Joana Jones

Joana Jones
Co-Founder & Co-Chairman, LendIt


Jason Jones is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He is the Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of the LendIt Conference, which is one of the largest fintech conferences in the world with annual events in the US, China, and Europe. In addition, he is the Co-Founder and CEO of the Cardinal Rose Group, a fintech venture capital firm, which owns LendIt as well as a financial media business named Lend Academy Media, and a digital wealth management company named NSR Invest / Lending Robot.

Prior to CRG, Jason founded HighStep Capital, a data driven investment firm focused on earlystage
Internet companies, where he invested in over 200 Internet-related companies from around the world. Earlier in his career, Jason worked as an analyst at J. Goldman & Co., Goldman Sachs, Cambridge Associates, and Fidelity Investments. Jason holds an MBA from the Johnson School at Cornell University where he was a Park Leadership Fellow and a BS from Babson College.


Location: Starlight Roof Level:
Joana Jones (LendIt), Craig Kaplan (PredictWallStreet, Inc. ), Adam Siegel (Inkling Markets), Justin Wolfers (The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), Alex Forshaw (The Tradesports Political Maven)
There is no denying the appeal of web-based prediction markets. They are the Web 2.0 notion of wisdom of crowds in action, with a knack for out-predicting experts on elections and sporting events. But can they ever outperform the biggest and most liquid prediction market of them all, the stock market? Read more.

Platinum Sponsors

  • Agoracom
  • Dow Jones

Gold Sponsors

  • Capital IQ
  • Connotate
  • Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG)
  • Good Morning Research
  • Kapow Technologies
  • Majestic Research
  • PredictWallStreet
  • Thomson Financial
  • TradeKing
  • Yahoo! Finance
  • yoonew
  • Zecco Holdings, Inc.

Premier Media Partners

  • BNet
  • The Street

Contact Us

View a complete list of Money:Tech contacts.