Vincent Molinari is Chief Executive Officer of Liquid Markets Group. He has nearly three decades of experience in the securities industry. He believes new market infrastructure brings transparency, efficiency, and liquidity to the unstructured global alternative asset markets. Previously, he was co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of GATE Global Impact (GGI), a leading electronic marketplace platform helping the world’s leading organizations to standardize and accelerate impact investing.
Mr. Molinari is an active speaker on issues related to capital markets and early-stage companies, and regularly speaks at events around the world. He has been invited to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises, and regularly consults with both members of Congress and regulatory agencies on these issues.
Mr. Molinari is a founding board member and former co chair of the Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA), a self-regulating association that works with governmental and quasi-governmental entities to help establish crowdfunding industry standards and best practices. He is also a co-founder of the Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA), a leading trade organization for the Crowdfunding industry and sits on the board of CF50 a global think tank of 50 of the leading minds from academia, policy and industry.
Mr. Molinari is also the founder of Global Access Holdings LLC, a financial media and analytics company, which identified a global trend line of illiquid securities and the potential market need for alternative asset trading platforms. Prior to Global Access Holdings, he was chairman and CEO of Burlington Capital Markets LLC, a financial services company specializing in institutional execution services and investment banking activities. In addition, he co-founded Inculab, a technology business incubator. Mr. Molinari began his career at Lehman Brothers Inc., and has also held senior positions at Janney Montgomery Scott Inc. and Ridgewood Capital Funding, LLC.
He has been featured on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s “Lang and O’Leary Exchange” and been quoted and published in a wide range of business media including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Bloomberg News, Advance Trading, CSRwire, Social Funds, NuWire and Securities Technology Monitor.