Sydney Armani has more than 30 years of experience in Silicon Valley, active in the community as an entrepreneur as well as an investor. Sydney’s vision and expertise for starting and managing innovative companies have sparked and nurtured the great success of Hello Net (a mobile telephony appliance service), Minitel, and Videotex (online first-generation touchscreen tablets). His international experience in the trade and International banking takes him around the world to projects, including OPIC (Overseas Private Investment Corporation) for free trade with business engagement in Asia, Europe, and UAE’s Dubai. He has been an active keynote speaker and moderator at conferences and plenary sessions on Blockchain, Technology, Real Estate crowd finance, Cryptocurrency capital, and digital markets, secondary liquidity, disruption in banking, and a host of other topics. He has lectured at major universities such as Georgetown, NYU, Hult International Business School, “Běiwài” University, Beijing, VIA Technologies, PARIS. while authoring articles for or being interviewed by INC Magazine, Housing Wire, Forbes, Fortune, The Economist, CNBC, Bloomberg, and others.