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Shayne Coplan

Founder & CEO at Polymarket


Shayne Coplan is the founder and CEO of Polymarket.

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Seed -- $ 6 M
Feb 08
Seed -- $ 5.1 M
Sep 14, 2022
Seed -- $ 12.3 M
Sep 08, 2022
Seed -- $ 4.2 M
Nov 30, 2021
-- -- $ 2.2 M
Jun, 2021
Series A -- $ 7.5 M
May 06, 2021
Followers 14.22 K
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Mavis Xu

Mavis Xu is a Principal at Mirana Ventures, as well as a Venture Partner for Bybit and BitDAO. Prior to this role, she was a Senior Associate at Kraken Ventures, sourcing investments in FinTech and blockchain/crypto companies, and an Associate at Liberty City Ventures, investing in blockchain technology solutions and companies. Mavis also completed a capstone project with the sustainability team at Bloomberg Associates. She has a background in finance and holds a Bachelor's degree from New York University.

Dante Disparte

Dante Disparte is the Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Global Policy for Circle, a leading digital financial services firm building the most trusted treasury and payments infrastructure for the internet. Prior to joining Circle, Dante served as a founding executive of the Diem Association, leading public policy, communications, membership, and social impact. He has two decades of experience as an entrepreneur, business leader and global risk expert, most recently as founder and CEO of Risk Cooperative, a strategic risk advisory and insurance brokerage based in Washington. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School and holds an MSc. in Risk Management from the NYU Stern School of Business and a B.A. in International and Intercultural Studies from Goucher College. He is the co-author of “Global Risk Agility and Decision Making” (Macmillan, 2016) and was recognized as one of the 40 leaders under 40 by the Washington Business Journal and in the inaugural Powermeter 100 list.

Jason Wong

Jason Wong is a general partner at Leland Ventures. He graduated from New York University and Santa Clara University.

Sota Watanabe

Sota Watanabe is Co-founder at Staked and Astar Network. Previously, he used to work at Chronicled, a blockchain startup based in San Francisco. In 2022, he was selected Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia and Japan. In 2023, he was selected "100 Most Respected Japanese in the World" by Newsweek.

Ilya Veller

Ilya Veller is co-founder and CFO of Gear Technologies and has more than 20 years of experience working with high net worth individuals and global hedge funds at Renaissance Capital, Morgan Stanley and Bank of America. He is a graduate of New York University and Wisconsin Business School.

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Krish Chelikavada is the Co-Founder and CEO of 0xPass, a Venture Capital Fellow of DECODE, a Course Assistant at Stanford University, a Graduate Research Assistant at Stanford, a Product Manager at Microsoft, and a Software Engineer at Oracle. He holds a Master's degree in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Business.

Keon Kim

Keon Kim is a co-founder at 0xPass, a company working to bring frictionless UX to dApps. Previously, he was a software engineer at Uber, where he served as the backend lead for a driver incentive program called "Service Fee Incentives." Keon holds a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science from New York University.

Jiahui Fu

Jiahui Fu is the former Global Ecosystem Lead at Chainbase. She graduated from New York University and Zhejiang University.

Daniel Koshman

Daniel Koshman is the Founder and CEO of Omni X. Prior to working on the NFT platform, he studied Finance and Interactive Media at NYU, built immersive Shopify experiences and won the Chainlink 2021 Spring Hackathon with Xfolio, a mobile crypto wallet that natively supported trading of synthetic derivatives on-chain. Daniel's web3 journey began before the DeFi Summer of 2020, and the first batch of projects he built were a direct response to the demand for decentralized portfolio management and liquidity tracker tools from early on-chain explorers. Interoperability and seamless UX have always been at the heart of Daniel's ventures, and since gaining access to LayerZero Lab's Closed Beta over a year ago, he and the rest of the Omni X team have been hard at work creating the omnichain future of digital collectibles.

Steve Ellis

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