Ben Godfrey

Author: Ben Godfrey
Ben Godfrey is the Founder and General Partner at SportVEST, a Tokenized Sports Venture Capital Fund on the Blockchain. SportVEST focuses on detailed analysis and investment into sports companies at the intersection of the blockchain, Post Seed - Pre Series A and is committed to creating sports as a new asset class. With a 20+ year background in global banking, finance and investments, Ben has worked for some of the World’s leading financial institutions including; HSBC, Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank and Credit Agricole managing in excess of $1 billion of institutional money. A serial entrepreneur and angel investor, he has built a startup from concept through to exit and understands the hurdles business owners face. An expert in fund portfolio construction, asset selection and strategy, he believes blockchain will heavily disrupt many sectors within the sports ecosystem in the coming years through technology and tokenization. Extremely knowledgeable in multiple areas of sports and an early adopter of tokenization and blockchain. Ben also acts as an advisor, board member, speaker and mentor.

This Blockchain Startup Is Changing The Face Of Social Media Industry

November 17, 2018
I recently caught up with Julie Benlevi-Little in New York. She is the CEO and Co-Founder of Blinked, a new blockchain-based social media platform for recommendations that enables users to share in up to 90 percent of advertising revenue. Here’s what she had to say… I remember watching an episode of Americ...

Sport Tokenization Use Cases: Part 1/4 Soccer Clubs

November 7, 2018
Over the coming weeks, we will be looking at tokenized use cases within the sports ecosystem. In part one of our four-part series, we look at how tokenization will affect football (soccer) clubs and the potential use cases. Football is the most popular sport in the world so naturally, this opens up massive...

How Security Tokens Will Disrupt Traditional Venture Capital

November 6, 2018
First, we had the utility token and ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings), now we are moving into a new era with the security token and STOs (Security Token Offerings) coming to the forefront. We are now starting to see the new token economy take hold with the Venture Capital sector aiming to be positioned on the ...