Day 1

18 April 2018

Cryptofinance and ICO strategies

09:00AM

Cryptofinance and ICO strategies: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Thomas Power

Board Member

9 Spokes

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09:00AM - Day 1

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. Thomas Power, Board Member, 9 Spokes

09:10AM

Initial Coin Offerings – An introduction and future proofing

Richard Kastelein

Founder, Publisher and EiC

Blockchain News

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09:10AM - Day 1

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  • The start of the ICO revolution
  • Challenges and solutions to go from raising traditional funding from a bank or investors to a company that sells tokens to its customers
  • 235 ICOs took place in 2017, how to make sure you are ship shape
  • ICOs pathways and preparation tools
  • Regulators measured approach to token sales and future plans
. Richard Kastelein, Founder, Publisher and EiC, Blockchain News

09:30AM

Redefining standards and liquidity options in the ICO market

Aleks Nowak

CIO

Block Ex

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09:30AM - Day 1

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  • ICO structuring
  • ICO governance
  • Future pathways
. Aleks Nowak, CIO, Block Ex

10:00AM

Panel: Understanding the market dynamics for ICO’s token sales and crowd funding

Yiseul Cho

Founder@Perceptra accelerator, Venture partner@FBG Capital, Multiple advisor

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Adam Leonard

CEO

Block Ex

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10:00AM - Day 1

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Harsh Jani

Business Development Manager

Swarm

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01:50PM - Day 1

View Panel: Blockchain technology from the investor’s perspective: A VC view of the marketplace

10:00AM - Day 1

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Donna Redel

Former Chairman of the Board, The Commodity Exchange; Managing Director, World Economic Forum, Blockchain Advisor

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10:00AM - Day 1

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Gaby Treiband

Founder

BrandCrypt

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10:00AM - Day 1

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Anish Mohammed

Lead Security Architect at HSBC & Advisor at Ripple Labs

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10:00AM - Day 1

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  • Self-Regulation in Crypto financing
  • Tools for a token sale
  • VC-Angel-Investing vs ICOs – risks and opportunities
  • Crowdfunding vs ICOs – risks and challenges
  • ICO marketing and communication – Challenges and opportunities
  • Liquidity in digital tokens – how these are traded for other digital currencies, and then into fiat currency through a digital exchange.
Moderator: . Yiseul Cho, Founder@Perceptra accelerator, Venture partner@FBG Capital, Multiple advisor,
. Adam Leonard, CEO, Block Ex
. Harsh Jani, Business Development Manager, Swarm
. Donna Redel, Former Chairman of the Board, The Commodity Exchange; Managing Director, World Economic Forum, Blockchain Advisor,
. Gaby Treiband, Founder, BrandCrypt
. Anish Mohammed, Lead Security Architect at HSBC & Advisor at Ripple Labs,

10:40AM

Reinventing money – Currency Of The Internet

Shahaf Bar Geffen

CEO

Coti

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10:40AM - Day 1

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  • The problems with traditional payments systems
  • cryptocurrencies today are not a solution for payments
  • How to disrupt Visa and MasterCard’s business
  • Building Blockchain 3.0 – a system that is scalable, safe and free
. Shahaf Bar Geffen, CEO, Coti

11:00AM

Networking Break

11:20AM

How to protect your ICO against phishing and scams?

Yoav Keren

CEO

MyShield

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12:00PM - Day 1

View Panel: Cybersecurity and ID management using Blockchain

10:20AM - Day 2

View The ecosystem of confidence: MyShield – A decentralized anti-scam platform

11:20AM - Day 1

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10 percent of the funds raised in ICOs are stolen. Scams and phishing in rogue websites as well as in social networks like Telegram, Facebook or Twitter pose a significant threat to the success of ICOs. Learn how clear strategy and advanced tools may minimize damages to your ICO, protect your investors and protect your reputation.

. Yoav Keren, CEO, MyShield

11:50AM

Institutional evolution into Crypto space

Ralph Achkar

Managing Director - Digital Product Development and Innovation Team

State Street

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11:50AM - Day 1

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  • Current demand
  • Is the institutional market different?
  • Is technology the driver – what needs to change?
. Ralph Achkar, Managing Director - Digital Product Development and Innovation Team, State Street

12:10PM

Understanding the CryptoAssets Economy

Ethan Pierse

Partner at Borderless Ventures, Director at The CryptoAssets Institute & Author of Chief Startup Officer

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12:10PM - Day 1

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. Ethan Pierse, Partner at Borderless Ventures, Director at The CryptoAssets Institute & Author of Chief Startup Officer,

12:30PM

Regulation and Litigation involving ICOs and Cryptofinance

Martin Bartlam

Head of UK Finance and Financial Markets teams

DLA Piper

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12:30PM - Day 1

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  • Regulatory implications on ICOs and Cryptocurrencies
  • Litigation cases
  • Security law compliance
  • Drafting your own SAFT (Simple Agreement for Future Tokens)
. Martin Bartlam, Head of UK Finance and Financial Markets teams, DLA Piper

01:00PM

Networking Lunch

01:45PM

Cryptofinance and ICO strategies: Afternoon Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

