Speaker Added: Bart Stephens, Founder/Managing Partner Blockchain Capital

By October 2, 2018 Speakers

Bart Stephens is Co-founder and Managing Partner of Blockchain Capital, the first venture capital fund to invest exclusively in the blockchain technology sector and the first to raise a venture fund through an ICO. Blockchain Capital is the pioneer and most established VC firm in the Blockchain sector with more than 75 portfolio companies across four funds. Prior to Blockchain Capital, Bart Stephens was Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Stephens Investment Management (SIM), a family owned and operated hedge fund and venture capital firm. Bart and his brother and Co-founder, Brad, invented the term and pioneered “Nanocap” investing – venture capital style investing in the public markets focused on sub micro-cap equities. Bart has a background as both an operating entrepreneur and a venture capitalist. Prior to co-founding SIM, Bart was Executive Vice President, Venture Capital for Ivanhoe Capital Corporation (ICC), an international investment firm. Before joining ICC, Bart was a founding investor and Head of Corporate & Business Development for Oncology.com. Oncology.com grew to become the internet’s largest cancer related web site before being sold to Pharmacia (now Pfizer) in 2001. Prior to Oncology.com, Bart spent more than two years with E*TRADE, an early internet innovator in online financial services. While at E*TRADE, he held senior positions focused on product marketing, business development and corporate development. Bart earned a B.A. in Political Science from Princeton University.

Author Pemo Theodore

Pemo is a Media Publisher & Event Producer.  She is CoFounder/CEO Silicon Valley TV: Broadcasting Silicon Valley to the World! She is the CoFounder/CEO & Executive Producer of FinTech Silicon Valley & organizes Bay Area FinTech meetup: Silicon Valley FinTech meetup & Blockchain Music meetup with over 3k members. She has produced in the past Smart Money Silicon Valley: Network with & Learn from Silicon Valley Investors! ; NoPanels: Engage Directly with Investors & Industry Leaders ; PitchPerfect Silicon Valley: Craft your Pitch for Funding! She video interviews venture capitalists & angel investors & partners with videographers to cover San Francisco Bay area startup conferences & meetups with livestreaming, video & foto packages Silicon Valley TV  She is based in Silicon Valley & has been involved in online business for 13 years.  She has been in small business for 45 years in Ireland, London, Canada & Australia.  She also published a free ebook (the findings of 1 year research from VCs, angels & women founders) "Why are Women Funded Less than Men? a crowdsourced conversation"  She was TheNextWomen's most prolific contributor of 2011. Silicon Valley TV has been noted as a platform for supporting high growth women led companies in Huffington Post

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