TOKENIZING THE WORLD
// October 19, 2018
Fairmont Miramar Hotel,
Santa Monica, CA
October 19th, 2018
• EXCLUSIVE: Hear from Christopher Cox, a former SEC chairman.
• Discover the future of finance and fundraising.
• The only event bringing together all the leaders tokenizing securities and alternative assets.
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TOKENIZING THE WORLD:
The tokenization of securities and alternative assets on the blockchain will revolutionize the world’s financial markets by bringing liquidity to the illiquid securities market, unlocking trillions of dollars of value.
Hear From Christopher Cox,
Former SEC Chairman
"The fast pace of development in blockchain technology and applications holds great promise. At the same time, there are traps for the unwary, including both promoters and investors. In many ways, it is the best of times and the worst of times. Which of these will be the future depends very much on steps being taken today." - Christopher Cox
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Co-Founder & CEO, StartEngine
Howard Marks is the co-founder and CEO of StartEngine, an equity crowdfunding, and security tokenization platform. Previously, he was the founder and CEO of Acclaim Games, now part of Disney, as well as the co-founder of Activision. Marks is the 2015 "Treasure of Los Angeles" recipient awarded for his work to transform Los Angeles into a leading technology city.
Former Chairman of the SEC,
Former Member of US House of Representatives,
& Global Business Advisor
As the SEC Chairman, Cox approved the creation of the NASDAQ as an exchange and the merger of the NYSE with Euronext, opening the way for cross-border securities trading and regulation. His top priority was securities law enforcement, and during his tenure, the agency won record-breaking penalties, including the first billion-dollar settlements.
Founder & Chairman of ICOx
Cameron Chell is Founder and Chairman of ICOx Innovations, Chairman of KODAKOne and is the co-creator and co-architect of the KODAKCoin. A serial entrepreneur with over 25 years experience in the technology, energy and finance sectors, Cameron has helped lead numerous successful teams as well as founding and co-founded ventures including Business Instincts Group, Draganfly, Raptor Rig, ColdBore, FutureLink, Slyce and Urthecast.
Panelists & Moderators:
And More to Come.
Founder & President, CoinList
CoinList is a platform that introduces investors to deeply vetted token sales. CoinList also provides compliance services for many other token offerings.
TrustToken is a platform to create asset-backed tokens, such as the stablecoin TrueUSD, that you can easily buy and sell around the world.
Managing Director, Autonomous Partners
Autonomous Partners is an investment fund focused on cryptocurrencies and digital assets. Arianna is also an active angel investor and venture partner at Crystal Towers Capital.
Boris A. Reznikov
Director of Partnerships, Stellar.org
Boris runs the Asset Issuance business for Stellar/Lightyear. In this capacity he seeks to usher in a new era of tokenized securities.
Co-Founder & CEO, Polymath
Trevor is an early leader in the blockchain community - financing foundational projects like Ethereum, EOS and Shapeshift - before founding Polymath, a security token platform.
Partner, BlockTower Capital
BlockTower Capital is a leading institutional cryptocurrency investment firm bringing professional trading and portfolio management to an emerging digital asset class.
CEO, SharesPost Digital Assets Group
As CEO of the SharesPost Digital Assets Group, John is building a leading platform to facilitate token trading in a complex regulatory landscape.
Principal Advisor & Co-Founder, Maco.la
Maco.la is a dynamic new blockchain venture capital, advisory and talent resource firm. Most recently, Sheri served as the Head of the Equities Division at Wedbush Securities.
Founder, Science Blockchain
Science has founded or funded more than 75 companies in the 6 years since its formation and 7 of those companies have been acquired for a total of more than $1.25 billion.
Co-Founder & Partner, Swarm
Swarm Fund is the blockchain for private equity, tokenizing real world assets and making them available as investment opportunities to investors of all types, all over the world.
CEO & Founder, Hackernoon
Hacker Noon is one of the largest independent blogs on Medium, with over 7,000 contributing writers and 8 million monthly visitors.
Co-Founder, Verify Investor
Verify Investor is a leading resource for verification of accredited investor status as required by federal laws.
CEO, OpenFinance Network
OpenFinance Network is a blockchain-based protocol and framework for the trading, clearing,and settlement of security tokens and other alternative assets.
Co-Founder & CEO, Securitize
Securitize is an end-to-end platform for enabling companies to tokenize any asset as a security token. Sample customers include SPiCE VC, Lottery.com, 22X Fund or Realecoin.
Co-Founder, OilCoin Digital Reserve
Oilcoin is the world’s first cryptocurrency backed by oil reserves.
CEO & CTO, Prime Trust
Prime Trust is the leading tech-driven trust company that provides trust and custody of traditional and alternative assets, college savings, escrow services and custom trust needs.
Founder & Managing Partner, Future\Perfect Ventures
Future\Perfect Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund in NYC focused on next-generation technology such as blockchain and machine learning.
Sr. Lead Equity Crowdfunding & Token Sales, Indiegogo
Jason is responsible for building the product, team and processes to enable companies to effectively fundraise, at scale, via compliant sale of securities and/or crypto-assets to the crowd
Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel, tZERO
tZERO, the blockchain subsidiary of Overstock.com, aims to fix the inefficiencies of Wall Street with an ATS for tokenized securities.
Mason Borda is a tech entrepreneur focusing on blockchain infrastructure and security. TokenSoft is a crypto treasury management and white label token sale platform.
Founder, Building Block Group
Building Block Group is a blockchain investment and advisory group. Peter has advised or been an early backer of many ICO and STO projects, including Zilliqa, ICON, TomoChain, Dragonchain, and others.
Co-founder & CEO, Public Market
Public Market is a venture-backed blockchain company that is building a decentralized protocol for fair, competitive, and commission-free eCommerce.
