Born out of the heart of Silicon Valley, Cryptonite is a global, invitation-only community of entrepreneurs, investors, and key influencers leading the blockchain, AI and sustainability revolutions.

THE brightest minds leading the blockchain revolution
THE savviest INNOVATION investors
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Cryptonite is committed to championing the entrepreneurs harnessing the liberating power of blockchain and AI innovation and the clean technologies that promise a more private, secure and sustainable planet. We believe these forces will upend major industries, inspire developing nations, transform popular culture, help cure our environment, and create huge new economic opportunities for all.

Cryptonite fosters the revolution by gathering the brightest minds and craftiest entrepreneurs at exclusive live salons and online forums, to engage in cutting-edge debate, exchange technology and business advice, and join together to make great things happen!

Cryptonite delivers members game-changing networking opportunities and insider market intelligence not offered by any other brand. Our members enjoy a variety of business development, networking, fundraising and educational opportunities:
—Connecting with the craftiest entrepreneurs, savvies investors and industry thought-leaders at exclusive live events and on Cryptonite’s social network and Telegram forum.
—Invitation to live tapings of Silicon Valley Live with Tony Perkins at some of the coolest venues in the San Francisco Bay Area at no cost to members and their guests.
—Accessing the Cryptonite expert, investor and media leader networks to gain intelligence and boost your brand momentum.
—Showcased as a “Founding Member” on the Cryptonite site, and continue to enjoy the Founder half-off annual membership rate.
—Receiving our bi-monthly Cryptonite Rap Sheet, which highlights valuable content and market intelligence, new members, and top companies seeking funding and partnerships featured in our Deal Room.
—Invitations to all CEO dinners and other VIP parties and receptions.

Date & Time

The sun is always rising in the blockchain revolution.

Thought Leaders

Ana Lukner Roljic, Shawn Douglass, Tim Draper, Satjiv Chahil, George Gilder, Chris McCoy Tony Perkins, Dejan Roljic, Michale Noel, Crystle Wong, Anil Advani, Michael Arrington, Doug Park, Sepi Ghajar

Founding Partners

Eligma, Draper Associates, WisePR, Inventus Law, Sparxo, Taygo, Arrington Capital, Amberdata.io, Storecoin, Blockchain Consultants

CRYPTONITE—Silicon Valley

Stanford, California

The next stop on the Cryptonite World Tour is Stanford University. Nestled in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford has been the spawning ground for great global brands such as H-P, Cisco, Nike, Google, PayPal, Nvidia, Netflix, Instagram, Snap, and Coursera. Founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford Jr., Stanford is known for its academic strength, wealth, proximity to Silicon Valley, and ranking as one of the world's top universities.

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Featured Cryptonite Members—The Founders

These entrepreneurs are distinguished by their ability to see the big opportunity and work their butts off to make it happen.

Natalia KarayanevaNatalia Karayaneva
Natalia Karayaneva
Natalia KarayanevaCEO & Founder
Propy Inc.
Don BasileDon Basile
Don Basile
Don BasileCEO
Monsoon Blockchain Storage
Richard MaRichard Ma
Richard Ma
Richard MaFounder & CEO
Ana Lukner RoljićAna Lukner Roljić
Ana Lukner Roljić
Ana Lukner RoljićDirector U.S.A., Eligma
Shawn DouglassShawn Douglass
Shawn Douglass
Shawn DouglassFounder & CEO
Steven SpragueSteven Sprague
Steven Sprague
Steven SpragueCEO
Rivetz Corp.
Sarah AustinSarah Austin
Sarah Austin
Sarah AustinCEO
Peak Energies
Heidi MesserHeidi Messer
Heidi Messer
Heidi MesserChairperson & Co-Founder
Iain ScholnickIain Scholnick
Iain Scholnick
Iain ScholnickCEO & Founder
Ray KasbarianRay Kasbarian
Ray Kasbarian
Ray KasbarianFounder & CEO
Bill BarhydtBill Barhydt
Bill Barhydt
Bill BarhydtFounder & CEO
Sandip ChintawarSandip Chintawar
Sandip Chintawar
Sandip ChintawarFounder
Michael NoelMichael Noel
Michael Noel
Brandon ElliottBrandon Elliott
Brandon Elliott
Brandon ElliottCEO
Javvy Technologies Ltd.
Theodore WazTheodore Waz
Theodore Waz
Theodore WazCEO
The Opinion Economy, Inc.
Carla RiggiCarla Riggi
Carla Riggi
Carla RiggiCEO & Founder
Dongyan WangDongyan Wang
Dongyan Wang
Dongyan WangChief AI Officer, EVP
DeepBrain Chain
Robin RaskinRobin Raskin
Robin Raskin
Robin RaskinFounder
Living in Digital Times, LLC
Michael KennemerMichael Kennemer
Michael Kennemer
Michael KennemerCFO
Mid America Mortgage, Inc
Roland StortiRoland Storti
Roland Storti
Roland StortiCEO
Mehdi MaghsoodniaMehdi Maghsoodnia
Mehdi Maghsoodnia
Mehdi MaghsoodniaCEO
Rex WongRex Wong
Rex Wong
Rex WongCEO
Atsushi HisatsumiAtsushi Hisatsumi
Atsushi Hisatsumi
Atsushi HisatsumiFounder & CEO
Alex LinebrinkAlex Linebrink
Alex Linebrink
Alex LinebrinkCFO
Ronald AvignoneRonald Avignone
Ronald Avignone
Ronald AvignoneFounder CEO, Triple T Ventures
Karen SalayKaren Salay
Karen Salay
Karen SalayVP Growth, Trade Layer
Abe KleinfeldAbe Kleinfeld
Abe Kleinfeld
Abe KleinfeldPresident & CEO
GridGain Systems
Phillip DunkelbergerPhillip Dunkelberger
Phillip Dunkelberger
Phillip DunkelbergerPresident & CEO
Nok Nok Labs
Quinn TranQuinn Tran
Quinn Tran
Quinn TranEVP
Mullen Technologies


