MintCombine is a private, bespoke currency developer for brands and social campaigns. With an expertise forged in global branding, advanced technologies and finance, our world-class network of professionals design customized solutions for our clients to help them navigate the complex economic environment of emerging digital currency ecosystems.

As a private think-tank, decentralized incubator and currency product lab, we set ever-higher benchmarks to create greater understanding, transparency, efficiency and results for all stakeholders.



Private Currencies

Alternative Currencies like Bitcoin and Altcoins  are exploding the ideas of money, value and engagement. MintCombine leads the way in creating the products, tools and programs that empower digital currencies and expand value on a global basis. 


Distributed Value

Through a decentralized portfolio of companies, we are the very essence of 360-degree thinking; creating a distinct value chain of alt-currency engagement. Our amazing tech minds and seasoned brand professionals help you to develop exciting new 1:1:X opportunities. 


Strategic Deployment

Use our expertise to enhance and accelerate your company's worth. We help you uncover the true value of your brand and holistically engage your followers through advanced strategic applications designed and tailored to your specific needs.







Digital currencies embody the promise of a powerful, exciting, world-changing force. But they are also platforms... frameworks that drive Fresh Thinking, Brand Innovation and Previously Unexplored Value.

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With product labs in New York and Toronto, we work with some of the brightest digital currency minds in North America. Our cohort of marketing gurus, legal experts, compliance specialists, PhDs and code warriors all converge on projects to ensure state-of-the-craft turnkey results.



Our decentralized network of alliances in Latin America, Europe and Africa give us a global view of where digital currencies are headed, which we use to guide both short- and long-term thinking. Sustainability is the key to the new engagement and global thinking shows the way forward.







The rapidly evolving digital and private currency climate demands innovative solutions that can be applied to shifting brand environments. MintCombine is a trusted partner to both celebrity and commercial clients, providing solutions that foster a smarter, safer approach to currency development based on knowledge, experience and a culture of innovation.

Our full-spectrum solutions are supported by professionals with access to accurate, up-to-date information. We provide comprehensive branded currency assessments, intelligence analysis and risk evaluation in support of our customers’ private currency missions.

We utilize state-of-the-art technology and tools needed to make dynamic and strategic recommendations on a number of issues such as: strategy, security, and mission support.

Rik Willard

Co-Founder, CEO

Rik founded the first US company for large-screen public HDTV advertising and consulted on many of the LED screens still seen in Times Square. From content production, social media and the convergence of digital signage, mobile, e-commerce and social media, he has amplified brand engagement for global majors including include Lucent, Calvin Klein Cosmetics, Sony, Met Life, Dictaphone and MGM Resorts.

Marco Santori

Adv: Regulatory

Marco is an executive at and a recognized authority in digital currencies law and is the Chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation’s Regulatory Affairs Committee and author of the Bitcoin Law series of articles available on CoinDesk. Marco has spoken at the US Dept of the Treasury, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, and numerous industry events on Bitcoin regulatory issues.

Stephen DeMeulenaere

Adv: Currency Ecosystems

Stephen is a Co-founder at Coin Academy, which develops and curates educational content for Cryptocurrencies. He is the Founder of The Complementary Currency Resource Center and a Fellow at, which designs, implements and supports customized Community Currencies, including the famous Brixton Pound. 

Rena Wheaton

Co-Founder, GC

Rena is a Columbia University trained lawyer, admitted to both the New York and California Bar. She has represented some of the largest technology companies in the world including Epson, Titan Mobile and others. Rena has also worked with Bitcoin advocate Tim Draper and held GC posts in the Telecom sector in both the US and Africa. She has represented scores of tech startups in various capacities.


Juan Llanos

Adv: Compliance

Juan is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, managing AML and regulatory compliance programs for multiple international jurisdictions, including Canada, Italy, the United States and Spain. He is recognized as a pioneer in the development of compliance, operational and risk management best practices for money remittance and in the emerging Bitcoin sector and is a TED speaker.


Prof. John Edmunds

Adv: Economics

John is Professor of Finance at Babson College with 300+ articles authored in academic and practitioner journals, and five books. He has a DBA in International Business from Harvard Business School, an MBA in Finance for BU, MA from Northeastern and an AB from Harvard.  He consults with the Rockefeller Foundation and Stanford Research Institute.

Pelle Braendgaard


Pelle is a cryptocurrency technologist with a noted body of work in Bitcoin, Payments and Financial Services, Encryption, Digital Signatures and RESTful web services for clients that include Deutsche Bank and DEC. He was the founder of Kimpochi (Kenya) a startup that pioneered financial services for the unbanked. 

Nate Wolfe

Creative Director

Nate builds consumer-facing products for emerging tech. A deep resource on brand strategy, user experience & interfaces, cryptocurrency, distributed networks, cultural trends and virtual worlds, he makes the future accessible to mainstream audiences. He was formally the Chief Creative for Hopskoch, a Venture-backed mobile startup and runs MintCombine's Toronto lab.


Malcolm CasSelle

Adv: Operations

Malcolm is CEO of Timeline Labs. He formerly lead MediaPass as CEO, and was CEO of Xfire. Prior to that, Malcolm was Regional GM for Groupon's joint venture with Tencent in China. He was a co-founder of PCCW, a Hong Kong company valued at $27 billion USD. He has degrees in Computer Science from MIT and Stanford University and speaks both Japanese and Mandarin.

Jeff Carter

Adv: Security

Jeff is Chief Strategy Officer for Eyelock, a global security technology firm, and co-founder of the Center For Future Banking, a Joint Venture between Bank of America, MIT and Harvard University. Named among the 5 most innovative US banking executives by American Banker magazine in 2010, Jeff is also a featured TEDx speaker.







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