Virtual Trade Mission for Blockchain, Crypto & Digital Asset Funds

Zurich, Switzerland

March 18, 2021 – March 18, 2021

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Virtual Trade Mission for Blockchain, Crypto & Digital Asset Funds

Zurich, Switzerland

March 18, 2021 – March 18, 2021

For Blockchain, Digital Asset and Crypto Fund managers
One-on-one meetings with pre-qualified investors
HNWI, Family Offices, and Institutions

       

Key Features

Meet with each LP for 17 minutes in a speed dating format.

Receive detailed spreadsheet and an eBook of attending LP's in advance of the Trade Mission.

Conveyed through the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Meet Institutional limited partner investors from the largest Insurance companies, Pension Funds, private family offices and private wealth managers.

What are the cost benefits of participating in Trade Missions?

Testimonial

“We found the Blockchain & Digital Assets Virtual Trade Mission event to be a valuable resource for meeting a large number of qualified potential investors in a very short period of time. Having access to potential investors’ contact details made communications with potential investors efficient. The Trade Mission staff was friendly, helpful, resourceful, and always responsive. ”

— JoAnne Lauer, Blockchain Capital

  1. Without the trade mission format, it would be impossible to set up 20-30 LP meetings in one day with pre-qualified potential LPs. It would require multiple days and multiple trips. This is a major benefit in terms of dollars, time and energy saved.
  2. The same level of meetings would probably require a minimum of two to three trips to meet the same number of high-level people. These additional trips alone are equivalent to or will cost more than the Trade Mission in terms of airfare and hotel.
  3. There are no commissions charged on ANY investments you receive during the Trade Mission.

Event Co-Chair(s)

Operating Partner and Head of Investments at VIVA Investment Partners

Rob-Roy Roedel is the COO at Viva Investment Partners AG, and focuses on investing in the blockchain and digital securities ecosystem.

Previously, Rob-Roy was the Head of Investments / President of Plenum Investments running the Office of Investments. His overall responsibilities included investment and risk management, oversight of business development, development of new products with a focus on quantitative strategies, and global asset allocation strategies. Previously Rob-Roy led the alternative investment practice for a Family Office in Zurich. Rob-Roy also launched a business strategy consulting practice, providing research and analysis to private clients and mid-sized Family Offices in 2008. During that time, he participated in growth capital transactions, advised companies expanding into the US and the Middle East, and helped companies commercialize solutions.

Rob-Roy’s career has centered on institutions, Family Offices, global investments, investment diligence, business development, and capital placement. Rob-Roy began his career in investment banking in Turkey. He earned an MBA from INSEAD. Additionally, he received a Bachelor of Science in Management and German from Carnegie Mellon University.

VIVA Investment Partners AG (VIP) was founded by successful entrepreneurs and venture capital investors to acquire equity stakes in and provide financing to established alternative asset managers (fund investments) and emerging growth companies (direct investments). With over two decades of experience transacting with institutional financial firms in the United States, Switzerland, Europe, and Australia, our team has completed over 100 equity transactions and collectively managed over $10 billion in aggregate capital commitments.

 

 

 

CEO, of SEBA Bank

Guido Bühler, CEO of SEBA Bank,  is a visionary whose expertise is grounded in global corporate finance. He is deeply proficient in banking, risk, asset, and wealth management. Guido built and led large global teams at UBS, and had an influence shaping market infrastructure with the ECB and DTCC.

 

SIBA Bank Founded in April 2018 and headquartered in Zug, SEBA Bank is a pioneer in the financial industry and is the only global smart bank providing a fully universal suite of regulated banking services in the emerging digital economy. In August 2019, SEBA Bank received a Swiss banking and securities dealer license – the first time a reputed, regulatory authority such as FINMA has granted a license to a financial services provider with a core capability in digital assets. The broad, vertically integrated spectrum of services combined with the highest security standards, make SEBA Bank’s value proposition unique – this is why Banque de France selected SEBA Bank to test the integration of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC). CVVC Global Report and CB Insights names SEBA Bank as Top 50 Companies within the blockchain ecosystem.

 

 

Board Directors of Aglaia Family Office

Yiu Joe Toh has over 30 years of experience in asset management involving both public and private assets and working with private family groups, private banks, and private equity firms.

The Aglaia Family Office supports ultra-high net worth families, trusts, and foundations around the world.

He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sr. Director of Investments at Stellar Development Foundation

Andrea Lo is responsible for driving the strategy and investments related to the Stellar Enterprise Fund. For the past decade, Andrea has worked as a founder, investor, and operator at early-stage fintech startups and venture capital funds both in the US and abroad. Most recently, Andrea was Head of Business Development at Harbor (acq by Bitgo), a platform for unlocking liquidity options for alternative assets.