These innovation investors are distinguished by their belief in the blockchain and sustainablity revolution and courage to bet the big money on the best projects.

Bá MinuzziBá Minuzzi
Bá Minuzzi
Bá MinuzziCoFounder & Managing Partner
Ausum Ventures
Tim DraperTim Draper
Tim Draper
Tim DraperFounder
Draper Associates, Draper University
Michael ArringtonMichael Arrington
Michael Arrington
Michael ArringtonFounder
Arrington XRP Capital
Alessandro PiolAlessandro Piol
Alessandro Piol
Alessandro PiolManaging Partner and Co-Founder
Bill BaumelBill Baumel
Bill Baumel
Bill BaumelManaging Director
Ohio Innovation Fund
Deepak KamraDeepak Kamra
Deepak Kamra
Deepak KamraGeneral Partner
Canaan Partners
Duncan DavidsonDuncan Davidson
Duncan Davidson
Duncan DavidsonGeneral Partner
Bullpen Capital
Jacques TeisenJacques Teisen
Jacques Teisen
Jacques TeisenR & D Project Lead
Travis KlingTravis Kling
Travis Kling
Travis KlingFounder & Chief Investment Officer
kigai Asset Management
Patri FriedmanPatri Friedman
Patri Friedman
Patri FriedmanSoftware Engineer / Founder
Google / The Seasteading Institute
Kay KoplovitzKay Koplovitz
Kay Koplovitz
Kay KoplovitzManaging Partner
Springboard Growth Capital
Don BasileDon Basile
Don Basile
Don BasileCEO
Monsoon Blockchain Storage
George GilderGeorge Gilder
George Gilder
George GilderAuthor & Venture Capitalist
Angle Investor
Ronald AvignoneRonald Avignone
Ronald Avignone
Ronald AvignoneFounder CEO, Triple T Ventures
Judith IglehartJudith Iglehart
Judith Iglehart
Judith IglehartFounding Partner, SAYJ Global Partners
Angle Investor
Glenn GowGlenn Gow
Glenn Gow
Glenn GowAngle Investor
Marketing Partner, Clear Ventures
Sandy ClimanSandy Climan
Sandy Climan
Sandy ClimanPresident, Entertainment Media Ventures
Pavel CherkashinPavel Cherkashin
Pavel Cherkashin
Pavel CherkashinManaging Partner
Mindrock Capital and GVA Capital
Peter A. HowleyPeter A. Howley
Peter A. Howley
Peter A. HowleyFounder & Chairman
The Howley Managment Group
David CarlickDavid Carlick
David Carlick
David CarlickDirector
PayActiv, Inc.
Vlasta PokladnikovaVlasta Pokladnikova
Vlasta Pokladnikova
Vlasta PokladnikovaAngel Investor
Bill BarhydtBill Barhydt
Bill Barhydt
Bill BarhydtFounder & CEO
Ron SavinoRon Savino
Ron Savino
Ron SavinoAngel Investor, Founder
Asia Fintech Angels
Anthony AlfidiAnthony Alfidi
Anthony Alfidi
Anthony AlfidiFounder & CEO
Alfidi Capital
Thomas CarterThomas Carter
Thomas Carter
Thomas CarterFounder & CEO
Bruce GellmanBruce Gellman
Bruce Gellman
Bruce GellmanAngel Investor
John SculleyJohn Sculley
John Sculley
John SculleyAngel Investor
Elisabeth FullertonElisabeth Fullerton
Elisabeth Fullerton
Elisabeth FullertonCEO
EPF Foundation
Keith NilssonKeith Nilsson
Keith Nilsson
Keith NilssonManaging Partner & Co-Founder
Xplorer Capital
Monali JainMonali Jain
Monali Jain
Monali JainAngel Investor
James McElweeJames McElwee
James McElwee
James McElweeDirector
James McElwee Venture Advisory
Jazear BrooksJazear Brooks
Jazear Brooks
Jazear BrooksBlockchain Architect
Peter KellnerPeter Kellner
Peter Kellner
Peter KellnerFounder & Managing Partner
Richmond Global Ventures
Johnson HorJohnson Hor
Johnson Hor
Johnson HorDirector of Something
Shoebox Ventures
Magomed MusaevMagomed Musaev
Magomed Musaev
Magomed MusaevPresident
GVA Capital
Tamer RashadTamer Rashad
Tamer Rashad
Tamer RashadFounder & CEO
Thor HarrisThor Harris
Thor Harris
Thor HarrisCEO
Wayne TamarelliWayne Tamarelli
Wayne Tamarelli
Wayne TamarelliVenture Investor
Ted BarnettTed Barnett
Ted Barnett
Ted BarnettAngel Investor, Partner
Free Mind Capital
Adam DraperAdam Draper
Adam Draper
Adam DraperFounder and Managing Director
Boost VC
Randy WilliamsRandy Williams
Randy Williams
Randy WilliamsAngel Investor, Founder and CEO
Keiretsu Forum
Lucian WagnerLucian Wagner
Lucian Wagner
Lucian WagnerGeneral Partner
EuroUS Ventures
Michael T. MoeMichael T. Moe
Michael T. Moe
Michael T. MoeCo-Founder & Partner
GSV Asset Management
Michael SkokMichael Skok
Michael Skok
Michael SkokFounding Partner
Underscore VC
Bess HoBess Ho
Bess Ho
Bess HoHead of Product
Amit ChatterjeeAmit Chatterjee
Amit Chatterjee
Amit ChatterjeeAngle Investor
Josh ElmanJosh Elman
Josh Elman
Josh ElmanVP


