NEO Global Capital (NGC) will hold its very first meetup since the inception of the organization. The meetup will take place in Boston, Massachusetts, on September 15th, 2018. The event’s theme will focus on the ‘Frontiers of Blockchain Investment’, with a specific emphasis on security tokens.
NGC is a Singapore-based, for-profit licensed fund management company that was funded by the NEO foundation in December of 2017. Their aim is to evolve into a distinguished cryptocurrency investment platform which utilizes some of the best practices from traditional investments.
They want to accomplish this through the selective partnering with globally recognized and respected investment professionals and technical developers. As of September 2018, NGC has more than $400 million in assets, and has been an essential key to many blockchain projects such as Zilliqa, Ontology, NKN, Oasis, Mainframe, Certik, Bluzelle, and Iotex.
The following statement describes their motivation in establishing the meetup: “Here at NGC, we value our relationships with industry-leading partners to push forward the frontiers of blockchain industry. This event provides a unique opportunity for you to connect with top Asian/US funds, influencers, hackers, and researchers in the world. For the first time ever, NGC will discuss what we believe to be the next opportunity amidst the turbulent crypto market”.
The meetup features a wide array of speakers and is free and open to the public, but with limited seating available.
A tentative schedule is as follows:
12:30pm – Doors open
13:00 – Welcoming speech
13:05 – Keynote Speech: NGC’s Perspective on “Distributed Identity”
Tony Gu, Partner of NEO Global Capital
13:20 – Panel Discussion: Future of Security Tokens and Exchanges
Kendrick Nguyen – CEO & co-founder of Republic
Emre Okay – CEO of RenGen Labs
Berk Ozdogan – CSO of RenGenX
Lior Abehassera – Head of IR, Leaseum Partners
14:05 – Roadshow
14:05 – Top Network – Steve Wei, CEO
14:20 – Trias – Anyang Ruan, founder and CEO
14:35 – Algorand – Yossi Gilad, CTO
14:50 – Tea Break
15:15 – Panel Discussion: VC Fund Investment in Asia and the US
Paul Brodsky – Partner of Pantera Capital
Mike Chen – Founder/CEO of Block72, founding partner of GBIC
Pelli Wang – Head of partnership, ConsenSys, Token Foundry
16:00 – Roadshow
16:00 – MultiVAC – Shawn Ying, CTO
16:15 – Certik – Daryl Hok, CSO
16:30 – Marconi – Chris Lee, Product Lead
16:45 – ANKR – Ryan Fang, COO
16:00 – Laya One – Kuo Wang, CEO
16:15 – Origo – Baron Gong, CEO
16:30 – Magic Cube – Andrew Bakst, COO
16:30 – 17:00 – Networking
To register for the event, or to get updated information, check out the EventBrite listing here.
What do you think are the implications of a large, Singapore-based, cryptocurrency fund management company like NGC hosting a meetup in the United States? Does this indicate that necessary regulation for the tokenization of securities is getting closer to realization? We want to know what you think below!
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