Dylan Sharkey is involved with many of the Lithuanian ICOs being investigated including Bitcoinus, Golder Games, IUNGO, HODL Finance, Provoco and CoinStruction. He is also a Venture Partner with Blockchain Open Fund.

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All mention of involvement with Bitcoinus has been removed from his LinkedIn profile.

Dylan Sharkey left the Bitcoinus project after being confronted regarding the history of Co-Founder Tomas Mickauskas and their alleged involvement in a million pound charity scam.

Blockchain Open Fund

No mention on LinkedIn of involvement with Blockchain Open Fund which is part of Goldfish Fund and LTk Finance.

Crunchbase profile for Dylan Sharkey
SZW Group profile for Dylan Sharkey

Golder Games

All mention of involvement with Golder Games has been removed from his LinkedIn profile.


27th of October 2017 | BitcoinTalk
  • Enterprise, SME and Public Sector partner acquisition strategy
  • Defining the organisational structure of the B2B side of the business: Sales, Account Management, Customer Success
  • Product Management, UX/UI on the consumer side
  • Hiring and retaining top talent to build a world class global team
  • Scaling up operations, team and revenue during the hyper-growth phase
  • Corporate governance, structure and geographic domicile of the IUNGO entity


Dylan Sharkey has removed all mention of his involvement with Provoco from his LinkedIn.

LinkedIn Profile before removing Provoco involvement


CoinStruction is a framework for cross-platform digital asset exchange and market liquidity.

As Head of Enterprise Sales, I am responsible for the leadership of our Account Management and Business Development teams, as well as the go-to-market strategy for the business solutions layered on top of our platform, including: institutional grade liquidity and custody services, white-label enterprise software, exchange listing and market making solutions.

We work with many of the world’s largest digital asset exchanges, and our ecosystem includes two propriety exchanges: Exmarkets and Coinsupply, as well as our in-house custody solution Coinam.

To fuel our rapid growth I am hiring across the following customer facing disciplines:

-B2B Sales Development
-Investor Relations

If you are experienced in these areas and have a deep interest in FinTech or digital assets, please send me a direct message here on LinkedIn

Head of Enterprise Sales

Nov 2018 – Present
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
CoinStruction is a framework for cross-platform digital asset exchange and market liquidity.

Chief Revenue Officer (CRO)
HODL Finance

Jul 2018 – Present
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Senior Advisor – Enterprise Sales

Jul 2017 – Dec 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
IUNGO is building a global network of decentralised internet providers, powered by the Ethereum blockchain.
While our consumer services are free (or freemium), we offer a range of Enterprise Business solutions layered on top of this globally distributed, open source network.

Head of Sales Solutions – LinkedIn MENA
Jan 2015 – Jul 2017
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
In January 2015, after four successful years in LinkedIn’s Talent Solutions business I was promoted for the fourth time into a Regional Leadership role. I launched a new business line for LinkedIn in the Middle East providing a corporate solution for sales and marketing professionals called LinkedIn Sales Solutions….

Head – Qatar & Oman
Dec 2013 – Dec 2014
United Arab Emirates
Consulting with C-Level, VP and Director level Executives in organizations across the GCC on their Talent Acquisition, Employer Branding and GCC National Recruitment (Qatarization & Omanisation) strategies.

Territory Manager MENA
Sep 2012 – Dec 2013
United Arab Emirates
From LinkedIn’s Middle East HQ, I help companies in Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Iraq and Oman improve their Employer Brand and save money and time by providing the tools for them to match highest quality talent to opportunities more efficiently and effectively.

Account Executive
Jun 2011 – Sep 2012
As a LinkedIn Account Executive, I advise organisations across EMEA on their Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding strategies.

Sales Development Specialist
Mar 2011 – Jun 2011

Trade Development Executive MENA
Enterprise Ireland
Sep 2009 – Mar 2011
Dubai, UAE
Enterprise Ireland is the government agency responsible for the development and promotion of Irish businesses internationally. Its mission is to accelerate the development of world-class Irish companies in global markets.

Based in Dubai with responsibility for the Middle East markets, my clients included the leading Irish SMEs in software, financial services, healthcare and aviation

The key ways I added value to my clients included:

• Business development
• Pipeline creation
• Local partner identification, evaluation and due diligence
• Region and market specific research
• Working closely with C level executives
• Working as a client intermediary with Ministerial and Embassy level politicians and diplomats
• Access to a high quality network of professionals in key regional organisations See less

Founder and Managing Partner
Banzai Imports
Sep 2003 – Sep 2009
With two partners I set up a profitable import business dealing primarily with Japan. During our peak years we were the largest importer of our niche product- specialised high performance JDM (Japanese domestic market only) automobiles- in Ireland outside of the Dublin area. This business was incorporated as a partnership according to Irish company law.

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