These experts are distinguished by their special talent to guide their blockchain company clients to emerge as category leaders.

Margaretta ColangeloMargaretta Colangelo
Margaretta Colangelo
Margaretta ColangeloPartner
Deep Knowledge Ventures
Melissa WilliamsMelissa Williams
Melissa Williams
Melissa Williams
Anil AdvaniAnil Advani
Anil Advani
Anil AdvaniFounder & Managing Partner
Inventus Law
Soenja LammersSoenja Lammers
Soenja Lammers
Soenja LammersManaging Director, Cryptonite Ventures
Harrison BohrmanHarrison Bohrman
Harrison Bohrman
Harrison BohrmanConsultant
The Bohrman Group
Frances Mann-CraikFrances Mann-Craik
Frances Mann-Craik
Frances Mann-CraikCEO
Addison Marketing
Beth BlechermanBeth Blecherman
Beth Blecherman
Beth BlechermanProduct and Project Management, Blockchain
Gerson Lehrman Group
Jeffrey BodeJeffrey Bode
Jeffrey Bode
Jeffrey BodePresident & Owner
Mid America Mortgage, Inc.
Michael NoelMichael Noel
Michael Noel
Michael NoelCO-Founder and CEO
Blockchain Consultants


Cryptonite's Media Leader group represents the hardworking and insightful journalist and bloggers covering the blockchain revolution and performing their role as the 'Fourth Estate' of industry.

Oliver SchonschekOliver Schonschek
Oliver Schonschek
Oliver SchonschekTechnology Journalist and Analyst
Jim DalyJim Daly
Jim Daly
Jim DalyEditor
Wired Brand Lab
Bianca ChenBianca Chen
Bianca Chen
Bianca ChenFinance Correspondent
Thomson Reuters
George GorGeorge Gor
George Gor
George GorCEO & Editor
Coin Idol
Marina BayMarina Bay
Marina Bay
Marina BayProducer
Bruce HaringBruce Haring
Bruce Haring
Bruce HaringManaging Editor

Founding Partners

Our founding partners are the champions of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs driving the blockchain tech, crypto and sustainability revolutions. To join our blue chip team of partners contact Dave Halvorson - Dave@CryptoniteVentures.com — (408) 398-5553



The Cryptonite culture promotes focused presentations, candid opinion, group participation, regular networking opportunities, and fun and entertaining receptions and after parties.

