Lugano (Switzerland) – May 4, 2018

Coinnect SA announced today that LDJ Capital Chairman, David Drake, had joined its board of advisors.

David Drake ( is the Founder and Chairman at LDJ Capital, a multi-family office which maintains over 50+ global directors and family office partners. He is a pioneer in the cryptocurrency industry, as he collaborated on the JOBS Act in 2011 to create new laws underlying all fundraising in the U.S. for all ICOs. Drake runs a $200M LDJ Cayman Fund focused on cryptocurrency, mining, and ICO acquisitions. Previously, he held a majority stake as a Managing Partner with Robert Hambrecht in an Alternative Energy Fund NewCommons Capital 2009-2010. Drake has been involved in TMT (technology, media, telecoms), realty, hospitality, cleantech, energy, and social impact investments for more than 20 years. His investment, The Soho Loft Media Group, produces and sponsors over 200 global conferences annually. He is an international speaker and writer on financial innovation.

Drake has advised some of the most successful blockchain startups and ICOs including Naga, Pecunio, Ambrosus, Shopin, Friendz, and Universa. At present, he is ranked #1 Advisor by ICO Bench.

Drake commented:

“Coinnect is developing a disruptive sharing economy platform leveraging blockchain to innovate and allow direct interactions and exchange of services. Blockchain has enabled a new class of P2P platforms: direct cross-border payments, no platform fees, support for the “unbanked”, and trusted informations. These are just some elements of the innovations we will see in this field. I’m excited that what has been argued by experts like Vitalik Buterin and Don Dapscott regarding sharing economy and blockchain, is now becoming reality.”

Massimiliano Rijllo, CEO of Coinnect, expressed his pleasure for David’s addition to the Board:

“We are really happy about this partnership and start working with David and all the LDJ Capital Team. Their experience is unique in the Blockchain and ICOs industry having worked with so many successful projects, family offices, Crypto funds, and investors. We are confident David and his team will help Coinnect to gain global exposure and establish relations with some of the most important leaders and investors in the industry”.

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