We are building a Next-Generation Sharing Economy Platform for Live Services. Leveraging Blockchain and Crypto Tokens our model allow a real global ecosystem to freely exchange services, values, talents.
Please find below more details about our Team and Advisory Board, we will release soon more informations about our Platform.LEARN MORE
Coinnect is an integrated platform to Search, Book and Rate services but also to Live and Pay in real-time with our Crypto Token.
Integrated video communications features allows sharing live content in one-2-one and group sessions. Use Coinnect for your lessons, training, performances and any Live content. Share your value and receive payments in Crypto.Read MORE
Coinnect is built to disrupt traditional sharing economy platforms. We follow the principles of Blockchain and Crypto Economy to offer a new level of Trust and allows direct interactions without commissions.LEARN MORE
Saeed co-founded Alphabit Digital Currency Fund, one of the largest and most influencing global Crypto Investment Fund, he is Managing Director at Binary Financial an Investment management company focused on providing superior returns for its clients and partners in the Crypto Currency space. Saeed advised different successful ICOs and Blockchain start-ups, he has an extensive network of investors in the Crypto space both ultra-high net worth individuals and institutional investors. A fixed income and treasury specialist, and formerly an operations specialist, he worked for the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) one of the largest sovereign wealth fund since 2009, Saeed’s financial analysis, portfolio and cash management skills are well recognized in the financial industry within the UAE. Saeed holds a BSc degree in Statistics with Business Management from Kingston University.
Founder and Chairman at LDJ Capital, a multifamily office, and maintains over 50+ global directors and family office partners. Mr Drake is also a pioneer in the cryptocurrency industry, as he collaborated on the JOBS Act to create new laws underlying all fundraising in the U.S. for all ICOs in 2011. He runs a $200M LDJ Cayman Fund focused on cryptocurrency, mining and ICO acquisitions. Previously, he held a majority stake as a Managing Partner with Robert Hambrecht in an Alternative Energy Fund NewCommons Capital 2009-2010. Mr. Drake has been involved in TMT (technology, media, telecoms), realty, hospitality, cleantech, energy and social impact investments for more than 20 years. His investment, The Soho Loft Media Group, produces and sponsors over 200 global conferences annually and he is an international speaker and writer on financial innovation.
Italian-British Investment Lawyer and Corporate Executive. Avvocato in Italy, Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales, and Attorney at Law in New York. Chairman at SelectMilano, Board Member at Finlombarda Spa, Senior Adviser at Simmons&Simmons Law Firm. A regulatory expert, he advises banks, securities firms, investment managers, prime brokers, and hedge funds as well as private equity firms. He worked for Sullivan & Cromwell in New York and the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development in London. He was Head of Legal and Compliance for Italy, Cyprus, Greece, and Turkey at Blackrock. Graduated in Law at LUISS Guido Carli, Master of Laws from New York University School of Law, JD from Columbia University School of Law.
Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at SDA Bocconi School of Management. He has been teaching at International Business schools (Wharton School, Stern School of Business, HEC Paris, Steinbeis University Berlin, International Management Institute New Delhi, etc.). Independent Director of United Ventures and of large Technology, Media, Finance Companies. Strategic Advisors for large corporations and research institutions like CEFRIEL and Politecnico di Milano. Advisor at AbiLab(Italian Banking Association), Fondazione Telecom Italia, ANIE Confindustria, Assodigitale. Member of the Editorial Board at Harvard Business Review Italy. Contributor with economic op-ed and comments for international press and TVs, and coordinator of programs for radio broadcaster Radio24 – Il Sole 24 Ore.
Antonio Mele is a Professor of Finance at the Swiss Finance Institute based in Lugano (USI). He also spent a decade as Professor of Finance at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is the co-inventor of fixed income volatility counterparts to the equity VIX adopted by Chicago Board Options Exchange and S&P Dow Jones Indexes.
Brenden is Project Manager at Digital Capital Management (https://www.digital-capital-management.com/), a fund management company, focuses on managing investment portfolios of Cryptocurrency and early stage Blockchain Investing. CAM analyses and tracks what it views as the most promising technologies built on the blockchain. Its team has reviewed thousands of projects and developed a proprietary due diligence process for screening new ventures.
