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President of Mexico (2000-06)
The first president elected from an opposition party since 1910. Humanitarian & Founder of Centro Fox. One of the world's most important voices on the contemporary geopolitical landscape.
Associate Founder, Singularity University
Founder of Cambrian Genomics developed one of the most efficient way to edit genome. Advisor to Facebook.
Co Founder, Asia Fintech Angels
Co Founder of Sonikure Technology and Founding Partner of SuperCharger
Vice President of Blockchain Society of Hong Kong
Partner, Nikaia Ventures
$ 1 billion in deals last year. ex Regional Director Asia-Pacific at eBay, MD Singapore at Rocket internet, CEO at Foodpanda& Payleven, Director at TripAdvisor.
Co founder&investor, Korbit
(top 20 crypto exchange)

Former Project Manager at Korea Exchange and Software Development Engineer at Microsoft. Founder at
Founder of
Long-time Bitcoin enthusiast and entrepreneur.
CEO, CEX.IO Exchange
Leads CEX.IO, a UK-based cryptocurrency exchange. Established in 2013 as the first cloud mining provider, CEX.IO has become a multi-functional cryptocurrency exchange, trusted by over a million users.
Founder, Governing Dynamics
Israeli-American tech entrepreneur with 30+ patents, $1B+ in raised funds and $3B+
in exit deals.
Founder, LAToken
Asset tokenization and trading platform. Ex hedge fund managing partner. Director of Founder Institute. Chairman of BEF organizing committee
Founder, DataDash YouTube (236k+ subscribers)
Passioned about business, sales, data, and finance.
Partner, Firstchain Capital
Advisor, Protos Cryptocurrency Asset Management ($1 bn + assets of blockchain investors) COO of Rocket Internet's
Partner, Coffee Ventures
Invested in and supported more than 50 startups. At Stanford University, mentors at the StartX incubator and provides startups access to cross border opportunities. PhD
Founder, BitBlock Ventures
Investor in the Bitcoin ecosystem since 2011, Lifetime Member of The Bitcoin Foundation, Investor at CommerceBlock, Omise Go, Paycent, Civic, Storj, Kik and Game Credits. Co-founder Terra Virtua.
Managing editor at Bitcoin Magazine
Editor with over 10 years of experience in both print and digital media. 3+ years of experience in the bitcoin, blockchain and cryptocurrency media industry
Co-Founder & CEO,
Aslan Capital
Pioneer investments into Bitcoin & over 27+ ICOs. Advisor to 3 companies.
Managing Director at IEG Investment Banking
Serial entrepreneur. M&A in Technology. Leading blockchain initiatives at IEG. Startup Mentor at Singapore Management University.
Director for Digital Transformation at SAP
Managed Digital Transformation Projects for some of the Forbes Top 20 companies.. Government Blockchain Association Chapter President.
Director of Blockchain Innovation Hub, RMIT University
Leading innovation economist. Director of world's first social science research institute on blockchain economics, based at RMIT University in Melbourne.
Co-founder, Super Angels Ventures
Vice Chairman at China Credit Management Association, Vice Chairman at Macau Gaming Information Association,
Investor at Pacific Financial Group
Founder & CEO of CoinStreet
Executive Chairman of China Greater Bay Area TechFin Association, Co-founder of Hong Kong Blockchain Centre, Co-Founder of Ethereum south China community, Chief Crypto-economic Advisor of Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange
Chief Strategy Officer, Acronis
Councillor at Singapore infocomm Technology Federation (SGTech). Former Deputy Minister of ICT of Russia. Investor and blockchain VC LP
Founder, Life.SREDA VC
20+ investments in the US, EU and Asia - including Simple, Moven, SumUp, Fidor, etc.
Top-35 most influential FinTech professionals by Institutional Investor magazine
Chief Digital Officer Blockchain Technologies, IBM
Leads the data group for blockchain and is responsible for managing the business unit's Global business data, data governance, market insights, customer feedback, and business strategy using data. Phd.
Founder, Interpid Ventures
Early stage investor in Blockchains, DLT, AI, IoT, Data & Analytics, Digital Health. He helps Fortune 500 companies leverage the innovation of startup disruptors in blockchain & fintech.
MD, DYBAW Venture Capital
10 years of progressive experience in founding, funding, and managing global FinTech businesses. ex. CEO at YouPass
Electronic Arts Founding team member, Co-Founder at HolodeckVR,
CEO at Woodside Creek
Angel investor. Strategic Advisor at BitDegree. Co-founder Cardsmith, License to mail. Stanford BA and MBA.
Co-founder, Iota Omega Ventures, Co-Managing a Family Office
Investor in early-stage Green/CleanTech companies, mentor to Start-Up Accelerators and Incubators.
Co-Founder, CoinGecko
CoinGecko is a cryptocurrency data analytics & research platform providing thousands of data points covering price, trading volume, market capitalization, developer strength.
Please, note that the speakers list is subject to change, and will be updated continuously up to the conference. We do not guarantee attendance of all of the speakers and will not refund in case some of the speakers will not show up
  • Onboard anchor investors and top-notch advisers
  • Give interviews to the top bloggers and journalists
  • Find partners and high-quality contractors
    • Meet founders and get in-depth insights for investments
    • Find LPs and grow the funds under management
    • Exchange market view and investment ideas with peers
        • Get access to decision makers and trendsetters
        • Be the first to learn resonating insights
        • Find partners to grow your audience
        Leaders of the new economy come to invest, exchange vitalizing ideas and build lasting partnerships. 40+ round tables and panels, as well as 3 night receptions and 8 networking breaks, are designed to connect and engage. We personally invite most of the participants to reach critical mass of ideas and talent for expanding the crypto into traditional economy.
        Socialize with blockchain leaders, onboard investors, advisors and partners, get vitalizing ideas at 15 panels and 30 round tables
        With our interactive agenda you can switch days and choose the topic you are interested in
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        We'll share with you our latest new and LAToken Crypto Research on hottest topics of the industry
        BEF 2017 OVERVIEW
        "One of the great things about BEF is the economics. The conversations around economics are lacking in crypto community. I feel like injecting the topic of economics is a valuable service to the community"
        Miko Matsumura
        LP, Pantera Capital, c.$100M ICO-only fund
        "There's a lot of really interesting
        topics coming up here at the forum"

