A Look Into Bear Market Psychology: A Warren Buffett Approach

“Whether we’re talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down.” – Warren Buffett Despite some positive momentum, the cryptocurrency market is still suffering. The cryptocurrency bear market has caused continuous panic, fear, and uncertainty amongst investors; but awareness of common behavioral investment biases can help individuals navigate market […]

Beyond the Bar: The Future of Law

In a Digital Age and Economy, the Most Successful Law Firms and Lawyers Will Be the Ones That Form a Collaborative Relationship with Technology to Aid and Serve Clientele Author’s note: Upon completing my first year of law school, and taking a class at the University of Miami School of Law called The Future of […]

Family Offices Dive Into Crypto


Since founding our fund, Alpha Sigma Capital Fund, LP in January 2020, we’ve talked with many family offices about their exposure to cryptocurrency. The world has shifted dramatically since Q1 2020 and attitudes toward crypto investing run the gamut: “resembles a Ponzi scheme” to “money 2.0 is a huge, huge, huge deal.” However, this is […]

Miami Leading in the Crypto Race…This Time, With its Own City-Based Coin

Earlier this year, Mayor Suarez of Miami, Florida stated that he intended to make Miami a major hub for technology and cryptocurrency. His progressive leadership has already established Miami as a rising hot-spot that is embracing blockchain technology and cryptocurrency and supporting the tech industry overall. Miami has long been viewed as a “center of culture […]

Democratizing Data & Financial Services Solutions: Webinar Highlights

On July 21, I attended a fascinating webinar hosted by CommPRO. The webinar was called Democratizing Data & Financial Services Solutions. This webinar gave insight and predictions as to where we are in the world of financial communication and financial technology and where we may be going. Although there were several speakers with incredible panels, the […]

The World of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies: Webinar Highlights

On July 6th, DC Finance, a global family office and high net worth individual community, hosted a webinar, “The World of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies,”that included several speakers and an audience from all over the world. In this brief recap, I am going to highlight some of the speakers that most stood out to me: The first […]

Stablecoins Have Your Back

“Coins.” “Crypto.” “Bitcoin.” We hear these terms quite frequently in the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology; but, what exactly is a “stablecoin?” You may see the ticker USDC on your digital wallet but wonder what it really is? I know I did. Stablecoins are an interesting subset of cryptocurrency and have ample emerging use […]

What’s the Deal with Coins vs Tokens? Does it Even Matter?

Cryptocurrency coins and tokens are unique subclasses of digital assets; however, many people often use the terms cryptocurrency coins and tokens interchangeably. While the two may have similar properties, they are different in numerous ways. A Token For Your Thoughts A token is a subset of cryptocurrency and a unit of value that is developed […]

9000+ Cryptocurrencies; 1 Planet

Over the past few weeks, significant attention has been drawn to the environmental impact of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. One of the many causes of this environmental exposure and movement was driven by a tweet by Elon Musk. Musk stated that Tesla would not accept Bitcoin any longer and the company would hold onto the […]

Take a Look Back to See What’s Ahead

Prior to the development and mass adoption of the internet, many were skeptical of its capabilities and influence. In a 1995 Newsweek article, Clifford Stoll stated, “The truth is no online database will replace your daily newspaper, no CD-ROM can take the place of a competent teacher and no computer network will change the way […]

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Daniel Siciliano

F. Daniel Siciliano is an Independent Director of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco and Chair of the American Immigration Council. He is the former faculty director of the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University and former Professor of the Practice and Associate Dean at Stanford Law School. His work has included expert testimony in front of both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives and for 2009, 2010, and 2011, alongside leading academics and business leaders such as Ben Bernanke, Paul Krugman, and Carl Icahn, Professor Siciliano was named to the “Directorship 100” – a list of the most influential people in corporate governance.

Siciliano was also co-founder, CEO and ultimately Executive Chairman of LawLogix Group, Inc. – a global software technology company named 9 consecutive times to the Inc. 500/5000, several times ranked as one of the Top 100 fastest-growing private software companies in the US and named to the US Hispanic Business 500 (largest) and Hispanic Business 100 (fastest growing) lists for 2010 and 2011. In 2012 he sold a majority stake of the company to PNC Riverarch Capital, continued as Executive Chairman, and led the sale of the company to Hyland Software/Thoma Bravo in 2015.

Siciliano is a co-founder and board member of the Silicon Valley Directors’ Exchange (SVDX), Chairman of the national non-partisan American Immigration Council, past-President of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Council #1057, and an active member of the Latino Corporate Directors’ Association.

Siciliano’s related areas of expertise include executive compensation, corporate compliance, the legal and social impact of autonomous (AI/robotic) systems, and corporate technology strategy and security. He has served as a governance consultant and trainer to the Board of Directors of dozens of Fortune 1000 companies (including Google, Microsoft, Fedex, Disney, Entergy and Applied Materials), is an angel investor and consultant to several firms and companies in Silicon Valley, Hong Kong, India, and Latin America, and currently serves as an independent director on the board of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco. He lives in Los Altos, California.