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Our Man­age­ment Team

Con­nor Cantwell

Man­ag­ing Partner

Our Advi­so­ry Board

Pat LaVec­chia

Senior Advi­sor

Pat LaVec­chia is the Founder & CEO of Oasis Pro, a renowned blockchain expert, fin­tech leader, board mem­ber, and keynote speak­er with more than 25 years of senior lev­el invest­ment bank­ing expe­ri­ence includ­ing cor­po­rate finance, M&A, cap­i­tal mar­kets, decen­tral­ized finance, and dig­i­tal assets. Pat’s abil­i­ty to scale enter­pris­es, fos­ter inno­va­tion, and nav­i­gate com­plex reg­u­la­to­ry land­scapes is wide­ly rec­og­nized, and he has suc­cess­ful­ly struc­tured, nego­ti­at­ed and exe­cut­ed more than $15 bil­lion in deals on high-yield trans­ac­tions, merg­ers and acqui­si­tions, IPOs and pri­vate place­ments glob­al­ly. He holds an MBA from The Whar­ton School of the Uni­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­va­nia, and BA from Clark University.


Galen Mur­phy

Strate­gic Advisor

Galen has 25 plus years of expe­ri­ence across Deriv­a­tives Trad­ing and Mul­ti-Asset class Port­fo­lio Man­age­ment, in Invest­ment Bank­ing and Asset Managers/Family Offices. Since 2011 he has been man­ag­ing Ultra High Net worth clients through var­i­ous plat­forms, estab­lish­ing Ven­ture Cap­i­tal and Pri­vate Equi­ty struc­tures for clients to diver­si­fy away from more tra­di­tion­al asset class­es. For the past 8 years he has been an active Angel Investor in pre-seed start-ups in Sin­ga­pore and Ire­land and since 2017 has been active in the emerg­ing world of cryp­to exchanges, blockchain tech­nol­o­gy, and asset tokenization.


Mau­rice Tracey

Strate­gic Advisor

Mau­rice is a sea­soned bank­ing expert with over 25 years of exten­sive expe­ri­ence in senior posi­tions with­in the finan­cial indus­try. His vast knowl­edge spans from Trad­Fi to DeFi, par­tic­u­lar­ly in cash flow finance solu­tions and strate­gic struc­tur­ing. With a dis­tin­guished career his­to­ry at San­tander Bank Pol­s­ka and San­tander Fac­tor­ing, Mau­rice has demon­strat­ed exem­plary lead­er­ship skills, solid­i­fy­ing his rep­u­ta­tion in the bank­ing sec­tor. He is a grad­u­ate of UCD Michael Smur­fit Grad­u­ate Busi­ness School, hold­ing an Inter­na­tion­al Exec­u­tive MBA in Business/Managerial Economics.


Jörg Schröder

Strate­gic Advisor

Prof. Dr. Jörg Schröder is pro­fes­sor for Cor­po­rate Finance in the Strat­e­gy, Finance & Inno­va­tion depart­ment of the Inter­na­tion­al School of Man­age­ment (ISM) in Dort­mund. Along­side this role, he is part­ner of SSC Con­sult Cor­po­rate Finance in Cologne where he advis­es small and medi­um-sized com­pa­nies on Cor­po­rate Finance. Prof. Schröder worked in Invest­ment Bank­ing in nation­al and inter­na­tion­al banks for more than 20 years. He stud­ied eco­nom­ics at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Mün­ster where he also suc­cess­ful­ly com­plet­ed his doc­tor­ate. His fields of research are Cap­i­tal Mar­kets, Merg­ers & Acqui­si­tions, Cor­po­rate Finance and Ven­ture Cap­i­tal, Dis­rup­tive dig­i­tal tech­nolo­gies in finance and Sus­tain­able Finance.


Christian Platzer

Chris­t­ian Platzer

Co-Founder & Senior Advisor

As a senior HR pro­fes­sion­al, man­ag­ing direc­tor, and as a con­sul­tant, Chris­t­ian has broad expe­ri­ence from star­tups to a glob­al enter­prise (Groupon). He man­aged com­plex inter­na­tion­al teams in high growth envi­ron­ment, oper­at­ing in 30+ coun­tries. He lived and worked in Berlin, Zurich, Syd­ney, Mal­ta, and Vien­na. Chris­t­ian is pas­sion­ate about blockchain & finance, dig­i­tal assets & finan­cial mar­kets, as well as peo­ple oper­a­tions & orga­ni­za­tion­al design.