Darrell Hubbard brings over 20 years of Technology, Finance and Securities experience to the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency community.
Darrell started his career as a Chief Architect at AT&T Bell Laboratories. At age 23, he became the youngest person in American history to represent the United States of America as an USA Expert in negotiating and establishing distributed computing standards within the International Standards Organization (ISO).
Darrell has led and managed over $160 Million in Information Technology initiatives reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer’s Board at AT&T.
Darrell founded an Information Technology Consulting firm, Vertron Corporation, and was the lead architect and developer on a Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) system for an international money transfer company, Coinstar International.
Darrell has participated and contributed to various USA Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) public review and comment periods related to the Jumpstart Our Business Startup Act (JOBS ACT).
Darrell a founding Board Member of Yobifund.com, an equity crowdfunding portal currently focused on raising capital for Blockchain Startups in Presales and ICOs.
Yobifund.com is one of a very few companies to receive qualification for the SEC to raise up to $50 Million in a Regulation A+ Offering as a Funding Portal.
Darrell is also the founder and Chief Innovation Officer, Yetta, a next generation Blockchain and cryptocurrency for the FinTech Smart Economy.
Darrell is the inventor of Decentralized Governance Organizations (DGOs), a standard and governance model for Utility Token Offerings (UTOs) and Security Token Offerings (STOs).
Darrell entered college at the age of 16. He received in Bachelors in Computer Information Systems at 18; and a Masters in Computer Science at 19.
Darrell earned his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School.
Understanding the Regulatory Environment for ICOs and Security Tokens Offerings (STOs)
Security Token Offerings (STOs) are leading the next wave of ICO Offerings. However, with many conflicting regulatory jurisdictions, how do you structure a STO that works globally for all investors?
Do STOs obsolete Utility Token Offerings (STOs)? Or, can they work in conjunction together?
What are the best practices for valuing cryptocurrency? And how do I know the best ones for investment?
These are just a few of the questions I will address to give both issuers and investors a better understanding of how to structure their ICOs and to provide better insights on how to invest in them.
I will walk through and explain the various classes of cryptocurrency and the various types of STOs and many legal considerations an ICO issuer needs to understand when structuring their ICO.
I will keenly discuss how the USA is different from other legal jurisdictions and what options are available to raise money in the USA.