Private Investing Council - May 17-19, 2022 - Boston Meeting


Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 6:00pm to Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 2:00pm

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For family investment leaders seeking peer exchange, co-investment collaboration or family office insights related to venture capital, private equity, real estate or other alternative assets outside of funds or public markets.

  • Agenda


Boston, MA

All times listed are Eastern Standard Time


Tuesday, May 17, 2022

6:00 p.m.


Casual/Arrival Cocktails and Dinner

Wednesday, May 18

8:15 a.m.






9:00 p.m.



Facilitated by Jonathan Tunner, Direct Private Investment Opportunities and Tim Duffy, General Counsel & Strategic Partnership Manager, FOX

  • Guest and council members introductions
  • Agenda Review and Tech Notes for Hybrid Meeting




9:30 a.m.


The Future is Decentralized.  A Universal Post-Quantum Resistant Human Free Network Communication Protocol for the Next Evolution of Global Industry

Chris Autry, Chief Executive Officer, Iothic Ltd. | Oxford U.K.

Developer of a decentralized platform designed to offer point-to-point quantum-resistant authentication. The company's platform delivers a secure, scalable, and robust authentication/authorization technique that operates on any OS, protocol, comms layer, and any IoT stack, enabling organizations to quickly and effectively establish an autonomous authentication service for their sensor, sensor hub, and up through to complex IoT systems.




10:30 a.m.






10:45 a.m.


GigSmart - Innovative Technology Solutions for the Labor Market

Mitch Catino, Co-Founder, COO/CPO, GigSmart

 GigSmart is a leader in the Gig Economy specializing in building, deploying, and servicing mobile, tablet, and desktop application for the temporary and permanent labor market.  GigSmart’s platform creates a direct and immediate path to work with flexible terms for workers and businesses. Having successfully launched “GigSmart Get Gigs” and “GigSmart Get Workers” in January 2019, GigSmart is experiencing rapid growth nationwide.  




11:45 a.m.


Initial Discussion of Deal Presentations

Facilitated by Jonathan Tunner and Tim Duffy, FOX




12:30 p.m.



  • Buffet in Captain William Sturgis Foyer 




1:30 p.m.


Member's Family Office: One Family Office’s Direct Investment Approach

FOX Member

FOX Member will discuss provide an Overview of the family office’s portfolio and what the family hopes to accomplish in the years to come. She will also provide a case study on “Why the Family Did a Certain Deal.”




2:30 p.m.


Day 1 Adjournment

  •  Boston Red Sox Game to follow




10:00 p.m.


Estimated Return to hotel

Thursday, May 19

8:15 a.m.






9:00 a.m.


Welcome Back

Facilitated by Jonathan Tunner and Tim Duffy, FOX




9:15 a.m.


Diamond Standard

Cormac Kinney, Founder & CEO, Diamond Standard Co.

Diamond Standard is the creator of the world's first and only regulator approved diamond commodity.  By unlocking diamonds as a market-traded asset, we help investors to access a natural resource currently worth $1.2 trillion – more than all the world's silver and platinum combined.  A breakthrough hard asset that can be transacted as a blockchain token, the diamond commodity provides diversification, potential inflation protection, and a new store of wealth for institutional and individual investors while bringing transparency and efficiency to the diamond supply chain.




10:15 a.m.


Morning Break




10:30 a.m.


Peer Dialogue Deal Discussions

Facilitated by Jonathan Tunner and Tim Duffy, FOX




11:30 a.m.


Meeting Wrap-up & Looking Ahead

Facilitated by Jonathan Tunner and Tim Duffy, FOX




11:45 a.m.






12:45 p.m.


Meeting Adjourned