        Mathew Spoke
        BoD, Enterprise Ethereum Alliance
        "It's a very good mix of both companies
        presenting, experts from the field,
        vendors as well as investors "

        Alex Mashinsky
        Founder at Governing Dynamics
        $1B+ in raised funds and $3B+ in exit deals
        "Slow blockchain is faster than the fastest bureaucrats needed to execute contracts"
        Valentin Preobrazhenskiy
        Founder, LAToken
        "It's a very interesting mix of academics and practitioners, people who
        are investing, and people who are offering products for investors. And I'm learning a lot from all of them"

        Lawrence H.White
        George Mason University
        "It is probably the best event I've seen so far in the space and I'm getting messages from all the people in my community asking if I'm here and I proud to say that yes I am"
        Pavel Cherkashin
        Managing Partner at GVA Capital,
        Business Angel of the Year 2012
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        • Blockchain Party (Feb 5)
        • Evening cocktail reception (Feb 6)
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        Introductions day - Feb 3
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        If you are a media representative, PR agency, blogger specialized in the fields of blockchain you can be accredited as media at our conference. Up to two editorial workers may receive accreditation per media or blog
        Expose your brand to 100 000+ site visitors including many crypto investors. Add your name to agenda and news letters, install roll up and make a presentation. Please register and we will get back to you with sponsorship options.
        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.
        We are inviting speakers on blockchain, including researchers, regulators, innovators, and visionaries willing to shape the roadmap for blockchain economy. We are inviting media partners, interested in promoting World Blockchain Forum. Please fill in the contact form. We will contact you shortly and clarify conditions
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        › Presentation from the main stage or in the pitch zone
        › Introduction at the exclusive preparty
        › Вusiness speed dating in the networking zone during 8 networking breaks and morning receptions
        › Logo on the main conference screen
        › Company video on the main conferene screen
        › Interviews to top journalists and bloggers
          Blockchain Economic Forum 2018
          will be hosted in Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre
          1 Raffles Boulevard, Suntec City
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