Mike Costache

CO-FOUNDER & MANAGING PARTNER

Mike never liked being put in a box so he spent the last 20 years as an entrepreneur, investment banker, author, professor, speaker, angel investor and fundraiser for various charities.

Currently, Mike is the co-founder and Managing Partner at KrowdMentor, a strategic investment and advisory firm empowering blockchain startups, funds and entrepreneurs to reach their funding and liquidity goals. Mike is also the founder of the Blockchain Investors Consortium (BIC) and serves on the Advisory Board of Token-as-a-Service (TaaS), the first ever tokenized closed-end fund dedicated to investments in blockchain assets. More...

Brad Yasar

CO-FOUNDER & MANAGING PARTNER

Brad is an entrepreneur, investor, mentor, and advisor who has started and bootstrapped several companies from inception to maturity over the past 20 years. Brad is currently the co-founder and Managing Partner of Krowd Mentor, a strategic crowdfunding advisory firm focusing on ICOs, cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and token powered organizations.

As the co-founder for Blockchain Investors Consortium (BIC) with over $2 Billion dollars allocated to blockchain and cryptocurrency projects and has access to extensive dealflow and experience analyzing disruptive technologies. Brad has participated in dozens successful crowd sales, which have raised over $500 million from 10,000s of investors in 12 months More...

Julian Zegelman

GENERAL COUNSEL

Julian Zegelman is a rare breed of an American-Russian lawyer with 12 years under his belt representing blockchain ventures, ICOs, venture capital funds, non-profit organizations, and individuals in a range of matters, including capital raising, labor and employment lawsuits, corporate transactions, regulatory compliance, licensing, negotiations, and mergers and acquisitions, as well as products liability, employment, consumer, and civil rights class actions.

Currently, Julian serves on the Advisory Board of KrowdMentor, a strategic investment and advisory firm empowering blockchain investors, funds, startups and entrepreneurs to reach their goals. More...

David Brill

GENERAL COUNSEL

David Brill’s intellectual curiosity has driven his 20-year journey in law, strategy and corporate finance. He was enamored with technology at a young age and early in his legal career at Thomson Reuters, he negotiated large strategic deals with some of the best known technology and financial services companies in the world. David closed and executed FinTech deals before FinTech was on the map. 

Currently, David is in private practice and also serves as General Counsel of KrowdMentor, Governing Dynamics Investments and Co-Founder of Celsius Network  David is the former chair of the Corporate and Securities Committee of More ...

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Dan Cearnau

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Dan is an experienced tech entrepreneur, cryptocurrency enthusiast and a blockchain developer implementing smart-contracts applications on Ethereum for numerous ventures raising capital through Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). More...

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Ioana Frincu

CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER

Ioana has found the perfect balance in life by combining her vocation of creating comprehensive software with her avocation of addressing the world’s humanitarian needs. Her expertise is token design and white paper creation. More...

Frank Frausto

CHIEF DIGITAL MARKETING OFFICER

Frank Frausto is a Google veteran of over 14 years and has experienced first-hand the evolution of the world’s most recognizable startup from a private valuation of $18 billion in 2003 to today’s market capitalization of $640 billion.

Currently, Frank serves on the Advisory Board of Krowd Mentor, a strategic investment and advisory firm empowering blockchain investors, funds, startups and entrepreneurs to reach their goals.

Frank started at Google as Account Manager back in 2003 when he was part of Google's first inside sales organization. As a founding member of the New Business Sales team, More...

BRIAN WEAVER

DIGITAL PAYMENTS GURU

Brian has 17 years of high-tech experience at HP and Intuit where his main focus has been to identify new sales growth opportunities, as market needs demand new technologies.

With a proven track record specializing in cross-functional team leadership and technology transformations, Brian leveraged his unique blend of business acumen and tech know-how to lead diverse teams and deliver awesome end-to-end customer experiences.

Currently, Brian serves as the Digital Payments Guru for KrowdMentor, a strategic investment and advisory firm empowering blockchain investors, funds, startups and entrepreneurs to reach their goals.  More...

Adrian Cazan

CHIEF SOLUTIONS OFFICER

Adrian is an entrepreneur with 15 years of technical expertise across multiple industries in both Europe and the United States.

Currently, Adrian is the Chief Solutions Officer at KrowdMentor, a strategic investment and advisory firm empowering blockchain investors, funds, startups and entrepreneurs to reach their liquidity goals.

In 2015, Adrian co-founded TimeWare Solutions, a Los Angeles-based home and office automation company, and became an authroized dealer of Crestron, the world's leading manufacturer of advanced media, control and home and office automation systems. More...

Robert Preoteasa

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Robert is a tenacious entrepreneur immersed in the decentralization movement that blockchain technology has swept ashore over the past few years.

Currently, Robert is a Senior Associate at KrowdMentor, a strategic investment and advisory firm empowering blockchain investors, funds, startups and entrepreneurs to reach their liquidity goals.

Since October 2016, Robert is also the Executive Director of d10e, the leading conference on decentralization, blockchain and ICOs.

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Juliet Annerino

CONTENT STRATEGIST

Juliet Annerino is an editorial and copywriter, playwright, international chanteuse, and composer. She writes content for KrowdMentor, editorial for the Libertarian Institute and the Center for a Stateless Society, and copy for antiwar.com. She also researches and proofreads for the Reason Foundation.

She considers herself a continuing student and practitioner of psychology, philosophy, public relations, finance, and disruptive technology. 

You may know her as the woman who disrupted empty walls everywhere with her notorious "PinUps for Ron Paul Calendar”,   More...

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Adina Bold

MARKETING EXECUTIVE

Adina is currently an Event Executive at d10e, the leading conference on decentralization, blockchain and ICOs. Since 2014, d10e’s editions were hosted in Amsterdam, Bucharest, Kyiv, San Francisco, Singapore, Tel Aviv and Warsaw. More...

Mara Schmid

MARKETING STRATEGIST

Mara Schmid is a writer, editor, and content strategist with a background in technology and marketing. She has worked for Apple, Disney, and smaller companies in sectors from real estate to finance to fashion. She specializes in wrangling words, cats, and occasionally cats in human form, via project management.

Mara excels at living in the intersection of dichotomies. A bookworm and theater aficionado, she can regularly be found skydiving, practicing yoga, hiking, snowboarding, and riding her motorcycle.  
 

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Bianca Dinescu

MARKETING EXECUTIVE

Bianca generate ideas, insights and content as Marketing and Event Executive at d10e, the leading conference on decentralization, blockchain and ICOs. Since 2014, d10e’s editions were hosted in Amsterdam, Bucharest, Kyiv, San Francisco, Singapore, Tel Aviv and Warsaw. More...

Sagar Parikh, Esq.

GENERAL COUNSEL

Sagar Parikh is not your regular attorney who bills by the hour or by the project. Sagar thinks outside the box and works only with entrepreneurs and business owners where his creative legal solutions save them a lot more money than what they pay for his services.  More...