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Hosted by Linqto's Chief Strategy Officer Karim Nurani, The Global Investor Podcast is explicitly designed for accredited investors. Each episode is an opportunity to stay informed, hear from like-minded individuals, and learn from successful business executives.  Join us as we take this educational and engaging journey to find some of the most passionate entrepreneurs and interesting pre-IPO companies from around the globe.

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Private Investing Made Simple

Aug 16, 2022


In this episode, Tristan Thoma, Director of Product, Government & Payments at AlphaPoint, joined our host Karim Nurani to discuss how AlphaPoint & Chivo power governments and countries with the adoption of cryptocurrencies, how they help developing countries access the global economy, and some of the challenges & predictions that he sees in the crypto world. 

We are back with our Women Investor Series on August 18th to talk about taking ownership of your financial future and the steps to get you there. Investing, in general, can be overwhelming, so why not learn from experts who's not only gone through this unknown path but have succeeded in doing so?



Today's Guest: Tristan Thoma

Tristan Thoma is the Director of Product, Government & Payments at AlphaPoint, a white-label software company powering crypto exchanges worldwide. Its secure, scalable, and customizable distributed ledger platform enables customers to launch and operate markets and digital assets. Tristan leads the team and product behind Chivo, the world's first national cryptocurrency wallet. Initially launched in September 2021 with the announcement by the President of El Salvador making Bitcoin legal tender, making Chivo wallet the first National/public digital finance and cryptocurrency infrastructure in the world. 

Since 2016, Tristan has led product innovation and strategic solutions for the private and public sectors by implementing blockchain and advanced technology. Working throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa, he has led executive blockchain strategy for Fortune500 companies and Startups for industries including Asset Management, Supply Chain, IOT, Transportation, Gaming, Sports, and Real Estate. 

Our Host: Karim Nurani

Karim Nurani is an entrepreneur, investor, and chief strategy officer at Linqto, a leading platform providing liquidity in the private sector. The Global Investor Podcast host - Karim has 30 years of experience in new business development, focusing on strategy and business transformation.

As a visionary who can assess business models from the perspectives of both an executive and investor, Nurani is responsible for the formation and success of over a hundred startups ranging from mining to process manufacturing. As a partner at Keiretsu Connect and throughout his time with Bay Angels, Sandalwood Ventures, and other entities, he has guided investors and new venture leaders to launch and develop markets as diverse as IoT, GreenTech, etc CannaTech, AR and VR, and more. 

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