Anthony Di Iorio

Co-Founder at Ethereum

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Anthony Di Iorio is the founder and CEO of Decentral and Jaxx, as well as an early co-founder of Ethereum and a technical expert and thought leader in the industry. Over the past thirty years, he has founded over a dozen companies and invested millions of dollars in various industries, including blockchain. In late 2013, he funded and participated in the founding of Ethereum. Currently, he is the founder and CEO of Decentral, an innovation center and software development company based in Toronto, focusing on distributed technology. Decentral is the manufacturer of the digital asset platforms Jaxx Classic and Jaxx Liberty. He is knowledgeable in cryptocurrency, blockchain, finance, and business, and currently serves as an advisor to 15 companies. As the Chief Digital Officer of the TMX Group, the parent company of Canada's largest stock exchange, he is exploring ways to make exchanges operate more efficiently through blockchain technology. He has served as a lecturer in the Master's program in digital currencies at the University of Nicosia and has taught related courses at the University of Toronto Law School.

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Investments

Name
Round
Valuation
Amount
Date
Seed -- $ 0.52 M
Aug 01, 2017
Pre-A -- $ 3.5 M
May 23, 2017
-- -- $ 1 M
Jan 09, 2017
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