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    9:00-9:30 Registration

    9:30-10:00 3 Ways Investors and Founders Should Evaluate ICOs​

    • Glenn Gow, Clear Ventures, Marketing Partner


    10:00-10:30 Blockchain Use Cases for Enterprise and Consumer Applications: AI, Automotive, Energy, Security, Entertainment, Industrial, Internet of Things, Manufacturing, Smart Cities, Transportation

    • Ashutosh Pande, Head Market Development, TheFabric

    • Tao Wang, Sr Investment Director, SAIC Capital

    • Spencer Tall, Partner, Allegis Capital

    • Robert Neivert, Venture Partner, 500 Startups

    • Moderator: Patrick Baron, Blockchain Consulting Group


    10:30-10:50 Blockchain/Fintech Regulatory Trends: Hedge Funds, M & A Transaction, Private Placement Financing, Banking, Regulatory Compliance, SEC Issues

    • Curtis Mo, Partner, DLA Piper

    10:50-11:20 Crypto Trends in the Current Economic Climate and Marketing Strategies

    • Michael Terpin, Founder and CEO, Transform Group

    11:20-11:50 Comparing Venture Capital, Tokens and ICO Fundraising--Disrupting Traditional Venture Capital with New Funding Strategies for Startups

    • Cherie Liu, VP Investments, Outpost Capital

    • Greg Castle, Partner, Anorak Ventures

    • Reese Jones, Investor

    • Robert Neivert, Venture Partner, 500 Startups

    • Salil Pradhan, Partner, Draper Nexus

    • Andrew Romans, Managing Director, Rubicon VC

    • Moderator; Ann Shin, Partner, Ultra Fund


    Want to pitch your startup, platform, app, service ICO or service from 3 to 10 minutes? Register now before we sell out.

    Investors from preceding panel will hear presentations and give comments.

    • Tapjets (10 minutes)

    • Trip Hop (8 )

    • Gramary emedia (8)

    • Jala Systems (3)

    • Applicature (3)

    12:45-1:40 Lunch and Fastpitch



    Investors are seated at tables. All VIP ticket holders will line up for 2 minutes fast pitch with accredited investors for a total of 20 minutes. All presenters and sponsors get 6 minutes with each investor and go to front of each line . Everyone gets at least 1 pitch but likely up to 4. After this session, VIP tickets holders will eat lunch with at least two investors per table


    VIP Lunch: Networking lunch for investors and VIP tickets with at least two investors per table.

    Attendee Lunch: Basic ticket holders purchase lunch to eat in Demo Showcase

    1:45-2:15 How to Launch a Successful ICO and Raise Funding in Today's Climate

    • Andrew Romans, Managing Director, Rubicon VC

    2:15-2:45 Investor Focus: The Crypto Fund Landscape and Strategies to Make Money From ICOS, Ethereum and Blockchain Investments in the current market

    • Brad Rotter, Crypto Investor, Rivetz

    • Keith Herman, Founder, IPA Equities/PMBC Group

    • Timo Lehesi, CEO, Swam Fund

    • Moderator; Jordan Wahbeh, Operations Manager,Bay Angels

    2:45-3:15 Startup Focus: Raising Funding and Attracting Customers

    Should You Raise from ICOS, VC funding or both? Should you consider joining an accelerator or incubator in blockchain? Understand key issues and strategies to make a decision.

    • Jiazi (Jazzy) Guo, Investment Manager,Tsingyuan Ventures

    • Salil Pradhan, Partner, Draper Nexus

    • Ajay Ramachandran, Partner, Happiness VC

    3:15-3:45 Cross Border Opportunities with Asia for ICOS, Blockchain and Quantum Computing-China, Korea, Japan

    • Cherie Liu, Vice President, Outpost Capital

    • Chris Li, Founder, Forgelab

    • Jay Eum, Partner, Translink Capital

    3:45-4:15 Tokenomics: Economics and Valuations of Tokens

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

    4:15-4:45 Blockchain Use Case: 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 offer new opportunities for fan engagement and revenue streams.

    • Moderator: Andy Dolich, President, Dolich Consulting

    • Peter Vessenes, Co-Founder, New Alchemy and Bitcoin Foundation

    • Sohrob Farudi, CEO, Fan Controlled Football League

    4:15-6:00 Expo Hall Reception

    5:00-7:00 VIP Investor Reception and Dinner


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