William Mougayar

Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer, JM3 Capital
William Mougayar

Entrepreneur William Mougayar is the author of *The Business Blockchain: Promise, Practice, and Application of the Next Internet Technology* (Wiley, 2016), and founder of Startup Management, a blog designed to help businesses grow and become successful. The blog features advice pieces on aspects of start-up business including marketing, venture capital and growth. It also contains a number of posts on blockchain and cryptocurrencies. The Business Blockchain has been translated in 10 languages.

Mougayar is the producer and host of the Token Summit conference, which focuses on the token-based economy and was the first of its kind to do so. The conference aims to educate entrepreneurs, financial professionals, and executives on the token-based economy.

Since 2015 Mougayar has been an active board member for venture capital firm OB1, an open source project aimed at changing the world of ecommerce, cryptocurrency research center Coin Center, and OMERS Ventures. He is a former special advisor to the Ethereum Foundation.

He currently serves as a general partner with Virtual Capital Ventures, a Toronto-based venture capital firm, where he has worked since December 2015. In addition, William manages the WMX Cryptocurrency Index, a basket of 15 cryptocurrencies that trades on Iconomi.

Mougayar is also an active speaker who has been featured on Talks at Google, TEDxIndianapolis, and Epicenter where he discusses his published works, Bitcoin, blockchains, and cryptocurrency.