Partner, Signia Venture Partners
Signia Venture Partners is an early stage fund. Sunny focuses on seed & series A investments in consumer & enterprise software.
Managing Partner, CityBlock Capital
CityBlock Capital is a venture capital platform tokenizing limited partner interests in early-stage funds.
ICO & Blockchain Architect
Kurt is a Business Architect, entrepreneur and process transformation specialist with proven ability in bringing to life custom enterprise strength applications with features/functions and agility that cannot be matched by big firms.
Founder, Slice, Wiser, and Zent
Slice is a global commercial real estate investment network that allows access and liquidity through blockchain.
Founder & CEO, Crowdfund Insider
Crowded Media Group is the publisher of Crowdfund Insider, the leading news and information site for the global Fintech industry.
Senior Counsel, Crowell & Moring
Linda is a senior counsel in the Corporate, Financial Services, and White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement groups in Crowell & Moring's New York office. She has extensive experience with regulatory and compliance securities issues.
Co-Founder & CEO, Carbon
Carbon-12 Labs is working on Carbon, a stablecoin that hopes to reinvent the use of money and payments.
Academic researcher working on the internet of things, blockchain technologies, connected and autonomous vehicles, machine learning, network economics, and distributed edge computing.
Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, USC
Chief Revenue Officer, Bloq
As partner and Chief Revenue Officer for Bloq, Steve aligns Bloq’s offerings with the Blockchain needs of Fortune 50 and Blockchain 50 organizations. Previously, Steve was the founder and CEO of GoCoin.
Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP
Kristen’s current practice centers on advising companies on the full range of corporate and securities matters, including securities offerings, investment vehicles, and broker-dealer, investment adviser and ATS regulations.
Managing Partner, Andra Capital
Andra Capital is the first tokenized growth fund focused on pre-IPO late stage technology companies. Using blockchain, we securitize venture assets by Silicon Valley Coins (SVC).
Partner, Prysm Group
Stephanie is a Harvard educated economist working to connect incentive design and game theory to the the blockchain.
Partner, FisherBroyles LLP
Marc is a partner in the Corporate, Technology, FinTech and Blockchain practice groups. Marc represents leaders in blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies and digital currencies that operate businesses abroad.
Stephane De Baets
Managing Partner, Elevated Returns LLC
Elevated Returns acquires and manages assets across a range of service industries, including hospitality, real estate and hospitality related consumer brands, such as the tokenized St Regis Hotel in Aspen.
Huobi Eco, Head of BD and Investment (North America)
He manages North America investments for the Huobi Eco fund, blockchain + industrial FOF, EOS ecological special fund.
Partner, Collaborative Fund & Finance professor, U Oregon
Stephen manages the Collab+Currency portfolio at Collaborative Fund as well as teaching and researching cryptoassets, security issuance, and M&A at U Oregon.
Partner, Jones Day
Stephen advises multinational corporations and individuals on U.S. securities and commodities law compliance and currently represents Overstock.com and its financial technology subsidiary t0.com.
Co-Founder and CEO, Rialto Trading
Rialto Trading delivers electronic trading solutions to participants in the corporate bond market and is expanding their ATS into digital securities. Shari has extensive experience in building and scaling operations with fortune 500 banks.
General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Blockchain Capital
Joshua led the firm’s process of upgrading its BCAP tokens, believed to be the first token issued as a security, to help bring liquidity to BCAP holders.
Crypto Street Podcast
Hear from the hosts of one of the largest crypto podcast.
With listeners in more than 150 countries around the globe, The Crypto Street Podcast is one of the most popular crypto podcasts in the world. The hosts interview prominent traders and investors in crypto and connect listeners with the brightest minds and ideas in the space.
Founder, WorkCoin & EOS Lynx
Fred Krueger is a Stanford PhD and serial entrepreneur with 9 significant exits. EOS Lynx is the fastest growing wallet on the EOS Blockchain, and WorkCoin is a gig marketplace on EOS that will launch in October.
managing director, Trammell Venture Partners
Christopher's focus is in highly technical seed- and early-stage startups in three core technology domains: Machine Intelligence, Blockchain Technology, and Cybersecurity.
Can Stablecoins Solve The Volatility Problem
In recent months, stablecoins, cryptocurrencies that are tethered on a 1-to-1 basis to a fiat currency, have been on the rise. Hear from pioneering stablecoin entrepreneurs firsthand on the future applications of this new form of cryptocurrency and whether stablecoins are the solution to crypto’s volatility and the lack of institutional participation in the crypto marketplace.
The Benefits of a Tokenized Economy
Much has been said about the benefits of tokenization, but what are the economics behind the tokens? Learn the driving factors in the move towards tokenized securities and how the tokenized economy will behave.
Investment Strategies From Security Token VCs and Funds
What KPIs and token economic models are the experts evaluating to determine their investment strategies? What constitutes a good security token? A panel of sophisticated investors walk through their investment frameworks.
The Tokenization of Alternative Assets
How can real-world assets like real estate, oil, and commodities be tokenized with ownership tracked on the blockchain? How will this new token ecosystem function, and what impact will it have on current markets?
How to Tokenize Securities
Hear from the leading security token issuance platforms on their market strategies, how they are tokenizing their clients’ securities, and where the security token market goes from here.
Where to Trade Security Tokens
IPOs in the US are declining. Leading crypto companies are actively working to replace the NASDAQ and NYSE to facilitate the trading of privately-held securities on public networks. Find out firsthand how they are bringing these new trading markets into being.
What to Expect.
Over 1000 ICO enthusiasts joined us last time to get a better understanding of tokenization and the finance revolution around it.
World Class Speakers
Networking & Drinks
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