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The Sacramento Bitcoin Meetup is excited to welcome... Joshua Rivera of Blockchain Capital for a fireside chat. https://blockchain.capital/ ABOUT JOSHUA Joshua Rivera is the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Blockchain Capital, the General Partner of Blockchain Capital’s funds. Joshua is an expert in the legal issues governing security tokens, cryptocurrencies, decentralized networks, and consumptive use tokens and has extensive experience analyzing the blockchain industry’s rapidly evolving regulatory landscape. Joshua supports the research team in reviewing salient legal questions addressing prospective and current portfolio companies and brings to bear his legal expertise and connections to help forecast the ongoing development of the industry. Joshua led the firm’s process of upgrading its BCAP tokens, believed to be the first token issued as a security, to help bring liquidity to BCAP holders and further enhance the BCAP’s compliance with regulatory trading requirements. Before joining Blockchain Capital, Joshua worked as a senior associate at Cooley LLP where he was part of the firm’s cryptocurrency and blockchain practice counseling exchanges, investors, and blockchain developers. While at Cooley, he also advised traditional venture capital firms, startup companies, and investment banks on a broad array of business transactions, including private financings, private and public M&A transactions, public offerings, and ongoing public company regulatory compliance. Prior to Cooley, Joshua worked as an associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP where he advised companies and financial institutions on various commercial matters including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets offerings, credit financings, asset management transactions, and real estate ventures. Joshua received a J.D. cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.S. of Business Administration, and second major in Philosophy with highest distinction from the University of North Carolina, at Chapel Hill. ABOUT BLOCKCHAIN CAPITAL Blockchain Capital is a leading venture firm in the blockchain industry. In the last 7 years we have made over 90 investments in companies and protocols in the sector, across different stages, geographies, and asset types. EVENT LOGISTICS Join us on August 10th at 7:00 pm (PDT). Zoom link provided when you RSVP. See you (virtually) then!
The Sacramento Bitcoin Meetup is excited to welcome... Chris Groshong of CoinStructive. Live demo of crypto forensics and update from the California Blockchain Working Group!!! https://coinstructive.com/ ABOUT CHRIS Chris Groshong is the San Diego chapter lead of the Government Blockchain Association(GBA), a co-organizer for the largest SD Bitcoin Meetup group(B.O.B. San Diego) and is a founding member of San Diego Blockchain Forum. Chris is a Certified Fraud Investigator who focuses on helping victims of cryptocurrency fraud and scams and is a member of the CFCIA. In 2019, he served as an Expert Witness in a Federal Fraud case involving cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and Monero. His foray into public policy, legislation and advocacy started back in 2016 when his company, CoinStructive co-sponsored along with Microsoft and Bloq, the guiding principles for "Protecting Consumers in the Digital Currency Economy" published by the Consumer's Research group out of DC. In 2017 he was a proponent of and helped shape the ULC's URVCBA, Uniform Regulation of the Virtual-Currency Businesses Act. Additionally, he currently sits on several subcommittees for the ULC and American Law Institute’s hosted discussions to amend the Uniform Commercial Code(UCC) with respect to virtual currencies. Chris also contributed to the California Blockchain Working Group through volunteering. ABOUT COINSTRUCTIVE CoinStructive provides Certified Continuing Education training targeting the intersection of state and local law enforcement, banking compliance professionals and the legal community. In addition, they offer software development and general consultative services for everything from private research and setting up wallets to accessing and maneuvering exchanges. EVENT LOGISTICS Join us on August 24th at 7:00 pm (PDT). Zoom link provided when you RSVP. See you (virtually) then!