Date & Time
Thursday, May 17, 2018 | 6:30 PM
The Korea Society
350 Madison Avenue, 24th Floor, New York, NY 10017
BlockTower Capital is a leading institutional cryptocurrency investment firm, bringing professional trading and portfolio management to an emerging digital asset class. It was founded by former engineer and Goldman Sachs Executive Matthew Goetz, and former University of Chicago Endowment Portfolio Manager and Susquehanna International Group Trader and Portfolio Manager Ari Paul. Matthew currently serves as Chief Executive Officer.
Min Kim has over 12 years of experience in the financial and technology industry as an executive, entrepreneur, financial/M&A advisor, venture capital investor, and mentor. Min is currently serving as Foundation Council member of ICON, one of the largest blockchain networks in the world. He is also Venture Partner at DAYLI Venture Capital, a VC-arm of DAYLI Financial Group. Prior to joining DAYLI, Min was the Chief Operating Officer at Tapas Media, a U.S.-based digital content sales platform backed by Daumkakao and SK Planet. Min started his career at Deutsche Bank’s technology investment banking division in San Francisco. Min received his B.S. in Business Administration from Haas School of Business at University of California, Berkeley.
Heeseup Shin is General Counsel of Korea’s first cryptocurrency exchange with 17 years experience in investment banking as senior legal counsel and as head of compliance. He is a registered Compliance Officer for securities companies in Korea and a lawyer qualified in New South Wales, Australia.
At Fox Rothschild, Daniel Wu primarily represents emerging growth companies at all stages of development and the venture capital firms, private equity firms and strategic investors that finance such companies. Over the course of his career, Dan has provided legal and strategic advice to companies, investors, buyers and sellers in hundreds of venture capital and M&A transactions, having a total value in excess of $10 billion.
Natasha Bansgopaul is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of THE Global Award Winning FinTech Platform, DarcMatter (DM). She is a part of the founding team of both DarcMatter and Return on Change, joining the company as an experienced marketing and strategy professional with over 10+ years of demonstrated leadership through key strategic roles at both Fortune 50 and Fortune 100 companies. She holds an MBA in Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Leadership from The Pennsylvania State University, and is the university’s 2010 Bunton Waller Scholar.