Brad Yasar is an entrepreneur, investor, mentor, and advisor with a global focus on blockchain and innovative technologies. He has conceived and bootstrapped several companies to maturity over the past 30 years. Brad is currently the CEO of EQIFI, the premiere decentralized global banking platform. He is also Founder of Beyond Enterprizes, offering strategic and technical leadership, advisory, and support to projects in all blockchain implementation and development stages. As the co-founder of Blockchain Investors Consortium (BIC) with over 5 Billion dollars allocated to blockchain/cryptocurrency projects, Brad has access to extensive deal flow with experience analyzing disruptive technologies. He has participated in dozens of successful crowd sales, raising billions from hundreds of thousands of investors since 2016. Brad also serves as the President of Yasar Corporation, where he mentored, advised, and invested in more than 100 companies. Brad’s expertise and enthusiasm for the intersection of technology and world markets make him a sought after speaker. He is frequently invited to speak at events on entrepreneurship, angel investing, and business strategy. He has presented at EBAN, WBAF, d10e, NexChange, and CoinAgenda to name a few, and was most recently featured on TRT World, CNN International, and Spectrum News 1. Supporting younger generations of entrepreneurs, Brad serves as a mentor for the Pepperdine Alumni Association. Mr. Yasar holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business Management (1999) from Pepperdine University (Malibu, California) and a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Sciences Math (1996) from Académie de Grenoble (France). His charitable efforts focus on Goodwill Industries, the LA County Museum of Art, the LA Philharmonic, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, to name a few. Born in Turkey, Brad lived and traveled throughout Europe; England, France, and Greece, migrating to the United States in 1996. Mr. Yasar is fluent in English, French, Turkish, with a basic knowledge of German and Spanish. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his family.