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Monika Proffitt

Managing Partner at Weild & Co.

New York, United States

Monika Proffitt is the Founder of Rise Markets and Managing Partner at Weild & Co. in New York City, working on private raises in the sectors of renewable energy, real estate, media, blockchain/DLT applications, and Security Token Offerings.

Monika is a nationally-recognized financial speaker and serial entrepreneur, as well as the author of the book Blockchain 101. She co-hosts a podcast with Inc. Magazine, The New Trust Economy, available on Spotify, iTunes, etc., and serves as a resource for Inc. Magazine, Forbes, Nikkei, Vogue, Venturebeat, Hackernoon, GritDaily. She has spoken at MIT, Princeton, Notre Dame, and other universities throughout the US and Europe on topics such as the value of cultural capital, access-driven economic structures, regulations and laws that affect the financial industry, and how to bring sustainable impact to any business.

Available For: Advising, Consulting, Speaking
Travels From: New York
Speaking Topics: Blockchain, Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), Cryptocurrency, Fintech, Social Impact, Investing.

Monika Proffitt Points
Academic 0
Author 60
Influencer 39
Speaker 0
Entrepreneur 20
Total 119

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Company Type: Company

Areas of Expertise

Blockchain 37.90
Cryptocurrency 40.09
Emerging Technology
Entrepreneurship
FinTech 34.78
Innovation
Leadership
Social
Startups
Sustainability
Digital Disruption
Renewable Energy 34.18

Industry Experience

Publications

1 Book
Blockchain 101: Fundamentals of a New Economy
Amazon
October 01, 2018
Blockchain 101 explains in simple, easy to digest terms, the fundamentals of blockchain technology, cryptocurrency, "tokenomics," and the growing impact of these things in all sectors of the global economy.If you are wondering what all of the hype is about, or wanting to learn what new opportunities will soon be available to the everyday investor, this book is the place to start.

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Tags: Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, FinTech

1 Founder
Rise Markets
Rise Markets
August 01, 2016
Rise Housing is a social impact company using cryptocurrency (RSE) to tokenize buildings. Our platform allows tenants and every day investors to be able to buy equity in real estate, one token at a time, without any lending or interest rates involved. Our platform creates liquidity for the current asset owners of large, multifamily buildings, without enduring the expense and wasted time of the traditional selling process. A currency is only as strong as its circulation and what it is backed by, and our security token will not only be used by large real estate investors looking for a leaner way to liquidate, but we are positioned to be in the hands of otherwise disengaged tenants and small investors, creating high transaction volume in a new global asset class

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Tags: Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Renewable Energy

1 Miscellaneous
The New Trust Economy Podcast
Podetize
December 04, 2018
Want to go beyond Blockchain as an industry buzzword and get beyond the technobabble? What is blockchain and what does cryptocurrency have to do with it? Why should we even care as citizens or entrepreneurs? The New Trust Economy podcast explores blockchain applications and how the tech is solving problems today, showing what is in use and what is possible, as well as highlighting the gaps in needs and opportunities. Co-hosts Monika Proffitt and Tracy Hazzard take a look at blockchain innovations through the lens of how it is broadening reach, value, and access for businesses in every vertical.

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Tags: Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Digital Disruption, Innovation

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