In 2006, after a 25-year career in corporate finance, Laurent Leloup founded Finyear, a media, finance and innovation publication. In 2016, he then founded media and events publication, Blockchain Daily News. Later that year, he started Chaineum SAS, an ICO advisory company that offers ICO services, blockchain strategy, blockchain Consulting and blockchain ecosystem organisation.
In 2017, he wrote “Blockchain, la révolution de la confiance” [Blockchain, the trust revolution], a new book on blockchain that is due to be published by Eyrolles in May 2018. Laurent is also a keynote speaker specialising in blockchain technology & ecosystems and participates in various blockchain working groups including AFNOR, FNTC, EU DLT Task Force, FuturICT 2.0 and France Stratégie.
Laurent is a Distributed Ledger Technology expert consultant for the French Tax Collection Agency and the Legal High Committee for Financial Markets of Paris (HCJP) and is an honorary member of Cercle Turgot, a French financial think tank.
Nominee’s three achievements
– Chaineum’s creation and being the first ICO boutique in Europe with full compliance rules, and with more than 14 ICOs in Q1 2018
– Beyond the many current and future projects: Laurent is proud to participate in this great adventure of blockchain and cryptocurrency
– The feeling that a new world is being born that we are the first pioneers in the ICO space