Investor & Founder Panel - Sharing Economy: A Testbed for Blockchain, IoT and Decentralized Governance

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Hyatt Regency San Francisco
01:00 PM
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The cryptocurrency market cap has shrank since the beginning of 2018, but the underlying blockchain technology is at its early stage of development. What does the future of blockchain hold? What does it mean to investors and founders? Part of the World Digital Assets Conference, the event invites investors and founders to share their perspectives and discuss use cases of blockchain, IoT and decentralized governance at the current market condition and in the future directions.   

1:00-1:05 pm Opening1:05-1:25 pm Founder Panel1:25-1:35 pm Q&A1:35-1:55 pm Speaker Series 1:55-2:05 pm Q&A2:05-2:15 pm Raffle2:15-2:35 pm Investor Panel2:35-2:45 pm Q&A2:45-3:00 pm Networking

About Organizers:

IoT Block: Originating as an IoT electronics manufacturer since 2004, IoT Block was founded with a vision to make IoT data exchange open, free, and secure without having to trust the devices and manufacturers themselves. To accomplish this, we are building a decentralized protocol that has three core building blocks:1) Open Authentication: Identify and authenticate IoT devices to prove they are not cloned, counterfeit, or stolen.2) Open Auditability: Verify the real-time health, safety, integrity, and/or certification status of IoT devices and things.3) Open IoT Platform: Build apps on any device without needing expertise in hardware, software, wireless, or blockchain.IoTBlock will empower business owners, especially those participating in the sharing economy, by enabling the development of affordable and user-friendly solutions to monitor and manage assets, audit the health and integrity of IoT devices and things, search and identify assets and their users, expedite insurance claims and dispute resolution, and much more.

NewDo: NewDo Venture was founded in Silicon Valley in 2015. The Phase I fund size was $50 million, contributed by over 80 prestigious entrepreneurs and investors. To date, NewDo has invested over 80 companies. NewDo Venture’s advisory board consists over 100 top entrepreneurs, scientists, and consultants supporting successful development and scale of our portfolio companies. In early 2018, NewDo Venture built NewDo Blockchain Lab incubating blockchain projects and conducting blockchain research. Our team of experts published the world’s first CC 100 Index of Cryptocurrency and posted open data source. The 11,000-square-feet office space hosts on-going networking events, galas, hackathons, and other professional gatherings to foster blockchain innovation and community growth. NewDo's early blockchain investments to date include?Celer, Certik, Taxa, Oben, Origin Protocol, Quark, IoTeX, Ankr, Coinpark, Coinsuper, Usechain etc.

Abou the World Digital Assets Summit:

Block72 and FBG Capital have announced dates for World Digital Asset Summit 2[“WDAS2”], an annual summit designed to showcase the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking trends, technology and projects within the blockchain space.

The three-day event will be held at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco from December 9th to December 11th. It aims to explore the potential of the blockchain industry by bringing together investors, thought leaders, educators, legislators, and enthusiasts, as well as combine innovation with real-life applications.


  1. Hyatt Regency San Francisco 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA