SoFi Presents: Crypto 101

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Commonwealth Club

110 The Embarcadero

San Francisco, CA 94105

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Curious about crypto? Join SoFi for a panel discussion with three industry insiders: Arianna Simpson, Jill Carlson, and Casey Caruso, as we break down the basics for you.

No prior knowledge expected - come for a casual evening to learn why crypto matters, how it works, and if you should get in on it.

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Timeline:

6:00-6:45 pm: Check-In + Networking with light bites and drinks

6:45-7:45 pm: Crypto 101 Panel Discussion + Q&A with Arianna Simpson, Jill Carlson, and Casey Caruso

7:45-8:30 pm: Continued Networking


COST:
NO COST if you attend! We ask for a $30 deposit per guest to secure your spot. Deposit amounts will be refunded in full after you have attended the event; however, deposit(s) may be subject to forfeit for no-shows


Panelists:

Jill Carlson is a cofounder of the Open Money Initiative, a non-profit that researches how money gets used in economically repressed societies. She has consulted for cryptocurrency projects like Zcash and large organizations like the IMF. Previously, Jill traded debt and derivatives at Goldman Sachs. She holds a Master of Science from Magdalen College, Oxford, where she researched financial market implications of bitcoin, and a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard, where she studied Classics.

Arianna Simpson is the founder and managing director of Autonomous Partners, an investment fund focused on cryptocurrencies and digital assets. She is also an active angel investor and venture partner at Crystal Towers Capital, an early-stage VC fund which Arianna and her partner launched in 2015. Prior to Crystal Towers, Arianna spent time working in sales and product roles at Facebook and BitGo, an enterprise security company for bitcoin and other digital currencies.

Casey Caruso is an engineer at Google on a machine learning research team and is also a crypto advisor at Bessemer Venture Partners. She is the lead organizer of BlockchainMeetup@Google in SF and originally got involved in the crypto space through mining. Prior to Google, Casey started her career as a research engineer at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics lab and went on to start her own company in the machine learning space. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and Master of Science in Computer Science from Lehigh University.


Moderator:

Albert Cheng is the Product Lead for SoFi Crypto. Albert previously co-founded a crypto investing startup and he led product, design, and engineering at two transportation and gaming startups, Chariot and Outpost. Prior to that, he was the Senior Program Manager for YouTube Gaming, building a live streaming platform for millions of users. Albert holds a BS in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business.


Disclosures:

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies aren’t endorsed or guaranteed by any government, are volatile, involve a high degree of risk, and are unsuitable for most investors. For more information on digital asset risk see FINRA, SEC, and CFPB public advisories.

SoFi is not affiliated with Casey Caruso, Jill Carlson or Arianna Simpson. The content presented is for informational purposes only, and should not be viewed as an endorsement or recommendation to buy or hold any cryptocurrency.


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Commonwealth Club

110 The Embarcadero

San Francisco, CA 94105

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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