20 years of experience advising Italian and foreign companies in Mergers & Acquisitions as well as in Private Equity transactions. Advisory activity in Cryptocurrencies and ICO. Worked for 10 years at global law firms like Gianni Origoni Grippo & Partners and Linklaters. Co-founder and Managing Partner at Lance a network of independent advisors focusing on tax and legal services, capital solutions, restructuring and M&A with presence in Italy, UK and Germany. Italian mother tongue, Francesco speaks fluently English, German, French and basic Russian. Master of Laws at Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München.
Massimiliano has 15+ years of experience in Technology Start-ups, Sales, Channel Management, Business Development for IT and Cyber Security corporations including Sophos, Trend Micro, IBM, Palo Alto Networks. He had experiences as Software Developer and co-founded a Cyber Security startup in 2004. He covered different roles building Channel Organizations, cooperating with Large IT System Integrators, managing Sales of Cyber Security solutions to Top Enterprises, Banking and Finance customers. Massimiliano is a cryptocurrencies and blockchain enthusiast. Degree in Computer Science at University of Pisa, Oxford Blockchain Strategy Programme at Saïd Business School University of Oxford.
Massimo is a Technology, Business and Strategy Manager with experience in Start-ups and global IT corporations like Capgemini, TIBCO Software, Compuware, Informatica. He worked as Consultant in Enterprise Application Integration and Business Process Management projects for very large companies. He has an extensive experience in developing Alliances and Business Strategies for IT and Software vendors coordinating Sales, Channel, Marketing, Technical activities, leading multi-regional teams and areas like Italy, Eastern Europe, Turkey, Israel, Greece, Russia. He holds a Degree in Computer Science from University of Pisa.
Emanuele is a Technology and Software Development Management expert. He has 15+ years of experience in building innovative technologies from scratch, he worked for companies like Vodafone Automotive and was involved in a broad range of Software Development projects, Mobile, Web and Desktop applications, including large scale Software applications for Physical Security Operation Centers and Remote Monitoring of vehicles Security and Logistics. Emanuele is a crypto and blockchain enthusiast, he holds a Degree in Computer Science from University of Pisa and a Master Degree in Innovation from MIP-Politecnico di Milano.
+ 20 years of experience in Marketing within Telco and IT companies like Lucent Technologies, Ericsson, Level3, Morse, Oracle, Informatica. 10 of those years with international focus in EMEA markets living in Spain and Netherlands. Rosa Maria held senior roles developing Marketing strategies including digital channels, brand awareness, launch of new technology products and services.
Bachelor in Business Administration & Marketing (CESMA Business School). Post grades in Management (EOI Business School) and Digital Business (ISDI). Mentor in digital transformation for the Professional Women Network in Madrid.
Andrea has 15+ years of experience in Sales, Channel Management, Business Development working with large IT corporations like Intel, McAfee, IBM, SailPoint. He built partner organizations, cooperated with large System Integrators, managed sales of complex IT and Cyber Security solutions in Mid and Top Accounts. Degree in Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering at Politecnico di Milano, Business Insight Programme at London Business School.
Attilia has an extensive experience in Project Management and Consulting for Large Organizations, Telcos and Media, she worked for Capgemini, PWC Consulting, Deloitte, Portal Software, Business Integration Partners following customers like Fastweb, H3G, TIM, France Telecom, Vodafone, SKY, Mediaset providing consulting related to CRM, Billing and Project Management for the launch of new products on the Market. She holds a Degree in Computer Science from the University of Pisa.
Marco has a long experience in the Information Technology sector, he covered different project management and business roles in corporations like CSC, Informatica, Oracle.
Executive Master in Business Administration at MIP-Politecnico di Milano – Finance and Economy Course at Tongji University (China) – Management Course at Lucknow Indian Institute.
Alessandro is an expert in Human Resources management and Recruiting, he covered senior roles at Michael Page and was Head of Recruiting at EY Italy, managing 16 recruiters and 700+ talents onboarding per year. He is Founding Partner at Inplacement an advisory firm providing HR, Search and Selection services with focus on Finance and Technology.
Roberto spent 15 years in developing and managing e-learning platforms for Academic Institutions providing teaching to worldwide students attending remote Degrees and Master’s Degrees. He is an expert in project management and software development of Web platforms across different programming languages. He holds a Degree in Computer Science from University of Pisa.
Gerardo is a blockchain enthusiast and cryptocurrencies trader since 2014. He has a passion for innovation and background in Economy and Marketing. He holds a degree in Marketing Management from Bocconi University in Milan.
