startups Demo Pitches/Networking

Tim Swanson Founder Post Oak Labs and is a thought-leader in the blockchain community and author of three books. Currently based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Tim has worked in East Asia for more than six years and was previously a fellow at Singapore University of Social Sciences and the Sim Kee Boon Institute at Singapore Management University. He was the first advisor at Hyperledger (prior to its acquisition by Digital Asset), an advisor at Clearmatics, a consultant with Elm Labs and was most recently the director of market research at R3.


Matthew Le Merle, CoFounder Fifth Era & Managing Partner Keiretsu Capital, the world’s largest angel network and most active US venture investor. Matthew is a sought-after speaker and innovation consultant having worked at McKinsey, A.T. Kearney, Monitor, Booz and Gap. Matthew has degrees from Christ Church, Oxford (MA/BA) and Stanford (MBA). He was born in London, UK and now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, Alison Davis, and their five children.


Steve Beauregard, Chief Revenue Officer Bloq Steve was the Founder and former CEO of leading blockchain payment processor GoCoin. Bloq brings distributed blockchain financial products to large enterprise customers and gov’t agencies worldwide. Prior to GoCoin, Steve ran an innovative enterprise software firm introducing new efficiencies through mobile and eCommerce applications. In recent years Steve has delivered keynote speeches at blockchain events worldwide and has spoken at top universities and corporations on cryptocurrencies and mobile solutions.


Miko Matsumura Founder Evercoin which is a crypto exchange. Miko is also a Limited Partner with the Pantera Capital ICO Fund (a $100M ICO-only fund). He is personally invested in FileCoin, Brave, CIVIC, Propy and Lyft. As chief Evangelist for the Java Language and Platform he participated in the first wave of the Internet, and is now fully engaged in the crypto-fueled Internet of value. As a 25 year operating exec in Silicon Valley, he has raised over $50 million in capital for Open Source startups. He currently advises cryptocurrency startups like WiFiCoin, Guardian Circle (Decentralized Global 911 Emergency Services) and Hub (Decentralizing Professional Social Networking). He is also an LP with Focus Ventures, a firm with over $800M under management, 9 IPOs and 44 exits. He holds an Master’s degree in Neuroscience from Yale University where he worked on abstract computational neural networks. He’s leads the Crypto Underground meetup in San Francisco and is a speaker at the upcoming Token Fest, Keynoting at ICOnference NYC, Blockchain Life in St. Petersburg Russia, Global Blockchain Summit, The Future of Money Summit, and Coin Agenda in Las Vegas.’

Moderator: John Boitnott, Journalist/Digital Consultant John has worked at TV, newspapers, radio and Internet companies for 20 years. He’s an advisor at StartupGrind.com and has written for Fast Company, NBC, Inc Magazine, Entrepreneur, BusinessInsider, USAToday and Venturebeat among others.Moderator: John Boitnott, Journalist/Digital Consultant. John has worked at TV, newspapers, radio and Internet companies for 20 years. He’s an advisor at StartupGrind.com and has written for Fast Company, NBC, Inc Magazine, Entrepreneur, BusinessInsider, USAToday and Venturebeat among others.

Pemo Theodore

Pemo Theodore is a Media Publisher & Event Producer and a great people connector.. She is Founder/CEO Silicon Valley TV which has served the San Francisco Bay Area for 11 years! She has produced Silicon Valley Events for Investors & Startups for 9 years. Pemo loves to video interview venture capitalists & founders to engage the human behind the success stories.. She has been Executive Producer of FinTech Silicon Valley for 5 years, organizing twice monthly FinTech talks & panels in San Francisco & Palo Alto. She believes in learning through a great discussion with experts in the domains. Pemo has a talent to bring the right people together and is an incredible networker. Pemo's events have been seen as supporting Venture Capitalists & Angels in sourcing great deal flow from startups who attend her events. Many founders have received funding through meeting investors at her events. Her favored medium is visual media and she has built up a great body of work of videos of panels & interviews in Silicon Valley.startup ecosystem.

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