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Elite guests to speak at US China blockchain crypto conference in Los Angeles

We are very glad to introduce two elite guests to speak at upcoming 2018 US China Blockchain and Digital Currency Conference in Los Angeles August 22, 2018.  The one day event is hosted by Blockchain China Connect and Artisan Business Group, Inc. , in partnership with It is the only Sino-US investment and funding focused business event for blockchain and cryptocurrency industry.  As Chinese government has recently banned ICOs and cryptocurrency trading platforms in China, more tech investors, blockchain startups and bitcoin mining companies are seeking alternative solutions overseas, the U.S. is one of the top considerations and destinations. Don’t miss out the opportunity!


Pavel Cherkashin
 is a co-founder and managing partner at Mindrock. He is also a managing partner at GVA Capital, overseeing over $150M in assets under management. Earlier in his career, Pavel served in executive roles at Microsoft Russia, Adobe Systems and Siebel Systems. He also founded several IT companies, including Sputnik Labs, AdWatch and Actis Systems, all of which were acquired by leading global organizations.



Ralph Liu has been a board level investment banker, seasoned derivatives trader on Wall Street and in many Asian financial centers. Currently, he is a venture investor and advisor in many Blockchain technology-based Fintech and Proptech companies through the California based incubator company Advanced e-Financial Technologies, Inc. (AeFT). He was formerly the Managing Director of JP Morgan Chase in Hong Kong, Vice President of UBS in Singapore after starting his career with Morgan Stanley in New York. His last corporate role was as the Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of China Everbright Bank in Beijing. In between, Ralph also built and ran a successful Singapore-based derivatives trading, risk management and banking system Fintech company in the 90’s called ARMS (Advanced Risk Management Solutions).

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