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First Block Capital Inc. is committed to helping investors capture the value to be derived from the disruptive technologies built on Blockchain technology.
They are the pioneering financial products that will connect capital with entrepreneurial opportunities all throughout the distributed ledger and cryptocurrency value chains.
Sean Clark, Founder & General Partner
Technology entrepreneur, President & Founder of SHOEme.ca, CRO & Co-Founder of Shoes.com, Regional Manager of Clearly Contacts Australia/New Zealand, Deloitte consultant. Holds MBA and BA from the University of British Columbia. 2015 BIV 40 Under Forty, 2016 STARTUP 50 Winner, 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Winner.
Marc van der Chijs, Founder & General Partner
Marc is a serial internet entrepreneur and investor in disruptive fintech companies and a Managing Partner at CrossPacific Capital. He is also the Founder of Tudou.com, Spil Games Asia, UnitedStyles, and Uvamo.com, Board of Dianrong.com. Corporate finance experience at Daimler for 7 years in Germany, Indonesia and China, Masters in Economics from Maastricht University.
Tom Kineshanko, Cofounder & Advisor
Tom is the Co-Founder of the first Bitcoin/Ether investment vehicle in Canada, one of the world’s first carbon credit companies, and Blockchain platform Walter.ai. Tom is an Alumnus of Singularity University, NUS in Singapore, and SFU and is a two-time Academic and Athletic All-American in Track & Field.
Andrew Csinger, Advisor
Dr. Csinger was Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of British Columbia, and Adjunct Professor in the Cognitive Systems Group, graduate of the INSEAD International Corporate Governance Program and is a Certified Bitcoin Professional (1df800).
Dr. Csinger holds several patents in internet security, biometrics, and related areas. Andrew received his Ph.D. and M.Sc. Degrees in Computer Science from the University of British Columbia.
Grahame Lyons, Advisor
Grahame is a Canadian investment fund industry pioneer with over 25 years finance experience, early adopter of major trends in mutual funds and ETFs, leading role in the growth and origination of many large well-known investment funds, senior leadership roles at Fidelity Investments and Barclays Global Investors. He is also the Founder of Arbutus Partners.