The Blockchain Revolution
&
The Future Of ICO

SILICON VALLEY EXECUTIVE BRIEFING

Startup Showcases, Expert Discussions, and Hands On Workshop

What is Executive Briefing?

An ICO (Initial Coin Offerings) provides for an unregulated means of fundraising for new cryptocurrency ventures. Developers sell a percentage of a previously publicly unavailable cryptocurrency to early backers of the project in exchange for real currency or other cryptocurrencies.

Silicon Valley Executive Briefing addresses the issues of ICO launching and investing into cryptocurrency tokens, market analysis, best practice examination, experts opinions, review of prospects.

  • Learn how to apply blockchain technology & ICO model in your company
  • Provide business executives an introductory program to understand blockchain and its strategic implications
  • Provide technology leaders insight to jump start blockchain projects
  • Discuss goals, projects and possibilities with leading innovators
  • Gain a comprehensive overview of ICO, blockchain & cryptocurrencies
  • Get hands-on experience with ICO and blockchain technology
  • Learn from real use cases and case studies
  • Meet ICO pioneers and industry practitioners in collaborative environment

Who will be in the audience?

C-level executives, Venture Capital & Angel Investors, ICO and startup founders, companies aiming to conduct the ICO; law experts and consultants; successful market players; analysts, blockchain experts. banking sector representatives.

What you will get?

  • Learn about the latest trends of ICO launching and investments in ICO
  • Understand ICO’s threats and opportunities
  • Consequences of ICO boom for the cryptocurrency industry and venture capital
  • ICO as a developing asset class for portfolio managers
  • ICO regulation. What should one expect?
  • New investment age. Challenges and positive effects
  • Successful ICO stories
  • Post-ICO age. What happens next?

Recent Programs

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Executive Briefing Agenda

9 am – 12 am
PART 1. Lightning Talks from Startups:

Blockchain & ICO: The Impact Across The Industries
You will see showcases from 10 Disruptive Startups on Blockchain & ICO:

  • Hear the stories from the founders
  • Get a chance to discuss the trends, threats and opportunities
  • Understand what blockchain revolution means for your business.

12 am – 1 pm
Lunch

1 pm – 2 pm
PART 2. Expert Discussion Panel:

The Future Of ICO

3 pm – 6 pm
PART 3. Hands On Workshop

The ICO Explained: How To Launch & Invest In ICO

1. Introduction to Blockchain & Bitcoin. How cryptocurrencies work

  • Blockchain: What it is, How it works, What it takes to build one, Types, Applications, Cryptography/Hashes, and Smart Contracts
  • Bitcoin: How it works, Mining, Rewards, Pools, Public/Private keys, Crypto Wallets

2. Building an ICO

  • Ethereum and smart contract development introduction
  • Initial Coin Offering
  • Coin and ICO requirements
  • Smart contract development & implementation
  • Launching ICO

3. Investing in ICO

  • Examining ICO projects
  • Evaluating the risks
  • Investment strategies for ICOs

6 pm – 7 pm
Drinks & Networking

Startup Showcases:

Learn from disruptive startups

Can Kisagun
Co-Founder at Enigma

At Enigma, we are passionate about the role of crypto-currencies in defining the future of personal financial freedom. Inspired by the rapid growth and proliferation of crypto-assets, we propose Catalyst, which allows anyone to build his or her own crypto hedge fund. We provide unique data sets and a research platform for traders to build, test, and master investment strategies.

Joel Dietz
Founding Partner at Swarm Fund

The world’s first platform cooperative ownership to bridge digital currency and real assets.Swarm is taking the crypto markets from $100 Billion to $1 Trillion. Our investment professionals have secured syndicate deals to open lucrative asset-backed opportunities up to crypto investors.

Peter Franklin
CEO, Founder at Pryze

The contest automation protocol. Our mission is to decentralize and automate a variety of contest offerings starting with sweepstakes and XPrize challenges.

Natalie Kara
CEO & Founder at Propy Inc.

Propy is an app to connect home buyers and sellers in global cities and make an impact for sustainable housing. You can search for properties and brokers in global cities in your native language. Propy provides broad information about the neighborhoods as walkability, air- and noise-pollution and green building certifications. Propy integrates blockchain ledger for the governments to make title deeds issuance for your property instantly online, secure and cost-effective.

Victor Wu
Founder at AQUA.Foundation

The first blockchain biotech crowdfunding platform, fractionalizing IP as tradable tokens. Accelerating human medicine and path to biotech liquidity with the first blockchain-based biotech crowdfunding platform for fractionalizing intellectual property rights as tradable tokens.

