Janine is kiwi-born entrepreneur and a well-respected woman in tech. She's the co-founder and CEO of Easy Crypto, New Zealand's leading cryptocurrency trading platform.
Janine and her brother Alan established Easy Crypto in 2017 to offer a secure, simple and easy-to-understand way for everyone to get involved in the cryptocurrency market. Just four years after launching, Easy Crypto has transacted over two billion dollars and supports over 250,000 users across NZ, Australia and South Africa. She also set a new record for a first funding round in NZ last year, raising $17M NZD.
In 2023, Janine was awarded the Inspiring Individual Award at the NZ Hi-Tech Awards.
Janine is a highly regarded voice in the NZ fintech sector, driving collaboration between the industry, central government, and traditional finance. She advocated on behalf of the industry in Parliament’s Finance and Expenditure Committee enquiry into regulation of cryptocurrency, sits on a number of government advisory and working groups and was the regulatory lead of Blockchain NZ until May 2021.
Janine is highly regarded as a speaker and thought leader in the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry. Her deep knowledge of the sector, combined with an ability to explain complex topics ... keep readingin an understandable and engaging way, makes her a compelling speaker who resonates strongly with audiences. Blockchain APAC
Janine spoke on the future of tech at one of our recent YPO events which is a global leadership community of extraordinary chief executives. We had excellent reviews from attendees, with common themes stating that Janine is thought provoking, inspirational, knowledgeable, and engaging. Janine brought together many different personal experiences, insights and shared in a manner that made her topic very personal and relatable for attendees. We will definitely be getting her back for more events in the future.