Ethereum Classic Labs & Digital Finance Group’s Liz Kukka & Unbank Ventures’ Brett Noyes

On this week’s Silicon Valley Insider, host Keith Koo’s guests are Liz Kukka, Director of Programs at Ethereum Classic Labs (ETC) and an investor with ETC’s parent group DFG (Digital Finance Group) and Brett Noyes, Managing Director of Unbank Ventures.

In the first part of the show Keith and Liz discuss Liz’s inspiring background from soccer coach to MBA to leading programs at some of the best know in accelerators and incubators. With Liz specialties in Design Thinking she helps coach startups to improve their products and be ready for investors. Liz also discusses the startup ecosystem, investing in startups and answers “What is a crypthedge fund?”

Later in the show, Brett Noyes joins to discuss the collaboration of Unbank ventures with ETC Labs and their upcoming roadshow in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Vancouver. Those interested in attending the roadshow as either a startup or investor can find out more here: or emal at

On this week’s Cyber-Tip, Keith gives important information and advice on several of the latest news in cyber risk including a phishing scam directly time for Tax filing season in the USA, the Verizon FIOs router vulnerability and the recent “spying” attempt via USB key at President Trump’s Mar-A-Lago resort,

On the Pivot, Keith and Liz talk about the next batch of startups for ETC labs and the focus on blockchain “middleware” building tools specifically for developers to adopt and scale their applications.

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