Jonathan Nelson | Managing Director
HACK Fund

Jonathan Nelson, Managing Director, HACK Fund

Jonathan Nelson is the CEO and Co-founder of Hackers/Founders, a global tech founders co-operative. Jonathan helped achieve $600M portfolio market cap in the first 5 years. Member of SEC Advisory Committee for Capital Formation for Small and Emerging Business. Board member of Wilson Center for Public Policy, Latin America. Jonathan’s vision includes moving economies, reducing poverty, and improving life for tech founders around the world.

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TNSY 2018 @ 17:00

Exploring the D’s of disruption – democratization, disintermediation, datafication and decentralization

  • Democratization of investment research – does crowdsourcing earnings estimates from anonymous contributors, professionals and non-professionals from the buy-side, sell-side and academia lead to more accurate forecasting than traditional sell-side research?
  • Data democracy – is the trend toward equal access to information eroding alpha? If so, how can active managers pivot to regain a competitive edge?
  • Real-time information – how are social networks, blogs and other digital mediums offering instantaneous access to news and information filling a void left by traditional investment research?
  • Overcoming blockchain’s kryptonite – what are the most promising solutions to the scalability problem posed by the decentralized structure of distributed ledgers?
  • Canary in the crypto mine – how can technologists, policymakers and capital markets leaders address the ever-increasing electricity/compute/e¬nergy resources being consumed by proof-of-work mining operations?
  • Mining centralization – are you concerned about a potential hidden power structured created by industrial mining pools driving network centralization?
last published: 20/Aug/18 19:55 GMT

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