How does Cryptonite select potential members?

New prospective members are researched, and invited by the Cryptonite Ventures and Alchemist editorial teams who seek advice from our members, partners and industry advisors. The Cryptonite promise to its members is to only invite the best and the brightest thought leaders in the crypto economy. To nominate a new member, contact Concierge@CrytoniteVentures.com (415) 787-2421

What is the demographic make-up of the Cryptonite membership?

At the heart of the Cryptonite membership are the founders of the most promising crypto projects, and the investors, big tech players and industry experts who back them. We also seek out the leading academics, government officials and crypto industry focused reporters and bloggers as honorary members.

What is the primary benefit to becoming a member to Cryptonite?

Very simply, Cryptonite measures its success by creating positive outcomes for its members. Such outcomes include raising capital, creating partnerships, recruiting advisors and talent, and gaining media exposure.  All our major events, interactive salons, and online communities are designed to maximize high-level introductions and professional branding opportunities.

What kind of access to members have to each other?

All members enjoy access to the membership roster, and Cryptonite will happily make personal introductions between members. Cryptonite is currently finishing a private online group for our members, which should be live by September 2018.

Are their opportunities for students and others to volunteer?

Yes! Cryptonite is building a strong network of highly talented and professional volunteers to help with our research efforts and events. To inquire about volunteering for Cryptonite, contact Concierge@CrytoniteVentures.com (415) 787-2421

Do we offer press membership?

On a highly selective basis, Cryptonite offers qualified and full-time members of the press complimentary passes to our Salons and World Tour stops, and other Cryptonite member privileges. To see if you qualify for a press pass, contact Concierge@CrytoniteVentures.com (415) 787-2421

Can a service firm, tech brand or high-end consumer brand sponsor Cryptonite?

Yes! In our ‘Founding Partners’ section of this site, you can see we have a growing base of  high-end sponsors.  To learn more about becoming a Cryptonite sponsor contact ‘Hey Dave’ Halvorson – Dave@CryptoniteVentures.com — (408) 398-5553

How long does a membership last?

Cryptonite memberships a good for a year after your registration date. Before a membership expires, Cryptonite will alert the member and determine the renewal status. The Cryptonite system is NOT set up for automatic renewals and all renewals require the mutual agreement of both the member and Cryptonite. To learn more about becoming a member and staying on the Cryptonite VIP  list, contact Concierge@CrytoniteVentures.com (415) 787-2421

Do you offer any complimentary memberships?

On a limited basis, we offer leading academics, journalists, and industry thought-leaders access to specific membership privileges. To learn more about becoming a member and staying on the Cryptonite VIP  list, contact Concierge@CrytoniteVentures.com (415) 787-2421

Is there a limit to the number of Cryptonite members?

No! The long term goal of Cryptonite is to spread organically throughout the world and seek out the best and the brightest entrepreneurs and thought leaders driving the crypto economy.  To learn more about becoming a member and staying on the Cryptonite VIP  list, contact Concierge@CrytoniteVentures.com (415) 787-2421

What do membership fees cover?

All Cryptonite monthly Salons and Culture Pop-Ups are generally free to members and a single guest. Members also receive a 75 percent discount on tickets to the Cryptonite World Tour. To learn more about becoming a member and staying on the Cryptonite VIP  list, contact Concierge@CrytoniteVentures.com (415) 787-2421

If you still have unanswered questions after reading this page, please contact us.

Meet your crypto peers, build a global reputation and make great things happen!

As a member of Cryptonite you will have a front seat to the blockchain revolution, and gain the cutting edge knowledge and connections to make great things happen.

Cryptonite introduces its members through highly interactive salons, labs, and cultural pop-ups at inspirational venues in the San Francisco Bay Area and crypto centers around the world.

Founding member spots are limited. Join now and be on the founding Cryptonite team!

Tony Perkins
Tony PerkinsFounder & Editor, Alchemist

  • Annual membership at life-time protected rate
  • Complimentary VIP tickets to all Salons
  • 75 percent off World Tour tickets
  • Access to members through Alchemist and Telegram groups
  • Access to investor and expert networks
  • Gain investment opportunities and insights
  • Regular insider research
  • After party privileges

'Founding Member' Application

For more information regarding Cryptonite membership qualifications contact:

(415) 787-2421

To learn about the Cryptonite sponsor and 'Founding Partner' programs contact Dave Halvorson - Dave@CryptoniteVentures.com — (408) 398-5553