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All Things Crypto and Cannabis

  • The Gateway VR Showroom 716 Colorado Avenue Santa Monica, CA, 90401 United States (map)

6 Doors Open
6-7 Registration, check in, and networking
7-9 Speakers and Panel
AFTER PARTY (*pending)

Simeon Schnapper- Co-Organizer of Canna Tech LA will give a brief overview of the intersection of Cannabis and Cryptography- it’s brief history, an assessment of the current landscape from Cannabis ICOs to Canna-Blockchain projects to the current basket of canna-Alt coins (including legacy and new shitcoins), and predictions for the future.

Tim Lewis- Venture Advisor at (, a leading ICO fund and advisory firm, and current Chief Technology Officer at Genezen, one of the largest cannabis cultivators in California with over 1 million square feet of permitted canopy. Tim currently advises over 20 companies on their ICOs and was previously a lead cybersecurity expert at Kaiser Permanente, Oracle, and the American Medical Association.

Noble Drakoln- Augmented Reality, Blockchain, and the Cannabis Supply Chain

Nick Amato- CEO of 803 Mine. Nick Amato has a great way of explaining the crypto mining space and its parallels with cannabis ecosystem. Miners and growers have very similar business structures. Mining for years and have recently built 803 Mine right here in SoCal. (803 Mine is taking the scale of cryptocurrency mining to levels unparalleled in the United States by building the largest production facility on American soil - THE 803 MINE. We offer Mining as a Service, miner/hardware sales, hosting, support, a mining pool, and more!

Jessica Zartler- Blockchain Anthropologist ॐ Yoga Teacher-Student, Micronation Expansion, Narratives and Memetics an award-winning multimedia journalist, blockchain anthropologist, narrative and digital marketing consultant. Her work has appeared on several platforms including Forbes, The Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal, MSNBC, Fast Company and Entrepreneur. Fascinated by the burgeoning blockchain space, she is passionate about creating content covering the potential of this new technology for social impact and the incentivization of fair, inclusive, and environmentally conscious business practices.

Leslie Bocskor- is an investment banker and entrepreneur focused on the emerging legal cannabis industry. He founded Electrum Partners and is working with some of the biggest players in the industry to develop strategies to quickly expand the market for legal cannabis in the U.S. and beyond.

In his role as Founding Chairman of the Nevada Cannabis Industry Association he is bringing time-tested practices from the financial markets and his entrepreneurial experience to assure Nevada’s industry is an example to be emulated worldwide.

He is currently developing a hedge fund that will allow for deployment of capital on a state-by-state and national basis to meet the growing demand for legal cannabis.

As a long time investor, he has a history of success working in early stage disruptive trends and technologies, beginning with Internet and new media properties in the late nineties. Since then he has been involved in life science, cyber-security and Internet gaming.


Christopher Dell’Olio CEO & Co-Founder - PyroTree, Inc.