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Blockchain Startups Summit 2018

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Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

Adickesallee 32-34

60322 Frankfurt am Main

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The Blockchain Startup Summit is a jointly organized event by the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center and EU-Startups. The aim is to bring together around 300 entrepreneurs, investors, and blockchain technology service providers from across Europe and to foster relationships on November 15, 2018, on the campus of Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.

The event will showcase a pitch battle for a selection of the hottest European blockchain-based startups with a prize package worth €10.000. It will also count on the participation of high-profile entrepreneurs and investors among our speakers. The one-day event is a fantastic opportunity to network, and a is an ideal meeting point for aspiring entrepreneurs and investors who want to build blockchain companies.

Prize for pitches

A selection of the hottest European blockchain-based startups will have the opportunity to showcase a pitch battle and compete for a prize package worth €10.000 in total.


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Location: Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Date: Thursday, 15th November 2018
Language: English


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Registration via Eventbrite is required; Participants who might not want to pay via credit card on Eventbrite can contact us; this way we will provide an invoice which would then be paid e.g. via bank transfer. *Credentials will be required.

Agenda

The Blockchain Startups Summit will take place at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management on November 15th from 16.00h to 20.00h.

The event will include panel discussions, talks by top-notch speakers and presentations by startups that are active in the field of blockchain. The aim is to further develop the European blockchain startup ecosystem. There will also be space for networking among the participants to complete a very intense and vibrant event.


  • 16:00 Coffee and networking

  • 16:30 Panel discussions on adding intelligence to protocols

  • 17:25 The first five startup pitches

  • 18:00 Panel discussion on how to integrate blockchain technology in an existing business

  • 18:45 The last five startup pitches

  • 19:20 Keynote Speech

  • 19:50 Announcement of the pitch winner

  • 20:00 Snacks and open-end networking


Speakers


Klaus Himmer is managing director and co-founder of 21 Consulting (CryptoTax). He is an expert in taxing blockchain-based assets. As a consultant to a major accounting firm, he advised banks, investment management companies and other financial service providers on questions of product and corporate taxation. Against this background, his focus is now on the technical implementation of tax-induced processes for private investors and companies in the crypto environment.

Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner is head of the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management which has been initiated in February 2017. The expertise of Prof. Sandner ,in particular, includes blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies, digital transformation, and entrepreneurship. Further, Prof. Sandner is a member of the FinTechRat of the Federal Ministry of Finance.

Toan Nguyen is director of the Colocation Service Line and Cloud Platform at e-shelter, responsible for customers and partners with e-shelter colocation and connectivity solutions to best support their hybrid / multi-cloud implementations as part of the digital transformation. He held various sales/sales positions at Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Hewlett-Packard in Germany, the US and Singapore.


Who should participate?

This conference is ideal for anyone looking to establish and foster relationships with high-profile entrepreneurs, and speakers, as well as investors who are actively looking for investment opportunities in some of Europe’s hottest startups:

  • Startup founders and startup enthusiasts interested in blockchain technology

  • Investors in innovative technology, venture capitalists, and blockchain investors

  • Corporates interested in innovation and blockchain

  • Companies providing services to startups in the blockchain field


Contact

Frankfurt School Blockchain Center
E-Mail: info@fs-blockchain.de
Phone: +49 69 154 008-790
Internet: www.fs-blockchain.de


About the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center

The Frankfurt School Blockchain Center is a think tank and research center which investigates the implications of blockchain technology for companies and their business models. Apart from the development of prototypes, it serves as a platform for managers, startups, technology and industry experts to share knowledge and best practices. The Blockchain Center also provides new research impulses and develops training for students and executives. It focuses on banking, mobility, “Industrie 4.0” and the energy sector.

Further information can be found on the Website, on Facebook, or via Twitter.


About EU-Startups.com

EU-Startups.com is the leading online publication focused on startups in Europe. It reaches over 90,000 startup-interested visitors (200.000+ page views) per month attracting startups founders and investors from all around Europe. EU-Startups also provides other services to its community like the organization of the EU-Startups Summit that in 2019 will gather over 1.200 attendees in Barcelona.

Further information can be found on the Website, on Facebook, or via Twitter.

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