Liza Aizupiete is a Co-founder and Managing Director of Fintelum – an equity crowdfunding platform, which also serves the burgeoning crypto capital markets industry. Previously Liza was a founder and the Managing Director of a cryptocurrency exchange Globitex, as well as the General Director of Lithuanian e-money institution NexPay UAB. A Latvian native, Liza graduated from the University of Geneva, Switzerland, majoring in Philosophy. Liza is experienced in the financial industry, including trading, fund and portfolio management. Since 2012, she has been passionate about Bitcoin and later crypto industry at large, as a proponent of a decentralised and sound monetary system.