PAST EVENTS 2013-2016


AUGUST, 2016

DISSECTING THE DAO: LESSONS LEARNED AND FUTURE PROMISE

Distributed Autonomous Corporations... what are they?

Jake Brakeman, Co-Founder @ Coinfund (USA)

Joseph Lubin, Founder @ ConsenSys (Switzerland/USA)

Thomas Linder, Tax Partner, Certified Tax Expert @ MME Tax  (Switzerland)

Lukas Sieber, Executive Director North America @ Greater Zurich Area (Switzerland)

Rik Willard, Founder & Managing Director @ Agentic Group (USA/Global)


JULY, 2016

A PRIVATE DINNER IN LONDON

DISCUSSION TOPIC: THE RISE OF META-ASSETS

Welcoming Toast by:

Murad Baig - FinTech & Disruptive Technology Lead @ Deloitte UK

Featured Speaking Diners:

Stuart Evans  - EVP Global Loyalty Strategy @ Loyyal

Irra Ariella Khi - CEO @ VChain Tech

Herander Misra - CEO & Co-Founder @ Global Markets Exchange Group  

Eric Benz (for Nick Williamson) - COO @ Credits

Rik Willard - Managing Director & Founder, Agentic Group LLC


JUNE, 2016

A SPECIAL TWO-PANEL EVENT IN PARIS AT THE FAMOUS PALAIS BRONGNIART

FRANCE, EU & AFRICA: PAYMENTS, ENERGY & THE INTERNET OF VALUE

Opening Address:

Jean Louis Borloo  - Founder, Energy for Africa & Former French Minister of State

Panelists Group 1:

Jones Amegbor - CEO, PayInc

Micha Benoliel - CEO, OpenGarden

Ann Camarillo - CEO, Boloro

Thibault Verbiest - Partner, DeGaulle Fleurance & Associates

Moderator: Rik Willard, Agentic Group

Panelists Group 2:

Luis Fernando Molina - CEO, Fermat

Richard Caetano - CEO, Stratumn

Jonathan Chester, CEO, Bitwage

Damien Guermonprez, CEO LemonWay

Moderator: Rik Willard, Agentic Group


JUNE 2016

FINANCE REVOLUTION: FINTECH, FUNDING, AND GLOBAL INNOVATION

Panelists:

Kari S. Larsen - Reguatory Counsel, Reed Smith

Cromwell Coulson - CEO, OTC Markets Group

Kati Suominen - CEO, TradeUp Capital Fund

Jouko Ahvenainen - CEO, Grow VC Group

Marcus Lampinen, CEO, CrowdValley

Moderator: Rik Willard, Agentic Group


APRIL 2016 - FIRESIDE CHAT: BLOCKCHAIN OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN THE GREATER ZURICH AREA & PRIVATE MEMBER'S DINNER

Speakers:

Douglas Ebert - Greater Zurich Area

Luka Müller-Studer - MME Zurich


MARCH 2016 - WINNING BLOCKCHAIN BUSINESS MODELS FOR PRIVATE FUNDS

Panelists:

Ryan Singer - Co-Founder & CEO, Blockchain Clearing Corp.

 Dustin Byington - Co-Founder & CEO, Tendermint

Carlos Mendez - Co-Founder, Crayhill Capital

Moderator: Rik Willard, Agentic Group


FEBRUARY 2016

REAL ESTATE, DIGITAL CURRENCIES & THE BLOCKCHAIN

Day One Panelists (Real Estate & Bitcoin):

Roy Abrams - CEO, RealConnex

Michael Broido (SVP/GC, Emigrant Bank Realty Finance

Susanna Kunkel - Real Estate Professional, Keller Williams

Christian Saucier (CTO, Ubitquity 

Moderator: Brian Kelly of CNBC's "Fast Money" and CEO of Brian Kelly Capital

Day Two Panelists (Real Estate & The Blockchain)

Jake Dienelt - Blockchain Strategist  

Robert Gladstone - CEO, Madison Equities

Reggie Middleton - Founder and CEO, Veritaseum 

Piyush Bhrardwaj - Principal Investor, Coinvestment Partners

Moderator: Rik Willard,  Agentic Group


DECEMBER 2015

FINE ART & THE BLOCKCHAIN

Panelists:

Judith Pearson - President and Co-Founder, ARIS Title Insurance

Li Jun Xian - Partner, Emigrant Bank Fine Art Finance

Jeffrey Smith - Founder, Tradable Rarities Exchange

Jessie Grushack - Blockchain Strategist, ConsenSys


SEPTEMBER 2015

SECURITY, PRIVACY AND THE INTERNET OF VALUE

Special Moderator: Michael Casey, Senior Adviser to MIT Media Lab and Co-Author of "The Age Of Cryptocurrency"

Panelists:

Jim Robinson - Founder & Managing Director, RRE Ventures

Harri Hursti - World-renowned Computer Hacker, Winner of the Electronic Frontier Foundation Pioneer Award

Bob Sullivan - Award-Winning Online Journalist, Author, Founding Member of MSNBC.com

Marco Santori - Head of Digital Currency Practice, Pillsbury Winthrop law firm


FEBRUARY 2015

DIGITAL CURRENCIES AND AFRICA @ BNY MELLON, NYC

Guest Speaker: Matthew Mellon, Chairman @ Chamber of Digital Commerce

Panelists:

Emmanuel Abiodun - President & Chief Commercial Officer, PeerNova

John Betts - Founder & CEO, Noble Markets

Michael Casey - Senior Adviser to MIT Media Lab and Co-Author of "The Age Of Cryptocurrency"

Elizabeth Rossiello - CEO, BitPesa


NOVEMBER 2014

CURRENCY INNOVATION ROUNDTABLE @ EVERCORE, NYC

Participants:

Porter Bibb - Managing Partner, Mediatech Capital Partners

Christophe de Courson - CEO, PeeeM

Francesco Rulli - CEO, BitLanders

Duncan Goldie-Scot - Co-Founder, BitPesa

Mark Stahlman - Executive Director, Center for the Study of Digital Life


SEPTEMBER 2104

DIGITAL CURRENCY INNOVATIONS IN MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT

Speakers:

Tatiana Moroz - Singer/Songwriter/Bitcoin Activist, TatianaCoin

Greg Simon - CFO at Ribbit.me

Phil Quartararo - Former CEO: Virgin Records, Warner Records, EMI Music Marketing


JULY 2014

BITCOIN INVESTING

Speakers:

Professor John Edmunds - Economics, Babson College

Marshall Swatt - CTO at Coinsetter

Steve Nerayoff - Founder at Maple Ventures


NOVEMBER 2013

BITCOIN FIRESIDE CHAT & PRIVATE DINNER

Speakers:

Barry Silbert - Founder & CEO at SecondMarket 

Marco Santori - Regulatory Chairman at The Bitcoin Foundation

Lou Kerner - Founder at The Social Internet Fund


SEPTEMBER 2013

A NEW WORLD OF PAYMENTS

Panelists: 

Dan Shulman - CEO at PayPal

Duncan Goldie-Scot - Co-founder at Musoni BV (Microfinance, Kenya)

Brian Meece - Founder and CEO of RocketHub

Peter Vessennes - Founder at CoinLab and The Bitcoin Foundation

Jack Hidary (Special Speaker) - Co-Founder at EarthWeb; Advisor to Google X LabsMayoral candidate in New York City


JUNE 2013

CYBERSECURITY

Panelists: 

Jeff Carter, Chief Strategy Officer at Eyelock

Bradley Leinhardt, Founder at Socure

Dale Nordenberg, MD - Founding Director at the Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security Consortium

Carrie Schaper (a/k/a "Honey Bee") - Federally contracted Counter-Penetration Information Security Professional (Government Hacker)


MAY 2013

BIOSCIENCE INVESTING

Panelists:

Steven Nagler, Founder at MedPro Investors LLC

Shari Coulter Ford, Executive Director at NYC Tech Connect

Bob Silverman, Head of Ventures at Roche/Genentech

Marcel Botha, Founder & CEO at 10XBETA