Dean Steinbeck is the Managing Director of Crypto Law Insider the leading legal authority for entrepreneurs and investors in the cryptocurrency and blockchain ecosystem. With over 15 years of experience representing VC-backed software development companies, Dean has found himself at the center of multiple blockchain projects and is currently recognized as one of the top attorneys in the cryptocurrency space. Dean co-founded Horizen Labs, Inc., a VC-backed blockchain development company where he currently serves as COO and General Counsel. Dean also serves as General Counsel for Horizen, the first permissionless, decentralized and privacy-enabled sidechain protocol.