Jon Chou
Co-Founder & CEO at The Bee Token

The Bee Token consists of a team from Google, Facebook, and Uber taking on the mission of decentralized short term housing on the blockchain. The Bee Token advisors include the CEO & Co-founder of Enigma, Airtoken, Quantstamp, Ari Paul, partners at 500 startups, Y Combinator.

Bill Barhydt
Founder & CEO at ABRA

At Abra, we’re making cash mobile. Abra operates an easy-to-use smartphone-based digital currency wallet based on bitcoin. Today, that means you can easily buy, sell, store, or send fiat currencies or bitcoin. Tomorrow? We’re actively building that. Our vision is an open, global financial system that is easily accessible to everyone.

Martin Froehler

Martin Froehler
CEO at Quantiacs

Quantiacs connects user generated quantitative trading algorithms to capital from institutional investors. We provide a free open source development platform in Matlab and Python and free historical stocks and futures data.

Danny Yang
Founder at BlockSeer

BlockSeer’s mission is to make blockchain data and applications accessible to everyone by providing valuable analysis of patterns, useful metrics, clear visualizations, and actionable intelligence. Blockchains (such as Bitcoin and Ethereum) are a new platform that enable transactions and applications (or smart contracts) in a decentralized setting.

Piers Ridyard
CEO at Surematics

Surematics is helping commercial insurance brokers structure complicated deals online. Homeowners and car insurance are enough of a nightmare for most of us to handle but Surematics is targeting even more difficult cases — awkward expensive items like oil rigs.

Chris Mausler
CFO at PeerNova

PeerNova is a Silicon Valley-based technology company founded by veteran entrepreneurs with deep expertise in distributed systems, networking solutions, Big Data, compiler technology, and financial services. PeerNova has developed a new approach to tackling this challenge: the first immutable ledger with built-in audit, scale, and other capabilities necessary to help the world’s most trusted organizations store, secure, and validate data while maintaining the enterprise-class controls they require.

Speaker Panel:

Meet our ICO expert panel

Victor Wu

Founder at AQUA.Foundation

The first blockchain biotech crowdfunding platform, fractionalizing IP as tradable tokens. Accelerating human medicine and path to biotech liquidity with the first blockchain-based biotech crowdfunding platform for fractionalizing intellectual property rights as tradable tokens.

Natalie Kara
CEO & Founder at Propy Inc.

Propy is an app to connect home buyers and sellers in global cities and make an impact for sustainable housing. You can search for properties and brokers in global cities in your native language. Propy provides broad information about the neighborhoods as walkability, air- and noise-pollution and green building certifications. Propy integrates blockchain ledger for the governments to make title deeds issuance for your property instantly online, secure and cost-effective.

Julian Zegelman
Corporate Attorney & Partner at Velton-Zegelman

Velton · Zegelman represents companies, venture capital funds, non-profit organizations, and individuals in a range of matters, including labor and employment lawsuits, employment, products liability, consumer and civil rights class actions, corporate transactions, regulatory compliance, intellectual property, negotiations, and mergers and acquisitions.

Patrick Baron
CEO at Ambisafe Financial

Ambisafe Financial is the leading Initial Coin Offering (ICO) services provider and a member of the Ambisafe group of companies. The Ambisafe Financial team has successfully guided more than a dozen companies through the ICO process and works with both promising startups, as well as established businesses seeking to tokenize their business model.

How To Invest in ICO: Hands On Workshop

Learn how to build your ICO & Invest in ICO

Vinny Lingham
Co-founder & CEO of Civic

Civic Secures & Protects Identities. We believe in giving businesses and individuals the tools to control and protect identities.Through our decentralized architecture with the blockchain and biometrics on the mobile device, our platform enables users to share and manage their fully verified identity data.

The ICO Explained: How To Launch & Invest In ICO

1. Introduction to Blockchain & Bitcoin. How cryptocurrencies work

  • Blockchain: What it is, How it works, What it takes to build one, Types, Applications, Cryptography/Hashes, and Smart Contracts
  • Bitcoin: How it works, Mining, Rewards, Pools, Public/Private keys, Crypto Wallets

2. Building an ICO

  • Ethereum and smart contract development introduction
  • Initial Coin Offering
  • Coin and ICO requirements
  • Smart contract development & implementation
  • Launching ICO

3. Investing in ICO

  • Examining ICO projects
  • Evaluating the risks
  • Investment strategies for ICOs

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