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CoinAlts Fund Symposium 2019

The Premier Chicago Blockchain Event

September 26, 2019
The Art Institute of Chicago




Conference Speakers

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Meltem Demirors
Chief Strategy Officer, CoinShares Capital

Hany Rashwan
Co-Founder & CEO, Amun AG

Rayhaneh Sharif-Askary
Director, Sales & Business Development, Grayscale Investments

Sam McIngvale
CEO, Coinbase Custody Trust Company, LLC

Diogo Monica
President & Co-Founder, Anchorage

Colleen Sullivan
Chief Executive Officer, CMT Digital Holdings LLC

Kyle Samani
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Multicoin Capital

Jeff Dorman
Chief Investment Officer, Partner, Arca

Jordan Fried
VP of Business Development, Hedera Hashgraph

Imran Khan
General Partner, Token Daily Capital

Ruby Sekhon
General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Polychain Capital LP

Teddy Fusaro
Chief Operating Officer, Bitwise Asset Management

Karen Wendel
Cheif Commercial Officer, Kingdom Trust

Christopher Hehmeyer
CEO, Hehmeyer Trading + Investments

Matthew Taber
Partner, Harneys

Kari Larson
Partner, Perkins Coie LLP

Ben Floyd
Head of OTC Trading, Coinbase Trust Company, LLC

Patrick South
Vice President of Development, Chamber of Digital Commerce


Michael Shaulov
CEO & Co-Founder, Fireblocks

Matt Stover
CEO, MG Stover & Co.

Karl Cole-Frieman
Co-Founder, Cole-Frieman & Mallon LLP

Bart Mallon
Co-Founder, Cole-Frieman & Mallon LLP

Seth Altman
Director of Technology and Innovation, MG Stover & Co.


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Previous Attendees



7:30 - 8:30 am

Welcome Breakfast & Networking

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8:30 - 8:40 am

Greeting & Welcome

Matt Stover, CEO, MG Stover & Co.

8:40 - 9:10 am

Keynote Presentation

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9:10 - 9:50 am

Panel: Market Infrastructure for Digital Assets

Panelists: Hany Rashwan, Co-Founder & CEO, Amun AG
Rayhaneh Sharif-Askary, Director of Sales and Business Development, Grayscale
Jordan Fried, VP of Business Development, Hedera Hashgraph
Diogo Monica, President & Co-Founder, Anchorage
Michael Shaulov, CEO & Co-Founder, Fireblocks

9:50 - 10:30 am

Panel: Legal & Regulatory Issues and Developments

Moderator: Bart Mallon, Co-Managing Partner, Cole-Frieman & Mallon LLP
Panelists: Ruby Sekhon, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Polychain Capital
Matthew Taber, Partner, Harneys

10:30 - 11:30 am

Coffee Break & Table Tops

11:00 - 11:30 am

Fireside Chat

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11:30 - 12:10 pm

Panel: Trading and Futures: Exploring a New Market

Panelists: Chris Hehmeyer, CEO, Hehmeyer Trading + Investments
Kari Larsen, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP

12:10 - 1:10 pm

Lunch & Table Tops

1:10 - 1:50 pm

Panel: Raising Assets: Perspectives from Allocators and Managers

Panelists: Kyle Samani, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Multicoin Capital
Jeff Dorman, Chief Investment Officer, Arca

1:50 - 2:30 pm

Panel: General Trends in Digital Assets

Panelists: Colleen Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer, CMT Digital Holdings LLC
Imran Khan, General Partner, Token Daily Capital

2:30 - 3:30 pm

Coffee Break & Table Tops

3:00 - 3:40 pm

Panel: Tax, Audit & Admin

Panelists: Teddy Fusaro, COO, Bitwise Asset Management
Matt Stover, CEO, MG Stover &Co.

3:40 - 4:20 pm

Keynote Presentation: CoinShares Capital

Meltem Demirors, Chief Strategy Officer, CoinShares Capital

4:20 - 4:45 pm

Closing Remarks

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4:45 - 7:00 pm

Networking Reception & Table Tops


Women In Crypto

Wednesday, September 25
5:00 - 7:00 PM

Join peers for casual networking, drinks and hors d'oeuvres. We have organized this event with the purpose of facilitating connections between women in the blockchain space and encouraging more women to get involved in this emerging industry.

The Women In Crypto event is included with all CoinAlts conference tickets, or can be purchased indepent of CoinAlts Fund Symposium for $50.


2019 Ticket Options


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Investors qualify as active buy-side management positions, government officials, and students.
Service Providers qualify as lawyers, accountants, custodians, and blockchain companies.

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VIP Private Dinner with the Conference Speakers

Wednesday, September 25
7:00 - 10:00 PM

Join the speakers, top attendees, and other VIPs in an intimate setting.

The VIP package includes full event access plus a private dinner the night before the conference.


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