• Waitlist - Top crypto VCs: Battle to fund a future with unstoppable exchanges

    NOTE: NEW MEETUP LOCATION Draper University in San Mateo ____________________________ NEW WAY TO REGISTER: RSVP on Eventbrite: http://go.svbtc.org/eventbrite-2019-09 RSVP on Facebook: http://go.svbtc.org/facebook-2019-09 ____________________________ === EVENT FULL === But get on waitlist. More tickets to be released soon. === TOPIC === Prominent crypto investors converge to discuss how to unburdening Bitcoin trading from the difficulties of exchange & custodial risk/regulatory risk, and how VCs see the opportunities and pitfalls along the way toward a world of trust-minimized ownership and unstoppable trading infrastructure. George Burke is back to host our panelists of thought-leader crypto investors: - Avichal Garg (Electric Capital managing partner, Y Combinator advisor) - Joey Krug (Pantera Capital chief investment officer, Augur founder) - Preethi Kasireddy (ex Andreessen Horowitz a16z partner, TruStory CEO) - Will O'Brien (Ex-BitGo CEO, Blockchain Capital advisor, angel investor) - Chris McCann (Proof Of Capital general partner, ex Greylock partner, Startup Digest founder) - Tim Draper (the one and only) And a presentation by Portal CEO Dr. Chandra Duggirala and Eric Martindale (ex-Blockstream engineer strategist, Lemniscap Fund advisor) together unveil the future of sustainable, censorship-resistant crypto trading with the first zero-knowledge cross-chain atomic swaps, built into a wallet that can privately participate in Portal's decentralized liquidity pool. ____________________________________ - This will be an intimate setting with a max of 100 attendees. If sold out, don't worry, there's waiting list. - FREE FOOD AND DRINKS FOR ALL (thanks to sponsors of Silicon Valley Bitcoin) ____________________________________ ____________________________________ SCHEDULE: 5:30pm - free food and drinks 6pm - Tim Draper 6:30pm - Portal presentation - Chandra Duggirala, Eric Martindale 7pm - VC Panel: Chris McCann, Will O'Brien, Joey Krug, Avichal Garg, moderated by Preethi Kasireddy 7:40pm - 1-min lightning talks - Want to speak? Register at http://go.svbtc.org/1min-lightning-reg 7:50pm - Bye-bye ____________________________________ === WHO ARE OUR SPEAKERS? === AVICHAL GARG: https://twitter.com/avichal https://linkedin.com/in/avichalgarg https://www.electriccapital.com ERIC MARTINDALE: https://twitter.com/martindale https://linkedin.com/in/martindale https://lemniscap.com WILL O'BRIEN: https://linkedin.com/in/willobrien https://blockchain.capital CHANDRA DUGGIRALA: https://twitter.com/csentropy https://getPORTAL.co JOEY KRUG: https://twitter.com/joeykrug https://linkedin.com/in/joeykrug http://panteracapital.com PREETHI KASIREDDY: https://twitter.com/iam_preethi https://linkedin.com/in/preethi-kasireddy-41383528 http://trustory.io CHRIS MCCANN: https://twitter.com/mccannatron https://www.linkedin.com/in/mccannatron http://proof.fund TIM DRAPER: https://twitter.com/TimDraper https://linkedin.com/in/timothydraper https://drapernetwork.com GEORGE BURKE (host): https://linkedin.com/in/georgeburke https://twitter.com/geoburke ____________________________________ REMEMBER TO REGISTER: RSVP on Eventbrite: http://go.svbtc.org/eventbrite-2019-09 RSVP on Facebook: http://go.svbtc.org/facebook-2019-09 ____________________________________ NOTE: NEW MEETUP LOCATION Draper University in San Mateo