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LATOKEN Blockchain Economic Forum gathers 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)
President of Mexico (2000-06)
Social humanoid robot
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)

AGENDA



20 September, Friday

Venue: Hilton London Bankside, The Grand Ballroom
Address: 2-8 Great Suffolk Street London SE1 0UG
13:00 - 13:30
Registration and welcome coffee
13:30 - 14:00
Opening Keynote
The future of capital markets and money
- Why is a digital future inevitable?
- Why are digital monies and assets so important?
- What are the big investment themes?
- How can you play?
Managing Partner at Blockchain Coinvestors
Chairman Europe at Securitize
Matthew Le Merle a superangel investor, board director, author, and advisor to leading companies including Alphabet, Google, PayPal, Shanshan and Talkweb. He is managing partner at Fifth Era and Keiretsu Capital based in the San Francisco Bay Area. The latter is the most active early stage venture investor in the US.
14:00 - 15:00






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


- Digital Currencies: Central banks vs Blockchain
- The monetary policy and governance for Libra and L
- New classes of digital assets vs. bitcoin dominance: TON vs. Libra vs. Bitcoin vs. tokens
- Investing trends in 2020: will venture funds consider STO as an exit strategy?

Managing Director
Apis Partners ($787M AUM)
Managing Partner
Da Vinci Capital ($400M AUM)
Investor into TON (Telegram token) and ITI funds (crypto asset management)

Head of Galaxy Digital Europe
An investment bank dedicated to trading and investing into the digital assets
($460M AUM)
Managing Partner at Blockchain Coinvestors
Chairman Europe at Securitize
Associate Professor of Economics
University of Burgundy
15:00 - 16:00
Panel discussion Use-cases 2025

- BitMinutes, Better Than Bitcoin for Billions
- User case: USNS, Next Fintech Ubiquitous Social Network
Co - Founder and CEO
BitMinutes
COO
Asteroid Ltd.
Founder & CEO
Digital Wallet Corporation
CEO
URCC USNS
16:00 - 17:00




Round Table Fundraising on blockchain / IEOs

- Best fundraising practices from 130 IEOs on LATOKEN
- How LATOKEN connects investors and entrepreneurs to build the future
- How to build a team and prototype with a unicorn potential?
- How to launch Landing templates which sell?
- How to attract 1m target audience and convert into contributions?
Founder
LATOKEN
Founder and CEO, Blockchain Lab
Editor-in-Chief, IEO Magazine
CEO & Executive Chairman
Karuschain
Founder & COO
Universe Coin
17:00 - 18:00






Round Table Venture Capital 2025: Liquidity via Tokenization?

- A million of angel investors worldwide
- VCs selling portfolio via transborder IEOs
- VC Funds' NAV Real-time Market to Market
- Do LPs need liquidity?



Limited Partner
Wave ($300M AUM)
Venture Capital Investor
Speedinvest ($220M AUM)
Managing Partner
The Reserve Ventures
18:00 - 19:00







Round Table Seeking Alpha: The Traders and Portfolio investors panel

- Fundamentals, algorithms, contagion and the market structure
- What is the active crypto user base and is there growing traction?
- What is the market potential: a few million or a billion users?
- Relative value and directional strategies overview


Co Founder FGC Group
FGC Group
(more than $150 mln raised for ICO and $300 bln under advice from over 6,400 clients in 82 countries)
Managing Director & Co-Founder
CapTec Partners
Founder & CEO
Base58 Capital AG
CEO
Crowd for Angels
19:00 - 20:00
LATOKEN Evening Reception
20:00 - 22:00




Private Investors' Dinner: LATOKEN DEX HFT Security and Money Markets
Managing Partner at Blockchain Coinvestors
Chairman Europe at Securitize
Limited Partner
Wave ($300M AUM)
Venture Capital Investor
Speedinvest ($220M AUM)
Contributor at Forbes
Board Member- Investments Advisory
at Private Council of H.H. the Prince Mahmoud Salah Al-Din Assaf
Partner - Europe
COSIMO Venture Partners ($25M AUM)
Principal, Fund Manager
Columbus Capital
CEO
VU Capital
CEO & Co-Founder
Arca Funds
Fintech Investor
Faster Capital
CEO, Founder
SupraFin
Partner
The Reserve Ventures
CEO & Founder
PK2M & Consilience Ventures

21 September, Saturday

Venue: Hilton London Bankside, The Grand Ballroom
Address: 2-8 Great Suffolk Street London SE1 0UG
10:00 - 10:30
Registration and welcome coffee
10:30 - 10:50


Opening Keynote
The Future of the Initial Exchange Offerings and IEOs use-cases
- Case Study: USPX solution to tokenize SpaceX
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.
10:50 - 11:00


Case Study:
-The Role of Blockchain in Healthcare
CEO, Medi Science International Ltd / MediLiVes
11:00 - 12:00



Round Table Hedge Funds 2025: Access to (il)liquid assets

- Hedge Fund crypto exchange accounts: NAV and trades on blockchain
- Hedge Fund token subscription/redemption and the secondary market
- Venture assets for Hedge Funds



CEO & Co - Founder
Arca Funds
Corporate and Securities Partner
B.J. Kang Law, PC
12:00 - 13:00



Round Table Governance and Monetary policy for the Decentralized Financial System
- Algorithms and principles of the currency supply
- The Board and governance for the Monetary Policy
- Use cases for Decentralized Currency
- International law: comparative analysis of fintech and DLT operations, ICOs in major crypto friendly jurisdictions
Head of Fintech at Dukascopy Bank, CEO and Member of the Board
Dukascopy Bank SA
Partner
Goodwin Procter
Derivatives: Capital Markets; Digital Assets & Financial Technology
Managing Partner
Grad Law Firm - legal & financial advisory
Co-Founder
Delphi Digital
Assistant Professor of Finance
Imperial College London
13:00 - 14:00





Round Table Liquidity on the Crypto Exchanges

- Are algorithms used by market makers in Crypto different from Forex
- Exchange arbitrage, scalping, and spread flips
- Quant strategies
- Risks control in Market making



Managing Partner
Enigma Securities
CIO
Seaquake
14:00 - 15:30
LATOKEN Networking Reception
15:30 - 17:30
Exclusive Speakers' Lunch (Invite-only)
Guests keynotes (unexpected interdisciplinary stories)


Managing Director
Apis Partners ($787M AUM)
CEO, Founder
SupraFin
Head of Fintech at Dukascopy Bank, CEO and Member of the Board
Dukascopy Bank SA
Corporate and Securities Partner
B.J. Kang Law, PC
CEO
Crowd for Angels
Managing Partner
Grad Law Firm - legal & financial advisory
Partner
The Reserve Ventures
Partner
Goodwin Procter LLP
Derivatives: Capital Markets; Digital Assets & Financial Technology
Co Founder FGC Group
FGC Group
(more than $150 mln raised for ICO and $300 bln under advice from over 6,400 clients in 82 countries)


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
(2000-2006)
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
(2009-2014)
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
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2-8 Great Suffolk Street London SE1 0UG
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