Manuela Seve ()
Manuela Seve is co-founder and CEO of Alpha’a & alphaa.io where she is changing the way companies connect with their fans. Using web3 to help enterprises solve for authenticity, resale and community building. She has been in the tech and collectibles sector for the past 8 years successfully raising funds from industry leaders such as Metaprop vc, EOS VC, Chingona Ventures, Gaingels among other funds. With a background in finance, Manuela worked as an equity analyst at Gávea Investments, one of Brazil’s most reputable investment management firms. Manuela was named by Bloomberg in 2022 one of the top 100 most influential Latinos/as worldwide, top 10 people to watch in Fintech in 2023, 33 under 33 entrepreneurs in 2018 in New York city, she has had appearances in entrepreneur reality show, Meet the Drapers and Brazilian reality show Fora da Caixa. She has been a thought leader in the blockchain industry since 2017 and has moderated and led panels on the subject including but not limited to the Bushwick film festival in 2018, LIU Art, the Britely in 2021, and this year at Stanford GSB, NFT LA & NYC, web3expo, & L’Attitude among other major industry events. Her panel submission “NFTs for Real World Problems” was a winner of TechCrunch Disrupt’s Audience Choice Award, and she presented the panel twice at TechCrunch Disrupt 22. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Manuela received her Economics degree from IBMEC in Rio de Janeiro and a certificate from Stanford GSB’s Latino entrepreneurship initiative, she now resides in Los Angeles.