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All things Crypto and Cannabis
October 11, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM PDT
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Meetup Event RSVP Link: https://www.meetup.com/Los-Angeles-Cannabis-Tech/events/251271912/
Simeon- Your host of this quarterly series of All things Crypto and Cannabis and co-founder of the largest Cannabis technology Meet-Up Group.
Tim Lewis- Venture Advisor at DNA.fund, a leading ICO fund and advisory firm, and current Chief Technology Officer at Genezen, one of the largest cannabis cultivators in California with over 1 million square feet of permitted canopy. Tim currently advises over 20 companies on their ICOs and founded Ikigai fund and also runs the 6th* largest block producer for EOS (LibertyBlock).
Jessica VerSteeg, CEO of Paragon Paragon Coin- Paragon is revolutionizing the cannabis industry one step at a time – and blockchain technology sits at the core. Paragon is tackling the industry wide problems faced by the cannabis industry with the goal to legitimize and provide transparency and regulatory solutions to this fractured industry.
Nick Amato- CEO of 803 Mine has a great way of explaining the crypto mining space and its parallels with cannabis ecosystem. Miners and growers have very similar business structures. Financial Guru, entrepreneur, and early Bitcoin adopter. 803 Mine is taking the scale of cryptocurrency mining to levels unparalleled in the United States by building the largest production facility on American soil.
Leslie Bocskor- is an investment banker and entrepreneur focused on the emerging legal cannabis industry. He founded Electrum Partners and is working with some of the biggest players in the industry to develop strategies to quickly expand the market for legal cannabis in the U.S. and beyond. He is currently developing a hedge fund that will allow for deployment of capital on a state-by-state and national basis to meet the growing demand for legal cannabis. As a long time investor, he has a history of success working in early stage disruptive trends and technologies, beginning with Internet and new media properties in the late nineties. Since then he has been involved in life science, cyber-security, internet gaming and blockchain.
Judd Weiss- A Vice Presidential pick during his 2016 run for the Libertarian Party’s Presidential Nomination. Judd brought the creative vision to the campaign, re-imagining a bold new approach to political messaging. Judd is frequently flown around the world to capture events as memorable art pieces and was a very early pioneer in the Crypto-Anarchism scene.
Noble Drakoln- Augmented Reality, Blockchain, and the Cannabis Supply Chain