Learning from Great Crypto Minds

The participants of the CV Labs incubation program are tapping into the knowledge of bright minds. More to come.


Simona Fontana // CEO Mimic

Simona, CEO of Mimic, has a background in Investment Banking and M&A Consulting, having worked at J.P. Morgan in London and EY in Milan. She has graduated in Finance from Bocconi University in 2016. She has contributed to Friendz ICO, launched in March 2018, taking care of the white paper development, financial aspects, media communication and investor relations.

Nathan Chandra // Co-Founder and CSO Buttrfly

Nathan Chandra is a Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Buttrfly. Mr. Chandra has been working in technology for 10+ years  and  was  formerly the founder and COO of WeLink, a Silicon Valley-based social data company that processes billions of social  posts for public safety. Nathan was a songwriter/artist and has been featured on records that have sold more than 2M copies, alongside artists like  2Pac, Will.I.AM, Babyface, and Jon  B.



Patrick Schueffel //

Patrick  Schueffel  is  adjunct  professor  at  Fribourgs  School  of  Management  in  Switzerland  and  the  schools Liaison  Officer  in  Singapore.  His  research  focus  is  on  Banking,  Finance  and  Entrepreneurship.  He  works  as  an  advisor  in  the  Crypto  world  and  was  LATOKEN’s  Director  of  Regional  Development  in  Southeast  Asia  and  established  the  firms  business  in  Singapore.

Ramon Recuero // Serial Entrepreneur, ex-Ycombinator

Serial Entrepreneur & Maker. Ramón has spent a decade in the US building products for Zynga, Moz, and YC. Before that, he founded Netgamix, a user-generated trivia platform that reached more than 100K MAU. Ramón is now focused on crypto, consulting for projects that integrate the promise of decentralization within products that customers want.



Mona El Isa // CEO Melonport

Former star-trader at Goldman Sachs, promoted to Vice President by the age of 26 and made the “top 30 under 30” list in Trader Magazine in 2008 and Forbes Magazine in 2011 after profitably trading the 2008 and 2011 crashes. Moved to Geneva-based macro fund Jabre Capital in 2011, before deciding in 2014 that the future of finance lay in blockchain technology. She studied Economics & Statistics at the University College London.


Michael DaCosta Babb // SALES DIRECTOR

Michael works in the creative and innovation industries. He currently Group VP of Keybox and is an advisor for various tech businesses & accelerators across all sectors including Generic Robotics, Active Ledger and Engager. He is also a Tech London Advocate. Michael is also a mentor of MIT Portugal, Start Up Lisboa, The Lisbon Challenge and a founder jury member of the European Commission @Diversity Culture Technology competition.

Nicole Anderson // Managing Partner Redsand Partners

Nicole is Managing Partner of Redsand, specialists in designing and building Blockchain powered tokenised business models, platforms and economies. She acts as an investment (corporate venture, VC, family office and ICO) advisor. And voted Innovator of the Year, 2017 by the South African Chamber of Commerce,  Top 100 Women in FinTech 2016 by Innovate Finance.


Guenther Dobrauz // Lawyer, VC Investor, Disruption Disciple, Author and Exponential Technologies Enthusiast

A Partner at PwC Zurich and Leader of PwC Legal Switzerland and a member of PwC’s Global Legal Leadership Team directing the firm’s global legal practice with 4000+ lawyers in 90+ countries. He and his team are building the law firm of the future. Every day. Prior to this he was a successful Venture Capitalist, served as in-house counsel at an international hedge fund and practised in court and with a leading business law firm.


Stephan Karpischek //

Stephan Karpischek is co-founder of Etherisc which develops decentralized insurance applications based on Ethereum smart contracts. Etherisc's Flight Delay Dapp is one of the first licensed decentralized insurance applications.  Stephan has more than 20 years experience with Internet businesses working with digital currencies since 2008. Stephan holds a PhD in Information Management from ETH Zürich.