Stellar Enterprise Fund
The Enterprise Fund is a venture-style fund for growing the Stellar network. We make direct investments at Seed – Series B in global fintech or blockchain companies that demonstrate real working use cases of Stellar and will integrate within 1 year of our investment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Founder and President of the NYU Stern Blockchain Digital Asset Forum

Professor Renee Leibler is a General Partner and Co-Founder of Harmonic Chain, a firm investing in early stage emerging technologies specifically blockchain infrastructure. Ms. Leibler brings over 15 years of experience in the tech startup space and is also the Founder and President of the NYU Stern Blockchain Digital Asset Forum. Ms. Leibler is a professor teaching entrepreneurship and has co-authored courses in blockchain and cognitive entrepreneurship. Ms. Leibler has had experience as an entrepreneur in the mobile technology space as well as real estate and the equine industry. She brings this experience and perspective to Harmonic Chain.
She hold an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business specializing in entrepreneurship and finance and a B.A. Psychology from Case Western Reserve University and attended the University of Reading, UK for International Politics.

 

 

 

 

 

CEO AND Co-founder Los Angeles Blockchain Lab

Heidi Pease,  As a leader in the Los Angeles blockchain community, Heidi co-founded the Los Angeles Blockchain Lab — a collaboration of academia, government, enterprise, and community focused on developing the blockchain ecosystem in Southern California and abroad.

She was a hand-selected participant for Richard Branson’s Blockchain Summit — where 40 global thought leaders address blockchain’s potential for social impact. Heidi is a frequent blockchain guest lecturer for leading academic institutions, executive retreats, government events and community programs.

 

 

 

 

 

Co-founder of the UCLA Blockchain Lab & Blockchain at UCLA

Alex Nascimento, MA, MBA is a faculty member and Co-founder of the UCLA Blockchain Lab & Blockchain at UCLA where he lectures on Blockchain Business Applications and Security Tokens in addition to his role of Managing Director of 7CC – Blockchain Investments, a company focused on supporting & fostering the Blockchain industry.

Alex got his MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management and has developed training, marketing & blockchain strategies for companies in the United States, Latin America, and Asia.

Alex can be found lecturing at UCLA and speaking at main Global Blockchain conferences and Corporate events about the future of Blockchain Technology & Security Tokens.

 

 

 

 

 

David J. Namdar

David J. Namdar is an experienced investor and entrepreneur and was a founding partner of Galaxy Digital and SolidX Partners, digital asset-focused financial services firms. He has over a decade of international business and financial market experience and has been involved with a wide range of businesses from startups to large corporations. He has investment expertise in private and public equities, derivatives, and foreign currencies and in using fundamental and quantitative analysis to invest on a global basis. In addition, he has significant expertise across, FinTech, digital assets, blockchain technology, among other emerging and breakthrough technologies. He previously was with Millennium Management and served as the head trader and technology analyst for an equity relative value portfolio team. David has a bachelor’s degree in finance and international business from the USC Marshall School of Business and also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

 

 

 

 

 

LP Participant Profile

A unique feature of the U.S. Commerce Department Certified Trade Mission is the leadership of prominent and knowledgeable business leaders as our co-chairs for LP recruitment, who work in partnership with trademissions.org to recruit the right mix of LP attendees.

You will receive a digital e-book and spreadsheet one week in advance of the Trade Mission, containing all LP phone numbers, email addresses, and other available information. Email Jacob@TradeMissions.org to schedule a call to learn more.

Agenda

March 18, 2021

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

    U.S. Time (EST)
  • 1:45 pm - 5:45 pm

    ( March 18, 1:45 pm Zurich Time (GMT+1))
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  • 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

    ( March 18, 2 pm Zurich Time (GMT+1))
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    Four Hours of One on One speed dating style meetings. Each US Fund Manager will meet for twenty minutes with each Blockchain Investor from the leading HNWI, Family Offices, and Institutional investors

*The government of the United States, particularly the US Department of Commerce and the US Embassy is not involved in selecting or recruitment for this mission. Such selection and recruitment is strictly left to the mission organizer. The US and foreign commercial service supports the goals of this event but does not endorse the specific products or views of the participating organization.

Registration

Attendance is by invitation only. The quantity of fund manager participation is strategically limited to maximize the level of overall access and one on one meeting opportunities with our foreign institutional investor attendees. Since space is limited, we encourage you to register immediately to reserve your spot.

Please email irwin@trademissions.org for information on the fees to attend.

Included in your certified trade mission fee are the following:

Complete Conference program including one-on-one meetings arranged with Switzerland leading Blockchain institutional investors and family offices

Distribution of your materials to Institutions prior to the Trade Mission.

An eBook & detailed spreadsheet one week ahead of the Trade Mission with all LP information

Ongoing support post Trade Mission

Accommodations

Virtual Trade Mission

 

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Cancellation Policy
The cancellation policy is as follows:

Within 30 days of registration: 75% refund
31-60 days after registration: 50% refund
More than 60 days after registration: No refund