Henok (Hen) Tekle is a prominent cryptocurrency angel investor, advisor, and fund manager. Frequently invited to attend or speak at events in the space, Hen has attended or spoken at the inaugural Token Summit (New York City), Blockstack (Silicon Valley), CoinAlts Fund Symposium (San Francisco), Block-Con (Los Angeles), Crypto Valley Trip (Zug, Switzerland), Mindspace (Berlin), GCC Blockchain Conference (Dubai), Blockchain World Conference (Bangkok), and Hybrid Summit 2017 (Macau).
As a sought after public speaker, Hen has traveled the world educating audiences about cryptocurrencies, traveling frequently to speak at conferences around the world. As a content creator with a podcast, blog and YouTube channel, Hen has lined up an prominent list of founders for leading projects such as Aion, Unikoin Gold, Props, Wala, Vezt, among others, with the explicit purpose of educating the public about these projects before deciding whether to take part in their token sales.
Hen has founded several popular cryptocurrency online communities comprised of insiders, influencers and investors that span the world and have collectively raised millions of dollars worth of Ether and Bitcoin for token sales. After receiving many offers from several projects, Hen chose to join Pareto Network for his first role as a formal advisor, while informally counseling many others.
Hen's professional background includes IT enterprise consulting for firms like Deloitte, as well as projects for organizations like Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, the IRS, and Mayo Clinic. Hen also has done freelance journalism work, most notably having received a grant from the Corless Foundation in 2011 to document the Arab Spring, which took him to many countries throughout North Africa and the Middle East to conduct video interviews.