ICO SUMMIT 2017

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The ICO summit will be held at AURA - Bleicherweg 5 - Zurich

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Whether you are a fintech aficionado, blockchain expert, start-up or investor — come and join us at ICO summit in Zurich this September!

15 September 2017

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Switzerlands first conference dedicated to crowdfunding in the blockchain industry

Global Insight – Local Flavour

During the last two years, Switzerland has become the epicentre of ICO revolution. Enabled by the blockchain technology, this new phenomenon has generated a lot of excitement as well as criticism.  

At the ICO Summit in Zurich, movers and shakers will share with you the inside view of recent dynamics and their vision of cryptofinance of tomorrow. The ICO Summit is also a place where investors can learn about promising blockchain start-ups.

Investors

  • Engage with upcoming ICO projects
  • Learn how blockchain-based fundraising is discrupting VC

Startups

  • Pitch to Swiss and international investors
  • Find out what it takes to conduct a successful and compliant ICO

EVENT ORGANIZERS

Smart Valor AG
Baarerstrasse 10
6302 Zug

www.smartvalor.com

PRELIMINARY AGENDA

9:30 – 10:10 Panel Discussion
Inside the Token Economy
What is different in the token economy and why it matters?

Alexander Bulkin - Co-founder, CoinFund.io
Ransu Salovaara - CEO, TokenMarket
Dominic Zynis Co-founder, WINGS Foundation

Miko Matsumura Partner, Pantera Capital
Moderator - David Wachsman - CEO & Founder of Wachsman PR

10:10 – 10:30 Presentation
Swiss Finance in Transition:
From off-shore private banking to crypto finance - Can Switzerland become a global crypto finance capital?

Olga Feldmeier CEO, SMART VALOR

10:30 – 11:00
Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:45 Panel Discussion
IPO 2.0: How Blockchain is Disrupting Venture Capital and Investment Banking?

Token crowdfunding as a new Silicon Valley

Jamie Burke - Founder & CEO, Outlier Ventures
Kenzi Wang - Managing Partner, Superbloom Capital
Eddy Travia - CEO, Coinsilium

Richard Muirhead General Partner, Open Ocean
Moderator - Marc Badertscher Lead Journalist, Handelszeitung

12:30 – 13:30 
Lunch break

13:30-14:00  Fireside Chat
Investor Jorney: from Bitcoin to VC
What’s next on the crypto investment horizon?

Richard Muirhead - General Partner, Open Ocean
Olga Feldmeier ,  - CEO, Smart Valor
Moderator - Eric van der Kleij CEO, Centre for Digital Revolution

14:00 – 15:15
Start-up Pitch Session: Part I

Listen to the pitch of the top 8 selected start-ups gearing up for the ICO

15:45 – 16:45
Start-up Pitch Session: Part II

8:30 – 9:00  
Registration

16:45 – 17:30 PanelDiscussion
ICO Best Practice:

What it takes to conduct a successful and compliant ICO?

Nicolai Oster - Head of ICO, Bitcoin Suisse
Michael Terpin – CEO, Transform Group
Arie Y. Levy Cohen 
– President, Blockhaus
Andreas Glarner 
– Partner, MME Legal

Moderator - Mike Costache Managing Partner, KrowdMentor

9:00 – 9:05
Welcome and opening remarks

9:05 – 9:30 Keynote  
Tokens Generation on the Blockchain
Best Practices and Look Ahead  

William Mougayar - General Partner, Virtual Capital Ventures

17:30 – 17:45 
Investor Jury Announcement and Closing Remarks

18:00 – 21:00 
After-conference Reception

11:45 – 12:30 Panel Discussion
State of ICO Market – Cutting through the Hype

Review of the major successful ICOs

Richard Kastelein - Co-founder, Cryptoassets Design Group
Daniel Zakrisson ,  - Co-founder, Cofound.it
Alexander Ivanov - CEO and founder, Waves Plattform

Moderator - Daniel Haudenschild - CEO, Swisscom Blockchain 

15:15 – 15:45
Coffee Break

Agenda - Main Hall

8:30 – 9:00
Registration

9:00 – 9:05
Welcome and opening remarks

9:05 – 9:30 Keynote
Tokens Generation on the Blockchain
Best Practices and Look Ahead

William Mougayar - General Partner, Virtual Capital Ventures

10:10 – 10:30 Presentation
Swiss Finance in Transition:
From off-shore private banking to crypto finance - Can Switzerland become a global crypto finance capital?

