LATOKEN Blockchain Economic Forum gathers government officials, investors and entrepreneurs to discuss potential structural change in capital markets and payments systems, to get vitalizing ideas,
and explore partnership opportunities.
Speakers
13th Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (2017 - 2019)
J. Christopher Giancarlo is CFTC Chairman (2017-19) who steered CFTC to launch the first bitcoin futures. In the historical testimony before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee in 2018 Giancarlo adhered to "do no harm" approach for the blockchain space which earned him the nickname "Crypto Dad". Giancarlo is member of the board to the Chamber of Digital Commerce, a group focused on a crypto policy in the U.S.
13th Prime Minister (2018 - 2019) and Minister of Finance (2017 - 2018) of Georgia
13th Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (2017 - 2019)
Adjunct Professor at INSEAD, Cofounder at The Blockchain Research Institute, Chancellor Emeritus at Trent University
Swedish economist
Director,
LSE Institute of Global Affairs
CEO LATOKEN, BEF
Partner at DCVC
(Data Collective) ($2B AUM)
Investor
Charles River Ventures (CRV) ($2,5B AUM)
Managing Partner at Blockchain Coinvestors
Chairman Europe at Securitize
Senior Correspondent at CNBC
Partner and CSO,
Block Asset Management S.a.r.l.
World's First Blockchain Fund of Funds
CEO, PsiQuantum
Co-chair, WEF council on the Future of Computing
Founder & Managing Partner, Blumberg Capital ($500M AUM)
FT Alphaville Reporter at Financial Times
Associate Vice President; Strategic Growth
Stonegate Digital Capital Group
President,
European Chamber
of Digital Commerce

CEO, Leonie Hill Capital
($2.3B AUM)
General Partner at SOSV
($453M AUM)

Chairman, The FinTech Association of Hong Kong (FTAHK)
Partner,
DraperDragon Fund
($200M AUM)

Founder & Investor,
55 Catalyst Capital
Head of Blockchain Technology and Strategy, London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG)
Leader
PwC Legal Switzerland

Founder and Managing Partner, FuturePerfect Ventures

Co-Founder & CEO,
Shuttle Holdings
Member of the 9th
Legislative Yuan, Congressman
At-Large at Taiwan

Founding Partner,
Synapse Capital

Journalist, Author
CCO at CoinDesk
Freelance Journalist for Vice, Getty Video and Reuters
Co-founder,
Black Panther Capital
Minister of Digital Policies and Public Administration
Government of Catalonia
Associate Professor of Finance
Imperial College Business School
Managing Partner
DoubleRock ($100M AUM)
Co-founder and Partner,
AmaZix Capital
Chairman and Partner,
Epsilon Capital
Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP
Partner, MAB Capital
Co-Founder at Bidali,
Partner at Bullish Ventures

Founder and CEO
OpenRisk Technologies Inc.

CEO at PREDIQT,
Managing Partner
at Azure Advisors

Managing Partner and co-founder, Winch Capital Partners
Founder at TheFutbolApp
Investors
Senior Portfolio Manager,
Da Vinci Capital
($400M AUM)

Managing Director,
Astarte Capital Partners LLP
($400M AUM)

Managing Partner,
Da Vinci Capital
($400M AUM)

Advisor
Crypto Lotus Fund
($20M AUM)

Founder,
iTech Capital, Familia Group
($300M AUM)

Investment Director,
Softline Capital
($300M AUM)

Managing Director,
Bamboo Capital Partners
($209M AUM)

DraperDragon Fund
Partner
($200M AUM)
Philippe Ramsebner
Managing Director,
Acture Capital
($30M AUM)

Partner,
Adapt Capital

Chairman,
AmaZix Capital

Partner,
Crossbow Partners

Managing Partner,
Nodes Advisors
Senior Portfolio Manager,
Diginex Capital
Chairman,
Swiss Capital Group
Founder,
Bloccelerate VC
Media coverage
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Agenda

20 January, Monday



Blockchain Capital Markets Day


Venue:
Guggerbach Hall,
Obere Strasse 20, 7270, Davos, Switzerland

3 pm - 3:30 pm
Registration and welcome coffee
3:30 pm - 4 pm



Opening Keynote
We Sent a Man to the Moon, we Can Send the Dollar into Cyberspace: The case for a Digital Dollar

The digital Twenty-First Century is underserved by an analog reserve currency. A digital Dollar will help future-proof the greenback and allow individuals and global enterprises to make payments in Dollars irrespective of space and time.

J. Christopher Giancarlo, former Chairman of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission, will talk about how a digital, tokenized US currency that co-exists with other Federal Reserve liabilities as a settlement medium will meet the demands of the new digital world for a cheaper, faster and more inclusive global financial system.

