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The ON21 Bitcoin Investing Panel
Join ON21 For One Of The Most Important Bitcoin Events Of The Year!
People who’ve been to our panels and discussions know that ON21 events represent some of the most insightful and practical thought leadership available, especially in the Bitcoin and Digital Currency sector.
In recognition of Bitcoin’s global growth, The ON21 Vision Series continues it’s exploration of the Digital Currency space with an in-depth discussion of the technical and financial reasons why this phenomenon is one of the most important movements in the history of humankind.
Join ON21 and Goodwin Procter LLP on June 25th, 2014 for an evening of truth, justice, finance — and the beginning of a new era. Three important voices in the Bit-spere will uncover the current and future Bitcoin investment landscape, which will likely create the world’s first trillionaire!
Our Distinguished Panelists
Marshall Swatt is the Chief Technology Officer of Coinsetter. Marshall has deep experience with numerous startup ventures, as well as creating and managing the development of challenging and complex software systems for large corporations. Prior to Coinsetter, Marshall was a senior consultant on the development and launch of Citigroup’s fully-rebuilt FOREX trading platform. Previously, he was a consultant on the redevelopment of a real-time SMS intercarrier messaging platform that was eventually sold to Real Networks, and he has worked on numerous high-level software projects for companies that include Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Financial, Conde Nast, Digita Draft FCB, MRM Worldwode, Pixelpark AG, Agency.com, Magnet Interactive, National Geographic Society, and Microsoft. Marshall graduated from Georgetown Universty with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.
Steven Nerayoff is a prolific serial entrepreneur and Founder & CEO of Maple Ventures, a Venture Capital firm primarily focused on emerging technologies including consumer internet companies, socially conscious enterprises and emerging payment and currency technologies. He is also a leading proponent of the Ethereum (Bitcoin 2.0) Movement. Prior to Maple, Steven founded Freedomcare Elder, one of the country’s largest private pay home health care providers, which was purchased by Wesbter Capital in 2008. Prior to Freedom Eldercare, he founded Offer.com, the Web’s leading negotiation-based person-to-person and third largest marketplace on the Internet. Other companies he has founded and co-founded include: Feetwood Owen (now Cooper Owen, the worlds largest celebrity memorabilia company and Wanted.com, the Internet’s leading marketplace for person-to-person “want ads”. Steven began his journey to great success as an attorney with Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, where his practice involved technology, mergers & acquisitions, structured transactions, tax, and corporate work.
Dr. John C. Edmunds is Professor of Finance at Babson College. He has taught extensively at overseas MBA programs, including Instituto de Empresa in Madrid, INCAE in Central America and La Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra in the Dominican Republic, and two universities in Chile. He has also taught at Flethcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Harvard University, Hult International Business School and Northeastern University. He is a member of the Golden Key Society, has lived in six countries and is fluent in Spanish and French. Specializing in international finance, derivatives, capital markets and emerging markets, he is the author of over 300 articles and cases published both in academic and practitioner journals and has published five books on economics. Dr. Edmunds holds a D.B.A. in International Business from Harvard Business School, a M.B.A. in finance and Quantitative Methods from with honors from Boston University, a M.A. in Economics from Northeastern University and an A.B. in Economics from Harvard College. He has consulted with the Harvard Institute for International Development, the Rockefeller Foundation, Stanford Research Institute and numerous private companies.
Rik Willard is Co-Founder & CEO of MintCombine, a product lab specializing in customized digital currencies and among America’s foremost thought leaders in cryptocurrencies. He speaks on Bitcoin and alternative currencies nationally, and has been a featured guest on CNBC and CNN, with speaking engagements at the Harvard Business School Club, the National Urban League, the Dow Jones Speakers Series and others. Over the years, Rik has provided digital brand solutions for an A-list of clients including Calvin Klein Cosmetics, Lucent, MGM Resorts, Dictaphone and the French Pret-a-Porter. He is a Fellow at the Foreign Policy Association, a Corporate Round Table member of the Council of World Mayors, and has facilitated millions of dollars in funding for digital startups. Rik is a board member of the Field Center for Entrepreneurship at Baruch College, a Mentor at the Plug And Play Tech Accelerator in Silicon Valley, a mentor at Toronto’s DeCentral cryptocurrency accelerator and also a Mentor at the CUNY Institute for Virtual Enterprise.
5:30pm-6:30pm – VIP Reception
6:30pm-8:00pm – Discussion / Q&A
8:00pm-9:00pm – General Networking
This is a ‘must-attend’ for anyone interested in investments in Bitcoin or Digital Currencies should attend to understand where investment opportunities in this exciting sector really are – and where they’re headed!