Mike is the Managing Partner of KrowdMentor, a strategic investment and advisory firm. Mike is also the CEO of d10e, the leading conference on decentralization and is the founder of the Blockchain Investors Consortium (BIC). Mike also 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 (3,974 investors) 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. Since 2011, Mike is a member of Tech Coast Angels (TCA), a network of 330 angel investors in Southern California who have 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. 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.