Day 1 - 28 November 2018

Investors & Innovation Zone

The market for Blockchain and IoT technologies is anticipated to grow again dramatically over the next year. Start-ups with new innovative ideas in the IoT and Blockchain space are constantly appearing the market, with solutions for businesses and tokens to empower the consumer. This zone will feature cutting-edge emerging technologies, start-ups pitching their new ideas, and top investors and VC’s analyzing the key to success in the industry.

09:30AM

John Hargrave

Publisher

Bitcoin Market Journal

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09:30AM - Day 1

View Innovations & Investors Zone: Chair’s welcome and opening comments

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Innovations & Investors Zone: Chair’s welcome and opening comments

. John Hargrave, Publisher, Bitcoin Market Journal
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09:50AM

John Hargrave

Publisher

Bitcoin Market Journal

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09:30AM - Day 1

View Innovations & Investors Zone: Chair’s welcome and opening comments

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Jonathan Padilla

Co-Founder

Karakul

Associated Talks:

09:50AM - Day 1

View Panel: An investors Q&A – The secrets to a successful start-up

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Bill Tai

Chairman | Partner Emeritus | Board Member | Founding Chairman

Hut 8 | CRV | Bitfury | Treasure Data

Associated Talks:

09:50AM - Day 1

View Panel: An investors Q&A – The secrets to a successful start-up

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Manny Fernandez

Angel Investor | CEO | Founder

CNBC's Make Me A Millionaire Inventor | DreamFunded.com | SF Angels Group

Associated Talks:

10:10AM - Day 2

View How to kick start your innovative idea

09:50AM - Day 1

View Panel: An investors Q&A – The secrets to a successful start-up

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Kate Mitselmakher

CEO, Founder & General Partner

Bloccelerate

Associated Talks:

10:40AM - Day 1

View The Future of Blockchain Technology – Top Five Predictions for 2030

02:30PM - Day 2

View Panel: Understanding the market dynamics for token sales and crowd funding

09:50AM - Day 1

View Panel: An investors Q&A – The secrets to a successful start-up

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Panel: An investors Q&A – The secrets to a successful start-up

• The VC process and what each investor looks for
• How do you find the right investor for you and what questions should you be asking them?
• Discussing different strategies to enable Investment into your start-up and the velocity of the market
• Evaluation of the current ecosystem
• Geographic hot spots and regulatory risk

Moderator: . John Hargrave, Publisher, Bitcoin Market Journal
. Jonathan Padilla, Co-Founder, Karakul
. Bill Tai, Chairman | Partner Emeritus | Board Member | Founding Chairman, Hut 8 | CRV | Bitfury | Treasure Data
. Manny Fernandez, Angel Investor | CEO | Founder, CNBC's Make Me A Millionaire Inventor | DreamFunded.com | SF Angels Group
. Kate Mitselmakher, CEO, Founder & General Partner, Bloccelerate
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10:30AM

Camilla Xin

Head of Research and Investment

BETREASURY Asset Management AG

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10:30AM - Day 1

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Market prospects of stablecoin

. Camilla Xin, Head of Research and Investment, BETREASURY Asset Management AG
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10:40AM

Kate Mitselmakher

CEO, Founder & General Partner

Bloccelerate

Associated Talks:

10:40AM - Day 1

View The Future of Blockchain Technology – Top Five Predictions for 2030

02:30PM - Day 2

View Panel: Understanding the market dynamics for token sales and crowd funding

09:50AM - Day 1

View Panel: An investors Q&A – The secrets to a successful start-up

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The Future of Blockchain Technology – Top Five Predictions for 2030

In 2017 cryptocurrencies took the world by a storm. The price of Bitcoin shot up to nearly $20,000. The average ICO returned well over 10x. ICO funding surpassed traditional VC funding. Blockchain technology emerged as the new buzzword of choice by executives. Is this all just hype? We argue this is just the beginning…

. Kate Mitselmakher, CEO, Founder & General Partner, Bloccelerate
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11:00AM

Ken Okamoto

Founder & CEO

BCL Foundation

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11:00AM - Day 1

View Tokenized Value Exchange Services

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Tokenized Value Exchange Services

  • BCL is faster, lighter public blockchain which provides shared trust infrastructure as a commercial blockchain service.
  • BCL Ecosystem consists of BCL chain and IoT devices in a sharing ecosystem that enables safe and easy sharing of space and assets.
  • Use cases including 1st case “Physical Asset Decentralized Rental Exchange”
. Ken Okamoto, Founder & CEO, BCL Foundation
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11:20AM

