BlockRake Inc. is a global capital markets advisory firm servicing technology companies in emerging industry verticals spanning blockchain technology, digital asset exchanges, exchange ecosystem providers, fintech, national stock exchanges, and others. We assist with financing through private placements of debt and equity and IPOs through various financial instruments and an extensive network of regulated asset managers and broker-dealers. We distinguish ourselves by being selective of the clients we onboard and by offering exceptional client service. We have skin-in-the-game in our deals and leverage our professional network of independent third-party providers.
Business Advisor for Cryptomind, Co-Founder of ASK Ventures, Committee member of Thailand Blockchain Association
Sanjay Popli is the Business Advisor for Cryptomind, a market development consultant firm. Since he is highly involved in the Thai Blockchain Community, he is the Committee member of Thailand Blockchain Association (TBA). Beyond that he is the Co-Founder of ASK Ventures.
Highly experienced in structuring company and preparing them for ICO or STO. Develop Thailand market penetration strategy for project, exchange, VC, He is one of the key thought leader within Thailand's Blockchain Industry
He graduated from Monash University, Melbourne VIC with a Bachelors of Business Systems and further enhanced his post grad degree at Thammasat University with a Masters of Business Administration (Entrepreneurship).
Topp has dedicated the majority of his career in the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology industry. He co-founded coins.co.th, Thailand's largest bitcoin exchange. Before Blockchain emerged, Topp worked as an investment banker, financial consultant, and central banker. He is a speaker and one of Thailand's leading bitcoin and open blockchain experts. He holds an MPhil in Economics from Oxford University, UK. Now he is the co-founder and group CEO at Bitkub Capital Group Holdings Co., Ltd. (BCGH), a company that holds the title as the startup with the largest seed investment in Thai history. Recently, Topp was appointed as a board of Director for the Thai Fintech Association.
Finance professional, expert in building investment solutions for virtual currencies.
1. Practical topics
a. 5 ways to invest in cryptocurrencies (mining, custom strategy with self-custody, index / ETF, tracking coin, P2P Network) - this is my favorite
b. Challenges for institutional custody of cryptocurrencies
2. Visionary / theoretical topics
a. Why crypto is better money and its acceptance is inevitable
b. Who pays for the party? Depreciation of long term FIAT-based assets in the wake of cryptocurrency adoption
Leading personality, public speaker and voice of progress to the cryptocurrency community and emerging markets
While advising several blockchain projects, Jen is also on The New Money Systems Board- Lifeboat foundation alongside Vitalik Buterin (Founder of Ethereum) and Charlie Lee (Founder of LiteCoin).
Currently working with Blockchers, a project funded by the European Commission with Frankfurt School Blockchain Center, supporting and investing in SMEs engaged in blockchain initiatives across Europe.
Advisor to the U.S. Blockchain Association, known as “Jennyfromtheblockchain”, Jen is one of the most highly regarded female crypto/blockchain influencers in the world.
Active since 1997 in the German commercial Internet ICO consult “personal Verification on Chain is the future”
Blockchain lecturer at FinTech studies in the Management Faculty of the University of Warsaw. Oxford University Blockchain Strategy Programmer alumni, public speaker and USPTC - Stanford University panelist with 10 years of experience as a restaurateur, building from scratch Grupa Warszawa - the region’s exemplary modern gastronomy business. A serial entrepreneur with solid hospitality industry know-how and experience in managing 350+ employees, has further honed his skills by devising and deploying hospitality and marketing projects for global brands such as Mercedes- Benz (Golden Arrow award), Philip Morris and IKEA.
Software Solutions Architect with more than twelve years of experience, Gregory will give you insights about use cases and applications of Distributed Ledger Technology.
Co-Founder and Group CEO, Managing Director - Digitale Innovation Management Consultants
Michael Wolan ist Geschäftsführer von DIGITALE INNOVATION Management Consultants und Experte für Digitale Transformation und Innovation. Inspiriert von der rasanten Entwicklung der Schlüsseltechnologien, dem Paradigmenwechsel durch Künstliche Intelligenz, der dramatischen Verschiebung von Marktkräften und der notwendigen Veränderungsfähigkeit von Unternehmen, entwickelte er das digitale Transformationshaus und Technologierad zur erfolgreichen Umsetzung von digitaler Transformation. Sein aktuelles Buch „Next Generation Digital Transformation“ beschreibt 30 Prinzipien und 20 Zukunftstechnologien, um Unternehmen erfolgreich ins superintelligente Zeitalter zu führen. Der diplomierte Kaufmann und Volkswirt, Autor, Hochschuldozent und Speaker verfügt über 20 Jahre Beratungs- und Managementerfahrung.
