ICO and Crypto Currency

A notable person recently said - "Virtual currencies, perhaps most notably Bitcoin, have captured the imagination of some, struck fear among others, and confused the heck out of the rest of us”. More importantly, the SEC got involved both regulating the cryptocurrency investment vehicles and derivative investment products. SEC also provided guidance and ruling on how ICO (coin offerings) should be treated - as securities. While the virtual currency is used across the continents, how they are treated differs in every country. ICOs have become the new IPOs, but still there is a lot of mystery and confusion around them. Intensified by the fact that some crypto-currencies have increased in value by more than 2500% in the past one year. We will give you information and help you get up to speed in this hour.

Friday, November 10th

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Crypto / virtual currency as investment, ICOs, regulations and beyond

Susan Poole
Blockchain. Founder: BlockBridge Advisory: Enterprise, Startups, Identity, Health. Column: ICO CROWD. Advisor: Mooti.
Manny Fernandez
Investor on CNBC's Make Me A Millionaire Inventor & Co-Founder/CEO of DreamFunded.com
Andreas Freund
Professional Tweener, Digital Business Reimaginer, Exponential Strategist & Blockchain Practitioner
Lewis Cohen
Partner at Hogan Lovells US LLP
Andrew Vilenchik
Private Investment Funding