#CeresSTOspotlight: Legal, Technical, and Operational Functions of an STO

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Join our Security Token Offering Spotlight event brought to you by Ceres, Chicago Blockchain Project, WeWork Veteran in Residence Program powered by Bunker Labs, and Freeborn & Peters.

Food & Drink provided by Bunker Labs.

If you are someone interested in STOs and blockchain then this for you, here’s your opportunity to network and listen to legal, technical and operational professionals in the crypto and blockchain ecosystem. Security Token Offering Spotlight is a panel discussion with Sean McNamara, CTO of CERES, Charlie Uchill, COO of CERES and Tony Zeoli, Freeborn & Peters. The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session which will allow you to get the answers directly from the people who are working in blockchain and cryptocurrencies industry.

Come out and listen to thoughts on blockchain technology, development, business opportunities, real-world examples, cryptocurrencies and investments and its impacts on legislation. Drinks and lite bites will be served.

Hashtag: #CeresSTOSpotlight


Charlie Uchill is the Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of CERES. He graduated from the United States Military Academy and went on to serve as an officer in the 75th Ranger Regiment. He loves working at CERES because he gets to be a part of a fantastic team that’s creating a disruptive working solution for two nascent, exciting industries. Fun fact: Charlie is a 2nd-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do. The work ethic required to land that prestigious title has no doubt aided him in his career. In his spare time (which isn’t much in a start-up), he coaches a youth Lacrosse team.

Sean McNamara joined the CERES team in 2018 and is the current Chief Technology Officer. He graduated from DePaul University in Chicago and has spent the better part of his career in the world of proprietary trading. He loves working at CERES because it allows for constant growth and reinvention. Similar to the trading world, the blockchain/cryptocurrency space is evolving rapidly. Sean loves the challenge of having to learn and revise on a daily basis. In his spare time, he coaches a CrossFit Kids program, watches hockey, and plays Lacrosse.

Anthony Zeoli is a Partner in the Corporate Practice Group at Freeborn and concentrates his practice in the areas of banking and commercial finance, securities, real estate, and general corporate law. Anthony’s commercial finance practice includes the representation of borrowers and lenders in: secured and unsecured lending transactions; corporate reorganizations and restructuring; syndicated commercial financing transactions; and loan workouts. Anthony also has a vibrant securities and general corporate practice including initial and subsequent private debt and equity offerings; mergers and acquisitions; company formation and governance; and general contract drafting and negotiation. He is also an industry leader in the area of crowdfunding, in particular with respect to real estate crowdfunding, peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, and Regulation A+ offerings. He has most recently drafted a bill to allow for an intrastate crowdfunding exemption in Illinois which was unanimously passed by the Illinois House of Representatives and the Illinois Senate.

Moderator - Elaine Ramirez is a journalist and media entrepreneur who has covered tech, entrepreneurship and blockchain in Asia and the US for Forbes Asia, Bloomberg BNA and other outlets. She is building Prodos, an enterprise blockchain media solution to educate companies on business impact of the technology, which is partially funded by Northwestern University.

FinTech Investors
Cannabis Investors
Crypto enthusiats
Founders, entrepreneurs, managers, decision-makers and those in the c-suite
Blockchain enthusiasts

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CERES https://www.cerescoin.io/