Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies Seminar Series

Date(s) - 07/26/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

IIT Stuart School of Business

Hosted by

FinTank’s — Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies Seminar Series

Thu, July 26, 2018 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

FinTank’s Monthly Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Seminar in Partnership with Illinois Institute of Technology’s Stuart School of Business.

This session will be held at the IIT location — 565 W. Adams

Zach Smolinski – Host / Program Moderator

Zach Smolinski is an attorney with a strong interest in emerging technologies. His practice, Smolinski Law, helps clients with a wide variety of tech law matters. Mr. Smolinski’s practice areas include the evaluation and negotiation of license agreements and cloud services contracts, IP due diligence for investors and purchasers, and working with company founders and executives to optimize their companies’ approaches to intellectual property.

Mr. Smolinski is a registered patent attorney with a background in physics and he frequently speaks on intellectual property matters of importance to founders, executives, and investors of technology-focused companies. Working with FinTank, he coordinates this monthly Blockchain series to provide a regular forum for discussion and collaboration within the Chicago blockchain community.

Wulf Kaal – Co-Host

Wulf Kaal is a leading expert at the intersection of law, business, and technology. His research focuses on blockchain technology innovation, smart contracts, cryptocurrencies, and ICOs. Kaal is an adviser to European and American crypto startups and venture capital funds. Before entering the academy, he was associated with Cravath, Swain & Moore LLP, in New York, and Goldman Sachs in London, UK.