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 CEO of d10e, the leading conference on decentralization, 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...
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...
First and foremost, Steven Santiago is a builder. Whether it’s companies, capital, or connections, that ethos has shaped his life as an investor, mentor, advisor, and strategist for the last 15 years. As an Advisor, Steven brings investment insights and hands-on experience to KrowdMentor, a strategic investment and advisory firm focusing on ICOs, cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and token powered organizations.
Before his time with KrowdMentor, Steven was a Partner at White Oak Global Advisors, LLC, a pioneering private investment firm located in the San Francisco Bay Area. While at White Oak, Steven built and led a team to manage assets in excess of $3.5 billion More...
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...
DIRECTOR OF CLIENT SUCCESS
Annelie is KrowdMentor’s Director of Client Success - ensuring projects stay on track from start and finish. She’s nurturing, patient, and always enthusiastic to get her hands dirty in the weeds, growing every project she touches to its full potential. Annelie is a natural green thumb, helping KrowdMentor tend and develop its garden of blockchain ventures.
Before KrowdMentor, Annelie used these skills at prior digital marketing agency. With her detail-oriented vision, project management and organization come naturally to Annelie. Working with KrowdMentor and companies on the cutting edge of the crypto industry allows her to bring her 15 years of strategic marketing expertise More...
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).
Currently, Dan serves as the CTO of KrowdMentor, a strategic investment and advisory firm empowering blockchain investors, funds, startups and entrepreneurs to reach their goals.
Since 2011, Dan is the founding CEO of UNDER Development Office, a boutique mobile and blockchain development company.
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. She loves taking up challenges while developing and growing innovative projects into real-life products.
Currently, Ioana serves as COO of KrowdMentor, a strategic investment and advisory firm empowering blockchain investors, funds, startups and entrepreneurs to reach their goals. Her expertise is token design and white paper creation, having worked on multiple successful Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs).
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 $740 billion.
Currently, Frank serves on the Chief Digital Marketing Officer 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...
CHIEF BRANDING OFFICER
Andrei Bucur is a self-taught branding aficionado. He works only with friends, and he never works with anyone who is not part of the "pure hearts society".
His friends call him a branding genius as he "spits" out designs like a bread-making machine on fire. He creates (in his sleep) branding names, corporate identity booklets, websites, and all the branding assets required for special projects. Like other artists, his creative juices allow him to bring to life magic when given the proper time. Hint hint. Andrei is 37 years old and has never had a biography until now when he was "forced" to be public with his involvement on the executive team of KrowdMentor, d10e and Karma. More...
SENIOR CONTENT STRATEGIST
Erik Kindel is a very accomplished writer, creator, soothsayer, and demiurge who has been helping entrepreneurs and companies in Los Angeles produce compelling content, speak clearly, and tell unique stories for the past five years. He is KrowdMentor’s Senior Content Strategist.
Erik is best known for his storytelling abilities and has worked with financial and tech pioneers across California that need help telling their own. He assisted StartEngine with its transition from startup accelerator to groundbreaking equity crowdfunding platform and then helped to create some of the earliest successful equity crowdfunding campaigns to be featured on that platform. More...
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...
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.
She is passionate about event planning, sales and marketing and has worked at Mercedes-Benz Romania and produced the Forum for Sustainable Development and Entrepreneurship.
Adina earned a degree in Business Administration and is currently a candidate in the MBA Program for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Romanian & German at the Bucharest University of Economic Studies.More...
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.
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.
Prior to joining d10e, Bianca created and implemented PR and marketing strategies for non-governmental organizations (PRIME, PR&Ad Fair, and Experience Bucharest) and numerous corporate clients from tourism and hospitality (Air France, KLM, Vola.ro,)
Lionel Iruk, Esq.
BLOCKCHAIN LEGAL EXPERT
Complex Transactional/Securities and Blockchain Attorney Lionel Iruk, Esq is a globally recognized corporate, securities and business transaction lawyer that represents public companies and private companies going public, both in the cryptocurrency and traditional securities space. More...
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. More...
Sagar Parikh, Esq.
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.