Meet international Crypto experts and early adopters in Hamburg

 

12 : 11 : 10 : 09
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UNVEIL CRYPTOCURRENCIES AND BLOCKCHAIN

Unchain is a 2 day conference featuring the world‘s leading cryptocurrency and blockchain experts and entrepreneurs. Our main goal is to connect these experts with leading German companies across industries.

Blockchain meets economy

Get the chance to gather valuable insider knowledge and insights about:

  • Meaning of crypto currencies and blockchain – impact and future outlooks
  • Best practice – Use cases and business models across industries
  • Investments – Financial insider viewpoints and strategies
  • Blockchain and beyond – socio-economic frameworks

VALUABLE NETWORKING EXPERIENCE

UNCHAIN is more than a convention. We provide inspiring content by also facilitating an exclusive networking environment, in which you can implement and give life to the experienced input.

up to 300 attendees

Blockchain experts, investors, C-level executives, tech developers

20+ speakers

... from 10+ countries: Founders & CEOs of leading blockchain startups

Blockchain meets economy

Gather best practice insights and benefit from exclusive networking with speakers

Meet international crypto experts & early adopters

Diego Gutiérrez Zaldívar

Diego Gutiérrez Zaldívar
Co-Founder & CEO RSK Labs

Diego Gutiérrez Zaldívar (Buenos Aires) is the co-founder and CEO of RSK Labs, which builds smart contracts based on the Bitcoin blockchain. He is also the president of the Latin American Bitcoin Association. He will talk about how cryptocurrencies can help the poorest people in developing countries by giving them access to the global financial system.

Erik Voorhees

Erik Voorhees
Co-Founder & CEO ShapeShift

Erik Voorhees (Zug) is a serial entrepreneur and the co-founder and CEO of Shapeshift, an instant exchange for cryptocurrenices. He has been an evangelist for Bitcoin and Blockchain technology since its early days. Coindesk called him the "Most Influential Person in Blockchain" of 2017. Erik will talk about his experiences in the crypto world in a fireside chat with Unchain's head of program Aaron Koenig.

Sterlin Luxan

Sterlin Luxan
Communications Ambassador Bitcoin.com

Sterlin Luxan (Austin) is the communication ambassador at Bitcoin.com, a platform that informs and educates about Bitcoin and Blockchain technology. He considers himself a crypto-anarchist who prefers to live in a world without government. In his talk he shows how cryptocurrencies can pave the way to a free society based on voluntary exchange rather than on coercion and force.

Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof

Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof
Co-Founder & CEO Bitnation

Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof (Amsterdam) is the co-founder and Chief Unicorn of Bitnation, which offers services based on Blockchain technology that were formerly provided by governments. She will talk about how the Blockchain will change the way we live together in the future.

David Schwartz

David Schwartz
Chief Cryptographer Ripple

David Schwartz is Chief Cryptographer at Ripple. David is one of the original architects of the Ripple consensus network. Prior to joining Ripple, David Schwartz developed encrypted cloud storage and enterprise messaging systems for organizations like CNN and the National Security Agency (NSA). Known as “JoelKatz”, he is a respected voice in the digital currency community.

Rodolfo Andragnes

Rodolfo Andragnes
Co-Founder Bitcoin Argentina

Rodolfo Andragnes (Buenos Aires) is the executive director of Bitcoin Argentina and the Espacio Bitcoin Buenos Aires. He is also the main organiser of the Latin American Bitcoin Conference. In his talk he will explain why cryptocurrencies are especially strong in Argentina with its history of inflation and frozen bank accounts.

Denitza Tyufekchieva

Denitza Tyufekchieva
Co-Founder and VP of Business Development Propy

Denitza Tyufekchieva (Sofia) is the co-founder and VP of Business Development of Propy. She is an expert in token sales, ICO legislation and token economy for physical assets. She will talk about Real Life applications on the Blockchain, one of which is her real estate company Propy.