Olga Feldmeier CEO, SMART VALOR

13:30-14:00  Fireside Chat
Investor Journey: from Bitcoin to VC
What’s next on the crypto investment horizon?

Richard Muirhead - General Partner, Open Ocean
Olga Feldmeier ,  - CEO, Smart Valor

Charles Hoskinson - CEO, Input Output
Moderator - Eric van der Kleij CEO, Centre for Digital Revolution

14:00 – 15:15
Start-up Pitch Session: Part I

Promising start-ups gearing up for the ICO

15:45 – 16:45
Start-up Pitch Session: Part II

17:30 – 17:45 
Investor Jury Announcement and Closing Remarks

16:45 – 17:30 PanelDiscussion
ICO Best Practice:

What it takes to conduct a successful and compliant ICO?

Nicolai Oster - Head of ICO, Bitcoin Suisse
Michael Terpin – CEO, Transform Group
Arie Y. Levy Cohen 
– President, Blockhaus
Andreas Glarner 
– Partner, MME Legal

Moderator - John Hacker President, SFTA

9:30 – 10:10 Panel Discussion
Inside the Token Economy
What is different in the token economy and why it matters?

Alexander Bulkin - Co-founder, CoinFund.io
Ransu Salovaara - CEO, TokenMarket
Dominic Zynis Co-founder, WINGS Foundation

John Quinn - Co-founder, Storj
Moderator - David Wachsman - CEO & Founder of Wachsman PR

10:30 – 11:00
Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:45 Panel Discussion
IPO 2.0: How Blockchain is Disrupting Venture Capital and Investment Banking?

Token crowdfunding as a new Silicon Valley

Jamie Burke - Founder & CEO, Outlier Ventures
Kenzi Wang - Managing Partner, Superbloom Capital
Eddy Travia - CEO, Coinsilium

Richard Muirhead General Partner, Open Ocean
Moderator - Marc Badertscher Lead Journalist, Handelszeitung

11:45 – 12:30 Panel Discussion
State of ICO Market – Cutting through the Hype

Review of the major successful ICOs

Richard Kastelein - Co-founder, Cryptoassets Design Group
Daniel Zakrisson ,  - Co-founder, Cofound.it
Alexander Ivanov - CEO and founder, Waves Plattform

Miko Matsumura - Partner, Pantera Capital
Moderator - Daniel Haudenschild - CEO, Swisscom Blockchain 

12:30 – 13:30
Lunch break

15:15 – 15:45 
Coffee Break

18:00 – 21:00 
After-conference Reception

11:00-11:15
Emerging asset class:

Cryptocurrency funds

Jan Brzezek - CEO Crypto Fund AG

11:15-12:15
Start-up Pitch Session I

Top 6 techy startups

Moderator - Mike Costache Managing Partner, KrowdMentor

14:00 - 15:15
Start-up Pitch Session II

Top 7 colorful startups

Moderator - Scott Mize - CEO, Network Society Lab

13:30-14:00 Workshop
ICO Mechanics:

Best-practice and challanges

Dr. Sebastian Bürgel - CTO & Co-Founder, Validity Labs

16:15 - 17:45
Start-up Pitch Session III

Top 8 diverse startups

15:45 - 16:15
Deep-dive session

The world of blockchain protocols

Matthew Spoke - CEO, Nuco
Karthik Raju - Protocol analyst, Polychain Capital

Agenda - Start-up Track

Reception Sponsors

Pre-Conference VIP Reception (invitation only) on September 14th starting at 19:00

