Meet 500+ investors, founders and media to grow your business and the blockchain economy
BRIDGING CRYPTO AND REAL ECONOMY

BLOCKCHAIN ECONOMIC
FORUM 2017

NEW YORK
OCT 31-NOV 1
ZIEGFELD BALLROOM

PARTICIPANTS
Bank of Canada; New York University (NYU); CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
The author of "Digital currencies: Beyond Bitcoin", "Can We Predict the Winner in a Market with Network Effects? Competition in Cryptocurrency Market", "Economics of Private Digital Currency", "Central Bank Digital Currencies"
Partner at Pantera Capital (a $100M ICO-only fund), cofounder at Evercoin, ICO Governance Foundation
Invested in FileCoin, Brave, CIVIC, Propy and Lyft. As chief Evangelist for the Java Language and Platform he participated in the first wave of the Internet, and is now fully engaged in the crypto-fueled Internet of value. Master's in Neuroscience from Yale
Partner at BakerHostetler, Founder of Comptegrity
Carol Van Cleef leads a multidisciplinary team representing numerous clients in digital currency launches, ICOs and token-generating events, operating cryptocurrency exchanges and implementing blockchain technology strategies in new and existing businesses.

Founder & Managing Partner at Governing Dynamics, Founder at Celsius Foundation
Israeli-American tech entrepreneur with 30+ patents, $1B+ in raised funds and $3B+ in exit deals. With the Celsius Foundation is building a new Blockchain Platform that enables a new set of financial services to the underserved global population
Jeanensis Capital Markets, Former US Federal Reserve, Former Bank of Japan
Former Compliance Advisor Asset Backed Securities, US Federal Reserve, Former Bank of Japan, Panelist, Council on Foreign Relations, U.S. White House Business Council Advisory Member, The Aspen Institute, MBA Temple University.
Fellow at PIIE, ex Executive Director at IMF, ex Head of financial stability at Swiss National Bank and head of committee at the Bank for International Settlements
The author of works on blockchain on the financial sector, financial stability, and central banking, optimal design of bond auctions, demand for central bank money, and collateral requirements for OTC derivatives clearing
Founder of LAToken, Founder at Zalogo (home equity marketplace), Managing Partner at Avega capital, Director of Founder Institute
LAToken reached top-5 by total market cap at initial token sale and #1 among asset tokenization platforms. Organized 200+ meetups on blockchain and interdisciplinary research - WorldModel.co, FounDev.co for 2000+ entrepreneurs
Founder at Science Blockchain, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman RxVantage, board of directors FameBit, Docstoc, HomeHeroes, HelloSociety, DogVacay
Has 20+ years experience with startups as executive, advisor, investor or founder. Greg with Science Blockchain co-founded and invested in more than 70 companies
Distinguished Senior Fellow, Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics and Economics
Professor of Economics, George Mason University
Author of "The Theory of Monetary Institutions", "Free Banking in Britain", and "Competition and Currency". Editor of "The History of Gold and Silver", "The Crisis in American Banking", "African Finance: Research and Reform", and "Free Banking"
Director of Blockchain Innovation Hub at RMIT University.
Adjunct Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs
Jason is a 2000 winner of the International Joseph A Schumpeter Prize, has published over 60 articles and six books. Editor of Journal of Institutional Economics, and Innovation: Management, Practice and Policy. Hirschmann index 30+
Partner at Ridge, Crypto Investor and Founder
Gil Penchina is a serial entrepreneur and prolific angel investor.
He is a co-founder of Fastly, Board member at Vouch Financial. Previously he was CEO of Wikia, now a top 50 website and a member of the pre-IPO team at eBay. Before eBay, Gil worked at General Electric, Bain & Co. and started two small technology companies.

