block X Bank & Co
block X Bank & Co
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Block X Bank& Company is a boutique investment consulting company specializes in helping build blockchain projects
George Popescu, Managing partner
George is presently the managing partner of Block X Bank, the co-founder and CEO of Lampix, and the founder and editor in chief of Lending Times.
Lampix is a glass-less augmented reality and smart surface company based in New York. Among 50 other AR/VR companies who participated from worldwide, Lampix won the best AR/VR startup from the SXSW festival! SXSW Interactive, according to a festival organizer Louis Black, "has probably been the biggest of its kind in the world" since 2007. Lampix raised 40912 ETH ( about $14.2mil at raise time) in August 2017.
George am as well an advisor of First Blood, an eSports-Blockchain company, and Chairman of the Board of Advisors for Gatecoin, a blockchain asset exchange in HK. George also advises about 12 other companies in finance.
George is also the founder, CEO and Editor in Chief of Lending Times, a media company in the peer-to-peer, marketplace and online lending space. Lending Times has won the Best Journalist Coverage from the LendIt Industry Awards on Tuesday, March 9th, 2017. The other nominees were Reuters, Business Insider, deBanked, Bankless Times and Tradestreaming. The award was earned for “the journalist who has provided the most insightful and original coverage about lending innovation and fintech.”
Previously George have been a partner in LunaCap Ventures, a hybrid early stage growth capital fund.
George sold and exited his most successful company, Boston Technologies (BT) group, in 2014. BT was a technology, market maker, high-frequency trading and inter-broker broker-dealer in the FX Spot, precious metals and CFDs space company. George was the Founder and CEO and he boot-strapped it from $0 to a $20+ million in revenue without any equity investment. BT was the #1 fastest growing company in Boston in 2011 according to the Boston Business Journal and the only company being in top 10 fastest in 2012-13 as it was #5 in 2012. BT has been on the Inc. 500/5000 list of fastest growing companies in the US for 4 years in a row ( #143, #373, #897 and #1270). After the sale George was Head-of-Strategy for Currency Mountain ( www.currencymountain.com ), a USD 100 million+ holding company focused on retail and medium institutional currencies.
Over the last 10 years, George founded multiple companies in online lending, craft beer brewery, exotic sports car rental space, hedge funds, peer-reviewed scientific journal, etc. George advised 30+ early stage start-ups in different fields. George was also a mentor at MIT’s Venture Mentoring Services and Techstars Fintech in NY.
Previously George obtained 3 Master's Degrees: a Master's of Science from MIT working on 3D printing, a Master’s in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Supelec, France and a Master's in Nanosciences from Paris XI University. My scientific career led to about 10 publications and patents.
On the business side, Boston Business Journal has named George in the top 40 under 40 in 2012 in recognition of his business achievements.
George am originally from Romania and grew up in Paris, France. He lives in New York.
Our complete team is composed of 3 full time members focused on funds relations, events creation and influencer marketing and numerous partners focused on online marketing, various local geographical partners, bounty campaigns, etc. In total about a dozen entities and people work with us daily on our projects to promote our campaigns.
In addition we have close partnerships on legal needs, tax work, smart contract writing and auditing, white paper writing and editing, KYC, AML, translations in 7+ languages, etc.
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Address: 1412 Broadway, New York, NY, 10036, USA