Miko Matsumura
Speaker, ICO Advisor, Investor. Founder, Evercoin Exchange and Venture Partner BitBull

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Business Insider

Video Episode of of “The Bit”

Filmed at the NASDAQ in Times Square NYC, this episode covers the state of the ICO industry and everything you need to know about ICOs. The interviewer is Sara Silverstein, the Executive Editor of Business Insider.

Bio

Miko’s interview on Cointelegraph

Miko Matsumura founded crypto exchange Evercoin, is a Venture Partner with BitBull Capital, a cryptocurrency fund-of-funds. He is a token holder in FileCoin, Brave, CIVIC, Propy, Polymath and an investor in Lyft. As chief Evangelist for the Java Language and Platform he participated in the first wave of the Internet, and is now fully engaged in Internet of value. As a 25 year operating exec in Silicon Valley, he has raised over $50 million in venture capital for Open Source startups and over $200M in ICO capital. He currently advises cryptocurrency startups like Naga Group ($50M ICO Stock Trading),  SwissBorg ($50M ICO Swiss Banking), Playkey ($10.5M Streaming Gaming), Bee Token (Decentralized AirBnB), Celsius (Ether Lending), Wala (African Cryptobanking), Lottery.com (Online Lottery), Millenium ESports (ESport Gaming), Refereum (Gamer Affiliate Marketing), Pundi X (Payments), WiFiCoin, Guardian Circle (Decentralized Global 911 Emergency Services), Blockchain Terminal (Bloomberg for Crypto) and Hub (Decentralizing Professional Social Networking). He is also an LP with Focus Ventures, a firm with over $800M under management, 9 IPOs and 44 exits. He holds an Master’s degree in Neuroscience from Yale University where he worked on abstract computational neural networks. He’s leads the Crypto Underground meetup in San Francisco and is a well known speaker at many cryptocurrency and blockchain events.

Videos

Singapore 

RT interview at the Blockchain Economic Forum

London

Keynote of the Modex event at the RocketSpace Incubator

Moscow

Interview at the CryptoSpace conference at Skolkova by High Tech TV

Los Angeles

Interview on Crypto Joe from the Block Con Santa Monica Event

St Petersburg

An interview about decentralizing venture capital at the Blockchain Life Conference

San Francisco Bay Area

Developer Week presentation on behalf of Blockchain Terminal

ICO Advisor

Financial Services

Blockchain Terminal (BCT)

Trading

The Bloomberg Terminal for Cryptos with exclusive distribution to 80,000 traders representing $16T USD in Assets Under Management

Celsius.Network (CEL)

Lending

from multibillion dollar serial entrepreneur Alex Mashinsky

Wala (DALA)

Banking

African Cryptobank for the underbanked with 1M followers across social channels

Zed Network (ZED)

Remittance

Global Money Transfer business, the “Western Union” of crypto.

Social Platforms

Hub Protocol (HUB)

Professional Social Network

Protocol for Trust-at-a-Distance and Professional Social Network by LinkedIn technical cofounder Eric Ly

Guardian Circle

Emergency Response

Decentralized 9-1-1 Service. A Global Public Utility providing personal safety to people around the world.

Cointopia (CTP)

ICO Platform

Community-Driven ICO platform raising $200M to play in every major crypto geography in the world.

Gaming

Milennial eSports

eSports

Publicly Traded eSports Media Company

Lottery.com

Lottery

The World’s Online and Mobile Lottery ICO

Completed ICOs

Bee Token (BEE)

Housing

Decentralized AirBnb with team from Uber, Google and Facebook

over 20,000 unique participants in the ICO, over 100k white listed

Refereum (RFR)

$30M ($800M in interest)

Referral Marketing

Video Game Affiliate Marketing powered by incentivizing gamers. 100k telegram users 150k white listed users 300k registered users

Pundi X (PDX)

Point-of-Sale

Retail POS Terminal for Crypto (already shipping product)

SwissBorg (CHSB)

Swiss Bank

HitBTC: CHSB $50M ICO from Decentralized Swiss Bank

Naga (NGC)

Mobile Fintech

HitBTC:NGC Naga Group, $50M ICO by publicly traded Fintech company and already shipping product

Playkey (PKT)

Streaming Gaming

CoinExchange:PKT $10M ICO from Cloud Streaming Game Company with already shipping product

Speaker

Miko is a frequent and popular speaker on Cryptocurrencies including being the leader of the San Francisco Crypto Underground meetup and at the upcoming Token Fest, The Future of Money Summit and he is thought leader at AFP the largest organization of Financial Professionals in the US.

ICO Advisor

As an advisor to companies like Sentient, the AI company that raised a $105M series C round and ICOs like Guardian Circle (Globally Decentralized 911 Emergency Services Grid), WiFi Coin (Global Decentralized WiFi) and Hub (Decentralized Professional Social Networking), Miko provides strategic insight, access to global capital and 25 years of experience in Silicon Valley startup and Open Source software culture to decentralized and tokenized organizations.

Investor

As a Limited Partner with Pantera Capital’s $100M ICO fund, and a personal investor in FileCoin, Brave, CIVIC, Propy, Lyft and many others, Miko is an active investor, supporter, advisor and analyst for Token Sales, Token Generation Events and ICOs.

Blog

What they say about me

Your presentation this week ROCKED. Loved it. Was so inspired by your “toes in the water” concept. Thanks for the amazing insight.

Issac Rogers
Issac RogersCEO at 20|20 TechnologyLinkedin

Miko was perhaps first true digital evangelist I have seen in action. He is still a master of the art — always bringing original insight, humor and a genuine connection between the complexities of the technical world and real business and consumer applications any audience can relate to.

Jason English
Jason EnglishCryptocurrency ExecutiveMillermedia

“I was lucky early in my career to get to see Miko speak at a company event. He was our CTO, and this was really my first time attending a big corporate rah-rah event. It was great listening to him. It was evident that he knew what he was talking about, but was also able to engage with the audience in a meaningful way. It lead me to change the direction of my career.”

James Oickle
James OickleTechnology Executive

I attended Miko’s first Talks on Webservices and cloud in Boston and NY Cloud Expo, 10 years back, and was instantly attracted to his combination of technology vision, articulation of complex scenarios and insights on why the shift. Have followed him since, and become a better leader along the way….

Yugan Sikri
Yugan SikriTechnology Executive DXC

If you want to know about what Blockchain driven Planet will look like, just ask Miko!  He has all of the answers, as well as many interesting anecdotes regarding his experiences on the road to getting there.

John Carpenter
John CarpenterGlobal Blockchain SummitLinkedin

This is me. Executive by day & investor by night. I never sleep… almost.

Miko participated in the first wave of the Internet by becoming the Chief Evangelist for the Java Language and Platform. 25 years later, Blockchain technologies, Measurable Externalities and New Governance Models are creating an Internet of Value. The resulting Decentralized Organizations will create a more inclusive, multi-party, self-optimizing and intelligent service infrastructure for the world.

200,000,000

Dollars raised by my advisory companies

25

Years of Silicon Valley Experience

432

ICOs Evaluated

30

Countries Visited

9

IPOs at Focus Ventures

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