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Fordham FinTech Network: Crypto Investment with CoinFund

  • Fordham University Lincoln Center 140 West 62nd Street New York, NY, 10023 United States (map)

Join the Fordham FinTech Network as we welcome Ryan Yi, researcher of CoinFund, for a discussion on the cryptocurrency investment. The event will be held at Fordham University's Lincoln Center campus (140 W 62nd St. New York, NY 10023) room 140W 333 on Wednesday, November 7th from 6:30PM to 8:00PM.

About Ryan
Ryan is a Researcher at CoinFund, where he focuses on high-level research and constructing investment strategies. Prior to joining CoinFund, Ryan completed his M.S. in Financial Math from MIT, where he also conducted research on crypto asset-class economics with the MIT Digital Currency Initiative. He holds a B.A. in Economics and Philosophy from Northwestern University.

Ryan will be mainly discussing crypto-economic. As network security of newer crypto networks trend away from Proof-of-Work schemas, staking economic security systems are taking center stage. The talk will cover some of these basic trends and their possible future impacts on the roles of crypto funds, investors, and network participants. CoinFund is actively participating on a variety of decentralized networks.

CoinFund is a cryptoasset-focused investment firm founded in 2015 and based in Brooklyn, New York. Their mission is to help advance the blockchain ecosystem by strategically investing in the decentralized stack and key financial infrastructure using an approach informed by their extensive blockchain technology expertise and experience in the industry. As a valuable strategic investor, they seek to define the space by supporting project teams in the early stages, directly participating in decentralized networks as validators and resource providers, and assisting entrepreneurs with technology architecture specification and crypto-economic design. The team brings together multidisciplinary backgrounds in technology, computer science, math, law, economics, finance, quantitative research, and psychology.