13th Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (2017 - 2019)
Legendary ex- CFTC Chairman (2017-19) who steered CFTC to launch the first bitcoin futures products. In the historical testimony before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee in 2018 Giancarlo adhered to "do no harm" approach for the blockchain space which earned him the nickname "Crypto Dad". Giancarlo is member of the advisory board to the Chamber of Digital Commerce, a trade group focused on blockchain and crypto policy in the U.S.
4 pm - 5 pm







Round Table
Money 2025: Private banks, Central banks or Blockchain Digital Currencies?

- Blockchain currency vs private bank layers
- Digital Currencies: Central banks vs Blockchain
- VC Remittances and Corporate trans-border payments
- The monetary policy and governance for Libra and L
- Algorithms and principles of the currency supply
- The Board and governance for the Monetary Policy

13th Prime Minister (2018 - 2019)
Minister of Finance (2017 - 2018) of Georgia
FT Alphaville Reporter
Financial Times
Founder & Investor
55 Catalyst Capital
Chairman
The FinTech Association of Hong Kong (FTAHK)
Founder and Managing Partner
FuturePerfect Ventures
5 pm - 6 pm




Round Table
The Venture Capital and Hedge Funds 2025: Liquidity via Tokenization


- Fundraising via IEO or traditional angel investors?
- A million of angel investors worldwide
- VCs selling portfolio via trans-border IEOs
- Do LPs need liquidity?
- Venture assets for Hedge Funds
- VC Funds' NAV Real-time Market to Market
- Hedge Fund crypto exchange accounts: NAV and trades on blockchain
- Hedge Fund token subscription/redemption and the secondary market

Investor
Charles River Ventures (CRV) ($2,5B AUM)
Co-Founder & CEO
Shuttle Holdings
Managing Director at Chinaccelerator, Managing Director at MOX
General Partner at SOSV
Co-founder
Black Panther Capital
Founding partner
Synapse Capital
6 pm - 7 pm


Round Table
Security Token Offering Markets

- Is there liquidity for security token offering?
- Which industries could benefit from STOs?
- What are the regulatory challenges for STOs?
- How are the Security Token holders rights are protected?
- How to structure STO?

Member of the 9th Legislative Yuan
President, Taiwan Parliamentary Colition for Blockchain & Industry Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO)
Head Of Blockchain Technology And Strategy
London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG)
Co-founder and Partner, AmaZix Capital
Chairman and Partner, Epsilon Capital
Partner
DraperDragon Fund ($200M AUM)
Co-Founder at Bidali
Partner at Bullish Ventures
Senior Correspondent
CNBC
7 pm - 8:30pm
LATOKEN Evening Reception

21 January, Tuesday



LATOKEN Reception

Venue: Ochsen 2 Bar, Talstrasse 12, 7270 Davos Platz, Switzerland

10 am - 5 pm
1:1 Business Development Meetings with CEO of LATOKEN.
Please, write to [email protected] to schedule a 1:1 meeting with CEO of LATOKEN Valentin Preobrazhenskiy to discuss potential fundraising options, co-investments, and partnerships.
6 pm - 9 pm
LATOKEN Networking Reception

22 January, Wednesday



LATOKEN Reception

Venue: Ochsen 2 Bar, Talstrasse 12, 7270 Davos Platz, Switzerland

10 am - 5 pm
1:1 Business Development Meetings with CEO of LATOKEN.
Please, write to [email protected] to schedule a 1:1 meeting with CEO of LATOKEN Valentin Preobrazhenskiy to discuss potential fundraising options, co-investments, and partnerships.
6 pm - 9 pm
LATOKEN Networking Reception

23 January, Thursday



The New Financial System

Venue:
Guggerbach Hall, Obere Strasse 20, 7270, Davos, Switzerland


3 pm - 3.30 pm
Registration and welcome coffee
3:30 pm - 4 pm



Opening Keynote
Rethinking the Financial Services Industry

- Reflecting on the last 25 years of the digital economy
- Technologies of the second era of the digital age
- The Golden nine
The member of the Order of Canada, Adjunct Professor at INSEAD
Executive Chairman of the Blockchain Research Institute
Chancellor (2013 - 2019) of Trent University in Ontario

Don is one of the most in-demand speakers in the world, as well as the bestselling author of 16 books, including Wikinomics and most recently, Blockchain Revolution. He is CEO of The Tapscott Group, Inc., Executive Chairman of the Blockchain Research Institute, and a member of the Order of Canada. Don regularly consults for prime ministers and presidents who want to understand what our current era of rapid technological change means for their citizens.
4 pm - 4.45 pm



Round Table
Digital Central Bank or Decentralized Currencies?

