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Genesis Block’s mission is to realize the disruptive potential of blockchain
and foster its growth and adoption in every aspect of life.

Genesis Block provides strategic business and regulatory advisory, financial services, and technology solutions to companies seeking to leverage blockchain technology in their core business and capital strategy. Our mission is to realize the disruptive potential of blockchain and foster its growth and adoption in every aspect of life.

Advisory

Strategic and regulatory advisory to help you leverage blockchain technology in your core business and capital strategy
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Financial Services

Digital asset financial services through our broker-dealer affiliate for compliance with U.S. securities laws
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Technology

DApp solutions and custom development services to unlock the power of blockchain technology in your company
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Top News

AxiomLevel Technologies Launches Investor Onboarding Platform

Congratulations to our technology affiliate, AxiomLevel Technologies, on their launch of an Investor Onboarding Platform, a comprehensive solution for investor registration, verification and management. AxiomLevel’s platform is one of the first to integrate regulatory compliant Know Your Customer (KYC), Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Accredited Investor verification with a global whitelisting solution for digital wallets. Read more

AxiomLevel Technologies

Will AxiomLevel’s New Investor Onboarding Platform Open the Floodgates to Crypto Investing?

“The slow trickle of traditional investment into the crypto market may turn into a flood if a new platform launched by blockchain services provider AxiomLevel Technologies makes its desired impact,” reports Jimmy Aki in Bitcoin Magazine. Aki goes on to discuss the groundbreaking potential of the new platform, stating, “AxiomLevel wants to accelerate adoption [of the crypto market] by clearing up the regulatory fog for traditional investors and encouraging the space to submit to regulations more readily.” Read more

Looking for Liquidity?

Blockchain projects often find themselves with a substantial supply of BTC, ETH and BCH, but with few (if any) straightforward and cost-effective options for liquidity. If this sounds familiar, our broker-dealer affiliate can help. Learn more

Helping blockchain projects find liquidyt

4 Reasons to Tokenize Equity

So you need to raise capital, and you’re thinking of going digital. You’re not alone. Security token offerings take all that is good about blockchain and cryptocurrency, and wrap it up in a regulated package that is compliant with securities regulations and laws. “Tokenization of equity is poised to disrupt the world of traditional finance, and what we’re seeing now may very well be the beginning of how capital will be raised in the future,” says Genesis Block co-founder Lee Schneider. Read on

GB Capital Markets Joins Forces With BlockEx

Genesis Block is pleased to announce a new strategic collaboration between our broker-dealer affiliate, GB Capital Markets Inc., and BlockEx, a digital asset exchange provider for institutional-grade financial markets participants. The two companies have joined forces to provide issuers with access to the BlockExMarkets.com exchange platform in order to accept U.S. institutional customers in a compliant manner ...   Read more

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Latest Podcasts

Appetite for Disruption

Former SEC Commissioner on the Theory Behind Regulatory Decisions

In the second half of our conversation with former SEC Commissioner Michael Piwowar, Genesis Block co-founder Lee Schneider and his co-host, former SEC Commisioner Troy Paredes, broadened the discussion to cover some theories of regulation and considerations for regulatory decisions. They also discussed various areas within FinTech that Commissioner Piwowar finds interesting, including the “Bootleggers and Baptists” theory of public choice economics first put forth by economist Bruce Yandle. Listen in

What Made the SEC Deny a Bitcoin ETF?

Shortly after the end of his tenure as an SEC Commissioner, Michael Piwowar joined Lee and Troy, for a conversation on FinTech, blockchain and regulation. In the first half of the conversation, he talks about the SEC’s recent denial of a bitcoin ETF and some of the considerations that may have been at play. Listen in

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This Weekend

Saturday & Sunday, Sep 22-23
EOS Global Hackathon
London, England

Genesis Block co-founder Lee Schneider will be one of the judges at the EOS Global Hackathon. The event is part of a series that is designed to find and give a platform to the most visionary architects of decentralization out there and put the best applications under the spotlight.


Upcoming Events

Sep-26-2018
Blockchain Live
London, England

Genesis Block co-founder Lee Schneider will speaking at Blockchain Live, a one-day exhibition that brings together innovators, influencers and investors in blockchain and distributed ledger technology. Expect lively discussion and debate on issues such as regulation, standardization, the future of a blockchain-enabled world, and how business should seek to operate within it.

Oct-16-2018
Women Leading Series:
Leaders in Blockchain
New York, New York

If you’re wondering where all the women in blockchain are, look no further than the Women Leading Series: Leaders in Blockchain panel discussion on October 16. Genesis Block general counsel Cathy Yoon will be joined by Emma Channing of Satis Group, Wendy Callaghan of AIG, and Joyce Lai of Consensys, to discuss recent developments in blockchain technology, including its wide-ranging impact and its evolving legal and regulatory landscape.


BX3 Capital Crypto Investor Summit
Greenwich, Connecticut

BX3 Capital Crypto Investor Summit

Scott Rothman, president of our broker-dealer affiliate (right), at the BX3 Capital Crypto Investor Summit with Kyle Asman, summit host and co-founder of BX3 Capital (left). Tailored to companies looking to grow their networks and raise capital in a regulatory compliant manner, the summit was an invitation-only one-day forum for blockchain projects and investors.

Token Fest:
The Business of Blockchain
Boston, Massachusetts

Token Fest

Genesis Block co-founder Sam Proctor (center) and strategic advisory manager Steve Harris (right) at Token Fest with Jon Najarian, founder of Investitute and TCB Productions (left). Token Fest is a premier networking event focused on the business and technology of tokenization and the state of the token-based economy.

CFA Society’s Annual Blockchain Conference
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CryptoMondays/Israeli Tech Meetup
New York, New York

CFA Society Annual Blockchain Conference

Blockchain and cryptocurrency are “are no passing fad,” says the CFA Institute, and Ed McCarthy from our investment banking team heartily agrees. Ed attended the CFA Society’s 2nd Annual Blockchain Conference to discuss the current blockchain and cryptocurrency landscape, then headed over to a special CryptoMondays/Israeli Tech MeetUp to hear about Israeli startups in the New York Crypto/Blockchain Industry.


Meet the Team


Lee A. Schneider

Lee A. Schneider
Co-founder

M. Raleigh Harbour

M. Raleigh Harbour
Co-founder

Samuel E. Proctor

Samuel E. Proctor
Co-founder

Sean McGoldrick

Sean McGoldrick
Co-founder

Dan Jones

Dan Jones
Strategic Advisory Manager

Scott Rothman

Scott Rothman
Strategic Advisory Manager &
President of GB Capital Markets Inc.

Cathy Yoon

Cathy Yoon
General Counsel