Day 2 - 29 November 2018

ICOs and Blockchain Technologies 2017

There has been a flurry of new start ups, announcements, new user cases, and applications being developed using blockchain technology. Research provides strong evidence that blockchain technology could transform existing business models and invent new forms of business in a profound way. The Blockchain technologies track examines key challenges for developers building these initiatives, you will also hear from a number of innovative Blockchain start ups, their business cases, and case studies, and be able to see how to partner with a number of emerging technology players to forward your Blockchain services. According to Markets and Markets, the global blockchain technology market is expected to rise from $210m in 2016 to $2.31bn by 2021. In this session, leading venture capitalists and investors will examine the emerging blockchain technology landscape and why there is so much attention around the sector. The blockchain technologies track look at how Blockchain companies are creating disruptive solutions to real world problems.

09:00AM

Blockchain Technologies: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

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09:10AM

Rob Shavell

CEO

Abine: the online privacy company

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09:10AM - Day 1

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Can the future of identity management be “backwards compatible”?

Identity – how it is established, verified, protected, and selectively exposed over time – will be critical to blockchain success.  We will look at how identity is being implemented in today’s blockchain projects and ask how these compare to currently pervasive consumer Web models such as Facebook Connect and password managers – and whether there are bridges that can be built between present and future.

. Rob Shavell, CEO, Abine: the online privacy company
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09:30AM

Keynote: Blockchain innovations of the last year and a peak of what’s next

This keynote will go over the last years innovative startups from the Blockchain space.  Diving into futuristic and radical ideas that are now possible because of this technology. The keynote will go over 5 separate companies and what they have been able to provide because of the Blockchain.

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10:00AM

Andy Tang

Managing Director

Draper Dragon Fund

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04:50PM - Day 1

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Nakul Shah

Advisor

RPay

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10:00AM - Day 2

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Miro Pavletic

Co-Founder and CEO

STACK

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10:00AM - Day 2

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Jonathan B. Handler

Founder & CEO

Yinc

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10:00AM - Day 2

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Kai Dong Zhu

Senior Vice President

MATRIX

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10:00AM - Day 2

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The Future of Blockchain

This session will feature some of the hottest Blockchain start-ups showcasing their latest projects across all sectors.

  • Introduction
  • MATRIX-  Matrix is working on building self evolving, intelligent blockchains.
  • YINC – YINC has revolutionized the service industry by solving the problems consumers and vendors face today. Using the Blockchain to counter forged-online reviews of the saturated market, we believe “You’re IN Control” to connect with vendors based on merit and accountability.
  •  STACK – Our vision is to create a globally accessible alternative to traditional banking, allowing you to store your money safely, access it instantly and transact with it anywhere, in any currency including crypto by using the STK token, right from your smartphone through the STACK app.
  • RPay – Rpay is a revolutionary mechanism to transact and pay for retail products, e-commerce and all other consumer and professional services through seamless payment gateway at the point of sale between users through Crypto R Tokens (RTK) using a unified and recognized payment system called R-token.
Moderator: . Andy Tang, Managing Director , Draper Dragon Fund
. Nakul Shah, Advisor , RPay
. Miro Pavletic, Co-Founder and CEO , STACK
. Jonathan B. Handler, Founder & CEO , Yinc
. Kai Dong Zhu, Senior Vice President, MATRIX
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10:25AM

Networking Break

10:40AM

Andrii Zamovskyi

Chief Blockchain Evangelist

Orderbook by Ambisafe

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10:20AM - Day 1

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Polina Aladina

Head of Engineering

Orderbook

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10:40AM - Day 2

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Adam Weigold

CEO and Founder

Cryptyk Inc.

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10:40AM - Day 2

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Austin Trombley

CTO, President and Founder

Vaultbank

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10:40AM - Day 2

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Dylan Jones

Founder

Refereum

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10:40AM - Day 2

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Rob May

CEO and Co-Founder

Talla

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10:40AM - Day 2

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ICO Battle!

