Press Release

Los Angeles, CA — August 3, 2020 —  The largest gathering of decentralized finance (DeFi) enthusiasts unite online this Thursday, August 6th from 8 AM to 3 PM PDT, at the inaugural Global DeFi Summit, hosted by Los Angeles-based blockchain venture studio Draper Goren Holm. There has never been a more substantial amount of influential leaders in DeFi to take one stage at any conference other than the Global DeFi Summit. Register for free today.

The event hosts over 30 international decentralized finance (DeFi) leaders to share breaking announcements, their knowledge, expertise, and direction for how they envision the future of global finance. Free for all, the one-day event provides a platform for the blockchain industry that fosters exposure, education, collaboration, building, and development for the distributed finance sector. 

Listen and learn from the brightest in DeFi including Chainlink’s Co-Founder, Sergey Nazarov, Tezos’s Co-Founder, Arthur Breitman, MakerDAO’s COO and President, Steven Becker, Morgan Creek Digital’s Co-Founder & Partner, Anthony Pompliano, Aave’s Founder and CEO, Stani Kulechov, Cointelegraph's Senior News Editor, Alex Cohen, Synthetix’s Founder, Kain Warwick, DeFi Money Market Foundation’s Co-Founder, Greg Keough, Totle’s CEO, David Bleznak, as well as a promising lineup of other leading blockchain companies such as LunarCRUSH, Coinsquad, Degens, CasperLabs, ConsenSys, Open Relay, 0x, Set Protocol, Bullionix, Bancor Network, Ren Protocol, Opium, 1inch Exchange, IDEX, and much more! 

Furthermore, breaking announcements arising from Draper Goren Holm, CasperLabs, Open Rely,, and Vertalo, will be made the morning of August 6th exclusively at the conference, allowing attendees to watch significate news unravel live from the comfort of their home. 

Topics will cover everything from open finance, yield farming, smart contract solutions, blockchain, cryptocurrency, and protocols to overcoming obstacles, regulation, and what we need to do as a community at large to achieve global adoption. Additionally, summit speakers will answer and define the exact reason why decentralized finance is seeing such rapid growth, particularly as many people climb through 2020’s overwhelming trenches. 

“Launching The Global DeFi Summit is our way of celebrating the next evolution of global finance,” says Alon Goren, Founding Partner of Draper Goren Holm. “As early-stage blockchain investors, we’re always looking to learn more and to educate the masses about this new revolution that’s taking precedence right now, so what better way to do that than by hosting some of the brightest minds pushing DeFi forward.”

Josef Holm, Founding Partner of Draper Goren Holm and Co-Organizer of the Global DeFi Summit, adds, “Bringing together Chainlink, DMM, MakerDAO, Tezos and more under one roof is something to be excited about. These companies are defining the next wave of finance.”

Register now for the Global DeFi Summit and join thousands of DeFi curious-minded individuals to learn why decentralized finance will create a greater means of inclusivity and transparency for the future of money.

About Draper Goren Holm

Draper Goren Holm, a partnership between Tim Draper, Alon Goren, and Josef Holm, is a venture studio focused on accelerating and incubating early-stage blockchain and fintech startups, while simultaneously producing leading blockchain and cryptocurrency events, Security Token Summit, Blockchain & Booze, Global DeFi Summit, and LA Blockchain Summit. Portfolio companies include Totle, Ownera, Innovesta, LunarCrush, Degens, Giftz, Vertalo, Coinsquad, CasperLabs, Element Zero, DeFi Money Market, and more.

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