Mentor & Board Director

Alyse Killeen is the founding Managing Partner of StillMark – the Bitcoin VC Firm. In Bitcoin since 2013, Alyse works with some of the greatest minds in the field, as an engaged investor, advisor, Board Director, and mentor, as well as a mentee. Bridging gaps in this network to facilitate new insights and partnerships for her associates, Alyse is a connector first, whose work is anchored on the opportunities unveiled by the core technology. First exposed to company building at the side of her entrepreneurial grandfather, Alyse’s respect for entrepreneurship is deep-seated.

NETWORK APPEARANCES
Bloomberg TV
Alyse is a global speaker for institutions including Bloomberg, Channel NewsAsia, and IMF, and provides quotes and content for others, including Forbes, TechCrunch, and International Business Times.
Alyse Killeen Blomberg TV appearanceWatch Videos

NEWS & HIGHLIGHTS

NETWORK & ADVISORY ROLES
Today, the Amazons and eBays of the blockchain ecosystem are nascent corporations. Learn more about Alyse’s partnership and talent network at the forefront of technology’s next wave of critical change.
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FEATURED CONFERENCE
Berlin Oct. 19-20, 2019
Alyse joined the world’s first Lightning Network conference, hosted by Lightning Labs in Berlin, Germany, as a speaker on the VC panel “Investing in Lightning.” The conference brought together infrastructure developers across implementations - lnd, c-lightning, éclair, and Ptarmigan - with app developers, community members, and investors.
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"My point of view is that companies that adhere to the [core principles] of bitcoin have brighter futures and the ability to reach greater scale than companies that are making compromises."
TALKS & MENTIONS
GUEST LECTURE
UCLA Anderson School of Business | March 2019
Hosted by Professor LaBran: Business Plan Development
TALK
Moss Adams at Montgomery Summit | March 2019
Roundtable Panel: Preparing Your Startup for Success in Funding
TALK
Coinstructive OG Crypto Series | Jan 2019
TALK
UCLA Big Data Conference | November 2018
Panel Moderated by Beverly Macy: New Ventures in Blockchain
TALK
CryptoSprings | October 2018
Panel Moderated by Megan Maloney: Venturing into Cryptocurrency
TALK
Genesis Blockchain Summit | October 2018
Keynote Panel: Fireside Chat with Blockchain Technology Leaders
FIRESIDE CHAT
LA County Economic Development (LAEDC) | September 2018
Fireside Chat Moderated by Elsa Flores followed by Panel Moderated by Justin O’Connor: The Future of Fintech
TALK
Sotheby's Institute of Art | September 2018
Panel Moderated by Jonathan T. D. Neil: Cultures of Art and Tech
TALK
Startupfest (Montreal) | July 2018
Keynote: The VC perspective – Sifting Through the Noise to Find SignalARTICLE
TALK
Startupfest (Montreal) | July 2018
Moderated by Francis Pouliot: The New Startup / VC Relationship in Crypto, with founder Jack Mallers and VC Alyse Killeen
FIRESIDE CHAT
SAP.io | May 2018
Fireside Chat Hosted by SAP SVP and Managing Director Ram Jambunathan: Blockchain Conversation with the ExpertsSOCIAL MEDIA
TALK
State of Digital Money | May 2018
Panel Moderated by Steve Beauregard: Evolution of BlockchainWATCH
TALK
City of Angels | May 2018
Panel Moderated by Kara Weber and Lizzie Francis: Blockchain, Bitcoin, and the New Decentralized Economy
TALK
Chicago Area Limited Partners Association | April 2018
TALK
Automata Podcast | March 2018
ARTICLE
The Helm | January 2018
TALK
Upfront Ventures | January 2018
Video Series Hosted by Upfront Ventures: Cryptocurrency (6-part series)
TALK
Silicon Dragon | January 2018
Panel Moderated by Eric Savitz: Blockchain Innovation and Investment WATCH
TALK
Documentary Screening "In Bitcoin We Trust" | December 2017
Panel with Bitcoin Core Developer Eric Lombrozo
MENTION
Hackernoon Blog | December 2017
TALK
SOSV: Skydive Conference | November 2017
Panel Moderated by William Bao Bean: Decrypting Digital Assets – The Perspective of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Investors
TALK
Loeb Enterprise | November 2017
Speaker Series Hosted by Michael Loeb, Moderated by Adam Rice: Bitcoin with Alyse Killeen
TALK
Breaking Bitcoin (Paris) | March 2017
Keynote and Fireside Chat: Social Attacks on DecentralizationWATCH
MENTION
International Business Times | August 2017
TALK
State of Digital Money | July 2017
TALK
GeekGirlMeetupLA | May 2017
Moderated by Mary Wisniewski: Fundraising in Silicon Beach
TALK
Sigma Eta Pi UCLA Chapter | April 2017
TALK
N3XT Conference | April 2017
Keynote: Global Financial Institutions and the Innovative Frontier
TALK
500 Startups | January 2017
Unity & Inclusion Conference, Moderated by Jon Shieber: Women in Venture Capital
FIRESIDE CHAT
500 Startups | January 2017
Unity & Inclusion Conference: Fireside Chat with Paige Craig
TALK
Behind the Brilliance | January 2017
Hosted by Lisa Nicole Bell: Podcast 113 with Alyse Killeen