Blockchain visionnaire summit

JULY 23, BERLIN
TECHNOLOGY
Join us as we discuss how to build our decentralized future. What are the challenges blockchain developers and entrepreneurs are facing? Which platforms should you consider when building your product? These are some of the questions, we aim to answer during our technology panel.
FUNDING
With increasing government regulations, we will discuss best tactics to fund your blockchain venture and be compliant. We will compare the VC funding against token sales. And share first round expectations, raising methodologies and budgeting.
MARKETING
Our panelists from media, growth hacking and PR will share the latest tactics used by successful blockchain startups. How do you peak the interest of the press? How to increase your community? We will also discuss the ongoing debate of Google, Facebook, and Twitter paid advertising censorship and what the future holds.

Speakers

Our speakers come from various backgrounds from developers, solution architects, media and business executives, investors and entrepreneurs committed to create a better future. They will share their knowledge through an interactive panel discussion and case studies with a focus on educating us on best methodology to build and start companies with blockchain technologies.

These are the first announced speakers, more will follow soon.

Artiona Bogo
Blockchain Business Development at SAP
Marcin Rudolf
CTO and Co-founder of Neufund
Richard D. Titus
Managing Partner at ARK Advisors
Dimitri De Jonghe
Head of Research (Ocean Protocol) at BigchainDB & Co-Founder at Ocean Protocol
Keith Baumwald
CMO at Celsius Network
Fabian Westerheide
Founding Partner of Asgard VC
Yuri Lobyntsev
CTO & Co-Founder at Cindicator
Miriam Neubauer, Catena Capital
Managing Partner at Catena Capital
Sean Prescott
CEO of Unity Investment AG
Alice Kohn
Reporter at Deutsche Welle
Beka Dalakishvili
Co-founder and Chairman at JSC PowerShare Foundation
Nicolas Biagosch
CEO / Partner at Postera Capital
Samuel Martinet
Blockchain technology expert (bytes.io), regulation analyst (Cointelegraph), researcher (Imperial College London)
Mikko Alasaarela
Founder of Inbot/InToken
On Yavin
CEO at Cointelligence
Rhian Lewis
Software Engineer and Consultant
Liam Kelly
Chief editor at BTCManager
Viktor Peter
Blockchain Governance Expert at the GIZ Blockchain Lab
Elise Moussa
Founder of Snapay
Arthur Röing Baer
Creative Marketing Director, FOAM
Mitchell Loureiro
CMO at SingularityNET, former VP of marketing at Steemit
Jeff Gallas
Founder of Fulmo
Kevin Hemmelgarn
The Crypto Valley Association
Andres Arevalo-Maklouf
Researcher and Lawyer (Blockchain Embassy member)
David Drake
Founder and Chairman at LDJ Capital
Morris Clay
Executive director at Amatus
Derek Myers
CEO of Zero Carbon Project
Chris McClure
Chief Marketing Officer at Svandis
Sebastian Gajek
Founder & CTO at Weeve, Professor for Cryptography & Information Security
Benedikt Schuppli
Co-Founder at Lexon
Pavel Romanenko
Product Owner of Blockchain Circle at NKF Media

Agenda

Where to find good developers & how can you educate teams on blockchain? What will be the state of business in the decentralized future? How will we deal with scalability problems? Will blockchain provide the solution for connecting IoT Devices? What is the current state of DApps & DAOs? How far are we from mass adoption? How do investors evaluate companies? What is going to happen with ICOs? What is the best channel to raise awareness for a product in the times of Google, Facebook, and Twitter paid advertising censorship?

Registration and Welcome coffee
9:30
Technology Panel

Blockchain is a disruptive force but it can be difficult deciding which platform to integrate based on your specific needs. During the Technology panel, we will discuss pro’s and con’s of Ethereum and other platforms; blockchain and IoT and mass adoption of the technology. Our panelists include CTOs, founders and information architects.

10.00 — 12.00
Pros and Cons of Ethereum and other platforms

Speaking: Artiona Bogo (SAP), Dimitri De Jonghe (Ocean Protocol), Yuri Lobintsev (Cindicator), Mikko Alasaarela (Inbot), Rhian Lewis (Ethereum developer), Sebastian Gajek (Weeve)

Moderator: Liam Kelly (BTCManager chief editor)

10.00 — 10.40
Coffee break
10.40 — 11.00
Mass adoption of the technology

Speaking Artiona Bogo (SAP), Dimitri De Jonghe (Ocean Protocol), Yuri Lobintsev (Cindicator), Mikko Alasaarela (Inbot), Rhian Lewis (Ethereum developer), Sebastian Gajek (Weeve)

Moderator: Samuel Martinet (Blockchain researcher)

11.00 — 11.40
Coffee break
11.40 — 11.50
Presentations

Pavel Romanenko, NKF Media. The Blockchain ecosystem in Berlin

Arthur Röing Baer, FOAM

Yuri Lobyntsev, Cindicator. Benefits of the new economy

11.50 — 12.20
Lunch
12.20 — 13.20
Funding Panel

The latest trend in Blockchain technology has allowed companies to pre-sell access to services as a way to fund their development. But is creating a utility or security token the proper step to take in sight of increased government regulations? We will discuss best tactics to fund your blockchain venture and be compliant. Venture capitalists will share first round expectations, raising methodologies and budgeting. We will also discuss learnings from popular ICO events & overall take-away.