Networking Break

11:50AM

Mayank Malik

Chief Architect for Computing, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Stanford University

Associated Talks:

04:20PM - Day 1

View Workshop: Getting Started with Ethereum Development

11:50AM - Day 1

View Workshop: Blockchain Basics -A jargon-free introduction to Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

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Workshop: Blockchain Basics -A jargon-free introduction to Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

. Mayank Malik, Chief Architect for Computing, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University
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12:20PM

Hugo Finkelstein

CEO

LGO Launch

Associated Talks:

12:20PM - Day 1

View How to expand your reach to the wider crypto community

02:30PM - Day 2

View Panel: Understanding the market dynamics for token sales and crowd funding

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How to expand your reach to the wider crypto community

  • A global and fragmented community
  • Channels and sharp targeting
  • Technical know-how and experience are your best allies
. Hugo Finkelstein, CEO, LGO Launch
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12:30PM

Adriyan Adriyanov

Ambassador

Blueshare.io

Associated Talks:

04:40PM - Day 2

View Key challenges in the securities tokenisation process

12:30PM - Day 1

View Combining Securities Tokenization and Regulation – the Case of Interprom Mining AG

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Combining Securities Tokenization and Regulation – the Case of Interprom Mining AG

1. The Pros, Cons and Challenges

2. Better Implementation of Regulation through Securitisation

3. Levelling the playground in securities markets

. Adriyan Adriyanov, Ambassador, Blueshare.io
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12:40PM

Kingsley Hendrickse

Co-Creator

SushiChain

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12:40PM - Day 1

View SushiChain – Open Source Blockchain Platform

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SushiChain – Open Source Blockchain Platform

. Kingsley Hendrickse, Co-Creator, SushiChain
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12:50PM

John Hargrave

Publisher

Bitcoin Market Journal

Associated Talks:

09:30AM - Day 1

View Innovations & Investors Zone: Chair’s welcome and opening comments

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Eugene Xiao

Venture Partner

7CC Blockchain Investments

Associated Talks:

12:50PM - Day 1

View Panel: The rise of Crypto Capitalism – Equity or Coins?

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Robert Nance

Managing Partner

CityBlock Capital

Associated Talks:

12:50PM - Day 1

View Panel: The rise of Crypto Capitalism – Equity or Coins?

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Matt Oguz

Managing Director

Venture/Science

Associated Talks:

12:50PM - Day 1

View Panel: The rise of Crypto Capitalism – Equity or Coins?

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Duncan Davidson

General Partner

Bullpen Capital

Associated Talks:

12:50PM - Day 1

View Panel: The rise of Crypto Capitalism – Equity or Coins?

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Panel: The rise of Crypto Capitalism – Equity or Coins?

  • Examining the difference in ‘terms’ and relationships between VC’s and token sales
  • What do investors look for in a start up?
  • Shaping the information to attract high calibre investors
  • Crypto Capitalism – Challenging the VC model
  • VCs starting to tokenise
Moderator: . John Hargrave, Publisher, Bitcoin Market Journal
. Eugene Xiao, Venture Partner, 7CC Blockchain Investments
. Robert Nance, Managing Partner, CityBlock Capital
. Matt Oguz, Managing Director , Venture/Science
. Duncan Davidson, General Partner, Bullpen Capital
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01:30PM

Networking Lunch

03:00PM

Richard Kastelein

Co-Founder - Cryptoassets Design Group & Founder of Blockchain News

Associated Talks:

03:00PM - Day 1

View The Token Revolution – Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), Tokenomics and the Future of Innovation Financing

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The Token Revolution – Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), Tokenomics and the Future of Innovation Financing

Tokenomics 101 with Blockchain News publisher Richard Kastelein who will not just present some of the previous ICOs he has worked on, as well as some of the one’s that have crossed his desk; Kastelein will also talk about tokenisation and shifting to a new form of economics. This is about disintermediating not only venture capitalism, but ICOs are the beginning of a shift to liquidity being created by the people, bottom up – that threatens the banking system as a whole.

