Marc LoPresti

Co-Founder and Managing Director


IDI/Moneta Advisory Partners

Marc is a Wall Street veteran with over 25+ years’ experience in alternative investments, having started his career on the floor of the NYSE working for Lehman Brothers. Marc is currently: Co-Founder & Managing Director, IDI Group (a global multi-family office focused on early-stage venture investments), Co-Founder & Managing Director, Moneta Advisory Partners (a “Venture Evangelism” platform), Co-Founder & Board Member, BattleFin Group (a leading alternative data company), and Co-Founder, Revolution Media Group (producer of the popular “Bulls, Bears & Blockchain” podcast). Marc was also the founder of LoPresti Law Group, LLC, a leading securities law firm in New York focused on alternative investments.

A recognized market strategist and authority on alternative investments, Marc is a co-founder of Moneta Advisory Partners, LLC, a “venture evangelism” platform that raises awareness of a portfolio of growing public companies.

Marc appears regularly on CNBC, CoindeskTV, TD Ameritrade Network, Sirius XM Radio, Bloomberg, and Fox. He has been quoted in numerous publications including Forbes, Reuters, the Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, and Barron’s, and is a co-host and co-founder and co-host of proprietary programming including the popular “Rebels’ Edge” streaming show and the “Bulls, Bears & Blockchain” radio show. He is also a frequently featured speaker on investment panels at conferences around the world. Marc graduated from New York Law School in 1997.


    10:20 AM - 10:40 AM

    Wednesday General Session 1/31/2024

    Let the Investor Beware! - Fraud Detection & Red Flags

    • Examples of the most common frauds being committed by microcap companies that are only caught after the fact
    • Early warning signs of hard-to-identify scams
    • Protocols for investors and fund managers to help them hedge if there are suspicions of fraud
    • Microcap volatility: discerning when legitimate companies are the victim of outside forces, such as naked shorts
    • Perspective: legal preventive measures in the early financing stages and later stages that could reduce fraud
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