13.20 — 15.20
How to finance your blockchain venture. ICOs vs traditional funding

Speaking: Richard Titus (ARK Advisors), David Drake (LDJ Ventures), Marcin Rudolf (Neufund), Fabian Westerheide (Asgard VC), Nicolas Biagosh (Postera Capital)

Moderator: On Yavin – CEO of Cointelligence

13.20 - 14:00
Coffee break
14:00 — 14.10
How to evaluate blockchain companies

Speaking: Richard Titus (ARK Advisors), David Drake (LDJ Ventures), Marcin Rudolf (Neufund), Fabian Westerheide (Asgard VC), Nicolas Biagosh (Postera Capital)

Moderator: On Yavin – CEO of Cointelligence

14.10 — 14.50
Presentations

PowerShare
Carbon Zero Project
Unity Investment
Lexon

14.50 — 15.20
Coffee break
15.20 — 15.40
Presentations

Andres Arevalo-Maklouf (Blockchain Embassy). Regulatory framework and challenges.

Kevin Hemmelgarn (Crypto Valley Association). Building the Blockchain Community: Learning from Past Tech Revolutions

15.40 — 16.00
Marketing Panel

Companies like Telegram, Ethereum and others reached their goals via their die hard communities. To successfully raise funds, Blockchain startups must find innovative ways to grow their community and raise their brand awareness without the help of paid advertising. Our panelist of CMO. Media, growth hacker and pr professionals will share latest tactics used by successful Blockchain startups. How to peak the interest of the press? How to get Influencers onboard? How to appeal to a mass audience? We will also discuss the ongoing debate of Google, Facebook, and Twitter paid advertising censorship and what the future holds.

16.00 — 17.30
How to grow a die-hard community

Speaking: Jeff Gallas (Fulmo), Elise Moussa (Snapay), Keith Baumwald (Celsius Network), Chris McClure (Svandis), Mitchell Loureiro (former Steemit, now — SingularityNET), Pascal Van Steen (Blockport)
Moderator — Luna Vega

16.00 — 16.40
Coffee break
16.40 — 16.50
Future of Blockchain Marketing & How to be Innovative

Speaking: Jeff Gallas (Fulmo), Elise Moussa (Snapay), Keith Baumwald (Celsius Network), Chris McClure (Svandis), Mitchell Loureiro (former Steemit, now — SingularityNET), Pascal Van Steen (Blockport)
Moderator — Luna Vega

16.50 — 17.30
Blockchain for social good

Speaking: Morris Clay (Amatus), Viktor Peter (GIZ)
Moderator: Alice Kohn (Deutsche Welle)

17.30 — 17.45
Drinks and Networking
17.45

Contacts

For more information, please contact us.



FAQ

1
What is our mission?

The blockchain sector is saturated with conferences that provide very little information on how to build a sustainable token company. BVS is focused on providing real case studies and actionable tips you can apply after the conference. We brought together experts in three key sectors – technology, funding, and marketing – who will share their personal experiences managing reputable token companies.

2
Why attend?

Berlin is an important Cryptocurrency hub with over 100 Blockchain based Startups.
As Chris Burniske, co-founder of Placeholder Ventures, pointed out, “Berlin – is an amazing crypto city. Compared to the US two crypto capitals, it’s less overrun by speculators and investors than NYC, and focuses on a broader swath of society than SF.”

We picked ethical companies and trusted investors to inspire a discussion about the future of blockchain and its impact in tomorrow’s world.

3
Why support?

With around 500 attendees; sponsors will be able to take part in an unforgettable experience that unites the best minds of the blockchain community. A unique event of its kind meant to resonate in the mind of our invited entrepreneurs, builders, and investors. Sponsorships are limited, if you are interested, please contact ac@blueberrystorytelling.com

4
Who should attend?

Blockchain entrepreneurs, investors, builders, professionals and enthusiasts wanting to learn more; and create lasting partnerships in the space. Blockchain Visionaires will bring 500 International attendees; thought leaders & builders in Blockchain for an opportunity to network and to gain key industry insights about the state of the token-based economy.

5
Can I register as a volunteer?

We’d love to have you on our team! Please email us at info@blockchainvis.co  and we will reach out to you with more information.

6
Can I showcase my company?

We have a welcome hall where you and other companies interested in blockchain will have a chance to talk to attendees and show what they’re working on. Please send an email to info@blockchainvis.co   and you will be provided with more information about the different packages we offer.

Location

A perfect venue situated at the river Spree which is frequently called ‘the quirky urban oasis’ right in the city center.

Berlin
Monday, July 23, 2018
Holzmarktstraße 25, Säälchen,
10243 Berlin , Germany