Managing Director of HACK Fund, a liquid venture fund on the blockchain, Jonathan Nelson, former member of SEC Advisory Committee and board member of Wilson Center for Public Policy, Latin America, is now CEO at Hackers/Founders, a global tech founders co-operative. This venture-capital fund on the blockchain uses digital share certificates to get funding to early-stage startups, with the final aim of growing economies and reduce poverty by making life suck 34% less for tech founders in Silicon Valley and around the world.
Since its foundation, Jonathan helped achieve $600M portfolio market cap in the first 5 years with the vision of moving economies, reducing poverty, and improving life for tech founders around the world. Jonathan worked with the White House and Mayor Bloomberg's administration to promote Startup Visa, and comprehensive immigration reform, and aims to change how the world invests in global startups via blockchain stock certificates.
In the spirit of H/F’s community roots, founders literally have a stake in each other’s success, since they receive a piece of equity from each of their fellow companies. This high-risk investment idea reflect the braveness of Jonathan that disrupted the market creating an alternative intriguing way to get seed funding to startups.