TOKEN SUMMIT III
16-17 MAY 2018, NEW YORK CITY
THIRD CONFERENCE ON THE EMERGING TOKEN-BASED ECONOMY
Producer & Host
Some Past Speakers
Founder & CEO, Basecoin
Founder, Protocol Labs and IPFS & Filecoin Inventor.
President, Crypto Valley Association
Founder, Gibraltar Stock Exchange Group
Founder and CEO, Numerai
Co-founder& CEO, 1protocol
VP Business Development, Ledger
Co-Founder, Crypto Valley Labs
Special Advisor, OmiseGO
Board Member, Coinbase
Marketing, Oracles POA Network
Community Mgr, Oracles POA Network
Founder & CEO, Tendermint
Co-founder & CEO, Kyber Network
Co-Founder & CEO, Element Group
Partner, Perkins Coie
Co-Founder, Ocean Protocol
Co-Author Plasma and Lightning Network
Founder & Chairman, AngelList
Head of Digital Currency Practice, Silvergate Bank
Co-founder & CEO, Steemit
Co-Founder & CEO, Soffito
Co-founder & CEO, 0x
CEO & Co-Founder, Orchid Labs
Co-founder and CSO, Storj Labs
Token-based Business Models
How do tokens contribute to a business model? When do they make sense? How does an entrepreneur monetize? Where is the real value?
Regulation and Compliance
What are regulators doing? Will they harm or help the ecosystem? What are the emerging best practices?
Network Effects and Decentralization
How to create network effects in decentralized protocols? How different is it from traditional web-based network effects? Are decentralized projects similar to startups?
Custodianship of Digital Assets
What happens in a world without counterparties and banks? What is the impact of the explosion in asset liquidity? What are the best practices for consumers and businesses?
Classification of Tokens
Token functionality is key, but are we doing a good job at classifying what tokens actually do? Discussions on the token vocabulary.
How do investors and users value tokens? How does a token transition from a speculative to utilitarian function?