Eli Jawad Ansari | Head Of Blockchain Investment Banking And Managing Director
Boustead Securities

Eli Jawad Ansari, Head Of Blockchain Investment Banking And Managing Director, Boustead Securities

Eli is Head of Blockchain Investment Banking and a Managing Director at Boustead Securities (FINRA member and SEC Registered Broker Dealer) advising Blockchain companies on strategizing and executing Security Token Offerings. Eli is also a Managing Partner at Boustead Capital Partners, an institutional digital asset management firm focused investments in blockchain tech, digital currency, tokens and crypto assets.
Previously, in his role as the Chief Investment Officer at Miven Family Office, Mr. Ansari helped build and manage a diversified global investment portfolio. Mr. Ansari was also the founding CEO and CIO of Corporate Metrix, a diversified multifamily office investment firm, where he led the global client investment management and practice development. Mr. Ansari was also a Venture Partner at Skyline/Irvine Ventures, an early stage VC firm. Private / early investments made by through these firms include* ProofPoint (Nasdaq: PFPT), A10 Networks (Nasdaq: ATEN), NextCard, Tzero (acquired by MicroChip), ZeroG (acquired by NDS Surgical), Vivasoft (acquired by Yahoo!), Mobile Automation (acquired by iPass), as well as in Venture Capital and Private Equity funds including KPCB, Greylock, Sequoia, Accel, Foundation, Silver Lake Partners, Elevation Capital, Affinity Capital and IDG.
Eli holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 63 and 65 licenses registered through Boustead Securities, LLC, as well as Life & Health Insurance and Real Estate Salesperson licenses.


Seamless ME 2019 day 2 @ 11:20

PANEL: Embracing blockchain: don’t be left behind

  • From theory to practice with blockchain banking projects
  • Identifying the initial avenues that blockchain would improve e.g. X-border
  • Developing infrastructures to support new assets and payment systems based on blockchain
  • Building relationships with regulators ready to implement blockchain
  • Overcoming the obstacles; privacy, integration, regulation, scalability
last published: 15/Apr/19 13:15 GMT

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