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LATOKEN Investors' Receptions gather investors and entrepreneurs to discuss potential structural change in capital markets and payments systems, to get vitalizing ideas,
and explore partnership opportunities.
Previous BEF Speakers
President of Bulgaria (2012 - 2017)
Founder, DFJ Fund
($5 bln AUM)
Founder, SkyBridge Capital ($10B AUM)
Principal, IVP Fund
($7 bln AUM)
Founding Partner, Floodgate Fund ($400 mln AUM)
Co-Chief Investment Officer, Pantera Capital
($244 mln AUM)
Social humanoid robot
CEO and Co-founder, SeedInvest
President of Mexico (2000-06)
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)
Elected Member of the European Parliament
Singularity University, Associate Founder
12 June, Wednesday
Venue: The Cavendish London, Electra Conference room
Address: 81 Jermyn Street, St James's, London SW1Y6JF

3 pm
3 pm
Registration and welcome coffee
3-30 pm
3-30 pm
Initial Exchange Offering or Crowdfunding on LATOKEN
Keynote speaker:
- Valentin Preobrazhenskiy, Founder, LATOKEN
Valentin Preobrazhenskiy is the CEO and Founder of LATOKEN, a top digital assets exchange leading worldwide STO and secondary markets with 400k+ users. He was a director of the Founder Institute tech incubator ($20B+ portfolio companies value) and Marcuard Spectrum (Marcuard group $3bn+ assets). He also managed Avega Capital hedge fund.
4 pm
4 pm
Venture capital and private equity on the blockchain
- Do LPs need liquidity?
- VC Funds' NAV Real-time Mark to Market?
CEO, VU Capital
VU Capital is interested in companies and projects that are looking for funding between $10m - $250m primarily.
Associate Director, CoinShares
Member of ISO and BSI committees developing standards on cryptocurrencies.
CoinShares is Europe's leading digital asset manager and pioneers of the first regulated cryptocurrency fund and first exchange traded cryptocurrency products on a regulated market.
SonoCoin is the first cryptocurrency to transact via encrypted audio files.
Executive In Residence, Luminous Ventures
Early stage venture fund, investing in daring, visionary founders with breakthrough deep technologies and science.
CEO and Founder, Zeux
Zeux is a London based fintech company, aiming to disrupt the financial industry providing tools for people aspiring towards financial freedom.
5 pm
5 pm
Is there a future for Security Token Offerings?
Founder and Executive Chairman at Grow VC Group
Jouko Ahvenainen is a serial-entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Grow VC Group, a holding entity including over 10 companies, a pioneer in digital finance, fintech and data analytics solutions.
Group CEO, Magenta
Magenta Org, a boutique financial services group operating in London, Luxembourg, and Cayman. The group specializes in the digital asset and fiat structuring.
Co-Founder & CEO at NaPoleon Capital
Launched in 2016, Napoleon Group combines unique quant and blockchain expertise to offer new solutions to the financial industry.
Blockchain Business Application Strategist at Karuschain
Karuschain enables meaningful compliance and transparency for the global precious metals supply chain.
6 pm
6 pm
LATOKEN Evening Reception
7 pm
7 pm
Investment dinner invite-only
Selected participants:
Founder and Managing Director, MontLake
A private equity firm specializing in consumer, businesses, and financial products, technology, and services.
Managing Partner, Tanter Capital
Invests across 3 different strategies: 1. Providing seed capital to early-stage startups, 2. Margin trading on equity volatility indices, 3. Blockchain investing and trading.
Founder and Executive Chairman at Grow VC Group
Est. 2009 Grow VC Group is the global leader of fintech innovations, digital and distributed finance services, data services, and digital infrastructures.
CIO at Epsilon Capital Management
Epsilon Capital Limited is the first fund of funds manager in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space.
CEO, North Block Capital
North Block fund principally invests in the highest quality, over-subscribed private sale ICOs.North Block Capital is a Founding Executive Committee member of Blockchain Fund Global Alliance (BFGA) - 150 ICO fund (Investors from China).
Managing Director, Apis Partners
Apis Partners is a PE asset manager focused on Financial Institutions and related Business Services (FS) in growth markets. It is managed by a tried-and-tested team, who have worked together for over 20 years with extensive expertise in FS growth markets and garnered in the leading firms in both private equity and investment banking (AUM $757M).
CEO, VU Capital
Pre-IPO shares in Unicorn companies, Fund Raising for Startups and Growth Companies, CEO mentoring, Business Strategy.
Director, Argan Capital
Argan Capital is an independent European private equity fund focused on acquiring and developing European mid-market companies.
Executive In Residence, Luminous Ventures
Early stage venture fund, investing in daring, visionary founders with breakthrough deep technologies and science.
Co-Founder & CEO at NaPoleon Capital
Aims at developping algorithmic investing solution on an open source basis. Blockchain will be used at different levels including to launch strategy indices.
Chief Operating Officer and Head of Investment Solutions, Prime Factor Capital
One of the first investment providers to construct a robust, professional investment vehicle to deliver exposure for investors to the crypto assets market.
Angel Investor
Seed Investments: Say, Starcity, PolyChain, Soothe, Zesty, Whistle, Aula, Sesame. Series A Investments: Ada Support / Series B Investments: Chrono Therapeutics, Starcity / Series D Investments: Carta, Uber. Crypto: BTC, ETH, BlockStack, Basis.
Venture partner, Mayfair Ventures
Mayfair Ventures consists of 3 divisions: the 1st is a start-up incubator & accelerator, working with predominantly European start-ups in the Cyber Security domain. The 2nd is a Venture Capital platform, working side by side with the accelerator to scale the projects. The 3rd is an exciting blockchain based token, designed specifically for investing - allowing everyday users & investors to invest alongside the Venture fund.
Associate Director, CoinShares,
Member of ISO and BSI committees developing standards on cryptocurrencies
CoinShares is Europe's leading digital asset manager and pioneers of the first regulated cryptocurrency fund and first exchange traded cryptocurrency products on a regulated market.

Proudly produced by LATOKEN -
digital assets exchange and IEO fundraising platform
"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
See interview with Vicente Fox at BEF Singapore 2018 →
We invite governments to host BEF to pave the road for the State on Blockchain: Elections, Courts, Budgets and Taxes, Register, IDs and Money
"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
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.
Highlights | BEF San Francisco 2018
Apply to become a speaker
Blockchain Economic Forum invites speakers to join us. BEF Organizing Committee will review your application and get back to you.
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Present your company and ideas to 1000+ of BEF participants. 100 000+ site visitors including many crypto investors will see your brand. Please register and we will get back to you with sponsorship options.
LATOKEN Investors' Reception
will be hosted in
The Cavendish London Hotel

81 Jermyn Street, St James's, London SW1Y6JF
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