. Richard Kastelein, Co-Founder - Cryptoassets Design Group & Founder of Blockchain News,
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03:20PM

Dr. Ramki Thurimella

VP Research

WANdisco

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03:20PM - Day 1

View Key Challenges to the Widespread Adoption of Permissioned Blockchains

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Key Challenges to the Widespread Adoption of Permissioned Blockchains

  • Current landscape of permissioned blockchains is presented
  • A case is made for the importance of having a good consensus mechanism
  • The need for privacy in the permissioned ecosystem is illustrated with examples
  • Other barriers to the widespread adoption of permissioned blockchains are discussed
. Dr. Ramki Thurimella, VP Research, WANdisco
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03:30PM

Charlie Bussat

Marketing Co-leader

Infinito

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03:30PM - Day 1

View The Ultimate Ecosystem for Blockchain Mass Adoption

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The Ultimate Ecosystem for Blockchain Mass Adoption

Enabling better business with blockchain – From concept to consumers – Bridging the gap with expertise

. Charlie Bussat, Marketing Co-leader, Infinito
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03:40PM

David Chin

CEO

Thor

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03:40PM - Day 1

View 3 Signs You’re Bad at Blockchain

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3 Signs You’re Bad at Blockchain

  • What aspects set apart the blockchain companies poised to last from those without staying power
  • How learning to comply with and navigate regulations that can be at times murky is essential to being more than a passing fad
  • The challenges of partnering with companies outside of the blockchain space and how to overcome them
. David Chin, CEO, Thor
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03:50PM

Networking Break

04:20PM

Patrick Paul Palacios

Founder & CEO

LoyalCoin

Associated Talks:

04:20PM - Day 1

View The Evolution of Customer Loyalty: 7 Lessons in Building a Blockchain Solution

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The Evolution of Customer Loyalty: 7 Lessons in Building a Blockchain Solution

  • Community Development Strategies
  • Innovations
  • LoyalCoin’s Business Model and Worldwide Partners
  • Technology: LoyalWallet
. Patrick Paul Palacios, Founder & CEO, LoyalCoin
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04:30PM

Jonathan Forte

CEO

Heatmine

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04:30PM - Day 1

View Decentralized eco-friendly crypto mining

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Decentralized eco-friendly crypto mining

  • The benefits of true decentralization
  • Recycling energy from mining operations
  • The Heatmine network
. Jonathan Forte, CEO, Heatmine
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04:40PM

Mohammad Abrahim Nasim

Vice President

eGold Mining

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04:40PM - Day 1

View eGold Mining – Providing A Monthly Passive Income Through Cryptocurrency Mining

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Mohammad Avais Khan

Founder/President

eGold Mining

Associated Talks:

04:40PM - Day 1

View eGold Mining – Providing A Monthly Passive Income Through Cryptocurrency Mining

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eGold Mining – Providing A Monthly Passive Income Through Cryptocurrency Mining

● Quick Overview of Cryptocurrency Mining, Mining Algorithms and ASIC miners
● Legal Compliance for Security Tokens
● How eGold Mining Can Benefit eGM Token Holders Through Mining, Location Benefits, Gold ETFs + precious commodities, G-points System & Profit Sharing

. Mohammad Abrahim Nasim, Vice President, eGold Mining
. Mohammad Avais Khan, Founder/President, eGold Mining
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04:50PM

Jason Bloomberg

President | Contributer

Intellyx | Forbes

Associated Talks:

04:50PM - Day 1

View The Lies that Blockchain Fans Tell Themselves (and Anyone Else Who Will Listen)

10:00AM - Day 2

View Blockchain Technologies: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

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The Lies that Blockchain Fans Tell Themselves (and Anyone Else Who Will Listen)

  • Gain insight into the most common fallacies bouncing about the blockchain echo chamber
  • Understand how to identify rational blockchain business models
  • Recognize the warning signs when a blockchain business idea is on shaky ground
. Jason Bloomberg, President | Contributer, Intellyx | Forbes
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05:30PM

Session Close

Networking Party: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 6pm

An evening of networking on November 28 from 6pm. Access for Ultimate, Gold & Expo Plus holders in addition to speakers, sponsors, press and exhibitors. Taking place in the attached Hyatt Regency Hotel, join us from drinks, nibbles and networking at the Pool Area from 6pm. Further details to follow.

