Who Is Thomas Carter?

Thomas is a FinTech leader, digital securities pioneer, and entrepreneur with more than 30 years of experience in venture capital advisory and funding. He is a founder and innovator in the action sports, marketing, financial services, multimedia/internet, and blockchain industries. Over 400 companies have benefited from Thomas’s keen understanding of capital markets and early-stage venture funding strategy.

Thomas is the current interim CEO of Total Network Services Corp. tnscorp.io 

A global blockchain infrastructure, naming services, and applications technology company. In addition, Thomas is responsible for the launch of Cap Value, LLC a Fintech Merchant Bank, and multiple funding platform forms for the purpose of principal investing into select vetted emerging growth companies. 

After starting his capital markets advisory company in 2006. Thomas began to add technology to improve the process. He Founded CapValue Inc in 2013. A Fintech, financial services, and capital advisory firm focused on providing development, early-stage, private companies with capital markets expertise: investment packaging, direct public offering, smart securities issuance, and related strategic advisory services and support.

In 2016 Thomas founded  DealBox one of the first blockchain: digital securities, issuance, capital markets advisory, investment packing services company. With an automated compliant issuer and investor marketplace for direct and syndicate security token offerings.

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Musk, Bitcoin, and Carbon Footprints: Key Takeaway?

When the cryptocurrency market breached $1 trillion in market capitalization on January 6, 2021, many were surprised. Thomas Carter, however, was not, and for good reason – he was the man who predicted it. Carter also used his penetrating insights into business to found DealBox in 2018. In addition to being able to analyze the market, he is able to analyze investment platforms and regulatory compliant tokenized securities, see their potential, and act on it.


As Founder and CEO of Deal Box, Thomas is pioneering the future of investing and capital formation by building the first vertically integrated digital securities issuance and investment platform.


With 25 years of proven success in start-ups & early stage companies, Thomas knows a thing or two about raising capital. He has founded several entities, as well as taken multiple companies public.

Advising on structure & capital formation, Thomas is an expert on positioning firms seeking to attract capital, and has created a fast-track, connected work flow process unique to the industry. Utilizing these techniques, 250+ companies have received performance enhancement successes, while raising millions in capital.


With new technologies RIAs are gaining unprecedented access to a wide range of new tools and platforms that allow them to offer clients more portable, diverse and vetted investments.


Get informed on online fundraising best practices that will will help you present a business investors can believe in.


Thomas is in the business of helping start companies. Here’s a sample of some of the projects he’s led.

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