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Bankorus, a fintech company and creator of China’s first robo-advisor, has announced three new additions to its team. Silicon Valley Bank’s former head of corporate Marketing, Anne-Flore Goldsberry, to lead long term marketing strategy as Bankorus’ first Chief Marketing Officer, Carl Bennetts, Co-Founder of Status, to advise on business and technical strategy and David Johnston, who founded the first ever crypto fund, to advise on corporate development.
Bankorus is the world’s first private wealth management platform powered by AI and built on the blockchain. Bankorus provides a crypto wealth management solution for high net-worth individuals (HNWIs) to ensure their investments in crypto-assets are secure and managed properly. Using blockchain technology, Bankorus gives HNWIs the ability to get involved in crypto investments while maintaining full compliance.
Currently, the Bankorus advisory board includes several experts in wealth management and blockchain, including Charles-Edouard Bouée, the CEO of global consulting firm Roland Berger, Chris Van Aeken, the former CEO of Morgan Stanley Private Bank, and Lon Wong, the President of the NEM Foundation. Bankorus is continuously expanding and recruiting additional experts to support the already working system.
Anne-Flore Goldsberry has been deeply involved in the Financial Services and Technology community for a number of years, having led global marketing activities for a variety of successful companies like Citibank, Silicon Valley Bank, and Logitech. She launched campaigns that have won over 100 awards, which drove business results in markets around the world.
I am excited to bring my marketing expertise to the Bankorus executive team,” said Anne-Flore. “I have a passion for building brands, and accelerating company growth through innovative programs. Bankorus has a truly amazing platform and a great team that I’m looking forward to being a part of.
Carl Bennetts, Co-Founder of Status, is joining Bankorus as an advisor in the company’s development of technical support, recruitment, and overall business strategy. Carl has experience in driving successful businesses, having raised more than $100M ether in less than twenty-four hours. Carl Bennetts previously founded Opulence, a bootstrapped software distribution network that grew to over $20M Revenue in 30 months.
Wealth management is poised to change with the rise of crypto-assets and blockchain technologies.” commented Status Co-Founder Carl Bennetts. “By providing greater accessibility and a lower cost of compliance, Bankorus are building an interesting solution that serves some real needs for the space, and I’m excited to be involved.
David Johnston, the founder of the first crypto fund, is joining the Bankorus team to advise on strategy, corporate development, and human resources. In 2013, Johnston co-authored the “General Theory of Decentralized Applications,” which predates Ethereum. David Johnston has long term experience in the crypto space. After founding Dapps in 2014, which was the first crypto fund to exist, he also structured the first ICO, Mastercoin, and Co-Founded Factom, a decentralized system that uses blockchain technology for smart contracts, digital assets and database integrity. Johnston also currently serves as Factom’s chairman and is on the board of Polymath. Factom is 64th on Coinmarketcap and has several offices in the USA and China.
I’ve had the chance to be a part of many crypto projects over the past few years, and Bankorus stood out to me as one that is important for getting a new wave of investors involved in the blockchain,” shared David Johnston. “I’m looking forward to expanding its development and the upcoming Bankorus roadmap.”