David Drake $daviddrake

David Drake, through his family office LDJ Capital, has acted as GP & LP investors with his partners in fund-of-funds, realty funds, venture capital funds & hedge funds. Mr. Drake's investments currently have 50+ global directors that maintain relations with institutions & family offices with $1.5 trillion in assets.

Mr. Drake’s family office manages & co-invests in alternative assets with the top 30 family offices out of his 5000 family office & institutional investor reach. These top 30 are 40% from Asia, 20% from Europe, 20% from the Americas, & 30% from the Middle East.

Mr. Drake’s access with 100,000 investors is maintained through his media asset, The Soho Loft Media Group, which has produced & sponsored over 1100+ finance conferences since 2002 like the events with institutional media leader Thomson Reuters & sponsors from Nasdaq, NYSE, KKR, & the Carlyle Group.

LDJ Special Situations partners have invested $100 Million in Alibaba & Palantir.

While LDJ Real Estate strategy is set to acquire Class A core rental properties & hotels.

Mr. Drake has been involved in technology, media, telecoms, realty, hospitality, cleantech, energy and social impact investments for more than 25 years. He is a digital automation advocate for private equity as he lobbied the US Congress on the JOBS Act since 2011 He represented the US Commerce Department at the EU Commission in Brussels & Rome in 2012, was invited to the White House Champions of Change ceremony in Washington, D.C., &, was a speaker at the UK Parliament in 2013.

Mr. Drake serves as an advisor to 3 banks, a few government agencies & some private firms on these implementations. He is involved in building out the blockchain equivalent of Swift transfers for financial institutions as well as custody and insurance products for the marketplace of cryptocurrencies. He is also involved with half a dozen exchanges being created on a global basis and some with central banks. Initial token offering platforms mimicking the success of Kickstarter are being developed by groups and his firm is taking a leadership position in the space of blockchain, Initial Token Offering and cryptocurrency.