Day 2 - 29 November 2018

09:50AM

Jorden Woods

Founding Partner

StarChain Ventures

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09:50AM - Day 2

View Innovations & Investors Zone Day 2: Chair’s welcome and opening comments

10:20AM - Day 1

View Panel: Products you trust – the role of blockchain in the supply chain

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Innovations & Investors Zone Day 2: Chair’s welcome and opening comments

. Jorden Woods, Founding Partner, StarChain Ventures
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10:10AM

Manny Fernandez

Angel Investor | CEO | Founder

CNBC's Make Me A Millionaire Inventor | DreamFunded.com | SF Angels Group

Associated Talks:

10:10AM - Day 2

View How to kick start your innovative idea

09:50AM - Day 1

View Panel: An investors Q&A – The secrets to a successful start-up

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How to kick start your innovative idea

  • Who are you? How to build yourself into a leader in the space.
  • How to create an investment power point to speaks to investors
  • Online fundraising platform overview
  • How to create an online profile that attracts investors
  • How to get attention on the funding platforms
  • How to pitch your startup to an investor
. Manny Fernandez, Angel Investor | CEO | Founder, CNBC's Make Me A Millionaire Inventor | DreamFunded.com | SF Angels Group
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10:30AM

Paulo Alves

CTO

Empire Puzzle

Associated Talks:

10:30AM - Day 2

View Tokenizing Real State Economy

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Ricardo Lopes

CEO

EmpirePuzzle

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10:30AM - Day 2

View Tokenizing Real State Economy

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Tokenizing Real State Economy

– Vision and mission
– The Club
– Tokenomics strategy
– ICO

. Paulo Alves, CTO, Empire Puzzle
. Ricardo Lopes, CEO, EmpirePuzzle
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10:40AM

Michael Weber

Founder

Vitae Token

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02:30PM - Day 2

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10:40AM - Day 2

View Vitae Social Rewards Website Reveal

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Vitae Social Rewards Website Reveal

Vitae token, Revealing the Social Rewards Website, The future of Online Entrepreneurs

. Michael Weber, Founder, Vitae Token
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11:00AM

Frank Mong

COO

Helium

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11:00AM - Day 2

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The Dangers of a Centralized Internet – The New Internet

Helium is on a mission to disrupt the telcos and make our world more connected by building a new internet using a custom blockchain, wireless network, and open source software.

. Frank Mong, COO, Helium
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11:10AM

Networking Break

11:40AM

Christian Ferri

President

Blockstar

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Kenneth Ballenegger

Partner

Oyster Ventures

Associated Talks:

11:40AM - Day 2

View Panel: A VC view of the marketplace

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Jack Lee

Founding Managing Partner

HCM Capital | Foxconn Technology Group

Associated Talks:

03:50PM - Day 2

View A Brave New World of Technologies Convergence

11:40AM - Day 2

View Panel: A VC view of the marketplace

10:00AM - Day 2

View Panel: Blockchain in Manufacturing

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Ivan Bogatyy

General Partner

MetaStable Capital

Associated Talks:

11:40AM - Day 2

View Panel: A VC view of the marketplace

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Carolin Funk

Venture Partner

Blue Bear Capital

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11:40AM - Day 2

View Panel: A VC view of the marketplace

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Panel: A VC view of the marketplace

In this session, leading venture capitalists and investors will examine the emerging blockchain, IoT and AI technology landscape and why there is so much attention around these sectors.

Followed with an audience Q&A

Moderator: . Christian Ferri, President, Blockstar
. Kenneth Ballenegger, Partner , Oyster Ventures
. Jack Lee, Founding Managing Partner, HCM Capital | Foxconn Technology Group
. Ivan Bogatyy, General Partner, MetaStable Capital
. Carolin Funk, Venture Partner, Blue Bear Capital
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12:20PM

Ben Sanders

CEO

CREST PLATFORM

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12:20PM - Day 2

View Crest DigiAd Platform – Community Centric Advertising on the Blockchain

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Crest DigiAd Platform – Community Centric Advertising on the Blockchain

  • Advertising using Blockchain and AI Technology
  • Profit Sharing Between Advertisers, Publishers, and Users
  • Serving Crypto-Related and Non-Crypto Related Industries
  • The Long Term Vision of Crest Token & The Platform
. Ben Sanders, CEO, CREST PLATFORM
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12:40PM

Theron Andrews

Vice President of Marketing, USA

Token.Agency

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12:40PM - Day 2

View Marketing in the Age of the SEC

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Marketing in the Age of the SEC

  • As more and more governmental oversight rears it’s ugly head, it’s becoming more and more challenging to market ICOs and STOs.
  • We’ll talk about the different categories of tokens and how to market them effectively.
. Theron Andrews, Vice President of Marketing, USA, Token.Agency
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01:00PM

Networking Lunch

02:00PM

Ethan Pierse

Director, CryptoAssets Institute, Founder DESICO STO Platform

Associated Talks:

02:00PM - Day 2

View Security Token Offerings: Tokenized Securities and the Future of Investment

04:10PM - Day 2

View Security Token Offerings: Tokenized Securities and the Future of Investment

12:20PM - Day 2

View Panel: The future of Crypto finance

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Security Token Offerings: Tokenized Securities and the Future of Investment

Tokenized securities will create new opportunities in startup fundraising and SME financing as well as new business models tokenizing real estate, intellectual property like patents or movies, as well as commodities and fungible assets like gold or diamonds. Join us as we discuss the future of investment through regulatory-compliant tokenization.