01:50PM

Smart Contracts

Ilya Smagin

Lead Scala Developer

Waves

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01:50PM - Day 1

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. Ilya Smagin, Lead Scala Developer, Waves

02:10PM

Panel: The rise of Crypto Capitalism – the changing role of VCs vs. ICOs

Mark Mueller-Eberstein

CEO

Adgetec

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David Lu

Venture Partner

Virgil Capital

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02:10PM - Day 1

View Panel: The rise of Crypto Capitalism – the changing role of VCs vs. ICOs

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Fabio La Franca

Venture Capital Investor

Station12

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09:40AM - Day 1

View Panel: Blockchain for the entertainment industry

02:10PM - Day 1

View Panel: The rise of Crypto Capitalism – the changing role of VCs vs. ICOs

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Matt Oguz

Managing Director

Venture/Science

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02:10PM - Day 1

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  • What do investors look for in an ICO?
  • Where, how and what outlets to use to promote your ICO?
  • Shaping the information to attract high calibre investors
  • Examining the difference in ‘terms’ and relationships between VC and ICO
  • Challenging the VC model and new environments where VC’s compete with Hedge funds.
  • VCs starting to tokenise
Moderator: . Mark Mueller-Eberstein, CEO , Adgetec
. David Lu, Venture Partner, Virgil Capital
. Fabio La Franca, Venture Capital Investor, Station12
. Matt Oguz, Managing Director, Venture/Science

02:50PM

Examining the ICO market in Asia

Jane Zhang

Founder and CEO

Shellpay

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02:50PM - Day 1

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  • Encrypt Coins- Buy Side & Sell Side
  • Blockchain: Sky Ledger, an advanced technology
  • Digital Assets management platform – Supper Wallet
  • ICO Case Study – Sun Coin, MZ Coin & Social Coin
  • China & Asia is the Future
. Jane Zhang, Founder and CEO, Shellpay

03:10PM

Tokenized Equity: Issuance, Secondary Markets, and Regulation

Myles Milston

CEO

globacap

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03:10PM - Day 1

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  • Representing equity in blockchain
  • Implications for registry management, trading, clearing, settlement, and custody
  • Addressing regulation
. Myles Milston, CEO, globacap

03:30PM

Networking Break

04:00PM

Cryptocurrency platforms

Robert Hallam

Senior Account Manager

eToro

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04:00PM - Day 1

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  • Investing in Crypto
  • Blockchain evolution
  • Mass Adoption
  • The Ecosystem
  • Consumer trends
. Robert Hallam, Senior Account Manager, eToro

04:20PM

Decentralized Central Banking

Jacob Yocom-Piatt

Project Lead

Decred

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04:20PM - Day 1

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05:20PM - Day 1

View Panel: The future of Crypto Finance

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Come find out why decentralized blockchain governance is not the snoozefest people think it is. Proof-of-stake governance solves the very real planning issues that are fracturing the crypto community.

. Jacob Yocom-Piatt, Project Lead, Decred

04:50PM

How to Avoid Hidden Risks and Pitfalls While Investing in ICOs

Vlad Panchenko

CEO and Founder

dmarket.com/

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06:00PM - Day 1

View Blockchain Social Club – Meet Up

04:50PM - Day 1

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Advise on how to stay safe with ICOs and avoid scams

  • The quality of the team
  • Transactions transparency
  • Seductive discounts
. Vlad Panchenko, CEO and Founder, dmarket.com/

05:20PM

Panel: The future of Crypto Finance

Donna Redel

Former Chairman of the Board, The Commodity Exchange; Managing Director, World Economic Forum, Blockchain Advisor

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10:00AM - Day 1

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Dr. Michael J. Garbade

CEO

LiveEdu

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05:20PM - Day 1

View Panel: The future of Crypto Finance

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Kimley Kadoche

Head of Investor Relations

LGO Markets

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05:20PM - Day 1

View Panel: The future of Crypto Finance

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Jacob Yocom-Piatt

Project Lead

Decred

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04:20PM - Day 1

View Decentralized Central Banking

05:20PM - Day 1

View Panel: The future of Crypto Finance

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John Hargrave

Publisher

Bitcoin Market Journal

Associated Talks:

02:10PM - Day 2

View How to Get Users on Your Blockchain

05:20PM - Day 1

View Panel: The future of Crypto Finance

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  • The potential of crypto currencies in corporate finance
  • Will regulation and taxation involving cryptocurrencies affect their potential?
  • Will cryptocurrencies help prevent terrorist financing, money laundering, fraud and tax evasion or promote it?
  • Will cryptocurrency exchange be successful worldwide? Issues with international exchange
Moderator: . Donna Redel, Former Chairman of the Board, The Commodity Exchange; Managing Director, World Economic Forum, Blockchain Advisor,
. Dr. Michael J. Garbade, CEO, LiveEdu
. Kimley Kadoche, Head of Investor Relations, LGO Markets
. Jacob Yocom-Piatt, Project Lead, Decred
. John Hargrave, Publisher, Bitcoin Market Journal

06:00PM

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