Jed McCaleb, one of the most notable personalities in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sectors predicts that this technology is going to revolutionize the financial markets in future extensively. This revolution is going to incorporate payment systems, fundraising avenues, and even stock markets globally. According to his analysis, the initial coins offerings phenomena show how big the untapped financial market is. The Stellar co-founder says that there lies a lot of potential in these untapped financial markets areas that will be exploited soon.
According to Jed McCaleb, the Stellar co-founder, the blockchain technology will keep growing bigger and turn into an efficient universal payments network. He added that the technology will continue improving and in a few years we are going to be able to see it’s full potential. McCaleb said that what we see now about the technology is only the tip of the iceberg concerning what the technology can do. The Stellar co-founder said this during his latest interview with CNBC.com.
The idea that a ledger can be publicly accessible and still not be tampered with is a good selling point for the blockchain technology according to Jed McCaleb. He says that the technology will continue being adopted into new fields and it’s applications diversified. The universal payments network will be the climax of the blockchain technology, and Mr. McCaleb says that this where all the efforts in the industry are pointed at now.
About Jed McCaleb
Jed McCaleb is the co-founder of Stellar and the current chief technology officer at the company. Stellar is a technological entity that focuses on developing cross-border payment solutions for the cryptocurrency network. Currently, McCaleb is focusing his efforts on developing a universal payments network. This network will have a tremendous impact on how the world as a whole will do business. So far, Jed McCaleb has done impressive work around the blockchain and cryptocurrency markets. Some people in the industry even believe that he might be the man to bring forth the era of universal payments network.
Jeffry Schneider is the Founder of Austin, Texas-based Ascendant Capital, LLC. He operates the company as a branch office of Axiom Capital Management, Inc. and offers securities through them. Ascendant Capital specializes in alternative investing such as private equities, hedge funds, and real estate. He earned his university education at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He has worked as a financial advisor at such well-known companies as Smith Barney, Alex Brown, and Merrill Lynch.
Schneider is a serial entrepreneur and Ascendant Capital is the fourth company that he has been the founder of. The first company he founded and developed was Axiom Capital Management in March 2002. In May 2004 he founded another financial services company Equities First, Paradigm Global Advisors. He also founded another investment firm in 2006 that was called Alternative Investments. In operating these companies he has learned a great deal in developing and building a financial company as well as deep knowledge in financial products. He has used this experience and knowledge to advise his clients on ways to invest that fall outside of traditional investments such as stock and bonds and how to diversify their portfolios with alternative investing.
Since starting Ascendant Capital in 2012 he has built it into a company that employees over thirty people and that has raised almost one billion dollars. Schneider has built a network that includes more than 250 investment advisors and more than 50 brokers.
Outside of his work Jeffry Schneider has a number of interests including philanthropy. He has volunteered at Wonders and Worries, an Austin nonprofit that provides a network of support for children that have parents with serious illnesses, as well as volunteering for the Gazelle Foundation which works to build and fund clean water projects in Burundi, Africa. He has also supported other charities including Cherokee Home for Children and God Loves We Deliver. Schneider is also an athlete and has competed in various athletic competitions around the world. He has been a participant of marathons (including the New York Marathon), half ironman, and full ironman competitions which involve competing in swimming, running, and bicycling.
Recently, John Holt was invited as a panelist during the 5th Annual Strategic Opportunities and M&A Conference of the Texas Bankers Association. The event was held in New Orleans, Louisiana. Holt is the chief executive officer and president of NexBank Capital Inc. He participated in the program known as Reinventing Community Banking: Perspective on Competing by Innovation discussion of the Banker Panel. It took place on November 7, 2016.
The forum dubbed as The Annual Strategic Opportunities and M&A Conference is convened for bank leaders, advisors, and consultants. They use the forum to share their views on the available opportunities for community bank leaders. Additionally, they share about the challenges that they face in the industry. Panelists and participants look at strategic opportunities through zeroing in on M&A activity, branding, and organic growth.
About NexBank Capital Inc
NexBank Capital, Inc. is a leading financial services company. The institution serves its clients via three main businesses lines. They are mortgage banking, institutional services, and commercial banking. In addition, the company offers corporate advisory services. The firm provides customized financial and banking services to financial institutions, institutional clients, and corporations across the United States. As of September 2016, NexBank’s assets were worth $ 4 billion.
NexBank’s leadership is made up of a highly qualified executive team. These individuals have extensive expertise in providing different services to the clients. They offer premier financial services to individual, corporate, and institutional customers. Its commercial lending division has been successful because the bank recognizes the importance of timely and reliable execution of various services. The firm’s experts are dedicated to helping clients secure financing to support their operations and expand their businesses. In addition, NexBank offers commercial real estate lending, credit services, treasury management, and agency services. In its mortgage banking, NexBank offers wholesale, correspondent and warehouse lending services. Over the years, NexBank has been providing services that focus on assisting individuals, small businesses and corporations to grow.