Malta – October 3rd 2018
Coinnect attended the Delta Summit, held in Malta 3-5 October 2018. The event was a great success with 4.000+ attendees from around the world and a huge interest for what Malta is doing to become a “Blockchain Island”. We had the opportunity to meet and discuss with some important influencers and leaders in the industry including Steve Tendon, Abdalla Kablan, Oliver La Rosa, Larry Sanger, Ian Gauci and many others including Binance team and CEO Changpeng Zhao.
Dubai – September 25, 2018
Coinnect attended the International Crypto Currencies Investment Congress in Dubai, 24-25 September. The event, organized by Agora Group, was an interesting format with 1-t0-1 meetings between companies and investors. During the 2 days we had the opportunity to meet and discuss with many industry experts and investors. The success of the event is a confirmation of how UAE is working hard in the Blockchain and Crypto and the commitment to become an international Hub for start-ups and enterprise working in these sectors.
Abu Dhabi — July 11th 2018
Coinnect SA announced today that Saeed Hareb Masood Al Darmaki had joined its board of advisors. Saeed is Co-founder of Alphabit Digital Currency Fund (https://www.alphabit.fund/), one of the largest and most influencing global Crypto Investment Fund, Managing Director at Binary Financial, Investment management company focused on providing superior returns for its clients and partners in the Crypto Currency space. Mr. Al Darmaki advised different successful ICOs and Blockchain start-ups, he has an extensive network of investors in the Crypto space both ultra-high net worth individuals and institutional investors. A fixed income and treasury specialist, and formerly an operations specialist, he worked for the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) one of the largest sovereign wealth fund since 2009, Saeed’s financial analysis, portfolio and cash management skills are well recognized in the financial industry within the UAE. Saeed holds a BSc degree in Statistics with Business Management from Kingston University.
Mr. Al Darmaki commented: “Coinnect is building a disruptive Sharing Economy platform powered by Blockchain with an innovative Business Model based on Crypto Tokens. They are working to enable people to share knowledge and talents in Live mode, be paid in real-time and without commissions. Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain will transform the Sharing Economy industry, I’m happy to cooperate with Coinnect and support the funding of this ambitious project”.
Massimiliano Rijllo, CEO of Coinnect, expressed his pleasure for this partnership: “Saeed is a recognized global leader in the Crypto Industry, he contributed to the creation of two leading global crypto institutional investors like Alphabit Digital Currency and Binary Financial. This is an important milestone for Coinnect and a strong endorsement for our vision and project. Saeed brings a unique industry knowledge and a global network of Crypto Investors, essentials elements for Coinnect development”.
Moscow – May 20, 2018
Coinnect attended the World Blockchain Summit in Moscow, 19-20 May.
Our CEO, Massimiliano Rijllo, has been appointed in the Board of Directors of the International Decentralized Association of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain (IDACB) and was invited to speak about the future of Blockchain during the opening session together with Maxim Chereshnev (International Secretary of IDACB), German Klimenko (Advisor of the President of Russia), Anatoly Aksakov (Chairman of the State Duma Commitee on Financial Markets, Michael Proper (CEO of Clear Center), Mohammad Shaheed Khan (Vice President Gulf International Bank), Thomas Balkizas (CEO Alpha Tech Capital).
New York – May 14, 2018
Coinnect attended Consensus 2018 in New York, 14-17 May.
Consensus is one of the largest and most important world event for Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies professionals. This year the event was a huge success in terms of attendees, more than 8.000 people attended the event confirming the big industry influence and leadership by Coindesk, the organisation behind Consensus. We had the opportunity to meet some of the most important and innovative companies in the field, Crypto Funds and VCs. The event was also a good opportunity to meet our Advisor David Drake and discuss about Coinnect strategy and roadmap.
Lugano (Switzerland) – May 4, 2018
Coinnect SA announced today that LDJ Capital Chairman, David Drake, had joined its board of advisors.
David Drake (http://www.ldjcapital.com/executive-team) is the Founder and Chairman at LDJ Capital, a multi-family office which maintains over 50+ global directors and family office partners. He is a pioneer in the cryptocurrency industry, as he collaborated on the JOBS Act in 2011 to create new laws underlying all fundraising in the U.S. for all ICOs. Drake runs a $200M LDJ Cayman Fund focused on cryptocurrency, mining, and ICO acquisitions. Previously, he held a majority stake as a Managing Partner with Robert Hambrecht in an Alternative Energy Fund NewCommons Capital 2009-2010. Drake has been involved in TMT (technology, media, telecoms), realty, hospitality, cleantech, energy, and social impact investments for more than 20 years. His investment, The Soho Loft Media Group, produces and sponsors over 200 global conferences annually. He is an international speaker and writer on financial innovation.