Rahim Taghizadegan

Rahim Taghizadegan
Economist and Director Scholarium

Rahim Taghizadegan (Vienna) is the last Austrian economist in Austria, an entrepreneur and director of the academic research institute Scholarium (scholarium.at) in Vienna, lecturer at several universities and faculty member at the International Academy of Philosophy in Liechtenstein. He is one of the earliest crypto-adopters among economists and is an expert on monetary theory and history.

Eric Benz

Eric Benz
Co-Founder & CEO Cryptopay

Eric Benz (London) is a serial entrepreneur, early days crypto evangelist and the co-founder and CEO of Cryptopay, a payment provider for cryptocurrencies. He will talk about how to bridge the worlds of cryptocurrency and traditional money.

Maria Jones

Maria Jones
Head of Marketing Cointelegraph

Maria Jones (Munich) is the head of marketing of Cointelegraph, one of the most important media outlets of the crypto world. She will speak about the human side of the crypto industry, about crypto meetups, activities and events all around the world.

Ben Stewart

Ben Stewart
Co-Founder & CTO blackbox.ai

Ben Stewart started at UBS Investment Bank and then transitionend to The Carlyle Group with a host of objectives ranging from quantitative risk assessments to algorithmic trading strategies. After The Carlyle Group, he transitioned to Betterment, the world's largest ”robo” advisor. Currently, Ben is exploring the intersection of AI and Blockchain (Web 3.0) to solve the hardest problems organizations face for the future of work.

Titus Gebel

Titus Gebel
Founder & CEO Free Private Cities

Titus Gebel (Monaco) is a serial entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of Free Private Cities, a company that will offer privately managed cities as a business. He will talk about this new form of urban development and about the role that Blockchain technology can play in making it work.

Meinhard Benn

Meinhard Benn
Co-Founder & CEO SatoshiPay

Meinhard Benn (Berlin) is a software developer the co-founder and CEO of SatoshiPay, a platform that enables Blockchain based micro- and nanopayments for media companies. He discusses the pros and cons of the models 'Proof of Work' and 'Proof of Stake' which are widely used in cryptocurrencies.

Edan Yago

Edan Yago
Co-Founder & CEO Epiphyte Corporation

Edan Yago (London) is the CEO and Founder of Epiphyte Corporation. Epiphyte is the leader in providing blockchain-powered FX settlement financial institutions - helping these companies transfer their customer's funds faster, cheaper and more reliably. Edan Yago is a 6-year veteran of the blockchain world. He advises several ICOs and investment funds.

Mark Smargon

Mark Smargon
Co-Founder & CEO Colu

Mark Smargon (Tel Aviv) is the co-founder and CEO of Colu, a company that is offering technological solutions for local cryptocurrencies. In his talk we will present his experiences with local cryptocoins in Tel Aviv, Liverpool and London and give an outlook into the future.

Theo Goodman

Theo Goodman
Co-Founder Rarepepe Foundation

Theo Goodman (Frankfurt) is co founder of the Rarepepe Foundation and MEME Consultant at proofofwork.media.

Ira Miller

Ira Miller
Co-Founder & CEO Guld

Ira Miller (Panamá) is a software developer and the co-founder and CEO of Guld, a company that offers decentralised encrypted storage space and other features that enhance privacy. Together with Erik Voorhees he co-founded the Bitcoin service provider Coinapult. Ira will talk about his plans to decentralise the Internet.

Jörg v. Minckwitz

Jörg v. Minckwitz
Co-Founder & CEO Bitwala

Jörg von Minckwitz (Berlin) is the CEO and co-founder of Bitwala, a German FinTech building a blockchain banking solution. Jörg brings more than 6 year of experience in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency sectors. Prior to Bitwala, he founded Europe’s first Crypto Consulting, Crypto Incubator and first Crypto E-commerce shop. He was previously a speaker at Money 20/20, Paris Fintech Forum and Distribute Blockchain Conference.

