‘Raised on art’, Dylan started attending Sotheby’s Auctions at the age of seven and formed his first collection of Royal Doulton character jugs at the age of nine. His formative years were filled with strategy games and collectible cards, such as Magic the Gathering of which he was South Africa’s youngest judge at the age of twelve. He has spent over a decade obsessed with the coming metaverse and ran active roleplay communities in Second Life. After completing his education, Dylan began managing his family’s investment portfolio as well as working as an independent private banker on behalf of high net worth individuals and family offices. In 2009 he co-hosted Israel’s first Wealth management conference with STEP. Since 2012 he has been a passionate investor in traditional collectibles and in recent years has shifted his entire focus to NFTs, Blockchain Games & Web3 governance. After his early success in NFT investing he founded Crown Capital, a play to earn gaming investment DAO. Dylan is also a senior correspondent for WGMI Studios where he reports on Blue Chip NFTs, play-to-earn games & regularly interviews NFT project founders.
Co-founder of Next Chain Media, Host of the Bitlord Spotlight show & a casual part time artist. His 'past life' includes System Analyst and QA in the financial services & retail field. He has been active in the crypto NFT space since 2019. The first NFT Project that he worked on was Mintable.com. A long term value investor he is currently Focusing on Utility NFT’s. A massive believer in play-to-earn games he is a long term member of Grow Your Base, Town of the Arch Duke DAO & Crown Capital DAO.
Legal background in corporate and construction law, over 10 years experience working on large industrial construction projects, before that dealing with disclosure of information on securities markets. In the 2000s and beginning of 2010s Was very active in Lineage 2, WoW, Anarchy Online, EverQuest 2 and other MMORPGs for a long time and fascinated with the grey markets and beginnings of in-game economies, now a casual player. Active crypto investor/trader/user since 2013 gaining substantial experience in user side of crypto including safety. Keen technical analysis enthusiast
8 year Professional basketball player, Esports enthusiast, NFT investor, Play to earn gaming specialist & Crypto investor. Vinnie hosts spaces with prominent P2E projects on Crypto Champions Radio Twitter spaces while managing Fight Legends discord community.
Facilities engineer, small business owner and passionate crypto enthusiast.Jones first got into Bitcoin in 2014 and Cryptokitties in 2018. He has always been fascinated by a world without borders and the decentralized metaverse. Jones is best known as an early player in Upland, but is also heavily involved in several games and metaverse platforms on the Wax blockchain. He believes that the future of gaming is in player owned assets and play-to-earn platforms. As an avid reader and researcher, he is always learning what is new and upcoming.
R&D Mechanical Engineer with expertise in data analysis, optimization, modeling and simulation. He has degrees in nuclear & radiological engineering (bachelors), and Masters degrees in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Business Administration. He is best known in the crypto space for his involvement in the Upland community but is also highly involved and interested in the Ethereum DeFi space. In meat space he is highly active in Jujitsu, mountain biking, and snowboarding. He is currently a developer for Green Rabbit.
A critical thinker with a passion for knowledge. Vanessa has spent her professional life in digital design & development with a focus on innovation. She caught the NFT, p2e and Web3 investment bug in 2021 and has become ever more enthusiastic about this technology's long-term future. A strong networker & social butterfly Vanessa has found her place in Crown Capital