Drake has advised some of the most successful blockchain startups and ICOs including Naga, Pecunio, Ambrosus, Shopin, Friendz, and Universa. At present, he is ranked #1 Advisor by ICO Bench.
“Coinnect is developing a disruptive sharing economy platform leveraging blockchain to innovate and allow direct interactions and exchange of services. Blockchain has enabled a new class of P2P platforms: direct cross-border payments, no platform fees, support for the “unbanked”, and trusted informations. These are just some elements of the innovations we will see in this field. I’m excited that what has been argued by experts like Vitalik Buterin and Don Dapscott regarding sharing economy and blockchain, is now becoming reality.”
Massimiliano Rijllo, CEO of Coinnect, expressed his pleasure for David’s addition to the Board:
“We are really happy about this partnership and start working with David and all the LDJ Capital Team. Their experience is unique in the Blockchain and ICOs industry having worked with so many successful projects, family offices, Crypto funds, and investors. We are confident David and his team will help Coinnect to gain global exposure and establish relations with some of the most important leaders and investors in the industry”.
Dubai (UAE) – April 18, 2018
Coinnect attended the World Blockchain Forum in Dubai. This two-day conference was a very interesting event with participants from around the world including blockchain start-ups, investors, global leaders and experts. The focus was on Blockchain and Crypto innovations, ICOs, the evolution of the sector form a Technology and Investments point of view. The conference was lead by Moe Levin with speakers from private companies but also from leaders of UAE Government Organizations highlighting the role of UAE as a pioneer in Blockchain adoption and also as a new Crypto friendly ecosystem.
Zurich (Switzerland) – March 29, 2018
Coinnect attended the Crypto Summit 2018 in Zurich. The partecipation was broad with world class Blockchain leaders like Alex Tapscot (Blockchain Resarch Institute), Vinny Lingham (Civic), Oliver Bussman (Crypto Valley) and representatives from Banks, Crypto Companies, Venture Capitalists. The agenda included many topics regarding technology, investments, regulations and the role of Switzerland as a global Hub for the Crypto World.
Lugano (Switzerland) – 14th March 2018
We are glad to announce Bepi Pezzulli joined Coinnect Advisory Board.
Bepi Pezzulli is an Italian-British Investment Lawyer and Corporate Executive. Chairman at SelectMilano a liberal think-tank and business diplomacy initiative, Board Member at Finlombarda Spa, Senior Adviser at Simmons&Simmons Law Firm.
Aged 15, he joined the venerable “Nunziatella” Military Academy, as a cadet of the 1985-1988 class. Once left the army career, he transitioned into Law.
He graduated in Law at LUISS Guido Carli University of Rome in 1993.
Upon moving to New York, he received a Master of Laws from New York University School of Law in 1998. In the same year, he took up a position as attorney at law at the white shoe Wall Street firm of Sullivan & Cromwell, engaging in capital markets, investment management and M&A work. He subsequently earned a JD from Columbia University School of Law in 2003, where he was appointed a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. In the same year, he joined Shearman & Sterling, likewise working in capital markets, investment management and M&A.
Upon relocating to London, he was appointed treasury counsel at the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in 2007. He, then, joined Turning Point Consulting as Head of Legal and Compliance in 2009. Between 2011 and 2013, Pezzulli worked as a professor at John Cabot University in Rome. Between 2013-2015, worked at global investment manager BlackRock as Head of Legal and Compliance for Italy, Cyprus, Greece, and Turkey. In 2016, further expanding on a fin-tech expertise, Bepi Pezzulli joined Italiaonline, the largest digital media group in Italy, to lead the merger with Seat Pagine Gialle, which created the market leader in the digital advertising space and local marketing services for SMEs.
Pezzulli has been credited by Legal Community, TopLegal and Legal500 as the model legal risk manager, for being capable of achieving process optimisation and efficiency of service delivery via the application of quantitative management models to the provision of in-house legal services. He is listed in the GC Power List (Italy) 2016 and received the In-house Community Award as General Counsel of the year 2016.