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Cryptocurrency in Independent Schools
Tuesday, January 11, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
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Cryptocurrency in Independent Schools

Tuesday, January 11, 2022
12 PM Eastern / 11 AM Central
This is being co-offered by SAIS and several other state associations. 

Bill Ullman will provide a background on cryptocurrency as a form of donation for independent schools. He’ll discuss the overall features and trends of this rapidly developing asset class and the important questions to ask when doing research on various cryptocurrency platforms. Additionally, Sarah Walton, director of development for Calvert School, will discuss Calvert’s decision to accept cryptocurrency.

- This session is free for participants from host association schools.
- The fee for non-host association school participants is $25 per person.
- The Zoom link will be included in the reminder emails sent 24 hours and 2 hours prior to the start time.
- The session will be recorded and a link will be emailed to all registrants within 72 business hours.




Bill Ullman is the founder/CEO at The Daily FinQ, an app/game focused on financial literacy and Water Street Advisors LLC, a registered investment advisor. Bill began his career as an investment banker at Merrill Lynch focused on M&A transactions for financial institutions. In 1997, Bill joined Bear Stearns’ investment bank and later helped manage the firm’s leading prime brokerage and global clearing services business as a senior managing director. Recently, Bill has served in a variety of roles at FinTech companies - advisor, investor, and executive. Bill is chairman of the advisory board of Jewel, Bermuda's first licensed crypto currency focused bank and is a senior advisor to FinTech Collective Fund II. Bill is a member of the board of NYC based asset manager Van Eck Global, which has over $80 billion of assets under management. Bill earned his B.A. in history from Princeton  and his M.B.A. from the Anderson School at UCLA.