Matthew Roszak is chairman and co-founder of Bloq, a leading blockchain infrastructure and innovation company. He is also the co-founder of Vesper Finance, a billion-dollar platform for easy-to-use DeFi products and the first to en
Matthew is the co-founder and chairman of Bloq, and a co-founder of Vesper Finance. Mr. Roszak is also a founding partner of Tally Capital, a private investment firm focused on digital assets and blockchain-enabled technology with a portfolio of over 20 investments, including Block.One, Civic, Factom, Rivetz and Qtum.
Mr. Roszak is a blockchain investor, entrepreneur and advocate. He has spent over 20 years in private equity and venture capital with Advent International, Keystone Capital Partners, Platinum Venture Partners and SilkRoad Equity, and has invested over $1 billion of capital (from start-up to IPO) in a broad range of industries. Mr. Roszak is a director and beneficial owner of Eboost, Enter Financial, MissionMode, Neu Entity, Onramp, SolidSpace and TrueLook.
Mr. Roszak serves as chairman of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, the world’s largest trade association representing blockchain. In addition, Mr. Roszak serves on the board of BitGive, a non-profit foundation targeting public health and the environment. Mr. Roszak is also the founder of the Chicago Blockchain Center, a public-private partnership with the State of Illinois, CME Group, DRW and Lightbank. Mr. Roszak was a producer of the industry’s first-ever documentary, The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin.
Mr. Roszak is a sought-after thought leader on blockchain technology, and has testified as an expert before US Congress and spoken at the US Federal Reserve. Mr. Roszak has been featured on CNBC and quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and Financial Times. In addition, Mr. Roszak has presented at FinTech conferences worldwide, including Money20/20, CES and American Banker.