Cameron and Tyler
Cameron and Tyler are Co-founders of Gemini, a next generation digital asset exchange. They graduated from Harvard University with degrees in Economics in 2004 and earned their MBA's from Oxford University in 2010. Together, they represented the United States at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, placing 6th in the Men's Pair event.
Cameron and Tyler have been angel investors and entrepreneurs in emerging technologies since 2003. They began participating in the Bitcoin economy through direct investment in 2012. In addition to being President and CEO of Gemini, they are currently seeking SEC approval for the Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust, a bitcoin ETF that will trade with the ticker symbol COIN.
The Black Swan Group
Author and Former FBI Lead International Kidnapping Negotiator
Chris is the Founder and CEO of the Black Swan Group, which specializes in solving business communication problems using hostage negotiation solutions. Using his many years of experience in international crisis and high-stakes negotiations as an FBI agent, he helps companies secure better deals and save money. Chris is also the author of the national bestseller Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It. Before becoming the FBI lead international kidnapping negotiator, Chris served as the lead crisis negotiator for the New York City division of the FBI. Trained in the art of negotiation by the FBI, Scotland Yard and Harvard Law School, he is a recipient of the Attorney General’s Award for Excellence in Law Enforcement and the FBI Agents Association Award for Distinguished and Exemplary Service. Chris has taught business negotiation at USC, Georgetown University and Harvard, and has been featured in several publications and on numerous TV programs, including “Squawk Box.”
ScratchWorks is a FinTech accelerator that connects innovative tech companies with investment and wealth management luminaries to advance the digital transformation of the financial services industry.
Its inaugural program culminates at a live, interactive session on Thursday afternoon, as three finalists pitch their product or service to a panel of five investors in the wealth management industry. Participants have the potential to receive funding offers on the spot, and a guarantee of getting exposure to the top people and organizations in the financial services industry.