Remarkable companies are led by extraordinary people, our people are exceptional, our leadership is undeniably inspirational.

Our experienced management team embodies the strengths and diversity of our industry. Each a respected expert in their prospective field.

Howard Gostfrand, age 53 has built a career around financing and advising small private and public companies throughout their various phases of growth in diversified industries. In 1999 Mr. Gostfrand formed American Capital Ventures, Inc. (ACV). Over the past 22 years ACV has represented over 300 public companies. Advising services included Investor Relations, Capital Introductions, Business Development, Strategic Board Appointments and an overall strategy for how to approach investors and the Capital Markets.

Through Mr. Gostfrand’s counsel, clients have successfully uplisted from the OTC Markets to the NASDAQ, gotten acquired and strengthened their overall methodology to build shareholder value. In addition, Mr. Gostfrand has successfully completed several reverse merger transactions and has assisted companies to go public via traditional I.P.O.’s.   

Mr Gostfrand began his journey into the Crypto Currency industry five years ago. Attending industry conferences and learning about this bourgeoning game changing way of life.

When the opportunity arose to lead a Defi / Crypto / Blockchain focused public company Mr. Gostfrand jumped on it.  Mr. Gostfrand is excited to bring his experience and world class network to build Descrypto into a true leader in the industry.

Mr. Gostfrand received a B.S. in Marketing Management from Boston University (1991). He is married and has two children. Mr. Gostfrand is originally from Montreal, Canada, but grew up in Miami, FL. since he was a kid. He loves calling Miami home and is excited to see the city grow into the Crypto hub it has become and for Descrypto to be an integral part of that growth.       

Ms. Anthony, age 55, is our President and Chairman.  Ms. Anthony has been a corporate and securities attorney for 28 years and is the founding partner of Anthony L.G., PLLC, which she founded in 2001.

Ms. Anthony provides corporate counsel to small-cap and middle market private and public companies.  During her career Ms. Anthony has served clients in areas including but not limited to compliance with Securities Act offer, sale and registration requirements, including private and public offerings; initial public offerings; follow-on offerings and PIPE transactions; compliance with NASDAQ and NYSE/NYSE American initial and continued listing requirements; compliance with the initial quotation and maintenance of standards for the OTCQB and OTCQX; working with foreign private issuers; Regulation A/A+ offerings; compliance with the registration and reporting requirements under the Securities Exchange; mergers and acquisitions; and general contract and business transactions.

Ms. Anthony has worked with over 600 public companies and been involved in over $10 billion in capital markets transactions.  Her experience with public companies set the stage for her roll with our company.

Ms. Anthony has also served on the board of directors of Aditx, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADTX), a biotechnology company, since July 2020.

Ms. Anthony is also an owner and managing member of A.G. Capital Advisors, LLC (“AG Capital”), a consulting and advisory firm for small and middle market private and public companies.

Ms. Anthony has not been involved in any negative legal proceedings as enumerated in Item 401(f) of Regulation S-K either in the past ten years or ever.

‘Wex’ as he is affectionately known, serves as the Company’s Chief Investment Officer with 7 years of experience in the blockchain space.

In June of 2016, he founded D2B, LLC, a boutique advisory firm that assisted blockchain start-ups, where he served as the company’s Chief Executive Officer until January 2021. In this position, Wex helped companies with their pitch-deck creation, whitepaper formation, marketing and tokenomics.

Wex is also a crypto-analyst, doing deep dives and due diligence work on companies issuing tokens either through private sales, ICO’s (initial coin offerings), IDO’s (initial decentralized exchange
offerings) or IEO’s (initial exchange offerings).

Within the crypto-asset space, Wex is currently involved in DeFi (decentralized finance) working primarily with companies whose platforms and wallets have the ability to be used for cross-chain finance through staking, wrapping, bridging, lending, borrowing and yield farming. In this role, he connects companies to specific resources within the blockchain space.

Wex was an early investor in several crypto-assets including Ethereum (ETH), Binance Coin (BNB), KuCoin (KCS), Bitrue (BTR), Cardano (ADA), Chainlink (LINK), Polygon (MATIC), Decentraland (MANA), Basic Attention Token (BAT), DigiByte (DGB), Neo (NEO), Ox (ZRX), Icon (ICX), Bumper (BUMP), Olympus DAO (OHM), Strongblock (STRONG) and Wonderland
(TIME).

Wex serves as an advisor to several companies including Intercoin, Geojam, Pilates Metrics (now part of Pear Sports) and La Bella Vita (formerly Cafe Joe USA), which in 2018 was an early-adopter in accepting crypto-assets for coffee and other goods purchased.

He earned Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Analytical Thinking and Reasoning from Ner
Israel Rabbinical College. He also holds a Masters of Science in Education from Johns Hopkins
University.

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