VADUZ, Liechtenstein, April 17th, 2024, Chainwire

  • EtherMail forms a strategic board of advisors with global expertise in blockchain, advertisement, communication, e-commerce, and cryptocurrencies. 
  • Tim Draper, Lex Sokolin, Colin Goltra, Julien Bouteloup, Anil Hansjee, Dr. Thomas Nägele, and Neil Cunha-Gomes will all join EtherMail’s Advisory Board.

EtherMail, the leading Web3 email platform building the bridge between Web2 and Web3, today announced that it has created a Senior Advisory Board consisting of Tim Draper, Lex Sokolin, Colin Goltra, Julien Bouteloup, Anil Hansjee, Dr. Thomas Nägele, and Neil Cunha-Gomes, underscoring EtherMail’s commitment to reimagining and transforming email communications for Web3. 

The Advisory Board will provide strategic counsel to EtherMail’s leadership team as the company prepares to expand its growth pipeline, which includes an upcoming token launch. 

“Moving forward requires more than just investment; start-ups also need seasoned experts, with a wealth of business experience and connections, that can provide valuable insights into navigating challenges, solving problems, and exploring new opportunities,” said Shant Kevonian, Founder & CEO of EtherMail.

“It’s important to me that the people that join us are not only excited by the mission and vision of our product but also share our values as a company. It’s a privilege to welcome them, whose experience and dedication to excellence will benefit us greatly as we embark on the next stage of our journey,” adds Gerald Heydenreich, Founder & President of EtherMail.

Strategic Advisors

The new advisors joining EtherMail’s Advisory Board include: 

Tim Draper

Tim Draper is a global venture capitalist known for founding Draper Associates and DFJ. He has invested in successful ventures like Skype, Baidu, Hotmail, and Coinbase, and founded Draper University, while earning numerous accolades including Forbes' "Midas List" and WEF's "Entrepreneur for the World."

Julien Bouteloup

Julien Bouteloup is the Founder and CEO of Stake Capital Group, an investment company focused on blockchain technology. Julien previously worked at The British Blockchain Association as an Information Technology Advisor. He has founded several companies and projects including Doshbot LTD, a personal AI assistant utilizing blockchain technology, and Flyingcarpet, a decentralized layer for earth observation. 

Anil Hansjee

Anil Hansjee is an entrepreneur, serial angel investor, and General Partner of Fabric Ventures. Anil is the former Head of PayPal Ventures and has also previously served as Head of Corporate Development, EMEA, at Google. He has invested in over 136 companies, with his investment highlights including Shazam, wise,, immutable, polkadot, sorare, and 1inch.

Colin Goltra

Colin Goltra is a seasoned crypto-nomad with 11 years of experience in the global crypto ecosystem, currently focusing on strategy and token deals as an SVP at Horizen Labs Ventures (HLV), after previous roles including COO at Yield Guild (YGG) and Director at Binance. Before transitioning to the crypto world, he worked in Technology M&A and Strategy in Silicon Valley and studied Economics, Statistics, French, and Software Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and Hack Reactor respectively.

Dr. Thomas Nägele 

Dr. Thomas Nägele is Chair of the Board of INATBA (The International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications) and Managing Partner at NÄGELE Attorneys at Law LLC. As a lawyer and former coder, he helps lawmakers regulating the industry. After writing his PhD about tokenization, Forbes Monaco coined him "Dr. Token".

Lex Sokolin

Lex Sokolin is co-founder of Generative Ventures, a VC fund specializing in fintech, AI, and Web3. Previously, Lex served as Chief Economist at Consensys where he focused on protocol cryptoeconomics, digital assets, public and private blockchains, decentralized finance, and DAOs.

Neil Cunha-Gomes

Neil Cunha-Gomes is the Director of EMEA of the SoftBank Vision Fund. Neil brings over a decade's worth of experience structuring a variety of global deals on behalf of Deutsche Bank and Coller Capital. At SoftBank, Neil is responsible for the fund’s EMEA portfolio and has a particular interest in fintech, e-commerce, and crypto. 

About EtherMail

EtherMail is the leading Web3 email platform building the bridge between Web2 and Web3 and bringing full inbox ownership, control, and sovereignty back to users. EtherMail is the first Web3 email solution to set the standard for anonymous and encrypted wallet-to-wallet communication. With EtherMail, companies can send rich, relevant content directly to their asset holders based on blockchain-synced real-time information. EtherMail also allows fully anonymous P2P communication and rewards its users for reading relevant content in their inboxes.

For more information on how EtherMail can help your project maintain a direct and secure line of communication with your asset holders, visit here.

Users can join the official EtherMail Telegram channel here and follow the latest developments on X (formerly Twitter).



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