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The Global Family Office Summit that took place via Zoom platform on October 20 brought together key players to discuss issues that high value investors are willing to address.
Its primary outlined mission is to connect different disruptive tech leaders from all over the world, hence solve the world’s challenges using technology especially blockchain, cryptocurrency and artificial intelligence. Being the first time the event was held, and specifically virtually due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, GDA group is looking forward to many more successful events and fruitful opportunities.
The GDA group, dubbed a financial institution that is largely focused on disruptive technologies, came up with the noble idea of bringing together not only influential tech leaders but also high net worth individuals interested in the tech space.
Notably, the GDA group is the company behind GDA Capital and also Secure Digital Markets. Whereby the latter is a capital markets firm that is focused on merchant banking especially for digital assets. In addition, Secure Digital Markets is also a trading platform that has processed over $2 billion in OTC digital assets. Hereby making it a vital corporation in the crypto industry with its investments backed by institutions and wealthy individuals.
Details of The Global Family Office Summit
During the virtual event, various speakers got a chance to highlight their minds. In general, the summit identified that the industry has to invest more in education, trust between customers and services providers and responsible firms.
“The Global Family Office Summit has identified three pillars – education, trust and responsibility to give back,” said Michael Gord, one of the event organizers from GDA capitals.
According to Candace Johnson, a serial entrepreneur and key speaker during the event, she thinks the blockchain technology should be used to build a better world instead of seeing it as a disruptive technology. She noted:
“Data-driven algorithmic technologies are responsible for today’s digital transformation in almost all fields, from hard sciences, to social sciences, to the humanities, as well as in a variety of sectors, from health and commerce, to education, law and the arts.”
Another key speaker who participated in the event was AI Burgio, founder of DigitalBits. According to Burgio, investors should identify an opportunity to address a large-scale problem. Nicholas Verwilghen, one of the speakers noted that secure custody of assets and alternative niche projects is what will drive institutional investors crypto adoption. Other key points were discussed during the event that are expected to drive the creation of the next tech unicorn with the latest technology especially in blockchain and AI.