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30 November 2017

MJ Hudson Fund Management Solutions Tech Innovation Seminar

Date Thursday 30 November 2017 Time 6:30pm Key Contacts
Location Gieves & Hawkes,
No.1 Savile Row,


MJ Hudson Fund Management Solutions is holding an evening seminar and networking event on 30th November 2017.

The event will discuss tech innovation across all sectors through a panel discussion moderated by Bobby Console-Verma of MJ Hudson FMS, with speakers including Mark Whitcroft of Illuminate Financial, Adam Leonard of Blockex, Richard Skaif of YOVO, Alexandre Covello of Angelscube & Yohan Turpin of Angel Investor.

The event will be held at the esteemed tailors, Gieves and Hawkes and sponsored by Castle Trust, Fyrsst and Lockton Companies.


6:30pm Registration and Refreshments
7:00pm Welcome Address Bobby Console-Verma, Managing Director, MJ Hudson Fund Management Solutions
7:10pm Introduction to Gieves and Hawkes James Wall,  Head of Marketing, Gieves and Hawkes 
7:20pm Panel Discussion: 'The Rise of the Machine' An enlightening panel discussion on the rise of digital currencies, ICOs, Fintech, Regtech and the experiences of investing in this space. This will be followed by questions from the audience.

Moderator: Bobby Console-Verma, MJ Hudson Fund Management Solutions

Bobby is a C-suite executive with over 25 years’ experience at top tier investment banks and brokerage firms including Credit Suisse First Boston, Nomura, Credit Trade and Private Equity funds. He has significant experience in Private Equity, Real Estate, Capital Markets & Hedge Funds. He has managed funds in multiple jurisdictions including Luxembourg, Mauritius, Cayman, Bermuda and sub Saharan Africa. He holds a BEng in Aeronautical Engineering and a MSI diploma specializing in Bond Markets, Futures & Options and Portfolio Management.


Mark Whitcroft – Illuminate Financial

Mark Whitcroft is a Founding Partner at Illuminate Financial, a London-based venture capital firm with global mandate, exclusively focused on financial technology that benefits capital markets participants.

Adam Leonard – CEO, Blockex

With 20 years of Payments, Ad-Tech and Fintech experience, Adam has had lead the build of several award winning platforms in the Ad-Tech and Gaming Space and has been solely focused on Fintech since 2011 after discovering Cryptocurrencies.

Richard Skaife – CEO, YOVO

CEO & Co Founder - YOVO Mobile. The world’s first Tokenised Mobile Network Operator. The mobile network that pays you! Richard is a 20 year old veteran of the mobile and venture space and has also co founded Digipill and Pollen VC.

Alexandre Covello – CEO, Angelscube

Alexandre is an active tech investor and startup mentor. He is the Founder and CEO of AngelsCube, an innovative investment platform dedicated to institutional investors focused on technology investments. He was previously a Member of the Board of the Harvard Business School Angels Club of London where he co-chaired the screening committee.

Yoann Turpin – Angel Investor

Yoann is an angel investor who invests in start-ups in the fin-tech, renewable energy solutions and e-commerce solutions spaces. Yoann has developed a wide range of directional and market-neutral strategies for the cash equity/indices/fixed-income and the FX environments. 
7:45pm Networking Drinks
9:30pm Seminar Ends