We will run a competition between 4 ongoing ICO’s and let them defend themselves by answering tricky questions from the moderator and audience. The panelists will represent both utility and security token ICO’s. The panel will be moderated by Andrii Zamovsky, the founder of Ambisafe and Orderbook.

  • Talla – BotChain, created by Talla Inc., is a blockchain platform for managing autonomous, artificially intelligent agents. The Talla team has been dedicated to building intelligent, AI-driven bots for the enterprise for two years before deciding to pursue their idea for BotChain.
  • Refereum – Refereum is a cryptocurrency that cuts out the marketing middleman by directly rewarding influencers and gamers to promote and play video games.
  • Vaultbank: Vaultbank will be offering debit MasterCards linked to cryptocurrency and many worldwide currencies, to spend at point of sale terminals around the world, as well as a cutting edge cryptocurrency trading platform with industry low transaction rates.
  • Cryptyk Inc: Cryptyk is building a hybrid blockchain platform to be the complete cloud security and storage solution for all large enterprises.
Moderator: . Andrii Zamovskyi, Chief Blockchain Evangelist, Orderbook by Ambisafe
. Polina Aladina, Head of Engineering, Orderbook
. Adam Weigold, CEO and Founder, Cryptyk Inc.
. Austin Trombley, CTO, President and Founder , Vaultbank
. Dylan Jones, Founder, Refereum
. Rob May, CEO and Co-Founder, Talla
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11:20AM

Andy Tang

Managing Director

Draper Dragon Fund

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04:50PM - Day 1

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Constantine Goltsev

CEO & Founder

SolidOpinion

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Joe Chan

CTO

Galaxy eSolutions Limited

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Kory Larson

Product Lead

Workcoin

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Kirill Suslov

CEO

Finom

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Sarva Mada

Founder & CEO

Pocketinns

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The Future of Blockchain – 2

This session will feature some of the hottest Blockchain start-ups showcasing their latest projects.

  • Introduction
  •  Pocketinns: Pocketinns Umbrella Project, an online hospitality marketplace, will be participating in the free ICOs & Blockchain Technologies conference track. The service is designed to enhance ease of transacting with property hosts, while maximising trust and security through a decentralized network. Pocketinns will be issuing their PINNS tokens in a token auction in January 2018.
  • Finom:  The first tokenised equity offereing compliant with US regulations – a Blockchain ecosystem with single point of entry and AI assistant.
  • Workcoin: Is the first crypto-currency for work. It adds a new protocol for payment, with escrow and arbitration. Holding funds in escrow until jobs are complete protects both buyers and sellers. Independent arbitrators handle dispute resolution in real time across multiple marketplaces.
  • Galaxy eSolutions Ltd.
  • SolidOpinion: Empowers publishing site visitors to engage with content through article comments and subscription sign-ups in exchange for Engagement Tokens

 

Moderator: . Andy Tang, Managing Director , Draper Dragon Fund
. Constantine Goltsev, CEO & Founder, SolidOpinion
. Joe Chan, CTO, Galaxy eSolutions Limited
. Kory Larson, Product Lead, Workcoin
. Kirill Suslov, CEO, Finom
. Sarva Mada, Founder & CEO, Pocketinns
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11:50AM

Vinny Lingham

CEO

Civic

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11:50AM - Day 1

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What to expect in Blockchain in 2018

Vinny presents some of his views on how the constantly changing landscape in crypto will evolve in 2018.

