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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 0
Total 99

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Company Type: Company

Areas of Expertise

Blockchain 36.76
Cryptocurrency 37.57
Emerging Technology
Fintech 35.51

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1 Book
Blockchain 101: Fundamentals of a New Economy
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 Miscellaneous
The New Trust Economy Podcast
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, Digital Disruption, Innovation



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