The World of Security Tokens – Sydney

  • Sydney, Tuesday 20th November –  6:00PM – 9:00PM 

  • – Level 20, 680 George Street Sydney

  • FREE Event, Pizza & Drinks



The Blockchain space is officially maturing. Regulation is catching up & established businesses are looking to enter the space. Many believe security tokens are key to bridging the old world & the new financial system. Learn about Security Tokens, why they are important and how they’ll affect the world of Cryptocurrency from industry professionals.

– What is a security token?
– How is it different from a utility token?
– Why these are important?
– The regulation of Security Tokens
– Who can invest in them?
– What are benefits?
– How will security tokens affect the world of Cryptocurrency?



Alex Saunders – CEO & Founder of Nugget’s News

Alex has been immersed in cryptocurrency since discovering Bitcoin in 2012. Alex has a unique investment style that combines fundamental analysis, technical analysis and market sentiment as key drivers in decision making. Alex’s passion lead him to leave his successful career as a head Pharmacist in 2017, to found Nugget’s News. He established the brand through a loyal following on his educational YouTube channel and his crypto community discussion group. Alex is a trusted voice in the Australian crypto community, conducts many speaking engagements to spread the word of crypto and helps to accelerate blockchain start-ups through applying his years of experience and wisdom.

Rick Klink – CEO at Malta Digital Exchange

In 2005, Rick founded D2MX, an independent Australian direct execution StockBroking firm. D2MX rose to over $700 million per month in trading turnover per month. D2MX was sold to Penson Inc in 2008

In 2009, Rick founded Bespoke Portfolio, a dealer group focusing on FinTech / RoboAdvice companies providing Managed Account services. Bespoke Portfolio now provides services to some of the largest RoboAdvice companies in Australia.

In 2013, Rick co-founded OpenMarkets, an independent Australian StockBroking firm. Rick was CEO until 2017, then moving to CTO and Executive Director role. OpenMarkets now has a turnover of approximately $4Billion per month and Assets on platform of over $1.5 billion.

In 2018, Rick and his team founded Malta Digital Exchange, a Securities Token Exchange regulated in Malta.

Anya Nova – Crypto Economist at Power Ledger

Anya is a crypto economist at Power Ledger which is one of Australia’s most exciting blockchain companies. In 2017, Power Ledger completed Australia’s first Initial Coin Offering, raising $34 million dollars. In 2018, Power Ledger won the Extreme Tech Challenge, a global competition of the most innovative global companies run on Sir Richard Branson’s island. Power Ledger has announced the plans to launch Asset Germination Events (AGEs), Australia’s first regulated energy offering utilizing a security token.

Michael Bacina, Partner Piper Alderman
Mike is the founder and lead partner of Piper Alderman’s Blockchain Group and has advised many of Australia’s leading Blockchain projects including exchanges and early ICOs. He is published and presents globally at conferences on legal issues in Blockchain and is passionate about the work needed to tokenise assets and securities over the coming years.