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heard so far. We were talking about gamification. We're talkin about regulatory aspects, exchanges investment opportunities in the region regular or illegal and so on and so on. And now we have panels together, we're experts from the actual BC space and then that's what space will be able to share their opinions. So I would kindly ask you to quickly introduce yourselves with the standard Mo but also, please share with the people that are here. One thing that if somebody Googles you they would not find out about you, please. So far, so far. It's a pleasure to be
here and I'll always be here at the event. In Harvey. Somebody. I will look up to from my side. I represent Woodstock find and as the name suggests, you know what stock as a journey it was supposed to be a small event, the musical Gathering but which became a moment in our experience blocks and has also become a movement. Now, and people from various walks of life in a various aspirations. As we start our journey in 2019, Essence than the first one has massive scale and we're focusing on the front door right now, which which has a u.s.
Structure and an uneven structure. And we go to the first time you focusing on the next week as well, Focus perspective for the East-West Corridor to Deep Roots in India and presence in the Middle East as in to buy an ATM. Abu Dhabi. And I would say a fund in the rest, which is in us. So that's what I'm going to do that cuz he wanted to find extremely excited to be here and something people would know about you if they Googled you. That's what we had in India and we're definitely keep that more people know us and British
as well. So as you get here, if you're definitely came to see, all of you. We are at Woodstock find.com. That's the way to check it out. Check it out. And definitely from greater perspective when I was stuck on.com, My name is Rodger. Better known as Reggie. I represent gas Capital Partners compared to the rest of these here. We're relatively Neuer. The best. We started this year at the beginning of 2021 between the blockchain space for quite a while, including the link. I see, you're with your
name. I see. How is the weather at by Shake Walla from a McQueen and talk to her as well or seven Partners based all over the world. But we are you a homegrown? And I would say, have one of the best deep-rooted Connections in and you are always looking out for Innovative companies and Innovative projects, developing a new best thing. In terms of what we doing what we're looking for. Its what's the next best thing? Honestly? Right now, we've been looking at a lot of entity metaverse as everyone would be and I mean, I'll eat it later to the next questions. I thank you very
much for us to be here tomorrow as well. Right song on the chief investment officer of token metrics Ventures. It's a cryptocurrency hedge fund with the private Equity component as well. As a component of both teams. Is also a research study protocols for molestation. Try to find Noah's. You say that, you know, the next moon base continues to evolve a week, seemed quite an evolution. After several years and it was interesting. Is that the very Dynamic md5 summer began last year? Last name was talking about if it
continues to grow gamify at the Dallas more recently and up tees. I think that's one of the most expensive. One of the most exciting areas to be in and my background extends to Lacey, Marcus's was this market and I can expect the Innovation to continue the future. The afternoon. This is when he died represent Phoenix, we see the next comes from the mining background. If you go down check Side Road, you'll see the Batman show room. So we have the guys who are the big one of the biggest partners
for big men in Middle Eastern Africa, like, you've done the 400 million + a 6 +. A billion dollars, orders decently coming from. The mining bag around tomorrow because my nose never like to sell. Their Bitcoins. That's our journey began. And finally into the Reese's place where we built a fun that has dance clothes clothes for 50 x in the last one and a half years. The daily. This Israelites 50 Is Not by Bridgit Mendler. A PS Vita Casper with things like Star. Atlas. We just did Two Rounds on Spacey a million-and-a-half. So that's as low as a fun being rested. New products from the seed in
private from, I started as a Speculator became a decision and enjoying the wild. Wild west of Aqua, total regulation comes up in the next 45 minutes. Thank you very much though. Before we continue, please. Let me, let me pick up that call that I have to excuse me. How many are they going to be in thousands? Are we doing this? Yes or no. How many are going to be built? When is it launched? What is happening? This is pretty much the key challenges and keep friends that we have seen in 2020.
You started off very nicely for me. But I remember that when I had my no, he's not quite a while. And I remember when you guys were starting, also congratulations on the success, but we saw how the device Place exploded started setting up some kind of Baseline. I wouldn't say it's anywhere near to being useful yet and we saw a piece of History started growing in popularity and it would be very interesting for me to see how you guys or how does an STD file and Gaming fit into
your strategies and more importantly. How do you put them into this region here? Because the GCC Ariana self. I was over the last two years. I mean, how do you were one of the people that was first year? So thank you very much for that. But it started off every recently there compared to Miami compared to other place in the world to buy here. And how do you guys ready to go? When is the convergence Technologies of a different kind of markets in different kind of application? Essentially, the actions membership, the words application and blockchain Technology.
