ICO Advisor, Tokenomist, Publisher, Writer
Founder of industry publication Blockchain News (EST 2015), partner at ICO services collective CryptoAsset Design Group ($500m+ and 50+ ICOs), director of education company Blockchain Partners (Oracle Partner) – Vancouver native Richard Kastelein is an award-winning publisher, innovation executive and entrepreneur. He sits on the advisory boards of some two dozen Blockchain startups and has written over 1500 articles on Blockchain technology and startups at Blockchain News and has also published articles on ICOs in Harvard Business Review and Venturebeat.
Ad honorem - Honorary Ph.D. - Chair Professor of Blockchain at China's first Blockchain University in Nanchang at the Jiangxi Ahead Institute of Software and Technology.
Over a half a decade experience judging some 1000+ innovation projects as an EU expert for the European Commission's SME Instrument programme as a startup assessor for UK government's Innovate UK division.
Kastelein has spoken at Blockchain events in Amsterdam, Antwerp, Barcelona, Beijing, Brussels, Bucharest, Dubai, Eindhoven, Gdansk, Groningen, the Hague, Helsinki, London, Manchester, Minsk, Nairobi, Nanchang, San Mateo, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Shanghai, Singapore, Tel Aviv, Utrecht, Venice, Visakhapatnam, Zwolle and Zurich.
Corre Medical - (Advisory), Femergy - (Advisory), Tymlez - (Advisory), MinersINC - (Advisory), Project Esse - (Advisory), Arteia - (Advisory), Smart City - (Advisory), iCasting - (Advisory), CoinAnalyst - (Advisory) , Sportsfix - (Advisory) , Mulechain - (Advisory), Peeke - (Advisory), Koios AI - (Advisory), DNATix - (Advisory), Iolite Labs - (Advisory), Evident Proof - (Advisory), Decentralized Pictures - (Core Team and Advisory), Mowjow - (Advisory), XAYA - (Advisory), Conto Network - (Advisory), Skycoin - (Advisory), Metalicoin - (Advisory)