The blockchain event Nakamoto’s Den, which is going to be held in February 2019, is about to become the biggest blockchain conference in Cyprus, featuring live investment battles between international blockchain projects.
Nakamoto’s Den, an upcoming blockchain event is going to be held on February 19 and 20, and is also one of Europe’s major blockchain conferences in 2019, featuring the world’s first live investment battle between international blockchain companies.
The project is led by the blockchain consulting agency – Universal Crypto, which previously helped to organize a highly successful blockchain event in Cyprus known as iCoinSummit. Nakamoto’s Den is expected to welcome more than 1,000 blockchain enthusiasts, including regulators, entrepreneurs, investors, legal consultants and industry leaders, in the Carob Mill complex in Limassol, Cyprus.
Nakamoto’s Den’s main vision is to connect and educate attendees in order to push forward decentralization and blockchain adoption. The key elements of the event include a 1500 square meters expo floor with more than 25 booths from established companies, a conference that features presentations from thought-leaders across the industry and several panel discussions and educational seminars.
Prominent guest speakers include the President of the Cypriot Parliament Demetris Syllouris, the Chairwoman of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission Demetra Kalogerou and the President of Liberland Vit Jedlicka.
Digital startups and post-ICO projects are currently able to apply for one of the 16 sought-after battle slots. Companies that get invited to the investment battle will be awarded with a booth on the expo floor and the opportunity to prove their worth in front of several judges and investors.
Battle slots and booths for participating teams will be completely sponsored by the event, with an option to upgrade to a bigger booth for a small fee. Confirmed participants include the pre-funded projects Effect. AI, VinChain, WeiDex and Stasis, as well as the bootstrapped startups Yair, Decimated and WeBuy. During the actual battle, the 16 participants will be rated by reputable judges, such as Roni Cohen Pavon, partner at Herzog, Fox & Ne’eman, or Luka Sucic, business developer at Aeternity Ventures.
For the sake of relationships and collaborations between international blockchain companies, Nakamoto’s Den is keen on featuring three major networking events. “Our participants will have access to private sessions with VC firms and Family Offices within an environment of mutual trust and excitement,” said Bogdan Maslesa, CEO of Universal Crypto.
Besides the actual event, attendees of Nakamoto’s Den will have to opportunity to connect with other entrepreneurs and blockchain experts while exploring the beautiful island of Cyprus. For ensuring maximum convenience for its guests, Nakamoto’s Den partnered with the Limassol Tourism Board, which confirmed to provide exclusive excursions and activities for free or at a discounted rate.
Tickets are still available at the standard rate for only 249€ [excl. VAT].
To learn more about the announcement, visit the official website of Nakamoto’s Den.
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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