Local Tech Startup, Sequel, Selected to Present at North America’s Leading Blockchain Summit
November 4, 2022
LA Blockchain Summit is North America's leading web3 conference and expo focused on blockchain investing, building, and mainstream adoption in North America. An exclusive, curated, high-impact, informative, and thought-provoking event presented by some of the world’s foremost innovators, change-makers, and prominent leaders in the web3 ecosystem.
Sequel,1 founded by Cape Girardeau software engineer, Alan Long, was invited to deliver a live pitch on stage during the summit and present investment opportunities to some of the most active investors and VCs in the web3 space. The three-day event included some of the brightest minds of the blockchain ecosystem and a star-studded panel of keynote speakers, including DGHS founding partners Tim Draper, Alon Goren, and Josef Holm.
“The response to Sequel was amazing. We are genuinely thrilled to get in front of customers and partners and demo what we’ve been building in stealth for months,” said Alan Long, CEO of Sequel Finance.
Sequel is one of the companies participating in Codefi’s 2022 1ST50K Accelerator.2 Local entrepreneurs and coaches assist companies in the program with tactics to accelerate growth including product development, customer acquisition, and raising investment capital. “Alan is a great example of what’s possible for local entrepreneurs and tech startups when the community just lends a helping hand. Sequel has the potential to create outstanding economic impact in our region,” said Dr. James Stapleton, co-founder of Codefi.3
Codefi has awarded $700,000 in grants to 1ST50K teams since 2015. A recent labor market analytics and economic data research study concluded that for every $1 awarded to these companies since 2019, more than $7 is generated in annual direct, indirect, and induced economic impact – which includes annual wages on new jobs created and changes in taxes on production and imports.
Sequel Finance delivers a suite of products for managing your digital asset portfolio, including their flagship offering: zero-knowledge, non-custodial digital asset inheritance.
About LA Blockchain Summit4
LA Blockchain Summit is the marquee conference and expo focused on blockchain investing, building, and mainstream adoption in North America. An exclusive, curated, high-impact, informative, and thought-provoking event presented by some of the world’s foremost innovators, change-makers, and prominent leaders in the web3 ecosystem.
About Codefi Foundation on Rural Innovation5
We want to eliminate the skills and opportunity gaps preventing workers and entrepreneurs in rural regions from thriving in the digital economy.
We are tech entrepreneurs who partner with private and public groups in rural communities to deploy an innovation ecosystem to educate and train digital workers and entrepreneurs, build and attract software-focused companies, and create community spaces to expand the digital economy. In strong digital economies, workers drive innovation and become entrepreneurs, creating local wealth, more economic diversity, and future-proof jobs and occupations.