Episode 143

Yonatan Ben Shimon on Helping Companies Get Into DeFi & Exit to the Community

Yonatan Ben Shimon joins us to discuss how YBS Capital is helping companies get into defi and exit to the community.

Yonatan Ben Shimon is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for discovering how digital assets can unlock new avenues of wealth creation. He started his career as a securities analyst, but in 2013 he became interested in cryptocurrencies as an emerging asset class and never looked back.

Yonatan has been involved with projects including privacy coin Beam, art marketplace Collectorshub, virtual accelerator Celocamp, and Unipool, a union for Uniswap liquidity providers. Over the years he’s been operating in the cryptocurrency space, he’s come to believe that the most compelling uses for blockchain applications and tokens lie in the value that they can generate for their communities.

In 2020, he decided to launch YBS Capital as a firm dedicated to furthering the idea of community-based business models, with a focus on Exit to Community strategies.

Yonatan is a drop out from Nanotechnology degree in  Bar-Ilan University. He has been recognized as one of Forbes 30 Under 30 in his home country of Israel.




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As a former NCAA Dual-Sport D1 Athlete, Richard Carthon is no stranger to hustle. Today, Richard’s tenacious work ethic and competitive spirit fuel his passion for learning as much as possible while helping as many people as possible.

Richard is a rising thought leader and a serial entrepreneur whose experience spans Startup Operations, App Development, Fundraising and Fintech. Originally from Shreveport, LA – Richard currently lives and works in Austin, TX where he has immersed himself in the city’s growing startup ecosystem.

Richard has gained notoriety from his collaborative approach to challenging the existing practices of startups, small businesses, and established firms. His innovative perspective and meticulous followthrough deliver solutions that consistently exceed expectations. Richard’s track record of success has solidified his reputation as a trusted revenue enhancement specialist who can define the required plan of action and execute against that plan.

In 2016, Richard graduated Cum Laude from Tulane University’s A.B. Freeman School of Business and holds a degree in Business Management and Legal Studies with an Entrepreneurship specialization. Richard surrounds himself with likeminded, motivated individuals who prioritize faith, family, and friendship. He is always on the lookout for Industry Experts and Business Owners who have an interest in collaborating.