LATOKEN Blockchain Economic Forum, New York part of the US Blockchain Week

The 5th Blockchain Economic Forum gathers VC funds, private investors, capital markets firms, and entrepreneurs to discuss the potential structural change in capital markets and payments systems.
Most of the participants are invited personally from selected capital markets and technology firms.

LOCATION: Warwick New York, 65 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019

New York
Venue: Warwick New York, 65 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019

9 May, Thursday
Capital Markets Day
Registration and welcome coffee
3.30 pm
Keynote speech
4 pm
Crowdfunding Market Tokenized
– A million of angel investors worldwide?
– Initial Exchange Security Offering
– Crowdfunding and security regulation
Co – Moderator:
Jim Kyung-Soo Liew, Ph.D. Assistant Professor in Finance, The Johns Hopkins University,
US Speaker Program — Emerging Technologies: AI, Machine Learning and Blockchain

Panelists:
Jouko Ahvenainen, Founder and Executive Chairman, Grow VC Group
Tone Vays, Bitcoin and Blockchain Researcher, Consultant Content Creator & Derivatives Trader
David Kidder, Co-Founder and CEO, Bionic Solution
Ryan Wang, Founding Partner, Outpost Capital ($20 mln AUM)
Spencer Kaye, Partner at Transform Capital, Venture Partner at Web3 Capital

5 pm
VC funds on blockchain exchanges
– Do LPs need liquidity?
– VC Funds’ NAV Real-time Mark to Market?
Panelists:
Jessica J. Federer, Venture Partner, Boston Millennia Partners ($750 mln AUM)
Nisa Amoils, Venture Capitalist, Family Office investor
Kevin Valentine, Partner, CounterPointe Ventures (Formerly Reflective Ventures)
Konstantin Fominykh, CEO & Founder – TenViz – Data Tools – improving your investment performance
6 pm
Transborder Security and Money Markets on Blockchain
– Equity, Commodity, Bonds, and Currency
– Stats
– Capital controls
– Access to foreign markets: regulation and infrastructure
Panelists:
Bala Ganesh, Vice President, Advanced Technology Group, UPS
Habeeb Syed, Corporate and Securities Partner at B.J. Kang Law
7 pm
LATOKEN Evening Reception
8 pm
Private Dinner: LATOKEN DEX HFT Security and Money Markets
Selected participants:
Liza Landsman, Venture Partner, New Enterprise Associates (NEA) ($14.7 bln AUM)
Jessica J. Federer, Venture Partner, Boston Millennia Partners ($750 mln AUM)
Nisa Amoils, Venture Capitalist, Family Office investor
Konstantin Fominykh, CEO & Founder – TenViz – Data Tools – improving your investment performance
Ryan Wang, Founding Partner, Outpost Capital ($20 mln AUM)
Jason Feimster, Founder, Juliet Foxtrot Ventures ($70 mln AUM)
Jouko Ahvenainen, Founder, Grow VC Group
Markus Lampinen, Senior Partner, Grow VC Group
Kevin Valentine, Partner, CounterPointe Ventures (Formerly Reflective Ventures)
Michael Kraslow, Investor, Amex Ventures
Early Boykins, Director, Andra Capital
NEW YORK
Venue: Warwick New York, 65 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019

10 May, Friday
Payments Systems Day

10 am – 1 pm
Business development meetings with LATOKEN Top Management
To reserve a slot for a meeting with LATOKEN founder to discuss fundraising options, co-investments and broker-dealer and banking partnerships, please contact alexander.panas@latoken.com
2 pm
Registration and welcome coffee
2.30 pm
Keynote speech
3 pm
Payments and currencies 2025
– Blockchain currency vs private bank layers
– Digital Currencies: Central Bank vs Blockchain
– Remittances and Corporate transborder payments markets structure evolution
– Do cryptocurrencies gain market share?
Panelists:
Stephen Obie, Partner, Jones Day
4 pm
Blockchain Use Cases
– Mass Adoption for Cryptocurrencies
– –°rypto as Real World’s Payment Method: How to reach everyone?
– Creative Destruction: Mass Adoption of Blockchain by Gen Z
Co – Moderator:
Roman Zhdanov, Managing Partner, LATOKEN

Panelists:
Xanne Leo, Co-Founder and CEO, Infinitus
Jefrey S. Santos, CTO, Capitual
Anna K, Co-creator, Fashion Coin
– CEO, DomRaider

5 pm
Securities and Crypto Markets Regulation
– How to make a compliant token sale
– Legal status of cryptocurrencies worldwide
– Token sale in the US via exempt offerings (Reg D / Reg A / Reg CF)
Panelists:
Dina Ellis Rochkind, Of Counsel, Paul Hastings
Alexandra C. Scheibe, Partner, Head of Fintech and Blockchain Group, McDermott Will & Emery
6 pm
Monetary policy for Decentralized Currency
– Algorithms or principles of the currency supply
– The Board and governance for the Monetary Policy
– Use cases for Decentralized Currency
Panelists:
Kate Mitselmakher, CEO, Founder and General Partner, Bloccelerate VC
Frank Van Gansbeke, Professor of the Practice, Middlebury CollegeFounder – Managing Partner, Goose Creek Ventures
7 pm
LATOKEN Evening Reception
8 pm
Private Dinner: LATOKEN Transborder Payments System
– Custody for stable coins
– Regulation and licenses

Selected participants:
Aastha Jain, Investment Analyst at Apollo Global Management ($44 bln AUM)
Remi Gai, Investment Associate, 8 Decimal Capital ($60 mln AUM)
Jouko Ahvenainen, Founder, Grow VC Group
Markus Lampinen, Senior Partner, Grow VC Group
Spencer Kaye, Partner at Transform Capital, Venture Partner at Web3 Capital
Early Boykins, Director, Andra Capital
Julio Marquez, Partner at New York Bay Capital
Kate Mitselmakher, CEO, Founder and General Partner, Bloccelerate VC
Ron Margalit, Founding Partner at Venture Kinetics, Managing Director at Lonomics VC

Full agenda: https://bef.latoken.com/usa2019

Participant’s ticket includes:

– Participation at the BEF in NY (May 9-10th)
– Access to all the panel discussions
– Networking coffee-breaks
– Evening cocktail receptions on May 9-10th.

Follow this LINK to get a Full participants ticket for LA, SF, and NY parts of the Forum with a 10% discount.

For sponsorship opportunities contact Valeria.Fedorova@latoken.com

For media partnership opportunities – Alexander.Belov@latoken.com

For speaking opportunities – Elena.Larionova@latoken.com

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