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BlockFin Summit Day 2 - Vision Stage [clear filter]
Tuesday, April 10
 

10:00am

10:10am

Disrupting Traditional VC: Digital Equity Securities on the Blockchain
Disrupting Traditional VC: Digital Equity Securities on the Blockchain

Gregory Keough, CEO of Finova Financial and driving force behind a new approach to trading digital equity securities on the blockchain, will share his vision of the next-gen hybrid approach that he thinks will disrupt the traditional VC model by finally creating a pathway to IPO on the blockchain that will be open to investors of any size. Attendees will learn: Why digital equity securities offer a fast-track to going public and an expanded investor pool; How Jobs Act Regulations D and A+ could transform the ICO; How digital equity securities can provide liquidity in a crowdfunding model; and more.

  • Gregory Keough, Finova Financial

Tuesday April 10, 2018 10:10am - 10:20am
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10:20am

Radoslav Albrecht, Bitbond
Bitbond is the first SME lending platform that operates globally. Bitbond leverages blockchain technology and machine learning to connect creditworthy borrowers with lenders worldwide. We use business activity data from online sales, bank accounts, accounting, reviews and other sources for our machine learning powered underwriting. This enables us to deliver fast and flexible working capital financing for business owners. To process payments efficiently across borders we use blockchain technology. Based in Berlin (Germany), Bitbond is a BaFin licensed financial institution and one of the few regulated companies in the blockchain space.

  • Radoslav Albrecht, Bitbond

Tuesday April 10, 2018 10:20am - 10:30am
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10:30am

Roya Mahboob, Digital Citizen Fund
Roya Mahboob, Digital Citizen Fund

  • 2013 TIME 100 Most Influential People in the World. In 2013, Roya taught women and unbanked how to earn cryptocurrency for work provided; currently building platform that provides loans to businesses in emerging markets

Tuesday April 10, 2018 10:30am - 10:40am
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10:40am

Building a Compliance Ready Blockchain
Building a Compliance Ready Blockchain

Da Hongfei, Founder of NEO & Onchain from China, key opinion leader of blockchain industry. NEO is the one of the most globally recognized blockchain projects from technology, governance to performance. Hongfei will share his vision about Smart Economy. Attendees will learn: NEO history, current status and plan; Why compliance can be deployed to blockchain such as NEO; Risks and opportunities for blockchain industry.

  • Hongfei Da, NEO

Tuesday April 10, 2018 10:40am - 11:00am
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11:00am

Fireside chat on the Future of Crypto
Fireside chat on the Future of Crypto

Spencer Bogart is a Partner at Blockchain Capital, the oldest venture firm dedicated to investing exclusively in the blockchain and crypto ecosystem. In this fireside chat, Spencer sits down to discuss recent trends in the industry and where he thinks the next herd of unicorns will emerge within the industry.

  • Spencer Bogart, Blockchain Capital

Tuesday April 10, 2018 11:00am - 11:20am
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11:20am

Major Issues in Decentralization of Subprime P2P lending
Major Issues in Decentralization of Subprime P2P lending

Why it is hardly possible to build an international decentralized P2P lending platform for subprime borrowers, with what problems startups face while trying to build such platforms, and whether P2P lending can be replaced by Crowdvouching.

  • Eugene Lobachev, Suretly

Tuesday April 10, 2018 11:20am - 11:30am
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11:40am

Wendy Spies, Microsoft
Wendy Spies, Microsoft

Tuesday April 10, 2018 11:40am - 11:50am
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11:50am

Crypt-opportunity Knocks: A Crypto Asset-Based Alternative Lending Revolution, Powered by FinCryption.com
Crypt-opportunity Knocks: A Crypto Asset-Based Alternative Lending Revolution, Powered by FinCryption.com

CEO Mike Myers demonstrates how FinCryption's proprietary encryption software sets "The New Standard in Crypto Security" and establishes a secure environment for financial transactions involving any crypto asset. Mike will explain how FinCryption's white label SaaS solutions can enable your company to safely transact in crypto, including the burgeoning area of Crypto Asset-Based Alternative Lending.

