Sheri Kaiserman has been called “Wall Street’s bitcoin pioneer” by Bloomberg for granting permission to publish the first analysis of bitcoin’s value back in 2013, when she was with the Wedbush financial services and investment firm.
In 2013, Sheri Kaiserman published the first Wall Street analysis of Bitcoin’s value. And while “The report didn’t explicitly recommend buying the cryptocurrency, it did say huge gains were possible— and investors who dove in that day have seen a more than 600 percent return.” 5 years later, Kaiserman left her position as Wedbush Securities Inc.’s Head of Equities to co-found Maco.la, a blockchain-focused investment fund and advisory firm.
The Founders Network members only forum, noticed several discussions between founders asking if they should be incorporating blockchain technology into their product.
They tapped Sheri’s expertise for a breakdown of the blockchain landscape from a founder’s lens. Read on for her thoughts on:
- 5 major implications of The Blockchain
- Why founders need to know how the blockchain will impact their startups
- How to determine if blockchain technology is right for your startup
- What blockchain investors are looking for
- An assessment of the hype around the technology
“I feel so fortunate to have gotten involved in the blockchain space as early as I did and I love helping educate others on the topic. We are still so early in this technological evolution and it has been immensely rewarding giving others the opportunity to experience the same excitement I get every day.”
Monique Black, Principal Advisor, Talent & Co-founder of Maco.la Management…While the emergence of blockchain may disrupt or revolutionize the business world, the demand for qualified blockchain talent is exploding amid a limited global talent pool. HR professionals need to learn how to attract and retain these in-demand blockchain professionals.