Application of cultures right now. I see you as well and talent to make things happen. And then BCC can become a Melting Pot. Where is the product management capabilities of the West and the talent, which is sitting in the east, in all converge into a music station to focus on getting knowledge. Economy is number one right now. Central across in our various asset classes to real estate liquidity. Usually does not look real estate to Capital markets and vice-versa. It is usually stalk other than floor. So as such
organization, as defy compliance with regulations, going to become much more, you can see a practice they create an evening Frameworks. You see the translation of Aniyah navigate to become a norm contacts? Once again, d.c. Stands to benefit. Of course, your stance on top of it because it has the third area is virtualisation. What should I say? She makes a lot of sense of Cosmetics. Thanks to Mark Zuckerberg has become a buzzword. But this is something that a lot of us has been focusing on for the past three years. In many ways, when we started using the
mobile phone and standing and started putting lesson more than half an hour into Mobile phones. Citizen all the enabling hardware and software exist and blockchain provides that an incentive leader in the trailer court, justice directions, to happen to see teams. And just to let, you know, I'll ask. Why do clowns doing. Your last question, GCC stands to benefit her and especially you a stands to benefit from all the tree because of what these three things required as a Melting Pot for the talent to congregate for, right? Kind
of capital to be flowing into these passwords. And for creating open and greatest and pointers. Technical standpoint for people to effectively, build a solution. Thank you very much as a fund. I think we've been looking on we supposed to be neftys metaverse played around quite a bit, but I would say we're focusing a lot more on the ladder right now. They large focus on projects and companies within the Solana ecosystem that are coming up, because Savannah is what this is. Our personal opinion is. What if your name was back your
ears ago. You see seeing those applications, those tools being built out now and that's what we want to back going forward. In terms of local gcua. We have a very large youthful population that are into gaming. So you'll see, play to earn beat become bigger and we want it. We have those connections, those ins, but these communities out here so we believe it's going to blow up in GCC middle east region very soon. Do you have one question that always pops into my mind? Is you have a team of Educators to come since you space at the GCF
space in the GCC area. So what are your experience? Is that how it like, where is it mostly being Source has done in years at Eastern Europe, was in the u.s. What do you guys see? Most of it's interesting? Because it really depends on the capital of the project has. So if the project is not say that they don't have that much Capital to using developers from India, wearing a little cheaper, if they have a lot more capital of using developer. So let's play us Western
Europe potential going forward, but in terms of actually moving them in housing because they tgmd IFC, they have some schemes were if you bring them here to provide grants Etc, that's starting to happen, but not as much as you'd like to see going forward, but I accelerate but again being blockchain and the crypto most developers are decentralized and On, Demand absolute. What's the Gulf of Mexico? Is there any other mention of convergence? The merchants and the
merchants, as a former transferring value their lives in the social component of how things like entities. And also, to integrate mean if you were just across certain areas in a represent, not only a transfer of value across from sort of space-time that also going to represent, you want to sort of cultural identity can be adopted. And also transferred, any of this region in particular. It is growing any of that myself. My partner has been here. Several times were probably the past seven or eight years. In the
transformation has been extraordinary and taking part is because the largely friendly, no pro-business. Pro cryptokeys, and I think I've been very forward-looking in that respect in. I mean we seek me see some of the changes happening between a example of a lot of China in house. There's been this tremendous Crackdown which seems like a huge amount of the Bitcoin mining capacity, leaving no destruction of that in and of itself to speak volumes. So if you're going to make a choice, it's it's allowing a number of different.