. Vinny Lingham, CEO, Civic
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12:10PM

Decentralization and the future of data privacy

  • Data privacy and data monetization
  • Using blockchain technology to re-invent the $500bn advertising market.
  • GDPR and recent trends in data privacy
  • Blockchain and future trends of decentralization
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12:30PM

Vincent Gramoli

Head of the Concurrent Systems Research Group

University of Sydney

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12:30PM - Day 2

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Keynote: Red Belly, the unforkable blockchain

  • How Red Belly Blockchain can drastically speed up cryptocurrency transactions
  • Create and implement blockchain solutions capable of handling large volumes of data
  • Red Belly vs Visa or 440,000 vs 56,000 transactions per second
  • The scalability solution
. Vincent Gramoli, Head of the Concurrent Systems Research Group, University of Sydney
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12:50PM

​Reza Ramezan

Founder and CEO

Routecoin

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Garry Hawkings

Corporate Strategy Advisor

Routecoin

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Blockchain for Telecommunications Networks

  • Device-to-device (D2D) communication in 5G cellular networks using blockchain
  • Machine-to-machine (M2M) communication in IoT using blockchain
  • Smart Contracts in Next Generation of Routing Protocols
. ​Reza Ramezan, Founder and CEO, Routecoin
. Garry Hawkings, Corporate Strategy Advisor, Routecoin
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01:10PM

Saar Levi

CEO & Co-Founder

Cedex

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01:10PM - Day 1

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CEDEX- Transforming diamonds into an asset class

  • Obstacles in the current financial markets
  • Blockchain and proprietary technology untangling old financial perceptions
  • Diamonds – The new asset class
  • Tokenization – The future of the diamond ecosystem
. Saar Levi, CEO & Co-Founder, Cedex
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01:30PM

Networking Break

02:10PM

Andy Tang

Managing Director

Draper Dragon Fund

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04:50PM - Day 1

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Dmitry Kulish

Director

Arnagenomics

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02:10PM - Day 1

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02:10PM - Day 1

View Panel: Blockchain in the healthcare system

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Adam Harriss

CEO

doGood

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02:10PM - Day 1

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Craig Sproule

Founder & CEO

Crowd Machine

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02:10PM - Day 1

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Yuri Kundin

ICO Compliance Adviser

Neuromation

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02:10PM - Day 1

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Alex Mashinsky

Founder and CEO

Celsius Network

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03:40PM - Day 1

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02:10PM - Day 1

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The Future of Blockchain – 3

In the final session of the day – some of of the latest companies entering the Blockchain ecosystem will present their innovations across all sectors and answer your questions.

  • Introduction
  • Celsius: Celsius is a member organization which connect borrowers and lenders in the Cryptocurency space.
  • Neuromation: Distributed computing platform for deep learning application and synthetic data generation
  • Crowd Machine: Crowd Machine is a distributed computational network powering next generation blockchain and decentralized apps. It leverages the principles of strong federations in a trust-less environment to deliver interoperable blockchain apps on a network of peers. The network includes an embedded code-less app development capability that allows anyone to create decentralized apps at unprecedented speeds.
  • doGood: A platform that leverages lean-startup principles to facilitate problem solving and manage innovation using blockchain for both funder-funded oversight and to incentivize huge numbers of people and organizations to systematically break down complex problems
  • ARNA: Integrates blockchain and biotech in a synergetic combination. ARNA PANACEA blockchain will validate ARNA BC, proprietary breast cancer liquid biopsy diagnostics, through automated sample blinding and patient verification. Customers of the test will validate ARNA PANACEA for many other healthcare stakeholders to form the populated healthcare marketplace.
Moderator: . Andy Tang, Managing Director , Draper Dragon Fund
. Dmitry Kulish, Director, Arnagenomics
. Adam Harriss, CEO, doGood
. Craig Sproule, Founder & CEO, Crowd Machine
. Yuri Kundin, ICO Compliance Adviser, Neuromation
. Alex Mashinsky, Founder and CEO , Celsius Network
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02:40PM

The Next Generation of Identity Verification Using the Blockchain

  • User-centric identity stored completely on a mobile device, enabling BYOID for consumer and workplace identity management
  • Eliminates the need for usernames and passwords with 4- and 5-point multi-factor authentication
  • Using blockchain technology to authorize and validate identity, shared data is completely secure
  • Streamlines identity management for the enterprise, banks, online retailers, airlines and anywhere logins are required
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03:10PM

