TaaS, a new tokenized closed end fund (CEF) dedicated to blockchain assets, has announced three new additions to its board of advisors. Ahead of its upcoming Initial Coin Offering on March 27, 2017, TaaS has on-boarded entrepreneur Mike Costache, cryptocurrency trading expert Marshall Swatt, and legal expert Arnold Spencer.
Mike Costache is co-founder and Managing Partner of KrowdMentor, a strategic crowdfunding advisory and investment firm with a portfolio of 20 startups. Since 2011, He has been a member of Tech Coast Angels, the oldest and largest network of angel investors. He will serve as a TaaS advisor covering the venture capital and investment sectors, providing assistance in fundraising and negotiations.
Marshall Swatt is the founder and major investor at ATS Inc., a pioneer in algorithmic trading systems for cryptocurrencies. A former CTO of Coinsetter and Cavirtex, he brings more than 20 years of experience to TaaS’ board. Swatt will serve as TaaS’ technology and trading advisor, drawing on his experience providing technology design and development consultation for corporations including Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Financial, Condé Nast, MoMA, and National Geographic.
Arnold A. Spencer is Managing Director of Spencer & Associates, a corporate criminal defense firm, and General Counsel at Coinsource, the bitcoin ATM network. He will serve as TaaS’ strategic U.S. legal advisor, bringing experience and insight in compliance, U.S. federal criminal law, securities and financial fraud, anti-money laundering, asset forfeiture, and federal trials.