  • Mike Myers, FinCryption

Tuesday April 10, 2018 11:50am - 12:00pm
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12:00pm

Jae Kwon, Cosmos
Jae Kwon, Cosmos

Tuesday April 10, 2018 12:00pm - 12:20pm
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12:20pm

Introduction to Purchasing in Crypto Assets
Introduction to Purchasing in Crypto Assets

An overview of how to safely purchase crypto assets.  It will cover how to set-up accounts, move to an offline wallet, access exchanges, and purchase crypto assets of all types.   

  • David Merin, n0d.capital

Tuesday April 10, 2018 12:20pm - 12:30pm
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12:40pm

Interpreting Group Investment Behavior with Twitter
Interpreting Group Investment Behavior with Twitter

  • Joe Gits, Social Markets Analytics

Tuesday April 10, 2018 12:40pm - 12:50pm
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12:50pm

Decentralized Credit Scoring and Micro Credit Platform
Decentralized Credit Scoring and Micro Credit Platform

  • Bulent Tekmen, Colendi

Tuesday April 10, 2018 12:50pm - 1:00pm
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1:00pm

The Ecosystem of Confidence: MyShield - A Decentralized Anti-Scam Platform
The Ecosystem of Confidence: MyShield - A Decentralized Anti-Scam Platform

MyShield is a decentralized anti-scam platform will alert users of online scams. MyShield creates an alliance between all its ecosystem participants, including users, companies, enforcers, technology providers and guarantee providers, in a mission to fight online scam. Based on BrandShield's robust AI-powered cyber intelligence technology, MyShield is intended to create an online safe haven for interacting in the cryptocurrency environment, and eventually in the entire ecommerce world.  

  • Yoav Keren, MyShield

Tuesday April 10, 2018 1:00pm - 1:20pm
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1:20pm

Matt Trudeau, Tradewind
Matt Trudeau, Tradewind

Tuesday April 10, 2018 1:20pm - 1:30pm
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1:40pm

2:00pm

Issuing a Muni Bond on the Blockchain
Issuing a Muni Bond on the Blockchain

  • Jase Wilson, Neigborly
  • Ben Bartlett, City of Berkeley

Tuesday April 10, 2018 2:00pm - 2:20pm
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2:20pm

Fireside Chat on China's Blockchain Market
Fireside Chat on China's Blockchain Market

  • Wei Wang, China Museum of Finance
  • Moderator: Kevin Guo, Chairman, Starwin Group

Tuesday April 10, 2018 2:20pm - 2:40pm
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2:40pm

3:40pm

Alex Mashinsky, Celsius
Alex Mashinsky, Celsius

Tuesday April 10, 2018 3:40pm - 4:00pm
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4:00pm

Appetite for Disruption
Appetite for Disruption

  • Lee Schneider, McDermett, Will & Emery
  • Troy Paredes, Paredes Strategies

Tuesday April 10, 2018 4:00pm - 4:20pm
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4:20pm

The Brooklyn Project
The Brooklyn Project

Blockchain technology is ushering in the decentralized web era, which makes new business models and societal structures possible through token economies.  This creates a new paradigm for existing societal and regulatory regimes and also creates opportunities for responsible players who create token projects that empower and protect consumers.  The Brooklyn Project, a ConsenSys industry-wide initiative to create a responsible tokenization economy is drawing on open-source community wisdom and collaboration to create standards and best practices for token projects.

  • Joyce Lai, Consensys

Tuesday April 10, 2018 4:20pm - 4:30pm
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4:30pm

4:40pm

Ken DiCross, Social Wallet
Ken DiCross, Social Wallet

Tuesday April 10, 2018 4:40pm - 4:50pm
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4:50pm

Bitmart
Sheldon Xia, Bitmart

Tuesday April 10, 2018 4:50pm - 5:00pm
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