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The Future of Venture Capital: LP Forum

  • Starfish Mission 1535 Mission Street San Francisco, CA, 94103 United States (map)

The way we invest private capital is changing. Venture capital has funded the leading edge of technology for over 50-years, so it’s only natural that we take4 the first step toward the future of investing. Blockchain technology decentrlalized sources of capital, opens up secondary markets, and offers opportunities to drastically lower costs. Our panelists are innovating on fund structure and regulatory frameworks to empower and align with our limited partners across the world.

Join us to learn how HACK Fund, Andra Capital, K&L Gates, and Deloitte are leading the future of tokenizing private capital and ask your questions about blockchain technology, global investing, secondary market liquidity, venture returns and more.


Jonathan Nelson- Managing Director, HACK Fund

Jonathan achieved a $600M portfolio market cap in the first 5 years at H/F. Previously, he served as Member of SEC Advisory Committee on Capital Formation/Small and Emerging Business. Today he sits on the Board of Wilson Center for Public Policy, Latin America. Jonathan’s vision includes moving economies, reducing poverty, and improving life for tech founders around the world.

Dr. Hermann Liu- Managing Partner, Andra Capital

Successful investor and entrepreneur with the vision to change the world for the better. Dr. Hermann Liu worked in technology and management positions at Charles Schwab and Morgan Stanley before co-founding and selling Global Financial Technology. Prior to Andra, Dr. Liu was also the Founding Partner at Arbor Ventures.

Nick Cerasuolo- Senior Manager, Deloitte

Nicholas provides tax planning and transaction structuring advice to investors, entrepreneurs, funds, and portfolio companies for cross-border cryptocurrency transactions. He's helped build Deloitte's cryptocurrency and blockchain practices across 5+ countries and currently works with institutional clients in Silicon Valley.

Robert Crea, CFA- Of Counsel - Private Funds, K&L Gates

Robert counsels investment advisers, private fund managers and broker-dealers on a variety of fund formation, regulatory and compliance, and securities law matters. He represents pension plans and other institutional investors in connection with their investments in hedge funds, private equity, venture capital and real estate funds. Mr. Crea also counsels on regulatory matters affecting cryptocurrency offerings.


6:00pm - Introductions

7:00pm - Panel

8:00pm - Networking