PRESS RELEASE: Blockchain Heavyweights Arrington XRP Capital, Republic, and Pantera Capital to Speak at NEO Global Capital’s Inaugural Boston MeetupSeptember 14, 2018
Today, NEO Global Capital (NGC), one of the world’s leading blockchain investment firms, has announced that blockchain heavyweights Arrington XRP Capital, Republic, and Pantera Capital will speak at its inaugural Boston event, which will take place this Saturday, September 15. The comprehensive meetup will bring together global business professionals, industry thought leaders, and renowned investors to discuss blockchain investment, project funding and development, and the future of the blockchain industry.
Industry leaders to address blockchain investment, distributed identity, the future of security tokens, and more
Boston, Massachusetts — September 13, 2018 — NEO Global Capital (NGC), one of the world’s leading blockchain investment firms, has announced its first-ever meetup in Boston, which will take place on Saturday, September 15. The comprehensive event will connect global thought leaders, business professionals, and investors, providing attendees with a unique insight on project funding and development, ongoing industry trends, as well as the future direction of the blockchain industry. The event will feature notable speakers such as Paul Brodsky, Partner at Pantera Capital; Mike Chen, Founder and CEO of Block72 and GBIC; Kendrick Nguyen, CEO and Co-founder of Republic; Yossi Gilad, CTO of Algorland; and Geoffrey Arone, Partner of Arrington XRP Capital.
Hosted at the W Boston Hotel, the event will take place from 12:30-6:00 PM with moderated panels and discussions dedicated to distributed identity, the future of security tokens and exchanges, and VC fund investment. NGC Founding Partner Tony Gu, a seasoned M&A and Private Equity investment professional, will also discuss the organization’s perspective on distributed identity and what its founders believe to be the next opportunity amidst the turbulent crypto market.
Tony Gu, Founding Partner of NGC, said: “At NGC, we value our relationships with industry-leading partners, and by bringing together some of the most authoritative figures in the blockchain investment circuit, we hope to push forward the frontiers of the blockchain industry. During this event, we will share NGC’s perspectives on the future development of the blockchain industry, such as distributed identity and security tokens, as well as featuring eight portfolio projects that demonstrate NGC’s investment strategy. We look forward to strategically collaborating with a broader range of industries and in turn driving the global adoption of blockchain technology.”
Additional notable speakers include: Emre Okay, CEO of RenGen Labs; Berk Ozdogal, CSO of RenGenX, Lior Abehassera, Head of IR of Leaseum Partners; Daryl Hok, CSO of CertiK; Baron Gong, Founder and CEO of Origo; Steve Wei, CEO of Top Network; Anbang Ruan, CEO of Trias; Ryan Fang, COO of ANKR; Shawn Ying, CTO of MultiVAC; Kuo Wang, CEO of Laya One; Yubo Ruan, Founder of 7 Decimal Capital; and Kenneth Ballengger, Partner of Oyster Ventures and Chief of Strategy of Republic.
The event’s roadshow sessions will also provide blockchain projects that have received investment from NGC the opportunity to present their products to an influential audience such as leading investment funds, academics, and media.
Kendrick Nguyen, CEO and Co-founder of crowd investing platform Republic, said: “Republic aims to become a go-to marketplace for private investing, and in order to achieve that goal, we see a need to promote diverse and inclusive entrepreneurship at every level, from developers and inventors all the way to institutional investors. The crypto market has grown tremendously but it has also been met with regulatory concerns and business complexities. We’re very excited to collaborate with NGC and participate in this event with the hope that we can come together to move the entire blockchain industry forward.”
Based in Singapore with over $400 million in assets, NGC has taken a multifaceted approach to its investments by adopting the best practices from traditional investments, selectively partnering with the industry’s most promising startups, and leveraging the NEO ecosystem to create a competitive edge. The firm’s founding team, including Tony Tao, Wayne Zhu, Roger Lim, Tony Gu, and Piyush Chaplot, brings decades worth of experience in crypto investment, traditional financial markets, emerging technologies, and mergers and acquisitions.
While the event is free to attend, limited seats are available. For more information regarding registration, visit eventbrite.com/e/ngc-boston-meetup-registration-49578218787.
About NEO Global Capital (NGC)
Founded in December 2017, NEO Global Capital (NGC) strives to become one of the best investment platforms in the crypto industry by professionally adopting best practices from traditional investments; selectively partnering with leading investment professionals and technical developers in the world; while strategically leveraging and amplifying the NEO ecosystem to create lasting competitive advantages. With over $400 million in assets, NGC is one of the largest institutional owners of cryptocurrencies and has been a key contributor to a number leading blockchain projects including Zilliqa, Ontology, NKN, Oasis, Mainframe, Certik, Bluzelle, and Iotex.
For more information, visit: ngc.fund.