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With Natalia Karayaneva (Founder, Propy), Jason Kumpf (Dir. Strategic Partnerships, OFX Global Payments), Bruce Cahan (President, Urban Logic & Adjunct Prof., Stanford University), Pierre-R. Wolff (MD, ExecConnect), Ken DeLeon (Founder, DeLeon Realty).
Thu, Jun 22, 2017 @ 06:30 PM   FREE   Sheppard Mullin, 379 Lytton Ave
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Learn how the Blockchain & ICOs are Disrupting Real Estate!

Join us for a panel of experts on how the Blockchain & ICOs are disrupting the Real Estate Industry!

Ken DeLeon is the founder & visionary behind DeLeon Realty. Ken was a scholar - he has a degree in mathematics & economics, & graduated from Berkeley Law. Ken was a lawyer - he practiced law at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, one of the nation's most prestigious law firms & the largest firm in Silicon Valley. Ken is a real estate rockstar - it took him less than ten years to skyrocket from a brand new agent to one of the country's best & most successful, with over $275 million in sales in 2011 alone. In June 2012, the Wall Street Journal & REAL Trends announced that Ken DeLeon was the nation's #1 real estate agent out of over 1.2 million agents, the only agent in Silicon Valley to ever be ranked the nation's top agent. Ken & his team sold over $330 million in 2013 & over $550 million in 2014, & he regularly appeared in newscasts & storied in national shows & publications.

Natalia Karayaneva is the CEO & founder of Propy She has an extensive & very successful background in real estate development for more than 12 years' experience with thousands of sales & contracts closed within the companies she founded. She is not only an awarded real estate developer, a serial entrepreneur, but also an experienced software engineer. In 2015 she finished her Master of Science in Sustainable Urban Development from Oxford. Her focus, activities as an entrepreneur & studies have always been on real estate & urbanization. With Propy, a Blockchain real estate venture & its new service she & her team will completely secure & automate the real estate transaction process globally. Propy's technology will allow countries to adopt a comprehensive real-time database for real estate, & implement the Blockchain ledger for land registries & title companies to simplify real estate sales & prevent fraud.

Jason Kumpf is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at OFX Global Payments. He works with Global Fortune 1000 Groups & other alliance partners that have member companies, employees or readers that are transacting globally to improve their international business using the leading fin-tech systems. For the last 4 years Jason has helped OFX grow its partnership & clients base in the US & abroad, arranging partnerships with major media groups, technology, accounting & real estate firms. Previous to OFX, he was VP of Institutional Sales for a Bitcoin Crypto Currency Exchange. Before that, Jason was a key team member, reporting directly to the CEO, of a once junior wireless company assisting it to quickly grow to over a billion dollars in revenue. With experience at Global Fortune 100 to start ups, he has led a diverse set of important initiatives resulting in hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue & transactions. His entrepreneurial curiosity & persistence leads to implementing exciting new ideas for growth. He also takes time to be an advisor to growth companies. Jason has been quoted in CNN Money, Fox News & is asked to speak on international business, accelerating growth, real estate & emerging opportunities.

Bruce Cahan is President of Urban Logic & Adjunct Professor at Stanford University's School of Engineering. Bruce is co-founder of Stanford's Sustainable Banking Initiative, a Distinguished Scholar at Stanford mediaX, & a member of Stanford's Center for Legal Informatics (CodeX). Bruce created & taught three Stanford courses: Ethics of Finance & Financial Engineering (MS&E 148), Understanding the Buy Side of Wall Street (MS&E 449), & Sustainable Banking (CEE 244A). As a recovering Wall Street lawyer, Hong Kong merchant banker, geospatial technology finance pioneer, 9/11 emergency responder & Ashoka Fellow social entrepreneur, Bruce is designing for & educating a new cohort of bankers by working on projects ranging from how we will bank & exchange commodities in space, to how to eradicate consumer debt as a factor in intergenerational inequality, to building a periodic table of quality of life & using it as a valuation model in an independent teaching hospital bank (GoodBank(io)), to creating a blockchain for recording the decisional history of buildings (RE-OS). Bruce has advised & nurtured innovation programs in Fortune 1000 companies, & federal & local government agencies. Bruce regularly mentors Stanford student & Silicon Valley startups, & is on the Investment Committee of Chestnut Street Ventures, an angel/VC fund investing in University of Pennsylvania alumni & others' growing technology businesses. Bruce graduated Temple Law School (J.D. 1979) & The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania. He is licensed to practice law in California, New York & Pennsylvania.

Moderator: Pierre-R. Wolff is Managing Director of ExecConnect, a firm facilitating professional transactional connections. His clients include firms in global financial services & corporate venture capital interested in executing corporate development transactions (specifically investments, M&A, & strategic partnerships), & early stage companies in need of business/corporate development & fundraising strategy assistance. Over the past 3 years he has spent a significant amount of time in the Blockchain ecosystems consulting on various transactions. Pierre currently serves on several advisory boards of blockchain, 3D printing, collaborative communications, real-time streaming & payment system companies. He received his MBA from EDHEC in Nice, France, & conducted his undergraduate studies at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA.

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