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Herwig Konings – Founding Partner and CEO, Security Token Group Herwig is a serial entrepreneur in the fintech and crowdfunding space. In 2013, he founded InvestReady, a leading compliance technology company that provides investor verification software for crowdfunding portals, issuance platforms, and exchanges featuring clients such as Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Securitize, and Juniper Square. Herwig is also a board member and the former managing director of the Miami Venture Capital Association, where he helped new fund managers and existing institutional investors and family offices with deal flow, resources, contacts, and best practices for launching and managing VC funds. After advising one of the first Security Token Offerings in history in 2017, Herwig founded Security Token Group, a company that provides financial media, tokenization consulting, and investment products using blockchain technology.

Alec Beckman joins STA as the head of consulting and brings a variety of knowledge and skills to the team. Alec started in the Real Estate industry after attending Penn State University working for commercial brokerage Marcus and Millichap. In 2017, Alec started a blockchain consulting company which was acquired by Transfer Agent, Vertalo in 2020 after a successful tokenization project of a $300m real estate fund. For two years, Alec was the director of business development at Vertalo where he booked > $1,000,000 in revenue. Additionally, he created and led Vertalo’s real estate vertical. Alec has been in the crypto/blockchain space since 2015 and co-founded both a crypto fund and cryptocurrency that still are active today. Alec brings a technical focus to the team in evaluating third party providers.

*E – explicit language may be used in this podcast.