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Blockchain Connect Conference (San Francisco)

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Blockchain Connect Conference (San Francisco)

Blockchain Connect Conference will arrive in San Francisco on Jan. 26th 2018, bringing together 1000+ scientists, entrepreneurs, investors, developers and thought leaders from all over the world for a day of blockchain discussion.

This conference will connect blockchain innovators from all over the world for a day of top-level keynotes, interactive panel discussions, and brainstorming.

Please visit our official website for more details: www.goblockchainconnect.com

Special Features:

- 30 top blockchain experts to discuss the evolution of blockchain technology

- 30 exhibitors to demo and recruit

- VIP dinner with speakers


Tim Draper

Blockchain Investor, Founder of Draper Associates and Draper University

Charlie Lee

Founder Litecoin

Brad Garlinghouse

CEO of Ripple

Todd Chaffee

General Partner at IVP Investor of Coinbase

Paul Veradittakit

Partner at Pantera Capital

Kavita Gupta

Founding Managing Partner of Consensys Capital

Zhang Shoucheng

Professor at Stanford Univeristy Founding Chairman at DHVC

Hemant Taneja

Managing Director at General Catalyst

Rodolfo Gonzalez

Partner Foundation Capital

Joseph Poon

Co-author Plasma and Lightning Network

Andy Tang

Managing Partner at Draper Dragon CEO of Draper University

Nader Al-Naji

Founder & CEO of Basecoin

Tom Ding

CEO of String Labs

Hongfei Da

Founder of NEO, CEO of Onchain

Patrick Dai

Founder of Qtum

Aaron Cai

Head of Blockchain Project at Tencent

Duan Xinxing

Founder of Bytom, Executive President at 8BTC.com

Xiahong Lin

Founder of Bodhi

Chris Li


Alex Yang

Co-founder of Bitbank Group (Bitbank owns bw.com, exx.com, and zb.com)

Ted Lin

Co-founder of Binance Exchange

Eric Meltzer

CEO of BigOne

Linda Xie

Co-founder & managing director at Scalar Capital

Jason Inch

Co-CEO Genaro Network

Lucas Lu

Founder/CEO of Cybermiles

Dawn Song

Professor at Berkeley Expert in security and deeplearning

Timo Hanke

Director Of Engineering at DFINITY Foundation

Ken Huang

VP and Chief Blockchain Scientist at Huawei

Thomas France

Co-founder of Ledger

Adam Draper

CEO at Boost VC



9:10 AM Building A Country Powered by Blockchain Technology

9:30 AM What’s the most critical but missing part in the Blockchain ecosystem?

9:50 AM A New Scaling Solution for Blockchain

10:10 AM Hard Fork and the Hard Fork Economy: from ICO to IFO

How to do an IFO? Is Hard Fork a feature or a problem? Is IFO a reasonable way to raise money? How will IFO evolve?

10:50 AM Decoding Blockchain in Health Care: Hope and Hype

11:10 AM Consensus Protocols : Will 2018 be the Year of PoS?

Will 2018 be the year of PoS? Scaling solutions for consensus protocols. New trends in consensus protocols

11:50 AM Why We Backed Coinbase and What to Fund Next with $1.5B?

IVP raises new $1.5B fund to back cryptocurrency 'Picks and Shovels'. What will be their Strategy?

12:10 AM Lunch

1:00 PM Enterprise Blockchain Solutions for Global Payments

1:20 PM Enterprise Blockchain in China: A Tencent Example

1:40 PM How I Built a Blockchain App with 1 Million Users in 2 Months

BeeChat is a secure encrypted instant messenger based on blockchain. How does BeeChat grow from 0 to 1 million user in 2 months? What are their stories?

2:00 PM Secrets of Exchanges: Who Are Buying Tokens and What Are They Buying?

Who are buying tokens in US, Japan and China? Secrets of listing a token for an exchange. Are big whales manipulating the market?

2:40 PM New Crypto Trends: Race to the Frontline of Blockchain Technology

Let's talk about new crypto trends in academia and industry.

3:20 PM Regulations in China and Decentralized Autonomous Organization

3:40 PM How to Promote the Adoption of Public Chain in China?

4:00 PM VC v.s. ICO Funds: Token Valuation and Exit Strategy

Valuation of tokens. Exit strategy of ICO funds. Will blockchain technology disrupt VCs? Why some VCs are skeptical of ICO?

4:40 PM What We Discovered from Over 10,000 Whitepapers?

Huobi will release a research report after studying 10 k whitepapers.

5:00 PM Closing Remark

*Agenda and speakers are subject to change.

Time & Date: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM, Jan. 26th, 2018

Location: Palace of Fine Arts 3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123-1002

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