• AGENDA AND SPEAKERS

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    SEPT 27 SUMMIT AGENDA 9am to 5pm

    The sessions take place concurrently in two rooms, main session and breakout session. There is a 10 minute break to walk between sessions. The VIP Lounge is open all day VIP ticket holders, speakers and sponsors for networking and meetings including Investor Roundtable for private meetings.

    9:00-9:30 Registration Opens for Sessions
    Exhibit Hall opens 11am to 7:00pm

    9:30-10:00 Main
    Making Money: Why Investors Should Seize Blockchain Startups as a Market Opportunity

    • Glenn Gow, Clear Ventures, Marketing Partner

    10:10-10:40 Main
    Blockchain Opportunities for Enterprise Markets

    10:10-10:40 Breakout

    How to Launch a Successful ICO

    • Andrew Romans, Managing Director, Rubicon VC

    10:50-11:20 Main

    FinTech Trends: Technology Disruption of the Equity
    Markets such as Market Trends, M & A Transactions and Private Placement Financing

    10:50-11:20 Breakout

    Blockchain Use Cases:
    Automotive, Energy, Entertainment, Manufacturing, Industrial, Internet of Things, Smart Cities, Transportation

    • Ashutosh Pande, Head Market Development, TheFabric   
    • Tao Wang, Sr Investment Director, SAIC Capital

    11:30-12:40 Main
    VC Panel and ICO Pitch--

    How ICOS will Disrupt Traditional Venture Capital and Offer New Funding Strategies for Startups. Followed by ICO and Startup Pitching with investor comments.

    • Cherie Liu, VP Investments, Outpost Capital
    • Greg Castle, Partner, Anorak Ventures
    • Reese Jones, Investor
    • Salil Pradhan, Partner, Draper Nexus

      ICO Presentations 3 to 15 Minutes.  Want to pitch your ICO? Register before we sell out.
    • Applicature (3 minutes)

    12:40-1:40 Main

    Lunch and Demo Showcase

    1:50-2:20 Main

    ICO Marketing, PR and Promotional Strategies to Attract Investors

    • Michael Terpin, Founder and CEO, Transform Group

    1:50-2:20 Breakout

    Blockchain/Crypto Fintech Trends: Hedge Funds, Financial Services, Banking, Regulatory Compliance, SEC

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    2:30-3:00 Main

    The Crypto Fund Landscape and Strategies to Make Money From ICOS and Blockchain Investments

    • Brad Rotter, Crypto investor

    3:10-3:40 Main

    Raising Funding for Startups: Should You Raise from ICOS, VC funding or both?

    Understand key issues and strategies to make a decision.

    • Jiazi (Jazzy) Guo, Investment Manager, Software, AI, Saas, Infrastructure, FinTech,Tsingyuan Ventures
    • Salil Pradhan, Partner, Draper Nexus

    3:10-3:40 Breakout

    Tokenomics: Economics and Valuations of Tokens

    • Vlad Andrei, Co-Founder and Co-CIO, Albaron Ventures

    3:50-4:20 Main

    Tokenization of Sports

    Sports is a nearly $100 Billion global business that is struggling maintain fan engagement in a world where fans are ever increasingly interested in a “lean forward” experience vs passive consumption. Learn how blockchain and tokens provide exciting new opportunities for fan engagement and revenue opportunities.

    • Moderator: Andy Dolich, President, Dolich Consulting
    • Peter Vessenes, Co-Founder, New Alchemy and Bitcoin Foundation
    • CEO, Sohrob Farudi, Fan Controlled Football League

    3:50-4:20 Breakout

    Crypto and Ethereum Investing Strategies in a Volatile Economy

    • Keith Herman, Founder, IPA Equities/PMBC Group

    4:30-5:00 Main

    Cross Border Opportunities in Asia for ICOS, Blockchain and Quantum Computing

    • Cherie Liu, Vice President, Outpost Capital-China
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    4:30-5:00 Breakout
    Blockchain and ICOS for Consumer Apps: Entertainment, Media, Games, Music, AR/VR, Gambling and Cannabis

    • Greg Castle, Partner, Anorak Ventures

    4:30-5:00 Investor Roundtable for 1 on 1 meetings

    ICO Pitch Presenters and Sponsors hold private meetings for 5 minutes each with accredited investors. Meetings arranged in advance.

    5:00-7:00 Expo Hall Reception

    Networking Mixer and Demo Showcase

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