The next remarkable blockchain conference – ChainPoint, will take place on November 14-15 in Yerevan, Armenia, the innovation powerhouse of the region.
Goal: The goal of ChainPoint is to showcase business opportunities of the regional tech ecosystem by bringing together global blockchain professionals and creating a platform for productive dialogue and sharing the best practices.
The conference is organized by Nooor – Armenian Blockchain Association.
More than 30 speakers and 350 participants from over 10 industries, including the financial, technology, media, telecommunications, manufacturing, energy, agriculture, etc., will attend the conference to provide first-hand expertise, large-scale networking, and strategic partnerships. Prominent crypto-thinkers, leading trendsetters, and game-changing industry experts will leave no stone unturned, sharing the best practices of the industry during a two-day program.
Program topics will include:
- Blockchain development prospects in Armenia
- Regulatory frameworks
- Blockchain & fintech trends
- Intellectual property rights and blockchain
- Art and blockchain
ChainPoint is a great hub of opportunities – for investors to discover new promising startups, for mining companies to connect with energy sector representatives, and for entrepreneurs to find potential markets, renowned experts will share the newest regulatory approaches to blockchain, ICO companies will access fundraising opportunities etc.
Registration is now open at ChainPoint.
Organizer: Nooor – Armenian Blockchain Association is a non-profit organization, which unites and supports blockchain enthusiasts, experts, developers, businesses, and startups from various spheres; helping them integrate into the international blockchain community. Strategically focusing on 4 areas [community/network building, education, policy making, entrepreneurial support), Nooor cooperates with state bodies, trade organizations, businesses, and individuals from various industrial sectors to develop revolutionary solutions through blockchain technologies.
A unique cultural program will spice up the unforgettable experience at ChainPoint, catching the mysticism and presenting the heritage of the country. With sightseeing tours set to take place around the 2800-year-old city of Yerevan, combined with the hospitality of the Armenian people and their cuisine, the participants will have yet another chance of networking in a non-formal and cheerful environment.
The venue of the conference is a very special one – the museum-institute of Komitas. An erudite performer, composer, teacher, and lecturer: Komitas, being the first ethnologist of spiritual and national Armenian music, has always been distinguished by his originality – some excerpts from his work seem to come from the pen of a modernist or avant-garde. Nowadays, revolutionary approaches in art often cannot go without the use of the newest technologies.
Country: For centuries, Armenia has been at the crossroads of cultural trends, intellectual thought, groundbreaking research, and incredible inventions. In sync with the innovative developments of the world, Armenia sets a new wave of technological growth, putting special emphasis on the emerging technologies, such as blockchain. In this cross point of antiquity and innovation, ChainPoint will raise this wave to its peak uniting international and local blockchain communities and combining the world-class expertise, potentials, and ideas for synergetic growth.
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Innovation Challenge offers €20,000 to startups and entrepreneurs
Organizers of ANON Blockchain Summit Austria have launched their Innovation Challenge to find the best new ideas in the blockchain, with a prize pot of €20,000 for the winner.
If you have a blockchain project you’re working to get off the ground, this is your opportunity to apply to pitch your idea to a panel of top CEOs and venture capitalists.
In total, seven projects will be chosen to pitch their ideas at the conference on April 3rd.
The inaugural ANON Blockchain Summit Austria has so far attracted big names such as Microsoft, IBM, Binance and Bitmain, and will feature a range of high-profile speakers and visionaries.
Daniel Lenikus, organizer and co-founder of the event, urged start-ups, entrepreneurs and founders working in the blockchain space to get involved. Talking about the event, Lenikus stated:
“This is an opportunity to get your name and your business in front of an audience featuring some of the biggest names in business and blockchain, and could really propel your company to the next level. If you’re working in the blockchain space and have a unique, innovative idea you feel offers real value we want to hear from you, and we want you to apply for this challenge.”
The winner will walk away with a prize valued at €20,000, comprising €10,000 in cash and €10,000 in marketing value.
Entrants each have a 10-minute slot to pitch to the panel, which should include a presentation and time for questions. Judges will choose the winning projects based on their business model, problem-solving, usability, team, experience and innovation.
The deadline for applications is March 20th.
If you plan on pitching an initial coin offering, judges will look at your token’s economic model and distribution as well.
Winners will also get the chance to present on the main stage at ANON Blockchain Summit Austria and to present at the 4Gamechanger Festival Pitch Challenge, one of Europe’s biggest digital festivals with more than 12,000 attendants.
Plus, they will be given a five-minute interview with BTC TV, which will promote their idea to their 100,000-plus subscribers.
ANON Blockchain Summit Austria will run from April 2nd-3rd and will be held at the Gösserhalle, in central Vienna.
It is supported by the Vienna Government and has attracted major sponsors, including Accenture, Wien Energie and Raiffeisen Bank, with Lufthansa Group partnering to provide travel to the event.
To submit an application to pitch please visit the website.
To find out more about the conference and to buy tickets click here.
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