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David Drake attends World Blockchain Forum in London


24th-26th September 2017

9:00 am - 5:30 pm

World Blockchain Forum

29-32 Oval Space

London E2 9DT, UK



Keynote Events, the organizer of The World Blockchain Forum, have created a focused event with limited tickets of 300 attendees of investors and CEOs, in order to create great opportunities to network, delve deeper into new technologies, and find incredible investment opportunities. The conference component will cover a wide array of topics spanning from the Blockchain, Bitcoin and Ethereum, ICOs, investing, regulation, startups, disruption, and much more. Keynote has developed a strong network of Blockchain industry speakers who will be presenting in 20-minute time slots throughout the two-day conference. There is a beautiful and spacious exhibitors hall where exhibitors and sponsors will be able to interact with attendees on an intimate basis.

Without a doubt, Bitcoin, Blockchain technologies, and ICOs have become the hottest topics in financial technology, reaching levels undreamed of when the technology was created less than 10 years ago in 2008. Investment in the area in July 2016 – June 2017 surpasses all previous years combined. WBF: WORLD BLOCKCHAIN FORUM has been tailormade with all of this in mind, ensuring the best and most rewarding experience for all.

Keynote Events is proud to invite you be part of this newest and most exciting event yet, WBF: WORLD BLOCKCHAIN FORUM, taking place on September 25 & 26 at the Oval Space in London. This conference is unlike any you’ve seen before. Join this two-day forum of non-stop, thought provoking speeches about Blockchain and disruptive technologies & learn from the biggest in the industry about the hottest new thing in the crypto-currency community – ICOs.


Some of the Speakers include:

RICHARD TITUS
Serial Entrepreneur

BRENDAN BLUMER
CEO, block.one (EOS)

PETER VESSENES
Co-Founder, Bitcoin Foundation

DIEGO GUTIÉRREZ ZALDÍVAR
CEO & Co-founder at RSK Labs

JEREMY GARDNER
Founder at Augur

CRAIG SELLARS
Co-founder & Advisor, Tether

ALEXANDER “ZEROGRAVITY” KOKHANOVSKYY
DreamTeam.gg, СEO & Founder

MICHAEL TERPIN
Chairman, BitAngels

ADAM CLEARY
CEO, Head of Structuring, Operations & Director, NOVASSET

VERONICA MCGREGOR
Partner at Goodwin

HARRY YEH
Managing Director at Binary Financial

SEAN WALSH
Partner at Redwood City Ventures

PAMIR GELENBE
Partner at Libertus Capital

GABRIEL KURMAN
CEO, Koibanx & Co-founder, RSK

MARCO SANTORI
Partner at Cooley LLP

JONATHAN CHESTER
CEO of Bitwage

MATE TOKAY
COO at Bitcoin.com

ARAI EZZRA
CEO, Blockchains.my

MARSHALL LONG
Co-Founder at eBoost

DOMINIK ZYNIS
Marketing Director, Wings

NICOLAS BRAND
Partner, LAKESTAR

ANTHONY PROVASOLI
Partner, Hassans International Law Firm



David Drake Founder and Chairman Victoria Global, LDJ Capital and The Soho Loft Media Group

David Drake is an early-stage equity expert and the founder and chairman of Victoria Global with divisions LDJ Capital, a family office and private equity advisory firm, and The Soho Loft Media Group - The Voice of Capital Formation - a global financial media company involved in Corporate Communications, Publications, and Conferences.

Mr. Drake has been involved in TMT (technology, media, telecoms), realty, hospitality, cleantech, energy and impact investments for more than 20 years. He is an advocate of innovative investing in early-stage equity, capital formation policies and developments globally, and the US JOBS Act which he lobbied for in both the US Congress and the EU Commission. Because of his leading work in this space, he represented the US Commerce Department at the EU Commission in Brussels and Rome in July 2012 and was invited in May 2013 to the White House Champions of Change ceremony in Washington, D.C. He was also invited to speak at the UK Parliament during their 1st national crowdfunding day celebration.

His investment, The Soho Loft Media Group, produces and sponsors over 200 global conferences annually and his articles are syndicated in over 100 publications. One such event was April 2013 for the institutional media leader Thomson Reuters, with speakers from Nasdaq, NYSE, KKR and Carlyle Group. He advances financial innovation through his work as an international speaker and writer. He has spoken in major universities like Cambridge, NYU, Cornell, Columbia, and writes regularly for major publications like WSJ, Forbes, Huffington Post, Thomson Reuters. He is the co-author of the books Planet Entrepreneur, Crowdfunding and Other Animals, Investors of Italy and is the author of the upcoming books Crowd Fund Economics, The SPPICE of Crowdfunding, and LIFEE: Life Instructions for Entrepreneurs and Executives.

Previously, Mr. Drake has acted as general partners in fund-of-funds, realty funds, venture capital funds, seed-funds and hedge funds. Mr. Drake’s holdings have media partnership with the European Business Angel Network and Angel Capital Association of North America. He sits on 4 angel networks and has co-founded two angel networks.

His focus today is to take on board advisory positions at companies, angel networks and venture funds, and to guide them on topics such as international regulations, corporate strategy and fund structures, with emphasis on the growing trend of online investment automation for retail and angel investors.

Privately, Mr. Drake has hosted the Harvard Business Club of NY at his home, produced Carnegie Hall concerts and raised funds for the charities Trail Blazers and Best Buddies Carnegie Hall for many years. Today he is a board director of the UBS Charity of the Year and London-based ARCHIVE Global.

Born in Sweden and fluent in six languages, Mr. Drake has an MBA in Finance and an MA in International Law and Economics from George Washington University, where he was awarded the Wallenberg Scholarship for academic merit.

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