Post-Conference Reception on September 15th starting at 18:00

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Pre-Conference VIP Reception (invitation only) on September 14th starting at 19:00

Post-Conference Reception on September 15th starting at 18:00

In collaboration with

THE SPEAKERS

CEO
Smart Valor

A visionary entrepreneur focusing on the intersection of banking and blockchain technology

Olga Feldmeier

FURTHER SPEAKERS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON


CEO & Co-founder

Outlier Ventures

Europe's 1st blockchain venture builder & early stage fund

Jamie Burke


Founder

Wachsman PR

Served as the 
communications arm of more than sixty premier organizations

David Wachsman

Co-founder and Head of Evaluations and Mentoring 
Cofound.it

Blockchain entrepreneuer co-founder ICONOMI

Daniel Zakrisson


CEO
TokenMarket and Revoltura

An executive specialised in cryptocurrencies, digital assets and blockchain technology

Ransu Salovaara


Co-founder

Coinfund.io

 Crypto technology research and private crypto asset investment vehicle

Alexander Bulkin

Co-founder
Cryptoassets Design Group

 An award-winning publisher, innovation executive & entrepreneur

Richard Kastelein


CEO and Co-founder
Waves Platform

A blockchain expert, founder of waves platform

Alexander Ivanov


President

Blockhaus

Thought leader wealth management and blockchain

Arie Y. Levy Cohen


General Partner

Open Ocean

Technologist, internet entrepreneur, investor and bitcoin pioneer

Richard Muirhead


Co-Lead
Leiter Unternehmen & Politik

Marc Badertscher


CEO

Swisscom Blockchain

Developing the solutions that allow companies to shed the baggage of IT infrastructure 

Daniel Haudenschild


CEO - 
Transform Group
Chairman - BitAngels

A thought leader on new paradigms and markets

Michael Terpin


Co-founder

WINGS Foundation

Marketing professional involved in the digital currency sector since 2012

Dominic Zynis


CEO

Centre for Digital Revolution

A pioneering technology entrepreneur who founded FinTech company Adeptra 

Eric van der Kleij 


Co-founder

Coinfund.io

Financial technologist, 
cypto assets expert

Jake Brukhman


General Partner

Virtual Capital Ventures

Acknowledged thought leader on blockchain and author of bestseller book "Business Blockchain"

William Mougayar

CEO
Coinsilium

Pioneer investor in Blockchain, Co-founder & CEO of London-quoted Coinsilium, blockchain startup accelerator

Eddy Travia


Co-founder and Managing Partner

KrowdMentor

Blockchain Investor 
and Advisor

Mike Costache


President

Swiss Finance and Technology Association 

Key influencer of Swiss startup ecosystem and Managing Director at Elliott Capital

John Hucker


Protocol Analyst

Polychain Capital

Got into the Blockchain space as a Bitcoin miner back in 2013

Karthik Raju

Miko Matsumura


Partner

Pantera Capital

Founded crypto exchange Evercoin. Limited Partner with the Pantera Capital ICO Fund


Head of ICO

Bitcoin Suisse

Nicolai Oster

Andreas Glarner


Partner

MME Legal

Extensive expertise in fintech and blockchain technology applications


CEO and Co-Founder

Crypto Fund AG

Digitization of value will be one of the 21st century’s most transformative themes

Jan Brzezek 


CTO & Co-Founder

Validity Labs

Smart-contract developer and blockchain lecturer

Sebastian Bürgel


Founder & Managing Partner

Inspire 925



Sunnie J. Groeneveld


Co-founder

Storj 



John Quinn


Managing Partner

Superbloom Capital



Kenzi Wang


CEO and Co-founder

Nuco

World-leading enterprise blockchain company, and the Founder of AION

Matthew Spoke


CEO

Network Society Lab



Scott Mize

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General Partner

VI Partners

Super angel investor, venture capitalist and unicorn hunter



Daniel Gutenberg


Chief Executive Officer

Input Output HK

His current projects focus on education of cryptocurrency topics



Charles Hoskinson

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