Your company startups are protocols come to this region, for that thought alone. And that's going to drive growth. Jim, Russell Brand Keno Talent, you know, back into this further the world which of these Readily accessible space year in the area. So I would actually want to hang on one more question after you guys get the original one, which is what are you missing right now? In order to have it even better to have a better blessing to be able to make more Investments to attract more projects and
to the climb or capital of the first one on the NFC first before me. And if he's more of a gray matter area and are you have people like cvvc and them are trying to make an episode of real estate to do some real logic work, which is selling real estate, your people like engine which are making and if he's out of Minecraft that can be used to date you and you also have people were making Picasso paintings into my nephew so that you can on digital money from it from the lights. And then you'll have these kids who are making like 6 years old, kids are making some chick rotisserie for millions of
dollars. So for me, it's a it's a, it's a ride and if he comes into play, Beginning, for example, and they was a gaming panel before this. We all know that this, the one where we make those lines, and I forgot the name, the people said that, but I took six games to make a candy, crush people in Five attempts. And nowadays. We have projects which are doing 1,000 texts. I'm just starting up. Axie Infinity became big, then started Logistics and direct I invested in solid Point. Has every game is not going to go crazy, but
it's just the amount of retail that is coming and going in cash. Makes it look gray material. All of these games that I have. I don't I don't know. Or say is that you don't if real application comes in his building. I think these are nonrefundable tokens. I'm coming to the second part of the NFC for NFC gaming and might as well. If we all remember when we were ten years back, we had second life is never to call. Everyone's harping about the Venezuelan sub. Why did I think they have at you? But again, I only time,
we'll say, finally, when it comes to investing in projects, luckily all the funds that I'm associated with, have created a network of 450-plus. We see partners and these are the good deals actually. Come get it from this platform rather than, you know, if there's no single platform from where, like, not like a republic as comfortable as hell. But you know, these things are checked by done in a few days, but we have Partners like Elsa baby. That is the reason why. So,
Or else we don't have any issues with the news. I'm analyzing under $50 at the moment. We did close to 13 West man's world cover for the million dollars in the last one month. At the biggest one was the yesterday portal. If I've invested 1.2 billion dollars up. Some people might be the best at the end of the day where investors builders in investing security prompt oriented investors. Once we do an investment, there needs to be a part where we are supposed to come out as an opportunity to use
the equity partner, sides are the tokens and itself. And what I have witnessed in a lot of cases was that you use stablecoins in order to keep cash flow to just be able to provide liquidity back into the market. How do you guys if you work with this? What are your experiences with this? What are you going to eat Abel coins and hoses work again to reach? So I'm so probably don't have any clients from various angles. Super Single. What is cable current swiping cryptocurrencies other way of looking at them, they are cash equivalents
accountancy. And that everything just Ash has been a ghost for different, kind of Regulation. And this is where people danced and my own senses rather. You would have got, it makes you feel kind of weather. You are centralized Sable Point eventually, the regulations will cover 7 points. So that is one thing that means you need to be back by actual assets and larger. TVs ssf has to be cash because I had somebody who is literally a processor. You need to be 12 months. So a lot of pressure is going to be there in Stevens Point to have their treasuries audited, and the treasury is
being largely. Liquid treasuries and not buying you. Nice or any of the riskier assets to support you think that's a good thing or a bad thing. Because at the end of the day you have LPS or you have to give the thumbs-up which means that one way or another something needs to come in. You can continue put it in a different universe so I can buy. I think it's a great thing and I'm just putting it out there. If you want to be part of the space, not went into
this because it's the single most important risk. And if any stable find collapses and the condition risk is enormous. We have like an independent committee decision being set up by a gentleman who wrote the email policies for Estancia Citibank in India. This is one brisk, but I think the good thing was happening there, especially in the US at the setting at 210 South building permit regulations. And of course the community. These things are not coming through in many ways.
Can you remember in 2017 in Ice Age raised millions of dollars? And next day, they knew they only had $1,000 in my wallet because I remember when there was a suspect was a 60% breakthrough in value of the investment, which liquor is shortened by a half or more than a runaway and there's nothing that can be done and besides, you know, booking Prophet never makes you lose money. So for example, What do I do to build a project for them? The token price should be inconsequential because they have raised 10 million dollars to do something just focus on doing that
something. You've got something that's value. Your token price. Rise for booking profits is good because you know, and then we all are here for technology. But at the end of the year, they look at us from the other way that we are given and not really an interesting play, horrible and notorious wrap for dumping and take draining recovery from projects booking. Profits is great, but it's the right time with the plan and let him know let in the projects. Know what's up. There's so many Bad actors in terms of the feet. He's facing cryptospace, been ruthlessly dumb and there's
the cases with the project, go 20 because of this kind of best practices that are coming out. There are leading diseases that actually don't do not reply, all the capitals work with the startups and their, I believe it's incredibly important to look at the long tail off, being that, it's going to be market-making if it's going to be a 5x receive or something else rather than stuffing a great occasion. And and what new features are on the, on the project is right. He is going to be 3 months, 6 months, and it? What what's your conviction?
