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About the Founders

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Lisa Francoeur

Lisa Francoeur is a decorated technologist in blockchain, a self-professed futurist, and a proud Haitian American. She is ranked #30 on the list of Top 50 Most Influential People in Crypto in the world, #5 out of 7 Top Crypto Female CEOs and #5 out of 11 Top Black Founders Driving Innovation in web3. Known as the “Oprah of Tech”and as a LinkedIn content creator in emerging tech, AI, blockchain, digital currencies and web3, Lisa's thought leadership is in high demand having spoken at Harvard Kennedy School, Carnegie Hall, Meta, Block, Cash App, Gemini, A16z’s Culture Leadership Summit, Essence Festival of Culture, and Earn Your Leisure’s (EYL) InvestFest.

Upon induction into The Haitian Roundtable's prestigious 1804 List, Lisa proclaimed that revolution is encoded in her DNA. Her alignment with the disruptive nature of technology inspired her to co-found Crypto Tutors; an award-winning, privately held, and profitable web3 education start-up.

Moeti Ncube

Moeti is a lifelong Florida native. He has a Ph.D. in Statistics from Florida State University with a concentration in finance. He has over ten years of experience working as a financial engineer and energy trader at NextEra Energy Resources. Moeti was an early cryptocurrency adopter and owned the first penny auction website in history to accept Bitcoin as payment. He is also an active member of his community serving as a board member for the Planning and Zoning Committee in Riviera Beach and two nonprofits: Inner City Innovators and Motivated Kings.

Nina Blankenship

Nina Blankenship is the CEO and Co-Founder of Crypto Tutors a privately held, profitable, and award-winning crypto education start-up. Crypto Tutors B2B model specializes in upskilling corp. employees. Nina is a media sales guru and was one of the top-ranking global media sales execs at LinkedIn throughout her award-winning 5+ year career there. Nina is also a LinkedIn Learning instructor who authored the popular “Video Strategies for High Engagement.” Leveraging her award-winning marketing strategies, Crypto Tutors’ team of animators, illustrators, videographers, and sound engineers work in concert to create original, high-quality content ranging from eLearning, the Crypto Couch YouTube show to crypto rap. Since redirecting her entrepreneurial prowess to Crypto Tutors, Nina has scaled this lean startup to a 7 figure valuation in less than 18 months without external funding during an economic downturn. 

Nina is a staunch advocate for diversity and her company Crypto Tutors organizes the largest diversity conference. The Crypto For The Culture Conference featured in Forbes unites the most progressive, forward-thinking diverse trailblazers in web3. Leaders at Fidelity, London Stock Exchange, A16z e.g. educate crypto curious, crypto enthusiasts, and crypto job seekers about how companies, as well as individuals, can best navigate the digital landscape. 

Nina holds a BA in Finance from the University of Florida and is an active crypto trader and the CEO of Let’s Brainstorm, a Viral Video Production and Marketing Company. A Florida native, Nina is an animal lover who just adopted her foster dog, Ben, and believes you must ask, believe, and achieve in order to receive. 

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