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Rhys Faler

Advisor Bellingham, Washington Area, US

Co-Founder and VP of Strategic Partnerships, CoinBeyond and Owner, Datasphere Systems.

Co-Founder and VP of Strategic Partnerships, CoinBeyond and Owner, Datasphere Systems.

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Co-Founder and VP of Strategic Partnerships CoinBeyond November 2013 - present
Owner Datasphere Systems August 2009 - present
Web Developer Visiontech June 2007 - August 2009
Information Systems Manager TCGA February 2004 - June 2007

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  • • Fundraising
  • • Growth
  • • Networking
  • • Relationship management
  • • Benefit Corporations
  • • International Expansion
  • • Startups
Markets of Interest
  • • Green
  • • Transportation
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Mobile
  • • Financial Services
  • • Healthcare
  • • Social Impact
  • • Local
  • • Payments
  • • Wellness
  • • Fitness
  • • Nutrition
  • • Medical Devices

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Skye Elijah
They're my current cofounder  •  Co-Founder and CEO, CoinBeyond. Previously Music Executive, Artist Management, Ohm Society. University of Washington grad.
Rhys is a natural entrepreneur and a skilled networker. He is compelling and professional in pursuing collaborations that benefit the commun ... ity and create value to those involved.
Tyler Byrd
They're my advisor  •  Owner, Invent Coworking & Incubator and CEO and President, Red Rokk Creative.
In the last 14 months Rhys has impressed me with his ability to commit the time and effort necessary to succeed. In a new market with many u ... nknowns, he is constantly making an effort to achieve his goals. This often means reaching out and connecting with potential customers, partners, and advisors, which he does effortlessly. While he works to constantly to move his own company forward, he never hesitates to help others. Rhys has been a valuable member of the Bellingham startup community.
Bryce Yamasaki
They're my friends  •  WWU Startup - Vice President and Co-Founder, Western Washington University and Marketing and Operations, Iron Street Printing.
Rhys is a connector with many meaningful connections. I've worked with him scheduling events for my Start-up Club organization. In addition ... it's be great to follow the progression of his bit coin start up, Coin Beyond.
Lawrence I Lerner
They're my advisor  •  Lawrence is a corporate entrepreneur with a keen eye for market relevance who envisions and builds digital products and services
Over the last six months Rhys has demonstrated a strong entrepreneurial spirit. On the road, networking and meeting other leaders in the Bit ... Coin community.
Ashok Misra, CISSP
We worked together  •  Payments Consultant, Automattic and Cloud Money Consultant, Quemulus, Inc..
Rhys has the qualities of a great entrepreneur. He is persuasive, knows technology and is able to relate quickly with people.
Conner Jolly
We worked together  •  Assistant Project Manager, eResources and WWU Startup President, Western Washington University.
Rhys has been an incredible advisor for me since we have met. With his help I have started Western Washington University's Startup Club and ... he has been there for every step. He goes far beyond what is asked of him and is very punctual.
Kevin Hoult MBA
They're my advisor  •  Business Adviser Services Manager, Western Washington University's Small Business Development Center.
Rhys has the much sought-after ability to identify opportunities in emerging trends long before these opportunities are apparent to the rest ... of us. Rhys has also exhibited the drive and tenacity to pursue the opportunities he sees.
Rainier Harvey
They're my friends  •  Lead Developer, Appetap.
Rhys is a great communicator with a wealth of experience. With communication he can clearly get ideas accross and listening to others. Rhys ... has experience with public speaking as well as conversations. I first met Rhys when he was giving a talk about coin beyond and he was able to clearly articulate what the company does, why it's needed and answer questions. Rhys is able to bring his experience and use it in his explanations and his strategy. He has also been able to use his experience to provide advice in my own startup adventures. From how to choose partners to deciding on incorporating. Rhys has been a great help and fun to work with.

Lawrence I Lerner
We worked together  •  Lawrence is a corporate entrepreneur with a keen eye for market relevance who envisions and builds digital products and services
Lawrence has decades of world-class technical and business experience in the payments industry along with many other related fields