INTRODUCTION
A decentralized, new world

This February, in front of a huge crowd of blockchain educators, investors, and innovators; blockchain start-ups will battle to be the winner of Cyprus’ ultimate Digital Startup Battle. At the same time, established companies will be competing to secure the funding of some of the world’s top capital firms… all in real time! Join us on Cyprus’ greatest-ever blockchain investment and networking event. In the sunny city of Limassol, you’ll meet the people in charge of building a new, decentralized world!

FOUR PILLARS
Digital Startup Battles

Selected among a pool of applicants, competitors will face the scrutiny of some of the world’s greatest crypto-analysts. Battling each other on the fundamental characteristics of their projects, they’ll have access to every company’s dream: A pool of investors, ready to shape the future through blockchain.

Everyone’s a winner on this clash of titans. Be among our audience, get to vote for your favourite projects, and help investors fund the greatest!

Battle participation & booth are completely FREE!

Post-ICO Battles

For a great company, a successful ICO is just the starting line. Having secured their funding through the investors’ trust, now it’s time to deliver!

We’re creating the first-ever Post-ICO Battle in the world, so investors can continue to reward the projects that have made the biggest impact.

An expert panel, along with the community’s vote, will select the winners. Don’t miss your chance to participate in this ground-breaking moment!

Battle participation & booth are completely FREE!

Investment & Networking

An expert panel, along with the community’s vote, will select the winners. Don’t miss your chance to participate in this ground-breaking moment!

Our participants will have access to private sessions with VC firms and Family Offices within an environment of mutual trust and excitement. Because of this, we have prepared THREE major networking events: “Welcome drinks party” before the event ,  “The Gala dinner” for VIP`s on the first day, and “Grand closing party” on the last day.

Strike relationships. Create synergies. Invest in the future.

Blockchain Education

In an ever-changing, fast-paced environment, education is a never-ending resource.

We aim to provide high-quality learning materials, workshops, and presentations for newcomers and blockchain-savvy attendants alike.

Join us through sessions with some of the industry’s top educators and experts, and strengthen your crypto mind!

LATEST SPEAKERS
Blockchain Investor & Advisor

Mike Costache

Mike never liked being put in a box so he spent the last 20 years as an entrepreneur, investment banker, author, professor, speaker, angel investor and fundraiser for various charities. Mike serves on the Advisory Board of Token-as-a-Service (TaaS), the first-ever tokenized closed-end fund dedicated to investments in blockchain assets. TaaS raised $7.6 million through its ICO in early 2017 and produced a 780% ROI within the first year. TaaS invested $10 million in 35 ICOs and is active with daily crypto trading.  During 2017 and 2018 Mike served the Managing Partner of KrowdMentor, a strategic investment and advisory firm and as CEO of d10e, a leading conference on decentralization with 23 global editions all over the world.  From 2011 to 2018, Mike was a member of Tech Coast Angels (TCA), a network of 330 angel investors in Southern California who invested $200 million in 400 deals and raised over $2 billion from VCs. From 2006 to 2011, Mike was the founder & President of Leo & Leo, which represented brands such as Maserati, Segway, NetJets, PrivatSea, Sunseeker Yachts, NetSuite, Marsh, Orgil Greenhouses, Miss Universe, and Rockstar Energy Drink. Total sales amounted to €60 million. From 2000 to 2006, Mike was the founder & CEO of Pioneer TeleCare, an e-commerce firm with revenues of $4 million. From 1998 to 2003, Mike was an Associate at WestPark Capital, The Interlink Group, Millennium Capital Partners. Mike holds a degree in Economics from Pepperdine University, a Graduate Certificate in Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine’s School of Law and has completed the Program on Negotiations for Senior Executives at Harvard. Born in Romania in 1977, Mike migrated to Israel in 1988 and in 1992 to the US. Mike was featured in USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Inc., Entrepreneur, CCTV, Business Week, Top Gear and numerous other media outlets.

CEO of Dcentric Solutions

Georgina Kyriakoudes

Georgina is the CEO of Dcentric Solutions, which is currently implementing the first pilot project for a blockchain-based patient-centered medical records application primarily aimed at solving the issue of fragmented records and lack of patient data ownership. She is a Big Four London certified accountant with professional experience in auditing, finance and e-commerce. Since 2015 she has been dedicated to blockchain; designing and delivering seminars to international companies; advising companies on how to harness the full potential of blockchain and tokenized economies, and speaking at notable conferences. Additionally, she is one of less than 50 people worldwide to hold an MSc in Digital Currency, in which she completed her thesis in healthcare and blockchain.

Alexis Esneault

Licensed to practice law in the United States, Alexis is working at NÄGELE Attorneys at Law in the department of IT and Capital Markets Law, advising clients on how to bring their DLT based projects to life through the use of the Principality’s favorable regulatory environment. Having been involved in Crypto and Blockchain since attending the Texas Bitcoin Conference in 2014, Alexis developed a strong passion for blockchain technology and its practical applications for moving towards decentralization and increased personal autonomy. This led to a focus on all things blockchain during the pursuit of her Juris Doctor from Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama, where she wrote multiple papers on blockchain-based applications in the areas of real property, intellectual property, and accounting. Using the skills acquired through her legal education, as well as her undergraduate degree in philosophy, Alexis is able to strategically assess situations for the benefit of her clients. At the end of the day, she firmly believes that those of us involved in blockchain and crypto who believe we can change the world for the better will be the ones that truly do.

 

Chief Executive Officer of the University of Nicosia

Antonis Polemitis

Mr. Polemitis currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the University of Nicosia (UNIC) and EDEX, as a Board member of EDEX and UNICAF, and as a member of the Council of the University of Nicosia. Mr. Polemitis has two decades of experience in private equity, higher education and software development in New York, as a principal or partner at Ledra Capital, ACG Capital and Oliver Wyman (formerly Mercer Management Consulting). He has been a principal or advisor for a broad range of corporate financings in the United States, Europe, Latin America and India, ranging from multi-billion dollar industrial buyouts to early-stage venture capital.

CEO of TribeHub

Oliver Devillard

Oliver Devillard is a young visionary entrepreneur who has experience in the psychology of belief, mindset and growth. He is passionate about the intersection between behaviour analysis and decentralised technology solutions to promote innovation and maximise wellbeing within society. In 2018 he cofounded TribeHub, an online platform that lowers the barrier to entry for innovation by providing advanced technology at the reach of all, in an affordable and user friendly package. He is an optimist, believing in the power of the human potential to come together a build a prosperous future we all want to take part in.

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