Harold Padilla

Harold Padilla is a Venture Strategist at Beast. He collaborates in catalyzing ideas into innovative business models. Harold explores and applies new design approaches into the new democratized venture investment landscape….and gets awesome results. He has a systemic “big picture” thinking approach; experience in open innovation research and development of triple helix collaborations focused on fostering innovation culture and leadership in organizations. Harold holds a BSc in Economics and a MSc Strategic Design and Management from Parsons School of Design.


Was November the end of the ICO party?

2017 will be remembered as the year when crowdfunding through token sales or initial coin offerings (ICOs) became an epidemic; funding around 288 companies and more than $3.6B in YTD and eclipsing the amount of money invested by VC on early-stage startups.

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