Sunil is the CEO and Co-Founder of Globatalent. He has more than 20 years of experience as General Manager within the top Basketball leagues. He also has over 10 years experience as a Marketing Chief Officer. Sunil’s vast experience includes Mediapro, top worldwide Sports TV broadcasters. A natural and successful entrepreneur, Sunil started his first company at the young age of 23 years old with more than 13M of capitalization.
Timo Trippler is an ICO Advisor and entrepreneur with FinTech and InsurTech industry background. He is an expert in financial market and risk management with 12 years of experience in financial transactions. He advised various successful ICO projects and manages multiple cryptographic fund portfolios. He has been working in Blockchain field since 2015 and had a large number of various ICOs under his advice (strategic advisory and marketing advisory). He worked with a lot of ICOs and other projects, such as: Faxport, Welltrado, Inclusivity, Centareum, Place To Rent, Energy Premier, WeiCrowd, Karatbank, Med-O Network, Vegan Nation, USAT, Tokenchanger, Autorize, PaidX, Styxr, Amon.Tech, U Run It and many more. Timo joined AirPod’s consulting team and would provide professional guidance for AirPod’s global fundraising as well as future project incubation and crowdfunding sectors. He uses his business network to raise funds from institutional Investors, Family Offices, Venture Capital and Private Equity companies. He is currently connected to more than 300 institutional Investors around the world. He travels to Blockchain summits and conferences to meet new investors and to enlarge his fundraising network.
Mr Malta | Serial Founder & Entrepreneur specialising in Blockchain, Social Marketing & Entertainment Consultancy - Findit.com, Keepmeposted, Ticketline.com, and Untangled Media
Quite possibly one of Malta's leading digital entrepreneurs, with a track record as founder of some of Malta's leading digital businesses including, Findit.com.mt, Keepmeposted, Ticketline.com.mt, and Untangled Media. Since 2005 he has overseen the development and creation of over 500 digital applications including most of Malta's most used sites from from Gozo Channel, Malta Football Association, UEFA, Farsons, Malta International Airport and Avis and many more. When not focused on the digital world Wesley turns his attention to the events and entertainment market as owner of Big Ticket Events, one of Malta’s top large scale events organisers and promoters who produce such events as The Comedy Knights, Rock of Ages, and Boyce Avenue live in Malta. Currently Wesley is focused on the final phases development of Quizando Live, the world's first platform focused on montizing influencers audiences through direct engagement with the influencer as a virtual game show host, using a blockchain solution for transparency and trust.
Christian Bürger has over 10 years of experience in business development, marketing and in building digital business models, companies and platforms in B2B industries. He gained experience in large technology corporations, as well as founder and CEO of Internet startup companies. He is managing director of chembid GmbH, operating the world's largest search engine and procurement platform for the chemicals business, and chembidX, a digital business agency for companies in the chemical and plastics industries. Christian Bürger is the founder of Industrial Minds, a company specializing in digital platforms, business model innovation and modern online marketing in B2B industries. He speaks at conferences and writes in his own blog on these topics. He completed his Bachelor and Master studies in the study program 'Sales Engineering and Product Management' (M.Sc.) at Ruhr-University Bochum and further also completed the executive management programs Digital Business Strategy and Artificial Intelligence at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
Jan Sammut is the founder and CEO of RefToken, the world’s first decentralised affiliate platform, as well as ICOMalta.com, a full stack ICO platform. A marketer by profession, he has previously held executive positions at industry heavyweights such as IGT plc, Stars Group and Highlight Media Group. Jan is a fixture on the European blockchain conference tour and has advised ICOs with market caps exceeding $1B.
Emilio is among the
- Top 30 influencers of entrepreneurship and leadership
- Top 100 business angels
- Top 10 influencers of the world of entrepreneurship in Spain
He is also the CEO of La Latina Valley, a debate club that facilitates the exchange of experience and knowledge of renowned digital business professionals in Madrid and Barcelona (since 2017) and professor at Google Activate (since 2013)
Benjamin Föckersperger (31) is a serial entrepreneur with over ten years of experience in establishing profitable businesses. He has founded and sold several companies since the age of seventeen with Whow Games GmbH / Jackpot.de being his biggest success story so far. His major areas of expertise lay in business development, fundraising, and entrepreneurship with a focus on internet businesses, esports, (i)gaming, blockchain, and emerging technologies. Additionally, he invests in early stage companies through his incubator fund Blue Terra Ventures and provides M&A consulting. After co-founding several ventures in the last years such as esports.com, myjackpot.com, fantasysport.com, he is currently involved in business development and advisory board roles in several ventures such as glhf.gg, esports-agency.gg, Valhalla esports bars, the IKON Cosmiq accelerator and Harvest Haze Farms.
