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Innovations Leading to the Mass Adoption of CryptoFinance


Cost Free
Presentation Length 1.0 hour

Recorded DateDecember 4, 2018
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Subject AreaSpecialized Knowledge
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

This will be an hour-long webinar designed to provide CPAs with a sneak peek into some of the technological and regulatory innovations that are emerging to ensure the rapid mass adoption of crypto assets. Listeners will gain insight into:

  • The metrics demonstrating that cryptofinance is hardly some passing fad

  • The key factors presently curtailing mass adoption

  • What issuers and investors are doing to overcome regulatory and technological obstacles

  • What is being done to mitigate fraud

  • How biometrics technology will play a key role in alleviating security concerns and expediting transactions

  • The growth of merchant acceptance of cryptocurrencies

  • Why consumers will be using cryptocurrencies instead of cash

  • The long road to crypto custodial solutions

  • How innovative SDIRA custody solutions can drive $14T to the cryptocurrencies


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Dara Albright is a recognized authority, thought provoker and frequent speaker on topics relating to fintech, digital-, peer- & crowd- finance.

Albright has held a distinguished 26 year career in IPO execution, investment banking, corporate communications, financial marketing as well as institutional and retail sales. She is a visionary who continues to introduce modern technologies, tools and investment products to the financial community.

Albright was one of the earliest voices covering the JOBS Act and advocating for greater democracy in the equity and credit markets. She produced the nation’s very first crowdfunding conference in January 2012 which was headlined by key JOBS Act architects: Congressman Patrick McHenry and Dave Weild. That event helped birth the crowdfinance movement and led to the establishment of the industry’s trade and leadership organizations – which she co-founded.

In 2013, she co-founded LendIt, the largest and most recognized global p2p & online lending conference organization. In 2015, she co-founded FinFair, the first conference platform to feature the leadership, products and technologies driving the crowd-centric retail alternatives market. In 2016, she founded, a groundbreaking online financial channel for the masses that highlights how technology is being employed to make personal finance and retirement planning interesting, entertaining, simple and interactive. Some of the most prominent figures in the fintech industry as well as the legislature continue to participate in Albright’s programs.

Her leading-edge articles and white papers that have helped shape and continue to set the direction of the crowdfinance and fintech industries can be found on BanklessTimes,, Crowdfund Insider, Crowdfund Beat, Seeking Alpha,, FINalternatives, Real Assets Adviser, CNBC and Business Insider. Albright has been featured in the NY Times, Forbes, Huffington Post, ABA Banking Journal,, Private Wealth Magazine as well as in a number of leading industry trade publications.

Albright continues to help issuers, investors as well as financial service providers across the globe capitalize during this unprecedented period of financial industry disruption and regulatory reform. Prior firms she worked for include: Unterberg Towbin, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, Divine Capital and Citigate Dewe Rogerson. She is a graduate of the George Washington University and has held securities industry Series 7, 24, 31 and 63 licenses.

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James Jones
CEO, Advisor Board, 2018 FiNext Award Recipient, National Speaker, Author
(978) 500-5791


He is the CEO of the, the industry's only exchange or marketplace bringing together Self-Directed IRA Investors, Alternative Investment Offerings, Advisors and App Solutions for retirement planning. His mission is to help Americans "Retire Richer" through smart investment strategies and alternative assets via technology solutions. 

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The mission of is to produce innovative and entertaining financial content that makes personal finance and retirement planning not only easy to comprehend but alluring to the average consumer. Only by truly engaging the populous can the national wealth gap narrow and the looming retirement crisis be thwarted