September 20, 2017 – Monaco Growth Forums by Andreea Porcelli is excited to announce David Wachsman of Wachsman PR, and David Drake of LDJ Capital, a family office, as their Keynote Speakers for the 9th Edition of MGF’s Fall Conference on October 17th-19th at the Stafford Hotel in London and The Riviera Marriott Hotel in Monaco. This exclusive event will allow top emerging growth companies and established institutional investors, and industry professionals, the unique opportunity to network with one another. The topic of their speech will be, “The Makings of a Successful ICO Launch”.

David Drake is the Chairman of LDJ Capital, a family office. He is also an advocate of digital automation investing in private equity, compliance, capital formation policies and the US JOBS Act which he lobbied for in the US Congress and the EU Commission. Because of his leading work in this space, he represented the US Commerce Department at the EU Commission in Brussels and Rome in 2012. In 2013, he spoke at the UK Parliament and was invited to the White House Champions of Change ceremony in Washington, D.C. He currently sits as a Board Advisor to more than 15 Blockchain-based firms as he underwrites and conducts due diligence on pre-ICO firms for his network of family offices in North America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

David Drake of LDJ Capital, a family office, (left) and David Wachsman of Wachsman PR.

David Wachsman began his public relations career in politics, interning in the communications department for Ed Cox, currently Chairman of the New York Republican Party. Wachsman founded Wachsman PR to provide professional PR services to the rapidly growing but nascent financial technology industry, with bitcoin and Blockchain at its foundation. In 2016, Wachsman PR grew from a one-man shop to a ten-employee public relations agency with offices in New York and Dublin. Since inception, Wachsman PR has represented more than forty of the most prominent companies in Fintech from every corner of the globe.

“Institutional investors and family offices come together at the Monaco Growth Forums and the appetite for digital assets has never been higher. Many family office friends see the similarities to Wall Street foreign syndication in the 90s,” shared Drake. “LDJ Capital 300 syndication partners in hedge fund and family offices are entering this new liquid asset class market. Monaco Growth Forum takes the European lead on evolving the introduction.”

To learn more about the 9th Edition of Monaco Growth Forums or to register, visit


About Monaco Growth Forums by Andreea Porcelli Ltd.
Monaco Growth Forums (MGF) is an exclusive, invitation-only conference highlighting growth companies seeking capital and/or greater exposure. Andreea Porcelli, MGF founder, and president, has more than 20 years’ experience as an international investment banker, finding investors for small cap companies on a world scale. She and her team select, by invitation-only, companies seeking international investor exposure to present and then socialize over three days with institutional fund managers, private asset managers, high-net-worth individuals, and industry-related sponsors and foundations—all of whom are also exclusively invited to match MFG’s highly selective