Dr. Yassin Hankir
Founder & CEO savedroid | Co-Founder vaamo | Co-Host FinTech Meetup Frankfurt | FinTech & Cryptocurrency Enthusiast by heart
Florian Grummes ist unabhängiger Finanzanalyst und Berater sowie internationaler Referent mit über 20 Jahren Erfahrung auf den Finanzmärkten. Herr Grummes hat sich auf die Edelmetalle und Kryptowährungen sowie die technische Analyse spezialisiert. Mit der Kombination aus technischer, fundamentaler sowie Sentiment Analyse gelingt ihm häufig eine akkurate Konklusion und Prognose zu den Edelmetall- und Kryptomärkten.
Company Builder / DAO-Researcher / System Architect - SOOOM & TechVentury & shitcoingraveyard.com
Marten is a serial entrepreneur, running several businesses in capacities as founder, advisor, mentor, researcher, director and system architect.
Nikolay is a legal professional from Estonia with a specialization in technology law and with a practical insight into cryptocurrency, blockchain and compliance. Nikolay’s areas of expertise are legal consultation on ICO, application for cryptocurrency licenses and Fintech compliance. Nikolay worked in a bank as AML analyst. Nikolay has several publications about innovations and cryptocurrency in many countries. He is also interested in capital markets, AI and robotics.
Massimo solves business problems using a lateral thinking approach.
Massimo tries to promote simple decisions which help customers solve problems while addressing all their different angles, i.e. personal, financial, environmental sides. After working in international financial markets for 20 years as Senior equity banking analyst, Massimo has worked also as a university professor of fintech and international finance in Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Turin Italy and Wuhan China. Massimo is a highly regarded professional in the blockchain field.
His areas of expertise are:
1) Blockchain and smart contracts.
2) Fintech analysis with a focus on international money transfers and financial applications.
3) Reg-tech (regulation applied to fintech companies).
4) Blockchain applications to Impact investing and circular economy. How to move from Linear “Take, Make, Waste” Paradigm to Circular “Make, Use, Return” Scenario.
5) Green-tech (blockchain applications to green investments in developing and developed markets).
Massimo is Expert in fin-tech, blockchain in finance. for several international organizations, i.e. United Nations agency Alliance of Civilization, United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT)-UNECE Italy, etc. Massimo lived in Europe, China, USA, South America and is fluent in Italian, English and Portuguese.
Massimo attended several international conferences on blockchain (Paris, Vienna, etc.).
Specialities in Pharma & Healthcare:
Market access and innovation
- Healthcare Landscape Assessment in EU5 and USA
- Brand and Portfolio Strategy
- Key Account Planning
- Project Management
- Market Assessment
- Market Launch Audit and Planning
- Market Access and Pricing
- Reimbursement Scenarios
- Launch Strategies
- Biosimilars Lansdscaping
- Forecasting and modeling
- Immunobiology expertise through PhD thesis
- Therapeutic areas including Infection Diseases, Pulmonary, Oncology, Cardiology and Orphan/ Rare Diseases, Alzheimer, Asthma, Digestive Health Med Devices
CEO & Founder of Konfidio, Berlin's Blockchain Venture Studio, and Chairman of Kintaro Capital
With an extensive background in digital strategy and innovation, Dr Mervyn G. Maistry provides a clear vision for the Konfidio Blockchain Venture Studio, and its role in building and accelerating decentralized enterprise solutions.
After graduating medical school and working in paediatrics in South Africa, Mervyn has held numerous key positions at prestigious organisations, including COO at Deutsche Bank and Global Managing Partner at Accenture. He was also the Managing Partner: Digital Strategy & Transformation Lead at EY.
As well as chairing Kintaro Capital, Mervyn currently advises a variety of projects in the blockchain and business world including Slock.it, D33p.org and Cyberian Mine.
Co-Founder and CEO, Lecturer at HPI School of Design Thinking - TMC The Morph Company GmbH
David is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of TMC The Morph Company GmbH.
Constant Change is our routine: TMC stands for radical collaboration to build successful ecosystems for innovation. We support companies to build new products and services to shape a sustainable future.
As a lecturer for Design Thinking at the HPI School of Design Thinking, David is up to date with research about user-centric and agile working methods to develop the digital future of tomorrow.
Marc originally studied Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Duisburg-Essen. After his Master degree he continued with a PhD in distributed systems. Finishing this, he worked for about five years in industry in the area of IT Service Management and SAP, before he joined the academia again back in 2011. Since 2013 he mainly works in the area of blockchain and cryptocurrency, in different roles as a founder, CIO and supporter for different projects on Waves platform.
Gründer & Inhaber der Agentur N3M - Connecting Businesses & Entwickler der Plattform Selecdoo.
Max Kops helps projects and companies to launch their STO - he is an international top speaker and a co-author of three bestselling books around Blockchain, having more than 6 years of hands-on experience with Blockchain. Max journey from mining Bitcoin in the bedroom of his father brought him into the rank of top Blockchain people. In the meantime he spent four years as a Blockchain journalist of BTC-ECHO and an ICO analyst of more than 1,000 projects. He is sharing his experiences and opinions at maxkops.de