We are thrilled to announce another special guest and speaker that will be part of the Nakamoto’s Den blockchain conference on February 19 and 20. Mike Costache, a popular blockchain entrepreneur and investor, will be moderating the Grand Investors Panel & Judge for the Post-ICO battles.
About the event:
Nakamoto’s Den is the biggest blockchain event of Cyprus in 2019. The conference is expected to welcome more than 1,200 blockchain enthusiasts, about 20 valuable speakers that are highly relevant in the blockchain space, as well as 16 carefully chosen digital startups and post-ICO teams that will participate in live investment battles. The investment battles are currently open for applications, selected teams will be awarded a battle slot and a booth at the expo floor — completely free of charge. Tickets are currently available at the standard rate for only €249 (excl. VAT).
About the speaker:
Born in Romania in 1977, Mike migrated to Israel in 1988 and in 1992 to the US. Mike was featured in USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Inc., Entrepreneur, CCTV, Business Week, Top Gear and numerous other media outlets.
Mike serves on the Advisory Board of Token-as-a-Service (TaaS), the first ever tokenized closed-end fund dedicated to investments in blockchain assets. TaaS raised $7.6 million through its ICO in early 2017 and produced a 780% ROI within the first year. TaaS invested $10 million in 35 ICOs and is active with daily crypto trading.
During 2017 and 2018, Mike served the Managing Partner of KrowdMentor, a strategic investment and advisory firm and as CEO of d10e, a leading conference on decentralization with 23 global editions all over the world.
From 2011 to 2018, Mike was a member of Tech Coast Angels (TCA), a network of 330 angel investors in Southern California who invested $200 million in 400 deals and raised over $2 billion from VCs.
From 2006 to 2011, Mike was the founder & President of Leo & Leo, which represented brands such as Maserati, Segway, NetJets, PrivatSea, Sunseeker Yachts, NetSuite, Marsh, Orgil Greenhouses, Miss Universe, and Rockstar Energy Drink. Total sales amounted to €60 million.
From 2000 to 2006, Mike was the founder & CEO of Pioneer TeleCare, an e-commerce firm with revenues of $4 million. From 1998 to 2003, Mike was an Associate at WestPark Capital, The Interlink Group, Millennium Capital Partners.
Mike holds a degree in Economics from Pepperdine University, a Graduate Certificate in Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine’s School of Law and has completed the Program on Negotiations for Senior Executives at Harvard.