CEO Transform Group, BitAngels, Coinovate (USA)
Michael Terpin
CEO Transform Group, BitAngels, Coinovate (USA)
Michael Terpin co-founded BitAngels , the world's first angel network for digital currency startups, in May, 2013, and now serves as its chairman. The distributed angel network currently has more than 600 members, and it has made more than 25 investments in bitcoin and cryptocurrency companies with two exits and several follow-on rounds. Terpin is also co-founder and managing partner of bCommerce Labs (www.bcommercelabs.com), the first technology incubator fund focused on e-commerce companies for bitcoin and the blockchain, and a partner at Flight VC, where he helps run the AngelList Bitcoin Syndicate with legendary super-angel Gil Penchina. In addition, Terpin is founder and CEO of Transform Group, a marketing holding company that includes SocialRadius (www.socialradius.com), one of the nation's first social media marketing firms; Transform Public Relations (www.transform.pr), a global digital PR firm; Media Showcases, an events company; and Coinovate, a cryptocurrency consulting and development company. Transform Group is headquartered in Las Vegas, with additional offices in Santa Monica and Silicon Valley. In November, he started Marketeeria (www.marketeeria.com), an online marketplace connecting independent marketers with companies looking to contract them.