Ask your questions on VC and tech startups to industry insider Olaf Carlson-Wee of Polychain Capital. Join us for a webcast Q&A on Facebook Live and learn from Olaf’s experiences as an active investor in the cryptocurrency space as the Founder & CEO of Polychain Capital, and as the first employee of
Coinbase where he was the Head of Risk and a Product Manager. Bring your questions and tell a friend! Moderated by Alex Mittal, Co-founder and CEO of Fundersclub.
How do I participate?
Come to our Facebook Page, Facebook.com/FundersClub, on July 18th at 12:15pm PDT and the first post on our page will be the live stream. Receive real time reminders and updates on our webinar event by liking us on Facebook.
Have a burning question for Olaf?
Send us a private message on our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/messages/fundersclub) with any questions you already have, otherwise join in the conversation live through Facebook.
Can’t make it? We’ll be sharing our Q&A on our social channels following the event.
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Olaf Carlson-Wee is the founder of Polychain Capital, which manages the world's premier blockchain asset hedge fund, with investment from Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures, among others. Olaf is the former Head of Risk and Product Manager at Coinbase, the largest digital asset exchange in the United States, where he was hired as the first employee. During his three-year tenure at Coinbase, Olaf built a 40 person operations team and designed fraud prevention and account security mechanisms protecting billions of dollars in transactional value occurring in over 30 countries. He received a civilian award from Homeland Security for technical analysis of the blockchain in a $10,000,000 cyber crime case and has a patent pending for the Bitcoin Host Computer System, a multi-authorization bitcoin storage mechanism. He received a BA from Vassar College after completing his thesis on distributed networking and financial cryptography. (Bio. from Consensus Summit 2017)