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Anthony Di Iorio      

Canadian Entrepreneur; Co-Founder at Ethereum

Anthony Di Iorio is a serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist, community organizer, and thought leader in the field of decentralized technologies.

Born and raised in Toronto, Di Iorio is the former Chief Digital Officer of the TMX Group and Toronto Stock Exchange, founder and CEO of Decentral, a software development company focused on blockchain technologies, and founder and CEO of Jaxx, a multi-token, blockchain interface that provides a unified experience across 9 platforms and devices. In 2013, Diiorio funded, and along with Vitalik Buterin and 3 others founded the smart contract platform Ethereum.

Di Iorio has been investing in cryptocurrencies and blockchain companies since 2012. In 2014, his project Ethereum raised $18 million, becoming the largest, completed crowdfunded project of its time. The market cap of Ethereum was recently valued at $30 billion. Over a 4-year span, Di Iorio’s blockchain and cryptocurrencies investments have yielded 2000x returns.

Since 2012, Di Iorio has hosted over 100 technology events and has spoken and keynoted events all over the world. Notable events he has organized include the first Canadian Bitcoin Expo in 2014 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and DEC_TECH events at MaRS Discovery District.

In 2015, Di Iorio became a lecturer for the University of Nicosia's Master's program in Digital Currency and advisor at MaRS Fintech Cluster. He is involved in Deloitte’s Exponentials.xyz initiative, is a member of the Bitcoin Speakers Bureau for the Bitcoin Foundation, as well as a member of the Satoshi Roundtable, an annual retreat for the top 50 thought leaders in blockchain technology.

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