Tone Vays

Tone Vays is a analyst, derivatives trader, and event producer. Best known as a trader, prior to discovering , Tone had a decade-long career on Wall Street. Tone's expertise has been recognized in various documentaries, such as Magic Money & Bitcoin - Beyond the Bubble, as well as in multiple media appearances on platforms such as CNBC and RT. He is a content creator at and is in charge of three high-profile events: Unconfiscatable, Understanding Bitcoin, and The Financial Summit, which are aimed at traders and hedge funds. He is known to be a Bitcoin maximalist. [1]

Early Life & Education

Vays has a Master of Science (MS) in Financial Engineering from Florida State University, which he earned between 2003 and 2005, and a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Mathematics and Geology from SUNY New Paltz, which he earned from 1997 to 2002. [2]


Tone Vays started his career as a Financial Systems Analyst first at Bear Stearns Asset Management in 2007 and then at J.P. Morgan. In 2012, he worked at Axioma Inc. as a Senior Financial Analyst. From 2014 to 2015 he worked as a Research Analyst and Writer at Coin Telegraph, and afterwards, at Brave New Coin, he held the position of Head of Research, where he assisted the Developer team in creating financial products, composed a weekly market analysis report that identified trends in the price based on both technical and fundamental factors, and attended numerous global conferences and delivered public speeches. [2]

In 2014 he started working on his own company,, where he educates people on differentiating between legitimate projects in the industry and those that are scams. Through his videos on Youtube, he shares his market analysis and insights on and other . Tone's expertise in the field has led to him being consulted by numerous cryptocurrency companies, as well as by those who are seeking to learn more about the technology and how it can help their businesses. [2]

The Financial Summit

In 2019, Vays founded The Financial Summit, a five-day annual networking retreat attended by top investment professionals, financial engineers, traders, family office and hedge fund managers, and financial entrepreneurs. The retreat is held at upscale resorts and provides attendees with an opportunity to enhance their education and network with peers who share a common interest in the finance industry. [2]


Unconfiscatable is an annual conference organized by Tone Vays, focused on and blockchain technology. It brings together industry experts, thought leaders, developers, investors, and enthusiasts to discuss and explore the opportunities and challenges of Bitcoin. The conference emphasizes personal sovereignty, financial privacy, and protecting one's wealth in the digital age. It features keynote speeches, panel discussions, workshops, and networking opportunities covering various topics related to Bitcoin's role in the global economy, investment potential, technical developments, regulatory issues, and cybersecurity. [3]

Understanding Bitcoin

The Understanding Bitcoin conference is an event organized by Vays with a target audience of non-technical and non-developer users who are interested in increasing their knowledge and participation in the Bitcoin network. The event aims to provide these users with valuable information about best practices and a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of interacting with the Bitcoin network, with the goal of making them more familiar and knowledgeable in their engagement with Bitcoin. Its first edition took place in 2019 and the second one in 2021. [4]

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