Kaal Consulting provides Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) consulting services across industry sectors with a focus on strategic DLT consulting including DLT business concepts, business disruption, innovation and end-to-end adoption scenario analysis.

RESEARCH

Kaal consulting is in the unique position to provide DLT consulting services based on existing proprietary datasets and the ongoing research initiatives it generates

SYNERGIES

We create synergies for our clients to build and expand successful businesses on existing and developing DLT technology solutions

NEW REVENUE LINES

Kaal consulting has created completely new revenue lines for international enterprises with existing products and DLT enterprises

KEY VERTICALS

We provide strategic DLT consulting services across industries in key verticals

WE KNOW THE DISTRIBUTED DIGITAL ECONOMY/

Kaal Consulting focuses on crypto economics, innovation, DLT applications, smart contracts, initial token offerings, and the crypto evolution, including 4th generation crypto infrastructure products.

EXPERTISE

Previous clients include international companies with established products, DLT startups, and established DLT businesses

CRYPTO ECONOMICS

Research-backed expertise on token structures, incentive design, and economics

NETWORK

Network of key affiliates and partners across industries and verticals provide clients with quick access to solutions and top talent

INDEPENDENCE

Impartial expertise and independence facilitates a neutral perspective on key decisions

THE BACKGROUND

Wulf Kaal is a leading expert on Distributed Ledger Technology. His research focuses on crypto economics, innovation, DLT applications, smart contracts, initial token offerings, and the crypto evolution, including 4th generation crypto infrastructure products. Before entering the academy, he was associated with Cravath, Swain & Moore LLP, in New York, and Goldman Sachs in London, UK.

 

Kaal advises enterprises, crypto startups, venture capital funds, governments and international policy makers on DLT strategies, disruption, innovation, adoption scenarios, and blockchain based solutions in FinTech. As an advisor and mentor, Kaal focuses on creating synergies for his clients to build successful new businesses on existing and developing DLT technology solutions.

 

Kaal is a leading expert and the most widely published proponent of blockchain innovation in law and corporate governance as well as dynamic regulation and associated regulatory applications to improve and expand innovation, including through blockchain technology and smart contracting.

 

As a professor and technologist, Kaal speaks regularly at leading crypto conferences in the United States, Europe, and Asia. His speaking engagements include presentations at the European Central Bank, Harvard University, Columbia University, University of Chicago, UCLA, George Washington University, Northwestern University, Emory University, and the University of Notre Dame, Bocconi University, and Tilburg University, among many others.

 

Kaal teaches Disruptive Innovation, Coding for Lawyers, Dynamic Regulation, Private Investment Funds, Federal Securities Regulation, Corporate Law, International Finance, and European Union Law at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in downtown Minneapolis. He has previously taught at the University of Minnesota Law School, Humboldt University in Berlin Germany, European Business School in Wiesbaden Germany, and Tilburg University Law School in the Netherland.

Kaal is also a leading expert on private investment fund regulation and compliance and private investment fund innovation in finance. His scholarship constitutes over 85% of the empirical and theoretical scholarship on private fund regulation in the United States. Using hand-selected and commercial databases that have industry-wide application, Professor Kaal applies empirical methods to investigate the effects of financial regulation across a wide spectrum of regulatory issues. His theoretical research focuses on the use of finance and economic theory to analyze and inform financial and regulatory policy. Kaal’s study on the effects of hedge fund registration requirements under Title IV of the Dodd-Frank Act has gained national attention and was covered in a Business Week article and other journals.

 

As a consultant, Kaal assists clients with blockchain based projects including initial token offerings.  He regularly advises major corporations and private funds regarding various aspects of financial markets and their interaction with cryptocurrencies.  He also assists law firms in complex litigation involving private investment funds and alternative investments.

 

Expert witness and consulting engagements within Kaal’s area of expertise include corporate law, federal securities regulation, fiduciary duties, voting requirements, conduct and duties of board of directors, insider trading, duties and obligations of broker-dealers and investment advisers, SEC oversight of investment advisers, compliance of private investment funds, among others.

 

Kaal is also a FINRA arbitrator.

THE AFFILIATES

Kaal Consulting is working with a core group of affiliated entities, among many other partnerships around the world, to create optimal solutions for our clients.

THE TEAM

WULF KAAL

Wulf is a leading expert on Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). His research focuses on crypto economics, innovation, DLT applications across industries, smart contracts, initial token offerings, token models, and the crypto evolution, including 4th generation crypto infrastructure products. Wulf has consulted and mentored enterprises, crypto startups, governments and international policy makers on DLT strategies, disruption, innovation, and adoption scenarios. Before entering the academy, he was associated with Cravath, Swain & Moore LLP, in New York, and Goldman Sachs in London, UK.

SAMUEL EVANS

Sam is a blockchain consultant, researcher, accountant, and lawyer with a deep understanding of DLT solutions in a variety of industries, private investment fund regulation and tax law. Sam has worked for a top 4 accounting firm in M&A and has consulted numerous blockchain startups and incumbents on DLT innovation and adoption. Sam’s DLT clients include clients in the following industries: banking, renewable energy, and mobile payment systems.

DANIEL DOSCH

Dan has consulted numerous blockchain startups and incumbents regarding DLT innovation and adoption, including clients in title registry, banking, and mobile payments. He co-led a team conducting the most comprehensive cryptocurrency market analysis to date, pioneering metrics for discounting cryptocurrency market capitalization to Net Realizable Value. Dan’s work in venture capital, fintech, and developing world entrepreneurship shape his skill, strategy and passion for sustainability.

JAKE PEDEN

Jake is a blockchain consultant specializing in business development techniques and new venture strategies for implementation of DLT solutions. Jake is a Certified Master Tutor, who speaks the language of coders, economists, financiers, marketers and lawyers alike, to help firms bridge the gap from ideas to practical technological solutions. Jake’s talents include crafting innovative revenue-generation models, utilizing cutting-edge digital marketing techniques, and developing decentralized sustainable governance structures. He has worked in business development for numerous firms ranging from multi-billion-dollar companies to family-run start-ups; and is experienced in international business transactions, intellectual property and regulatory compliance.

BENJAMIN HARGROVE

Benjamin is a researcher, writer, and consultant with a background in corporate finance and economics.  His focus on burgeoning technologies and new economies, as well as his experience working in Rwanda and Thailand, have shaped Benjamin into a global thinker and problem solver.  Benjamin has also worked as a financial analyst for a small-cap technology company, for a large healthcare system, and for various non-profits.

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