Charles Michael Yim is the founder and CEO of Cointopia and a renowned entrepreneur will be at Blockchain Venture Summit as a speaker. Apart from his various passions that span innovative technologies for the consumer market and pioneering and inventing fintech and cryptocurrency solutions, he is also famous for breaking the record as the first entrepreneur to convince all 5 investors of the Shark Tank Show (an Emmy Award-winning show on ABC) to offer investment.
About Cointopia- A Marketplace for ICO Buyers
Cointopia is built as a multi–syndicated platform for launching ICOs, gaining access to ICO companies and purchasing the best ICOs with interactions from a community of ICO enthusiasts. With a team of advisors including Mike Costache, Miko Matsumura and Mike Walsh among others, Cointopia is the gold standard for managing and launching ICOs.
Yim is also the founder and CEO of a mobile reward and loyalty program named Chatterfly. The company went on to be acquired by Plum District in 2011. He is also the Executive Chair and founder of Breathometer, which was funded by investment from the sharks in 2012.
The company boasts of being the world’s first breath analysis platform for consumer health and wellness. Apart from Chatterfly and Breathometer, Yim was also the founder of ProBuddy (an engine providing local service recommendations) which came about after he teamed up with a senior engineer at Facebook. He also developed Fortify Software, which was later acquired by HP for $250 million, as an enterprise application security platform.
Apart from appearing on ABC’s shark tank show, Yim has also been interviewed on CNBC’s Squawk Box, not to mention MSNBC, TechCrunch, Mashable, Dr. Oz, BBC, ABC News and CNN.
Awards and Education
He was also awarded the Champion of Change for award for crowdfunding entrepreneurs, by former President Barack Obama. Additionally, he has been nominated as a candidate for Forbes top 30 under 30. As a graduate of Stanford Graduate School of Business in the Executive Program, he graduated with a BS in Business Economics and is currently authoring his first book.
Blockchain Venture Summit
On 28th of March in Istanbul, Charles Yim will be attending the Blockchain Venture Summit, where he will be sharing his extensive experience as a serial entrepreneur and also the advisor of the Bee Token (a platform built by a team of ex- Facebook, Uber and Google developers for the decentralization of short-term housing). Furthermore, his success as the founder of multiple companies and the founder and CEO of Cointopia will offer valuable lessons to the cryptocurrency and Blockchain community