Michael Merz

Michael Merz
Co-Founder & CEO Ponton GmbH

Michael Merz (Hamburg) is a software developer and the co-founder and CEO of Ponton Labs, which has been developing software for the energy industry for many years. Michael has been active in cryptospace since 2012 and will present their project EnerChain, a peer-to-peer energy trading platform based on Blockchain technology.

Jeff Gallas

Jeff Gallas
Consultant, investor and entrepreneur

Jeff Gallas (Berlin) is a Blockchain consultant, investor and entrepreneur. He is the founding director of the German Bitcoin Foundation (Bundesverband Bitcoin) and also a consultant for the award-winning FinTech startup Bitwala. Currently, Jeff is running Fulmo, an enterprise which is dedicated to Research and Development of the Lightning Network. This will be the topic of his talk also.

Stefan Krautwald

Stefan Krautwald
Co-Founder Fluz Fluz

Stefan Krautwald (Medellín) is Co-Founder of Fluz Fluz, the global cash back network. He is currently working on Fluzcoin, a next generation virtual retail currency. Among others formerly Stefan was CEO for Latin America at Cdiscount, part of Cnova Group and sixth largest e-commerce company in the world. Stefan will talk about how the use of crypto currencies will affect retail.

Daria Ariefeva

Daria Ariefeva
Co-Founder & CEO Cryptofriends

Daria Ariefeva (Moscow) is the co-founder and CEO of cryptofriends, a community platform and series of events for the crypto industry. She will give an overview of the blossoming world of media and events dedicated to all things crypto.

Tim Rehder

Tim Rehder
Principal Earlybird Venture Capital

Tim Rehder (Berlin) joined Earlybird in 2018 and is currently a Principal at the Berlin office. Tim is an early Bitcoin adopter and strong Blockchain advocate. He founded Cubits, a European based Bitcoin marketplace, and lead the company (50+ employees) as a CEO for around 3 years. Tim holds an MSc in Finance from the University of St Andrews, where he specialized his studies in Financial Econometrics.

Dominik Weil

Dominik Weil
Co-Founder & COO BitcoinVN

Born and raised in Europe's Financial Capital Frankfurt/Main, Dominik Weil (Saigon) has been an early adopter and pioneer in the space of digital currencies. He is currently active as the Co-Founder & COO of Vietnam's first & leading Digital Asset Exchange & has been leading the efforts of the organization to implement Blockchain-based Remittance payments with the goal to provide faster processing times and lower transaction fees.

Moritz Schildt

Moritz Schildt
Co-Founder coinIX

Moritz Schildt is co-founder of coinIX, an investment firm focussing on blockchain related projects and crypto assets. Having a background in traditional asset management and serving as managing director of nordIX AG, Moritz will share an institutional investors perspective on crypto assets with us and will talk on valuation of crypto and strategies for composing a crypto portfolio.

Stefan Sohst

Stefan Sohst
Co-Founder and CEO Emotional Leadership

Stefan Sohst (Hamburg) is the founder and CEO of Emotional Leadership, a consulting and coaching company. He is coaching companies and managers about discovering emotions as a business factor. He has been working in the IT and software business for 20 years. Stefan will speak about emotional and also ethical aspects of blockchain technology.

Jed Grant

Jed Grant
Co-Founder and CEO KYC3

Jed Grant, MBA, is the founder and CEO of KYC3, one of the original regtech companies in Luxembourg, and the founder of Peer Mountain, a decentralized P2P ecosystem of trust. Prior to these activities Jed held senior positions in technology, finance and security related organizations including Artemis, the International Civil Servants Credit Union (AMFIE), Computacenter, and NATO.

