Daniel DeWolf is Chair of Mintz’s Technology Practice Group and Co-chair of the firm’s Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice Group. In addition to his active legal practice, he is an adjunct professor of law at the NYU Law School. Daniel is also Editor of MintzEdge, an online resource for entrepreneurs that includes useful tools and information for starting and growing a company. Before joining Mintz, Daniel was head of venture capital funds and a managing director of SoundView Technology Group, Inc. (formerly Wit Capital), a technology-focused investment bank. Prior to joining SoundView, he was head of the corporate and new media and e-law practice groups at one of the leading New York firms representing early stage and technology companies. Daniel has more than 30 years of corporate transactional experience, both as a lawyer and as a businessman and has been an advisor to many emerging and developmental stage companies. He is a board member of several technology companies and was a co-founder and Managing Director of Dawntreader Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm. Additionally, Daniel is an author of a leading treatise on venture capital called Venture Capital: Forms and Analysis (Law Journal Press, 2007). He received his JD from Pennsylvania Law School and his BA from the University of Pennsylvania.
Rockefeller Capital Management
Candice Dial joined Rockefeller Capital Management as the Director of ESG Investments. In her role, she will be responsible for leading strategic ESG initiatives within the Family Office, which includes working with the manager selection team to build the third-party manager platform, producing thought leadership content, and supporting Client Advisors.
Previously, Candice implemented a sustainable investing program at the Church Pension Group and managed a $1.2 billion sustainability portfolio and oversaw the private market sustainable investing program for the Church Pension Group, a pension fund with assets exceeding $14 billion. Candice has spoken at global sustainable investment conferences and featured and mentioned in various video and print publications.
Max Dilendorf, Esq. is the founding partner of Dilendorf Khurdayan, PLLC. Max’s practice involves real estate and digital assets. For real estate clients, Max handles all phases of real estate transactions, including structuring cross-border transactions, set-up of qualified opportunity funds, digitization of real estate assets (debt, equity, funds), structuring real estate transactions using digital assets, acquisitions, dispositions and financing of commercial and residential real estate in New York. Max also advises investors on effective real estate holding structures and tax consequences in connection with ownership, operation and transfers of U.S. real property interests.
Joe DiPasquale is CEO of BitBull Capital, the first cryptocurrency fund of hedge funds. BitBull creates a bundle of several of the best 135 crypto hedge funds for its investors, including access to closed funds and high-minimum funds. This reduces risk and volatility while historically producing outsized returns. While Bitcoin was up about 1400% in 2017, the average BitBull portfolio fund was up about 3800%.
Joe has been a cryptocurrency investor since 2013. He has a passion around education on the cryptocurrency space and produces video interviews with top crypto investors and technologists on his youtube, “Crypto Joe.” He’s a thought leader in crypto investing and speaks as an industry expert often, including on Bloomberg TV.
Previously, he worked in investment management, investment banking, technology, and strategy consulting at Bain and McKinsey. In 2006, he founded Regroup Mass Notification, the leading mass messaging solution for large organizations. In 2009, he co-founded StartOut, a 501c3 that fosters entrepreneurship in the LGBT community. He completed his BA at Harvard University and MBA at Stanford University, and now lives in San Francisco.
Adi Divgi has been president and chief investment officer of EA Global, his family’s private investment vehicle, since its 2005 inception. He is also head of alternative investments at Catalina, a $3+ billion AUM reinsurer.
Prior to his current institutional investor role, Divgi oversaw the Opportunistic Fixed Income investment program at the New York City Bureau of Asset Management from March 2011 to April 2014. With approval from the four participating NYC Retirement Systems’ boards of trustees, he executed over $3.5 billion in capital commitments in Opportunistic Fixed Income.
He began his credit career at Deutsche Bank, working in New York and Mexico City, and is a graduate of the Huntsman Program, with a BA in International Studies (Spanish minor) from the University of Pennsylvania and a BS in Economics and MBA in Finance from Wharton.