Global Blockchain Competition
12th Mar 2018
Venue: SGInnovate, 32 Carpenter St, Singapore 059911 Carpenter St, Singapore 059911
Recommended Hotel: Swissotel Merchant Court, 20 Merchant Rd, 058281
Dinner: Swissotel Merchant Court, 20 Merchant Rd, 058281
True Global Ventures has held 23 highly praised Disruption in Financial Services events in New York, San Francisco, Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Mumbai, Tokyo, Stockholm, London, Paris and Berlin. We are stringing together FinTech trends and what Financial Institutions in the future might look like. We showcase growth stage FinTech startups, identify future Blockchain and Initial Coin Offering (ICO) trends and help bring the industry together.
We do not allow this to become a PR & Marketing event, media and journalists are not allowed and Chatham rules apply. We are aggressively challenging the ongoing hype around ICOs. We dig into real user cases of Blockchain applications to solve real problems and define what should go into production or ICOs.
Look forward to an engaging discussion with top industry leaders (corporates, investors, entrepreneurs) in FinTech!
o Number of attendees: 100
o 1/2: Investors; (GP of VCs and Founders of Crypo/ICO Investors) 1/4: Corporates, (Digital Transformation Officers) 1/4:Startups (Founders)
These Rules Apply:
o Chatham House Rules
o No media, no press, no journalists
o We do not invite intermediaries as well
12th March 2018
08:00 – 08:30 Networking and Registration
08:30 – 08:45 Opening Address
*Dušan Stojanović, Director and Founder of True Global Ventures with 9/18 exits and 3 exits in a week in 2012 awarding him “Business Angel of the Year” in 2013
08:45 – 09:25 Panel Discussion (Blockchain Infrastructure)
* Laurenz Apiarius, Partner, Blockwall Capital, Frankfurt
* Dirk van Quaquebeke, Managing Partner, BEENEXT, Singapore
* Lasse Clausen, Partner, 1kx, Berlin
* Chipper Boulas, CEO and Cofounder, Firestartr, New York
Moderated by: Petter Sehlin, Partner, True Global Ventures, Stockholm
09:25 – 10:20 Startup Pitch (Blockchain Infrastructure)
Moderated by: Pavel Bains, CEO, Bluzelle, Singapore
10:20 – 10:50 Networking Refreshments
10:50 – 11:30 Panel Discussion (Blockchain Financial Services)
* Ian Love, Founder & CEO of Blockchain Assets, Perth
* Jun Dam, Investor, Meriver Capital, San Francisco
* Altona Widjaja, Head of Fintech and Innovation Group / The Open Vault, OCBC, Singapore
* Ankur Kamalia, Managing Director - Head of Group Venture Portfolio Management at Deutsche Börse AG, Frankfurt
Moderated by: Celine Le Cotonnec, Chief Data Officer, AXA, Singapore
11:30 – 11:55 Startup Pitch (Blockchain Financial Services)
Moderated by: Leo Costes, Managing Director, AXA, Singapore
11:55 - 12:15 Networking Refreshments
12:15 – 12:55 Panel Discussion (Blockchain AI)
* Gerald Mackenzie, Head of Innovation, Business Transformation, Credit Suisse, Singapore
* Jon-Tzen Ng, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer at Ping An Technology, Shanghai
* Magnus Grimeland, CEO & Founder, ANTLER Innovation, Singapore
* Tom McNerney, Partner, True Global Ventures & Founder at Markit, London
Moderated by: Dusan Stojanovic, Founder & Director, True Global Ventures, Singapore
12:55 – 13:40 Startup Pitch (Blockchain AI)
Moderated by: Steve Melhuish, Partner, True Global Ventures, Singapore
13:40 – 14:40 Lunch and Networking
14:40 – 15:20 Panel Discussion (Blockchain Entertainment)
* Dorjee Sun, Director, Zero Knowledge Capital, Singapore
* Hannes Graah, Global Head of New Markets, Spotify, Tokyo
* Steven Chien, Partner, Meets Venture Group, Los Angeles
* Remington Ong, Partner, Fenbushi Capital, Shanghai
Moderated by: Joo Seng Wong, CEO & Founder, Spark System, Partner, True Global Ventures, Singapore
15:20 – 16:05 Startup Pitch (Blockchain Entertainment)
16:05 – 16:35 Networking & Refreshments
16:35 – 17:15 Panel Discussion (Nikola Tesla Innovation Blockchain Open)
* David Lee, Partner, BlockAsset Ventures, Singapore
* David Wang, Executive Director, Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange, Hong Kong
* Leigh Travers, CEO, Digital X, Perth
* Winnie Chang, Managing Director, OrionW, Singapore
Moderated by: Kelly Choo, Partner, True Global Ventures, Singapore
17:15 – 17:40 Startup Pitch (Nikola Tesla Innovation Blockchain Open)
Moderated by: JP Thor, CEO Bountysource & CanYa, Melbourne
17:40 – 17:50 Surprise Speaker
17:50 – 18:20 Prize Ceremony
18:30 – 20:30 VIP Dinner (By private invite only)
Deep Tech Partner:
SGInnovate: SGInnovate is one of the leading companies in Singapore which brings together great minds to discuss, share and inspire new ideas in deep tech.
Law Firm Partner
OrionW is a boutique law firm specialising in Singapore and cross-border commercial, corporate and regulatory matters, with a focus on technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) and financial technology (FinTech). Its lawyers and consultants have decades of experience in major international law firms and companies in Asia, Europe and the US. The firm is known for its exceptional legal expertise, commercial pragmatism and a commitment to providing high-quality solutions for clients.
Bountysource is a platform for anyone to post bounties on issues for open-source projects, and for developers to solve and earn money. Bountysource has a community of 46,000 open-source developers (growing by 10,000 every year) ready to solve issues and claim bounties on open-source projects. Customers include IBM, Facebook, Ripple and Google. Bounties can be paid in fiat, Bitcoin, Ripple, Mastercoin with plans to support Dash and Ether soon.
Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange: The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange aims to be a world-leading institutional-grade token sale platform and cryptocurrency exchange. Built upon principles of decentralisation and community consensus, GBX seeks to create a new era of trust, openness and global acceptance for the crypto industry, one quality token listing at a time. GBX is the subsidiary of EU regulated Gibraltar Stock Exchange.
Stryking Entertainment specialises in sports fan engagement and monetisation by combing the real and virtual world to create genuine interaction opportunities for fans, stars and brands. Stryking integrates e-commerce, advertising and sponsoring functionalities in free-to-play fantasy sports. Currently, Stryking develops and operates the innovative platform "Football-Stars", a thrilling and diversified gaming experience on web and mobile to soccer fans in Europe with official license of the German Budesliga.
AXA Insurance is part of the AXA group, a worldwide leader in insurance and asset management, with 165,000 employees serving 107 million clients in 64 countries. Since its inception in 1969, AXA Insurance has been serving the general and life insurance needs of individuals and companies in Singapore through a wide range of innovative products. As one of the world's leading insurance companies, and one of the top global insurers in Singapore, AXA Insurance protects more than a quarter of a million of customers in Singapore. As a company whose business is about protecting people, AXA Insurance is committed to building a stronger and safer society, empowering customers to live better lives.
First Point Ventures is the first private equity style investment house in cryptocurrency. Deploying capital and key management to support successful growth and exit to crypto exchanges.