Andrew D’Souza is the Co-Founder & CEO of ClearCo, the world’s largest e-commerce investor. He is an active early-stage investor and serves as an advisor to companies including Wealth Simple, Properly and Tulip Retail.
Prior to ClearCo, Andrew was the president of Nymi, and the COO of TopHat.
Andrew Kiguel is an accomplished executive with leadership experience in Canadian capital markets, corporate governance and entrepreneurship. He was the co-founder and CEO of Hut 8 Mining, one of the largest publicly listed bitcoin miners in the world.
Prior to that, Andrew spent over 18 years at GMP Securities (now Stifel Canada) in investment banking, with his most recent title as a Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Banking.
Fred Pye is the Exec. Chairman and CEO of 3iQ Corp. With over 35 years of experience in the financial industry, he is widely recognized for bringing innovative investment products to market.
Previously, Fred held a number of senior positions across companies including National Bank, Fidelity and Guardian Trust.
Emma is CEO of MMH Blockchain Group and also Chair of the Canadian Blockchain Consortium’s FinTech Committee, and Chair for Girls In Tech. She is also past Chair and Executive Board Member of Blockchain for Impact, which works alongside the United Nations.
Emma has helped some of the world’s largest banks succeed including JP Morgan Chase and Bank of America. Emma has also spoken at the United Nations Headquarters and at Parliament in Ottawa, Canada and has also amassed many accomplishments including being one of the Top 100 Black Women to watch in Canada.
Jimmy Vaiopoulos is the CFO & Co-Founder of Stack Capital Group Inc., a TSX listed issuer focused on investments in growth-to-late stage businesses.
Previously, Jimmy was the CFO and Interim CEO of Hut 8 Mining, one of the earliest and largest publicly-listed bitcoin miners in the world. He also worked at KPMG in both Audit and Deal Advisory for a wide range of clients.
Lorne is a seasoned CEO with over 10 years of experience in the tech and health industry. Prior to becoming a CEO, Lorne spent 15 years as the head of technology investment banking, where he developed a deep understanding of the financial side of the tech industry. In recent years, Lorne has been at the forefront of the emerging field of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and virtual worlds. With his expertise in both technology and finance, Lorne has been able to successfully navigate and lead Metaverse Group through the rapidly-evolving landscape of NFTs and web3. Outside of work, Lorne is passionate about supporting the next generation of tech leaders and frequently speaks at industry events such as NFT New York and Elevate, amongst many others. He is also very involved in the mentorship of web3 entrepreneurs and is currently mentoring the web3 stream at Creative Destruction Labs.