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.

PRELIMINARY AGENDA

ICO SUMMIT 2017

© Copyright 2017 ICO Summit and Smart Valor AG

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

VENUE

EVENT ORGANIZERS

9:35 – 10:10 Panel Discussion
Inside the Token Economy
What is different in the token economy and why it matters?

John Henry Clippinger - CEO, Token Commons
Daniel Zakrisson - Co-founder at Cofound.it
Arie Y. Levy Cohen President, BLOCKHOUSE

Moderator - Mike Costache - Managing Partner KrowdMentor

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

Richard Muirhead, General Partner, Open Ocean
Ryan Zurrer, Principal & Venture Partner, Polychain Capital
Alexander Bulkin, Cofounder, Coinfund.io

12:30 – 14:00 
Lunch break

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

Smart Valor AG
Baarerstrasse 10
6302 Zug

www.smartvalor.com

14:00-14:20 Keynote
To be announced

14:20 – 15:00
ICO Best Practice: Panel Discussion

What it takes to conduct a successful and compliant ICO?

Jane Zhang, CEO, Shellcoin and Skyledger
Michael Terpin, CEO, Transform Group
Alexander Ivanov, CEO and founder, Waves Plattform

16:00 – 16:30 
Coffee Break

15:00 – 16:00
Start-up Pitch Session: Part I

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

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8:00 – 8:30  
Registration

16:30 – 17:20
Start-up Pitch Session: Part II

Financialmedia AG
Pfingstweidstrasse 6
CH-8005 Zürich

www.financialmedia.ch
www.finance20.ch

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THE SPEAKERS

Smart Valor 
Chief Executive Officer

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

Olga Feldmeier

FURTHER SPEAKERS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON


Outlier Ventures
CEO & Co-Founder

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

Jamie Burke


ID3 and Token Commons
Chief Executive Officer

 Editor of "From Bitcoin to Burning Man and Beyond" and founder of 4 successful software companies

John Henry Clippinger

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

Blockchain entrepreneuer co-founder ICONOMI

Daniel Zakrisson


TokenMarket and Revoltura
Chief Executive Officer

An executive specialised in cryptocurrencies, digital assets and blockchain technology

Ransu Salovaara


Coinfund.io
Cofounder

 Crypto technology research and private crypto asset investment vehicle

Alexander Bulkin


Cryptoassets Design Group
Cofounder

 An award-winning publisher, innovation executive & entrepreneur

Richard Kastelein


Waves Platform
CEO and founder

A blockchain expert, founder of waves platform

Alexander Ivanov


BLOCKHOUSE

President

Thought leader wealth management and blockchain

Arie Y. Levy Cohen

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

Switzerlands first conference dedicated to crowdfunding in the blockchain industry

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Open Ocean
General Partner

Technologist, internet entrepreneur, investor and bitcoin pioneer

Richard Muirhead


The Argon Group
VP of Corporate Finance

Investment banker - focusing on digital finance

Marina Titova


Polychain Capital

Principal & Venture Partner

Expert in financial technology, Ethereum, blockchain, and more

Ryan Zurrer


Transform Group - CEO

BitAngels - Chairman

A thought leader on new paradigms and markets

Michael Terpin


WINGS Foundation
Cofounder

Marketing professional involved in the digital currency sector since 2012

Dominic Zynis


Shellcoin and Skyledger
CEO

Angel investor and entrepreneur - early investor in Alibaba, UT Starcom and VIPS

Jane Zhang 

9:00 – 9:05
Welcome and opening remarks

9:05 – 9:35 Keynote  
Crowdfunding on the Blockchain
Current Development and Best Practice  

William Mougayar - GP Virtual Capital Ventures

17:20 - 17:50  Presentation
Investing in Blockchain Start-ups – Valuing an Initial Coin Offering

How not to lose your money in the Wild West of crypto finance?

Jamie Burke Founder & CEO Outlier Ventures

17:50 – 18:00
Closing Remarks

18:00 – 21:00 
Drinks, Chat, Network

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

Review of the major successful ICOs

Richard Kastelein, Cofounder, Cryptoassets Design Group
Ransu Salovaara, CEO, TokenMarket and Revoltura
Dominic Zynis, Cofounder, WINGS Foundation

Moderator - John Hucker - President Swiss Finance and Technology Association


Coinfund.io

Co-Founder

Financial technologist, 
cypto assets expert

Jake Brukhman

SPONSORS

GOLD SPONSORS


GP at 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 MP 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

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