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Security Token Academy Announces Speakers For October Security Token Industry Launch Event

September 5, 2018

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 5, 2018--The Security Token Academy, an organization focused on covering and facilitating the evolution of the security token industry, announces the speakers for its Security Token Industry Launch event on October 4-5. The conference will feature commentary from top experts in the security token industry.

As the crypto industry continues to steadily evolve -- from bitcoin to ICOs and now to security token offerings -- the Security Token Academy declares October 2018 as the official launch of this exciting new Security Token Industry. The launch event will celebrate the emergence of the security token industry and explore how it will continue to disrupt the financial industry.

David Weild, former vice chairman of NASDAQ and CEO of Weild & Co. will serve as the keynote speaker. Other industry experts speaking at the event include:

Fabian Vogelsteller: Creator of the ERC20 token standard Dan Doney, Co-founder and CEO of Securrency, a FinTech platform to monetize excess capacity—the engine of the Sharing Economy Aubrey Chernick, Founder and CEO of the Security Token Academy Carlos Domingo: CEO of Securitize, a platform for issuers seeking to tokenize assets Brad Greiwe: Co-founder of Fifth Wall, a venture capital firm focused on technology solutions for the Built World Chris Housser: Co-founder & COO of Polymath Network, a highly automated and scalable platform that helps companies issue securities on the blockchain Andrew Jewett, Founder of Aperture Real Estate Oscar Jofre: Co-founder & President/CEO of KoreConX Jor Law, Attorney and Co-founder of Verify Investor, LLC Howard Marks: CEO of StartEngine, one of the nation’s leading equity crowdfunding platforms Cliff Pace, Head of the Malta Stock Exchange Fintech Accelerator Programme Troy Paredes: Founder, Paredes Strategies LLC, and former SEC Commissioner Scott Purcell, CEO and Chief Trust Officer of Prime Trust, the blockchain-drive trust company

Panel discussion topics will include tokenization companies and security token trading organizations, current and future SEC regulations, interoperable tokens and cybersecurity operations, custody solutions and transfer agents, technical foundations for the security token industry and more.

“As ICOs become riskier and more security token exchange platforms launch in 2018, we expect to see security token offerings in the spotlight in 2019,” said Aubrey Chernick, founder of the Security Token Academy. “We’re excited to celebrate this movement with some of the most brilliant minds in the security token industry, and to officially ‘ring the bell’ to launch the security token industry.”

The Security Token Industry Launch Event will take place on October 4-5 in New York City. It includes a special networking event onboard the Spirit of New York Yacht, and features a full-day conference to be held at the prestigious Conrad Hotel. Tickets are available now and will also include a one-year membership to the Security Token Academy that provides members with exclusive videos of the October event, early invites to future events hosted by the academy, and more.

For additional information and to order tickets for the October event, please visit: https://www.securitytokenacademy.com/info/security-token-industry-launch--1735/

About the Security Token Academy The Security Token Academy is a new online resource exploring the forthcoming security token industry and the impact of global assets on the financial industry. The Security Token Academy will offer an expert series of live online video, panel discussions, interviews and in-person events to explore the evolution of the security token industry. The Security Token Academy enabled investors to understand the new and evolving security token and crypto-based investment industries, along with the associated opportunities and pitfalls.

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