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TradeStation Crypto to Sponsor and Participate in DC Blockchain Summit 2019

Plantation, Florida
Thursday, March 7, 2019

Director of Product Strategy James Putra Among Speakers at Annual Summit That Brings Together Thought Leaders, Blockchain Companies and Policymakers

TradeStation Crypto, Inc. (“TradeStation Crypto”), the recently formed subsidiary of TradeStation Group,Inc. (“TradeStation”), a Monex Group company, will sponsor and participate in the fourth annual DC Blockchain Summit, March 6-7, 2019, at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

The DC Blockchain Summit is the Chamber of Digital Commerce’s annual in-person gathering held in partnership with Georgetown University’s Center for Financial Markets and Policy. This year’s event, “Advocating for the Future of Blockchain,” will feature leading blockchain companies,enterprise executives and policymakers addressing key issues impacting the industry. Chamber of Digital Commerce members and government and industry leaders from more than 20 countries are expected to attend.

TradeStation Crypto’s James Putra will be among those participating in a panel discussion entitled “The Future of Blockchain – Experts Analyze Key Trends and Outlook.” The panel of experts will analyze key trends both in the blockchain technology and regulatory landscape and offer their views on what to expect in 2019 and beyond.

We’re excited to help shape the future of the cryptocurrency asset class and look forward to participating in the 2019 DC Blockchain Summit,” said Putra. “This is a great opportunity to collaborate with industry players and government stakeholders to help mature the blockchain industry for the end-consumer.”

TradeStation Crypto is currently finalizing its plans to provide an online brokerage service focused on cryptocurrency traders and investors. TradeStation Crypto plans to leverage TradeStation’s securities and futures brokerage industry expertise to address what it perceives to be key concerns and certain weaknesses in the current cryptocurrency ecosystem.

The DC Blockchain Summit will be live streaming the event,including James’ panel discussion, on www.dcblockchainsummit.com. The livestream will begin on March 6 at 9:00 a.m. EST.

Traders and investors interested in learning more about TradeStationCrypto are encouraged to sign up on the TradeStation Crypto “wait list”available at www.tradestationcrypto.com.

About TradeStation Crypto, Inc.

TradeStation Crypto is a subsidiary of TradeStation Group, Inc.,that plans to offer cryptocurrency brokerage services, subject to completing all business launch requirements and obtaining applicable licenses.  For more information, and to sign up to receive updates on the planned launch of the business, please visit www.tradestationcrypto.com.

About TradeStation Group, Inc.

For more than 30 years, the TradeStation Group companies have been pioneering leaders in the online trading industry, committed to delivering the best trading technology, brokerage services, trading education and support to individual and institutional traders. TradeStation’s award-winning trading and analysis platforms offer access to equities, options and futures trading at the major U.S. equities and options exchanges and market centers, as well as the major futures exchanges. TradeStation’s clients have access to the powerful tools needed to design, test, optimize, monitor and automate custom trading strategies, and its mobile and web trading apps allow clients to take the power of the TradeStation trading experience on the go. TradeStation also provides a vast array of educational offerings to help beginning and advanced clients learn online trading and investing skills to help them meet their trading and investment objectives.

About Monex Group, Inc.

Monex Group, Inc., listed in the Tokyo Stock Exchange(security code: 8698), has grown to become a major online financial institution that operates retail online brokerages in Japan, the U.S., China(including Hong Kong) and Australia. In addition, Monex offers business services in international forex, asset management, investor education and M&A advisory.

Monex Group aims to create a new type of financial group fora new era. At its core, Monex will offer crypto asset banking operations and online brokerage services that link the world’s financial markets by bringing together Coincheck’s cryptocurrency trading, storage and payment capabilities with the expertise and technology of our online brokerage operations in Japan, the U.S., China and Australia.

Media Contact:
Nicholas Koulermos
TradeStation@5wpr.com