- Digital Currencies vs private bank layers
- Central bank vs Blockchain Digital Currencies
- Advantages for Remittances and Corporate transborder payments
CEO PsiQuantum
Co-chair WEF council on the Future of Computing
Freelance Journalist
Vice, Getty Video and Reuters News Agency
Founder & Managing Partner
Blumberg Capital ($500M AUM)
Chief Fintech Advisor to the Premier of Bermuda&the Fintech Business Unit
The Government of Bermuda
Founder
TheFutbolApp
Managing Partner and co-founder
Winch Capital Partners
4.45 pm - 5 pm
Keynote
2020 Blockchain Predictions: 10 Blockchain Inevitabilities
Managing Partner at Blockchain Coinvestors , Chairman Europe at Securitize
Matthew Le Merle a superangel investor, board director, author, and advisor to leading companies including Amazon, Cisco, eBay, Google, HP, Microsoft, PayPal, Alphabet, Shanshan and Talkweb. He is managing partner at Fifth Era and Keiretsu Capital - the most active early stage venture investors backing almost 200 companies a year and based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Matthew is a manager of Blockchain Coinvestors, the world's leading blockchain venture fund of funds. He is also Chairman of Linqto, Securitize (Europe) - a SEC Reg­is­tered Trans­fer Agent - and CAH and an advisor at Warburg Pincus.
5 pm - 6 pm
Round Table
Governance and Monetary policy for a Decentralized Financial System

- How would Monetary supply and Credit multiplier work for a Decentralized Currency?
- Potential changes for Monetary Policy
- Use cases for Decentralized Currency

Minister of Digital Policies and Public Administration
Government of Catalonia
Associate Professor of Finance
Imperial College Business School
Partner and CSO
Block Asset Management
General Partner
MAB Capital - algorithmic digital asset fund
Founder and CEO
OpenRisk Technologies Inc.
Danny Lee
Founder
O3 Exchange
6 pm - 7 pm
Round Table
The evolution of Banks and Payments Systems

- Interbank transfers and settlement
- Retail payments and cash acquiring
- Deposits and Credit on blockchain
- Use cases for payments on the blockchain

Journalist, author: economics of blockchain and digital innovation
Chief Content Officer, CoinDesk
President
European Chamber of Digital Commerce
Associate Vice President; Strategic Growth
Stonegate Digital Capital Group
Partner
Goodwin Procter LLP
CEO
Leonie hill Capital
Global Artificial Intelligence Lead
PwC USA
7 pm - 8:30 pm
LATOKEN Evening Reception
9pm - 11 pm
Exclusive World Model Dinner (Invite-only)
Guests keynotes (unexpected interdisciplinary stories)




24 January, Friday




LATOKEN Reception

Venue: Ochsen 2 Bar, Talstrasse 12, 7270 Davos Platz, Switzerland


10 am - 5 pm
1:1 Business Development Meetings with CEO of LATOKEN.
Please, write to [email protected] to schedule a 1:1 meeting with CEO of LATOKEN Valentine Preobrazensky to discuss potential fundraising options, co-investments, and partnerships.
6 pm - 9 pm
LATOKEN Networking Reception
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The emergence of a blockchain central bank for developing countries and a potential structural change in capital markets
were the key topics for LATOKEN's Blockchain Economic Forum in Davos.

Over 100+ high-profile economists, regulators, government officials, investors, and bankers came together
to share insights and their vision in our multiple roundtable discussions and evening receptions.
Previous Speakers
President of Bulgaria
(2012 - 2017)

President of Mexico
(2000-2006)
Minister of Finance, Canada
(2014-2015)
Minister of Finance, Poland
(2013 - 2015)
Former Director of the US President's National Economic Council
Professor, New York University Stern School of Business
Chairman of the CFTC
(under President Barack Obama)
Founder, DFJ Fund
($5 bln AUM)
Principal, IVP Fund
($7 bln AUM)
Founder, SkyBridge Capital
($10B AUM)
Founding Partner, Floodgate Fund ($400 mln AUM)
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"It's been really enriching to me. I think we can hold a similar conference in Mexico, because all the knowledge that was here, all the discussions that happened here would be fantastic to impact Mexico's market, to bring in this new culture of forward-thinking"
Vicente Fox, President of Mexico
(2000-2006)
"I think finance itself could be better run and more efficient. Some of the startups will beat the incumbents.. blockchain could be a catalyst for change. It could be transformative in finance in particular."
Gary Gensler, Chair CFTC
(2009-2014)
Highlights
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8th Blockchain Economic Forum
(20, 23 Jan) will be hosted in Guggerbach hall, Obere Strasse 20, Davos

LATOKEN Receptions (21, 22, 24 Jan)
will be hosted in Ochsen 2 Bar, Talstrasse 12, Davos


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