|By Marketwired .||
|August 8, 2014 03:21 PM EDT||
INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- (Marketwired) -- 08/08/14 -- FNEX, the first and leading online alternative investment and private securities marketplace, today announced that it has appointed Mr. Neal Wolkoff to its Advisory Board.
FNEX.com is an online marketplace for alternative investments, including placements in private companies, hedge funds and managed futures accounts launched in September 2013. The innovative web-based platform provides accredited investors, family offices and institutions access to investment opportunities offered by investment banks and funds across the United States.
Todd Ryden, CEO of FNEX, said, "The wisdom and wealth of experience in launching and running and regulating successful exchanges and marketplaces that Neal brings to the table is invaluable and something that FNEX will immediately draw upon as we continue to build a vibrant marketplace for alternative investments."
Wolkoff is currently Chief Executive Officer of Wolkoff Consulting Services, LLC, the current Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of OTC Markets Group and an independent member of the Board of Directors of World Gold Trust services, the sponsor of the ETF "GLD." Previously, he served as Chairman and CEO of the American Stock Exchange (Amex). Before that Wolkoff held several senior level officer positions at the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) for over 20 years, including Acting President, Chief Operating Officer, and Senior Vice President for Regulation and Clearing. He was also the former CEO of ELX Futures Exchange, L.P. and Trial Attorney at the CFTC Division of Enforcement. Mr. Wolkoff holds a BA from the College of Columbia University and a JD from Boston University School of Law.
Ryden added, "We are pleased to welcome Neal to our Advisory Board and are eager to begin working with him to grow the FNEX marketplace."
Wolkoff said, "FNEX brings a terrific mix of innovation, technology and transparency to alternative investments that I am confident will continue to pique the interest of investment advisors, family offices, institutions, and accredited investors looking to find and source deals. The future is bright for FNEX and I am happy to play a role in its success."
FNEX is "The Alternative Investment Marketplace" connecting accredited and institutional investors to investment opportunities in private companies, private investment funds (hedge funds), and managed futures accounts. FNEX's mission is to help investors source investment opportunities, and help offering groups connect with investors. FNEX was founded in 2012 by professional investors, entrepreneurs and attorneys. For more information please go to www.FNEX.com.
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