Troy runs RUDE_labs, a crypto-centric artist company. Troy has been exploring the many benefits that Blockchain can bring to media and artists since 2012 when he got bit by the Bitcoin bug and has been falling down the rabbit hole ever since. Troy has worked in and around the Crypto space, devoting most of his time to Ethereum based projects. Previously was working on SingularDTV/Breaker and snglsDAO trying to decentralize media and entertainment. Before that was building a Title III equity crowdfunding platform using Ethereum tokens in 2016.
Tyler runs Proof Systems, one of the largest marketing & UI/UX companies specializing in digital assets. Tyler has worked with ConsenSys, Earn.com (acquired by Coinbase), FOAM, Dether, Grid+, Centrality, Sylo, NEAR Protocol, DARMA Capital, SingularDTV & the snglsDAO. He started working in crypto in late 2016 & has bought and sold numerous eCommerce companies.
Akin is part of the Operations team and leads Strategy and Partnerships. He spent fifteen years in management consulting, secondary mortgage finance, and international development. Akin was previously the Strategy and Africa Lead for Decred. He also serves as a Non-Executive Director of Splash Mobile Money and is an advisor to EMTech, a Central Bank Digital Currency platform. He led strategic and organization transformation projects at Booz Allen Hamilton and Accenture in Washington, D.C., and held strategy and business analysis positions with Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. He started his career at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the Technology and General Services Group where he conducted economic research and data analysis in support of IMF country strategies across Africa, Asia and Europe. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Economics with a minor in Political Science from Union College, New York, and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from The Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.
4RC’s investment thesis is centered on the belief that decentralized computing and web3 networks will become the digital infrastructure of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. They are hands-on, stage-agnostic partners focused on long-term product-market fit and sustainable utility. 4RC invest in digital assets and teams building the web3 future by contributing to early-stage tokenomic design, providing institutional liquidity, engaging in governance, and supporting ongoing operations with marketing and developer resources.
Centrality is a New Zealand based company and tech venture platform. They leverage blockchain, AI, IoT, and other emerging technologies to create an advanced and connected world. They are fostering a user-centric approach and open-source culture to build the infrastructure for the emerging decentralised web. Centrality’s ecosystem is growing with developers, ventures, partnered businesses and startups that are passionate about creating a thriving decentralised future.
Stani is the founder and CEO of Aave. Aave is a decentralized non-custodial money market protocol where users can participate as depositors or borrowers. Depositors provide liquidity to the market to earn a passive income, while borrowers are able to borrow in an overcollateralized (perpetually) or undercollateralized (one-block liquidity) fashion. Stani gives advice and guidance to the team on very particular items like how debt is being structured on Aave and how Barnbridge can help with the bigger picture of debt and risk.
Proof Systems — маркетинговое агентство полного цикла для финтех компаний. Они специализируются на брендинге, дизайне, UI/UX, рекламе и маркетинге. Агенство работало с Consensys, Earn.com, FOAM, Dether, Grid+, Centrality, Sylo, NEAR Protocol, DARMA Capital, SingularDTV, snglsDAO и сейчас работает с BarnBridge.