Sebastián Valdecantos

Sebastián Valdecantos
co-CEO WABA.network

Sebastián Valdecantos is co-CEO at WABA.network, a groundbreaking argentinian platform that enables communities to create their own currencies on EOS blockchain. WABA.network has provided the technology to implement 3 use cases in Latin America. Sebastián is a Ph.D. Economics (Paris Sorbonne-Cité) and an economic modelling expert. He designs and executes WABA.network’s core programmes.

The Schedule

9:00 Registration & Breakfast (30 min)
Money Makes The World Go Around
9:30 Diego Gutiérrez Zaldívar (RSK Labs)
9:50 Sterlin Luxan (Bitcoin.com)
10:10 Eric Benz (Cryptopay)
10:30 Jeff Gallas
10:50 Break (30 min)
11:20 Mark Smargon (Colu)
11:40 Dominik Weil (BitcoinVN)
12:00 Panel: Money without borders
12:40 Lunch (90 min)
Blockchain & Beyond
14:10 Stefan Sohst (Emotional Leadership)
14:30 Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof (Bitnation)
14:50 Denitza Tyufekchieva (Propy)
15:10 Michael Merz (Ponton GmbH)
15:30 Break (30 min)
16:00 Ben Stewart (blackbox.ai)
16:20 Theo Goodman (Rarepepe Foundation)
16:40 Stefan Krautwald (Fluz Fluz)
17:00 Jed Grant (KYC3)
9:00 Registration & Breakfast (30 min)
Crypto Economics
9:30 Rahim Taghizadegan (Scholarium)
9:50 Moritz Schildt (coinIX)
10:10 Tim Rehder (Earlybird Venture Capital)
10:30 Break (20 min)
10:50 ICO Pitch
11:50 Lunch (90 min)
13:20 David Schwartz (Ripple)
13:40 Meinhard Benn (SatoshiPay)
14:00 Maria Jones (Cointelegraph)
14:20 Break (30 min)
Crypto Future
14:50 Titus Gebel (Free Private Cities)
15:10 Ira Miller (Guld)
15:30 Erik Voorhees (ShapeShift)
Fireside Chat
15:50 Break (30 min)
Crypto Latin America
16:20 Rodolfo Andragnes (Bitcoin Argentina)
16:40 Diego Gutiérrez Zaldívar (RSK Labs)
17:00 Sebastián Valdecantos (WABA.network)


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One-day Ticket

600,00

  • One-day conference ticket
  • Food and drinks

Regular ticket

980

  • Two-days conference ticket
  • Food and drinks
  • Access to after show party

 

UNCHAIN Experience Ticket

2.500

Limited offer!

  • Two-days conference ticket
  • Food and drinks
  • Access to after show party (+ 1 guest)
  • Access to complete framework program with team and speakers including:
  • Warm-up event before first convention day
  • Harbour tour on first evening
  • Breakfast and outing with speakers on Saturday

Location

NOSTALGIA MEETS MODERN SPIRIT – THEATRE KEHRWIEDER

A beautiful and extraordinary venue in the heart of Hamburg’s warehouse district. This charming theatre provides a mixture of historic atmosphere and authenticity as well as distinguished contemporary interiors. The classical theatre stage and the red velvet of the walls are forming a contrast to Kehrwieder’s industrial look and it’s white modern furnished lounge. It has a capacity of up to 350 seats.

That’s why you should visit Hamburg

  • With a population of nearly 2 million Germany‘s „Gate to the world“ is also Germany‘s media capital: about 50% of german media companies are located in Hamburg (Axel Springer, DER SPIEGEL, DIE ZEIT etc.)
  • The Port of Hamburg is Germany‘s largest universal port: That‘s why the city also is a hot spot for leading industry and logistic companies like Airbus, Lufthansa, Beiersdorf, Unilever, Edeka, Allianz and Vattenfall
  • Hamburg offers an excellent living-standard as well as inspiring cultural environments
  • New York Times voted Hamburg as one of the TOP-10-Locations to travel worldwide
  • Even the Beatles developed their unique musical style, name and Mop Top haircut here

 

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