Lou Kerner is a Partner at Blockchain Coinvestors, a crypto fund-of-fund, invested in 40 of the leading crypto VCs around the world. Lou is also the CEO of Blockchain Coinvestors Acquisition Corp. 1, a publicly traded SPAC. In addition, Lou is the Founder of the CryptoOracle Collective, a decentralized crypto advisory firm; and he’s a Senior Advisor to the Global Blockchain Group at investment bank Moelis & Company.
Lou has been a crypto enthusiast, investor, and thought leader since 2013, when the Wall Street Journal called Lou "Wall Street’s Bitcoin Expert''. Lou is ranked among the most influential crypto bloggers on Medium, regularly keynotes major crypto industry events, and often appears on TV or in print talking about crypto. Lou also regularly hosts conference calls with crypto industry innovators attended by hundreds of crypto enthusiasts and investors. Lou is best known as the Founder of CryptoMondays, the largest crypto meetup group in the world, with chapters in 40+ cities around the world.
Prior to crypto, Lou was a Partner at the decentralized VC, Flight, where he managed The Israeli Founders Syndicate. Prior to Flight, Lou was the Managing Partner of The Social Internet Fund (SIF), which invested in shares of rapidly growing tech companies. Prior to SIF, Lou was an angel investor, best known for investing in Facebook and writing the first Wall Street style research report on the company in 2010. Before angel investing, Lou ran two digital companies, Bolt (the largest social network before MySpace), and .tv (which commercialized the top-level domain .tv licensed from the tiny island nation of Tuvalu). .tv was acquired by Verisign. Prior to .tv, Lou had a distinguished career as an equity analyst following media and tech companies for Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch. Lou has a B.A. from U.C.L.A. and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Lou speaking at BLOCKCHAIN & BOOZE
Alon Goren chats with crypto influencer, speaker and educator Miss Teen Crypto, Ryan Satterfield of Planet Zuda and Lou Kerner of Blockchain Coinvestors about determining the value NFTs bring to their communities!