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CoinAxess, digital asset trading exchange, names fintech leader Norbert Gehrke to advisory board

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CoinAxess (www.coinaxess.com), a first-in-class institutional level digital asset trading platform, has named Tokyo-based fintech and crypto leader Norbert Gehrke to its initial advisory board, effective immediately.

NEW YORK - Jan. 16, 2019 - Amzeal -- CoinAxess (www.coinaxess.com), a first-in-class institutional level digital asset trading platform, has named Tokyo-based fintech and crypto leader Norbert Gehrke to its initial advisory board, effective immediately.

Gehrke is an active investor and advisor in the crypto & blockchain ecosystem, assisting startups and incumbents to apply transformative technologies. His mandates include Germany's first publicly listed blockchain company, a peer-to-peer lending platform promoting financial inclusion in Southeast Asia, and an innovative blockchain-driven pension solution, among others. In addition, Gehrke is an Adjunct Lecturer at Universita Lumsa in Rome and New York University SPS in Tokyo.

"Norbert brings a unique mix of financial services leadership skills and strategic vision to our advisory team," said CoinAxess Chief Operating Officer Alan Schwartz. "He has had high-ranking posts with a strong focus on global capital markets, in the world's leading financial hubs of New York, London and Tokyo. He was a Senior Program Director in the Strategy Office of AIG Japan Holdings, where he helped shape the organization's mid-to long-term strategy."

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"I am delighted to be a part of this exciting new project. CoinAxess addresses many of the weaknesses in the exchange space and has assembled a uniquely qualified management team capable of executing," said Norbert Gehrke. "I'm looking forward to contributing to the success of CoinAxess."

CoinAxess Chief Technology Officer Alex Rass added, "We couldn't be happier in welcoming Norbert to our team. I've known Norbert since his days in a leadership position at Goldman Sachs and he has always shown himself as a hard worker and an able leader who leads by example." Rass continued, "Norbert's leadership, experience and expertise in financial services, fintech innovation, and blockchain will be an important asset to CoinAxess."

Gehrke holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science & Business Administration from Wedel University for Applied Sciences in Germany. He holds the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and Professional Risk Manager (PRM) designations, and previously qualified as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

The initial CoinAxess advisory board is comprised of Teddy Lardos, founder and CEO of Raptor Trading, a New York based leading financial technology provider with more than 150 institutional clients throughout the globe; Tim Kovacs, an asset management consultant and sales professional with more than 25 years experience with Merrill Lynch and Amundi Pioneer Investments; Daniel Sun, founding partner in Beijing-based entertainment technology investment fund CBT Fund; and Princeton physicist and inventor Dr Loo Yap, holder of over 20 globally commercialized patents.

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"Our advisory board brings us experiential depth and global reach in institutional trading and cutting edge technology," said CoinAxess COO Schwartz. "They will give our future clients and global regulators the reassurance they need to bring digital asset trading into the mainstream."

CoinAxess is creating a first-in-class, fully-integrated regulated digital asset ecosystem which will include a licensed digital asset exchange with an innovative token registration and sales platform. CoinAxess plans to launch its fully-regulated exchange and supporting marketplace in the second quarter of 2019.

For more information contact (Michael Morgan, Head of Communications), at 1 866 Coin AXS / 1 212 203 8896 or visit www.CoinAxess.com. (http://www.CoinAxess.com) - Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn - Telegram, Facebook coming soon

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