Associate Founder at Singularity University
Advisor, Facebook
Founder, Chairman at Cambrian Genomics
25+ years in innovation, entrepreneurship & patents. As a venture strategist Reese has engaged in a dozen company's innovation, start up, financing, development, IPO, boards, mergers and acquisitions.
Professor at Texas A&M University, ex Senior Principal Research Scientist at Yahoo
Expert in theoretical and practical aspects of cryptography and information security, distributed computing, consensus problems, cryptocurrencies and blockchain protocols.
Hirschmann index 40+
Journalist, poet and fiction author, technology reporter for American Banker, Columbia University School of Journalism
Author of "How Money Got Free: Bitcoin and the Fight for the Future of Finance", the most comprehensive narrative yet written of the rise and fall and rise of this disruptive technology
Partner at the Buro, Board Member at Blockchain Compliance Alliance, Advisor at Rakugo & Sapien
Executive with extensive experience executing transformative plans for both large blue chips and nimble start-ups.
Investing, advising, and connecting in blockchain and token creation events.
Managing Partner and Founding Member at The ICO Governance Foundation
Hands-on Company Builder: entrepreneurial CFO with 3 exits,
CPA/MBA/Stanford GSB with public accounting background and 20 years of senior management experience across a broad spectrum of industries ranging from startups to large public corporations.
Professor of Computer Science at New York University
Author of the textbook "Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies", 50+ publications including "On Bitcoin as a public randomness source", "Escrow protocols for cryptocurrencies: How to buy physical goods using Bitcoin" and "Can Unicorns Help Users Compare Crypto Key Fingerprints?"
CEO, Corinthian Partners Investment Bank, advisor at LAToken
Former Senior Vice President Lehman Brothers
Mentor at the IBM SmartCamp.
Guest Lecturer at Baruch College- China Business Summit,
Lecturer, City University of New York
Vice Chairman at Rivetz,
Founder at WatershipBlue Inc,
advisor at LAToken
Pioneer hedge fund investor focused on the cyber security aspects of digital currency and the blockchain. Former Executive Chairman at AirPatrol, Member Board of Advisors, Merriman Capital Member, Chicago Board of Trade
Managing Partner at GVA Capital,
CEO at HACK Temple,
Business Angel of the Year 2012
Investor in AI, blockchain, self-driving tech, includin Blockchain Programmatic Corporation (BPC), Luminar Technologies, Storj. Helping entrepreneurs succeed on a global scale through the smart approach to VC investments, business development, ICO and networking
Venture Capitalist, CEO & Managing Partner, Aphaea Capital, Wharton Alumni Angels of Silicon Valley
Leading investments in real estate, blockchain and cryptocurrency ICO. 17 years of combined experience in entrepreneurship, investment, strategy, business development, pricing, M&A and corporate finance with firms such as McKinsey, Adobe, Deutsche Bank, and Google
Co-Founder of Blockchain Investors Consortium ($1 billion of digital assets under management), Founder and Managing Partner at KrowdMentor
Brad is an entrepreneur, investor, mentor, and advisor who has started and bootstrapped several companies from inception to maturity over the past 20 years. More than a dozen successful equity crowdfunding campaigns, which received over $80 million
President at Chamber of Digital Commerce
Perianne Boring is the founder and president of the Chamber of Digital Commerce.
Under her leadership, the Chamber leads several key industry initiatives including the Blockchain Alliance, the Global Blockchain Forum, the Smart Contracts Alliance, the Blockchain Intellectual Property Council, the Digital Assets Accounting Consortium.
CEO and Founder of Bitcoins.am, EIS INC., Appraisalforhome.com, Bitcoinsnews.me, advisor to Bitcoin.com, Bitcoinist.com and Veritaseum.com
John is one of the first Certified Bitcoin Professionals in the world registered with C4 Crypto Currency Certification Consortium. Expert in the areas of Blockchain and Marketing.
Blogger at BiteSizeBitcoin
Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), Angel Investor and Cryptocurrency Enthusiast.
Creator of TheBitcoin.Pub social network.
Chakra Advisors, Managing Director and Chief Economist at The Clearing House, ex Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank
20+ years of experience in analysis and research to influence strategic decisions on financial innovation. Advising senior leaders at financial institutions, central banks, and FinTech companies. 40+ publications in academic and industry journals.
Blogger at Ivan on Tech
Ivan is a blockchain educator, software developer, and data scientist. Ivan's Youtube channel Ivan on Tech is a truly global phenomenon spreading knowledge about the blockchain technology to hundreds of thousands of viewers all over the world.
Co-Founder, CEO at Pactum, contributing editor to CoinDesk
Daniel is an entrepreneur who helps stakeholders in the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry manage risk with derivatives. He is also a video blogger and contributing editor to CoinDesk.
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ENTREPRENEUR
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    • Find LPs and grow the funds under management
    • Exchange market view and investment ideas with peers
    INVESTOR
      JOURNALIST/BLOGGER
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        High quality key note speeches, panels and pitches. Exceptional networking, including business speed dating, preparty and afterparty
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        MEDIA PARTNERS
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        ORGANIZERS
        LAToken enables cryptocurrencies to be widely used in the real economy. We allow cryptoholders to diversify their portfolio by getting exposure to real assets via crypto.
        ASSET TOKENIZATION AND TRADING PLATFORM
        GET ATTENTION OF INVESTORS, INFLUENCERS AND MEDIA

        › Presentation from the main stage
        › Introduction at the exclusive preparty (Oct 30)
        › Вusiness speed dating during coffee breaks and morning receptions
        › Logo on the main conference screen
        › Company video on the screen
        › Interviews to top journalists and bloggers
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          LOCATION
          Blockchain Economic Forum 2017 will be hosted in a cozy conference site in New York, with the total capacity of more than 500 participants.

          Ziegfeld Ballroom
          141 West 54th Street
          New York, New York 10019

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