Glance Technologies Inc. (OTCQB: GLNNF) (CSE: GET) announces that it has appointed Michael Terpin to the advisory board of Glance Coin.
Michael Terpin is the Founder and CEO of Transform Group, (www.transform.pr). Transform Group launched the first ICO, which was the first million-dollar ICO. To date Transform Group has launched over 60 ICOs that now represent a significant share of the total market in cryptocurrencies.
“I’m impressed with the technology and team that Glance has assembled,” says Michael Terpin, “I’m looking forward to helping Glance build Glance Coin into a cryptocurrency that automatically distributes rewards as the future of consumer spending.”
Prior to his exclusive focus on blockchain, Michael founded Marketwired, one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive international newswires, for which he was a finalist in the 2000 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Originally known as Internet Wire and funded by Sequoia Capital and Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Marketwired was acquired in April 2006 by Toronto-based media company, CCN Matthews, and is now owned by NASDAQ, which acquired it in February 2016 for $200 million.
“I’ve encountered successful companies that Michael Terpin has founded both in the capital markets and in the cryptocurrency space,” says Penny Green, Glance co-founder and President, “I’m honoured to have him on our team to help execute our vision.”
In early 2013, Michael co-founded BitAngels, the world’s first angel network for digital currency startups, which gave birth in 2014 to the successful CoinAgenda series of blockchain investor conferences in North America, Europe/EMEA, Asia and Caribbean/LatAm. He co-founded early blockchain incubator bCommerce Labs; the Bitcoin Syndicate on AngelList (with legendary super-angel Gil Penchina), and the Dapps Fund, which was a lead investor in the initial crowdsale for Ethereum, Factom, MaidSafe and Storj. He currently heads up the ICO investment committee for Alphabit Fund, a $300 million digital currency fund registered in the Caymans, and advises numerous blockchain companies and foundations, including Bancor, and ICOBox.
Michael has led the PR efforts for more than 150 blockchain companies and foundations, including some of the leading token crowdsales. Client successes include the launches of Aeternity, Augur, Bancor, Ethereum, Factom, Gnosis, Golem Network, Lisk, MaidSafe, Qtum, and Tether, as well as campaigns for Bittrex, Counterparty, Dash, Eos, Kraken, NEM, Neo, Storj and Shapeshift.
Michael holds an MFA in Creative Writing from SUNY at Buffalo and a dual Bachelor Degree in Newspaper Journalism and English Literature from Syracuse University. He serves as an advisor to SU’s Newhouse School of Public Communications, where he was inducted into its prestigious Wall of Fame. He is also an advisor to the Consumer Electronics Show, where he helps program the blockchain content, including for CES Asia.
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