. Ethan Pierse, Director, CryptoAssets Institute, Founder DESICO STO Platform,
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02:30PM

Alex Nascimento

Co-Founder

UCLA Blockchain Lab | LA Blockchain Lab

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09:30AM - Day 1

View Blockchain Platforms & Strategies: Chair’s welcome and opening comments

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Hugo Finkelstein

CEO

LGO Launch

Associated Talks:

12:20PM - Day 1

View How to expand your reach to the wider crypto community

02:30PM - Day 2

View Panel: Understanding the market dynamics for token sales and crowd funding

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Kate Mitselmakher

CEO, Founder & General Partner

Bloccelerate

Associated Talks:

10:40AM - Day 1

View The Future of Blockchain Technology – Top Five Predictions for 2030

02:30PM - Day 2

View Panel: Understanding the market dynamics for token sales and crowd funding

09:50AM - Day 1

View Panel: An investors Q&A – The secrets to a successful start-up

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Chris Xiao Chen

Co-founder and Principal Solicitor

CSJ Legal Group

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02:30PM - Day 2

View Panel: Understanding the market dynamics for token sales and crowd funding

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Michael Weber

Founder

Vitae Token

Associated Talks:

02:30PM - Day 2

View Panel: Understanding the market dynamics for token sales and crowd funding

10:40AM - Day 2

View Vitae Social Rewards Website Reveal

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

  • Self-Regulation in Crypto financing
  • Tools for a token sale
  • Equity Vs. Coins – risks and challenges
  • Liquidity in digital tokens – how these are traded for other digital currencies, and then into fiat currency through a digital exchange
  • Communicating your blockchain project effectively
Moderator: . Alex Nascimento, Co-Founder, UCLA Blockchain Lab | LA Blockchain Lab
. Hugo Finkelstein, CEO, LGO Launch
. Kate Mitselmakher, CEO, Founder & General Partner, Bloccelerate
. Chris Xiao Chen, Co-founder and Principal Solicitor, CSJ Legal Group
. Michael Weber, Founder, Vitae Token
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03:10PM

Tibor Tarabek

Chief Data Officer

Fuergy

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03:10PM - Day 2

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How AI and blockchain can fit into the future of energy?

  • Decentralized renewable energy grid
  • Building the grid on the blockchain
  • AI- powered solution for prosumers
  • Future of energy with FUERGY
. Tibor Tarabek, Chief Data Officer , Fuergy
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03:20PM

Networking Break

03:40PM

Denis Bykov

COO

Morpher Inc

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03:40PM - Day 2

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Democratizing investing via blockchain

  • Trading and investing today is burdensome, expensive, and inefficient.
  • Problems that traders face
  • Fixing investing with blockchain
. Denis Bykov, COO, Morpher Inc
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03:50PM

Jack Lee

Founding Managing Partner

HCM Capital | Foxconn Technology Group

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03:50PM - Day 2

View A Brave New World of Technologies Convergence

11:40AM - Day 2

View Panel: A VC view of the marketplace

10:00AM - Day 2

View Panel: Blockchain in Manufacturing

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A Brave New World of Technologies Convergence

. Jack Lee, Founding Managing Partner, HCM Capital | Foxconn Technology Group
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04:10PM

Jason Dekker

CEO

GoChain

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04:10PM - Day 2

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Case Study – GoChain

. Jason Dekker, CEO, GoChain
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04:20PM

Jorden Woods

Founding Partner

StarChain Ventures

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09:50AM - Day 2

View Innovations & Investors Zone Day 2: Chair’s welcome and opening comments

10:20AM - Day 1

View Panel: Products you trust – the role of blockchain in the supply chain

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Kadeem Clarke

Investment Manager

8 Decimal Capital

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04:20PM - Day 2

View STO’s – fireside chat

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Mark Friedler

CEO

Gigex

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04:20PM - Day 2

View STO’s – fireside chat

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STO’s – fireside chat

Moderator: . Jorden Woods, Founding Partner, StarChain Ventures
. Kadeem Clarke, Investment Manager, 8 Decimal Capital
. Mark Friedler, CEO, Gigex
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04:50PM

Session Close