That's what matters most in talking about. They're going to let him know, letting you know that. Hey we have a cash-flow issues. We need to do this now and we do what do TC, whatever it may be, but it stalking the public and letting them know. And not being, I'm not going to name names, but I'm sure people just going on Twitter or any way to see who the Bad actors are. So interesting Lee, when you say about dumping tokens, why is the best thing scheduled day? But if
you're not going to dump it now, are you going to come pick? Three months later, six months later, nine months later. The project team first has to focus on building. The project has value under market makers. That's a different thing and sometimes even send me a message that, you know, you can dump the tokens and second. You cannot, you have to help us in the marketing meeting, a good product and not on what the price of the slogan is. If it is a good project, which has value air compressor.
There's going to be some kind of best practice which is going to come out with. People can follow in order to make sure that. Only listen the teams and also the community that sells are as secure as possible. And you made a good point that it is going to be bad actors in the end of phase of any other place. And but I think, you know, your wife busy teens recognize that have their reputation over. Time to want to maintain and are generally intelligent in liquidating positions. And I mean, if they're not
doing it then they are about to catch up because I'm so another thing with this check to see if a coin, is it? It's been a remarkable and refreshing development over the past few years, Risk, and it's one thing that the present work on financial person working group on Finnish marks in the US News. Team directly alluded to is is where the assets that are backing from BJ Pacoima. Then there's one in particular. I won't mention their name because I'm sure it's well-known. There's some
concern as to whether their particular Investments are in a liquid Securities. And if there were a run, that would be problematic not only for the state with myself but for the system in general. So that side from that, I think it's been a pretty good. I mean, I think we can agree that there's always going to be a couple of bad apples that we should all strive to not be those but try to do something better. So with this I had I would actually like to ask each and everyone of you are just a couple of words finalize the panel would you most excited about except that? We have heard
Lucy, 1000 times, right now? Today besides a map of where is what it would you? What about in the next 12 to 9 to 15? 16 months, baby? Let's go with us. I would go with you in a couple of words are interesting. You in terms of one area, which relative to its potential size work early as if you gaming gaming. And for the convergence with Damien a couple different area is that at the it's a very interesting area. I think it's largely untouched norac seats, are at lasorsa good example, but this the entire space is incredibly right
for Destruction and innovation in ways, which I myself have not even imagine. So I've been very sad without area. Replace when I was younger, I would have some kind of income to support. My childhood has been amazing. So I love it. I believe the people are not ready for it yet, please. Do you like me again? Curious? Make me very excited about the gaming play, 21 things that I've done some 6 investments in the last one month from Spacey to Volkswagen of what. All
those are the ones we excited, but I'm more excited about the Bitcoin mining that I'm getting into. I have deployed personally a lot of wealth into that. It gives me a regular. I don't care where the market is. I like stable income. Absolutely. A property of being a buzz word, Iota uniform, 2017 etcetera, but I think the bear Market will be very interesting when it comes. A lot of people are in here in crypto for the first time. It's going to be needed very soon. Seeing what kind of market caps are reaching right. Now, these thousand X's
100x is extremely overvalued access. They need to come down, be 10, ft is tokens Etc. OK Google now and this is something that we learned very hard way and I just speaking from what he mention is that be selling multi-year Cycles to get our technology. Write the foundation. We are right and not have one. I'm still going to Market all the time frame. We're extremely excited about focusing on pieces of convergence spanish-language universalization and in that
context, you know, making Investments. Every single 3.0 V6, a have a belief that at some point, A to point B. Long we are very close to that point and we believe that about Woodby regulatory action to see that's how they defy and then if the liquid part of it, which is causing the boundaries and we'll see the Lord of infrastructure, playing the dog message, unless you become extremely valuable as ably as well, and we can have long conversations and very mindful of the time. But
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