Al Pascual

SVP - Research Director and Head of Fraud & Security

Javelin Strategy & Research

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Andrew Sudbury

CTO

Abine: the online privacy company

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03:10PM - Day 2

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Jonathan Smith

CTO and Co-Founder

Civic

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03:10PM - Day 2

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03:50PM - Day 1

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Sunil Madhu

CEO & Founder

Socure

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03:10PM - Day 2

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Panel: Identity management and verification on blockchain

  • Self-sovereign identity owned by the individual, backed by blockchain
  • How to achieve compliance and regulation, prevent fraud, identity theft, and data breach and reduce costs, complexity, and unreliability
  • Transforming public nodes into private nodes
  • Improving anti-counterfeit measures in digital identity solutions
Moderator: . Al Pascual, SVP - Research Director and Head of Fraud & Security, Javelin Strategy & Research
. Andrew Sudbury, CTO, Abine: the online privacy company
. Jonathan Smith, CTO and Co-Founder, Civic
. Sunil Madhu, CEO & Founder, Socure
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03:50PM

Jaroslav Kacina

CEO and Co-founder

Equidato Technologies AG

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03:50PM - Day 2

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Reshaping industry value chains – SophiaTX Enterprise Grade Platform

. Jaroslav Kacina, CEO and Co-founder , Equidato Technologies AG
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04:10PM

Charles Manning

CEO

Kochava

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04:10PM - Day 2

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02:50PM - Day 1

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How Blockchain Will Revolutionize Digital Advertising

Blockchain is impacting every industry with its transformative attributes, and digital advertising is next. The future of advertising is secure, verifiable, scalable, and standardized. Join Kochava CEO, Charles Manning to hear how XCHNG will lead the digital advertising revolution and what it means for marketers like you.

. Charles Manning, CEO, Kochava
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04:30PM

Mark Jeffrey

CEO and CoFounder

Guardian Circle

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04:30PM - Day 2

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Steven Oh

COO

Fuzex

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04:30PM - Day 2

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Caleb Veldhouse

COO/Co-Founder

Coinlion

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04:30PM - Day 2

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Dan Bates

President and Chief Executive Officer

ImpactPPA

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04:30PM - Day 2

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Valentin Pivovarov

CoinLoan Ambassador

CoinLoan

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04:30PM - Day 2

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Alexey Potapov

Co-founder

KrioRus

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04:30PM - Day 2

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New ICOs

  • CyroGen: Commercial application of cryopreservation technologies
  • CoinLoan: CoinLoan is an innovative project that combined the conventional lending system and modern cryptocurrency technology. Our users will be able to receive fiat money in any available currency secured by cryptoassets.
  • Impact PPA: ImpactPPA is an Ethereum-based decentralized energy platform that will transform the global energy finance industry. ImpactPPA uses the power of the blockchain to bring together capital and consumers in a way that is direct, responsive, and expedient. ImpactPPA solves the problem created by legacy financial institutions of too much bureaucracy, cost and infrastructure to effectively and efficiently provide solutions that work!
  • CoinLion: A cryptocurrency exchange & portfolio management platform that rewards users for sharing information related to the management of digital assets.
  • FuzeX: FuzeX Card offers the ultimate all-in-one secure and easy to use smart e-card for credit, debit, reward and cryptocurrency
  • Guardian Circle: GUARDIUM is a token for a new global public safety utility.
    It provides an economic framework for distributed emergency response to the four billion unbanked people worldwide with no 9-1-1.

 

. Mark Jeffrey, CEO and CoFounder, Guardian Circle
. Steven Oh, COO, Fuzex
. Caleb Veldhouse, COO/Co-Founder, Coinlion
. Dan Bates, President and Chief Executive Officer, ImpactPPA
. Valentin Pivovarov, CoinLoan Ambassador, CoinLoan
. Alexey Potapov, Co-founder , KrioRus
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05:00PM

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