CopPay adds advisors before ICO

Cryptocurrency payment system CopPay has added a group of technical advisors in advance of an ICO slated to begin Oct. 30.

Elie Galam is the CIO of hedge fund Eastmore Group, which uses algorithms to find arbitrage opportunities in financial derivatives. Earlier in his career, the Harvard-educated mathematician was a portfolio manager for Two Sigma Investments.

Jay Best was named Top Crypto Strategist UK earlier this year. He led GPU deep learning at MIT and is a C-level executive and board member recognized for his knowledge of cryptocurrency payments and payroll, decentralized applications, tokens and data security. Dr. Best is interested in how payments can be deployed to eliminate chargebacks and fraud.

Ina Samovich

Rui Dong is a full stack developer for Bitmaker with a double major in Actuarial Science and Psychology from Western University.

Alexander Ermakovich has two decades of software development experience with a focus on banking. He is interested in internet banking, mobile banking, omnichannel solutions, and front-end development.

“We’re delighted to have such a diverse array of talents among our new advisory team,” CopPay CEO Ina Samovich said. “The board will no doubt benefit enormously from their varied expertise as we head towards the ICO and into our next growth phase.”

CopPay POS software terminals accept any currently listed cryptocurrency and exchange them unreal time for fiat currencies without transaction fees.