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  /  News   /  Blockchain Tech Summit Kicks off New York Blockchain Tech Week With 50 Global Speakers From Celsius, IBM, Microsoft, Indiegogo, CoinFund, Adbank, United Nations, and more

Blockchain Tech Summit Kicks off New York Blockchain Tech Week With 50 Global Speakers From Celsius, IBM, Microsoft, Indiegogo, CoinFund, Adbank, United Nations, and more


[New York, USA- May 8, 2018] To accelerate developments within the blockchain tech ecosystem, the Global Startup Ecosystem is to host the first annual Blockchain Tech Summit on May 10, 2018.

The Blockchain Tech Summit brings together hundreds of entrepreneurs, investors, pioneers, and creatives under one roof to address humanity’s greatest challenges via blockchain technology. The summit also serves to bring key stakeholders that will accelerate both the exploration and the expansion of blockchain into mainstream audiences.

A current list of speakers are as follows:

  • Christine Souffrant Ntim Partner @ Global Startup Ecosystem
  • Alex Mashinsky Founder of Celcius Network
  • Salman Baset CTO Security, IBM Blockchain Solutions
  • Evan Cohen  Sr. Director, Blockchain & Crypto Investing @ Indiegogo
  • Peter Sexton  Director, Global Financial Services U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Razi.Rais    Subject Matter Expert (Blockchain | Identity | Microservices) at Microsoft
  • Stephanie Vaughan Weichsel  Blockc X Ventures
  • Susan Oh Founder of MKR AI and Chair of AI for the UN GA Blockchain For Impact.
  • Jules Miller Practice Manager, IBM Blockchain Garage – North America Company NameIBM
  • Ayesha Kiani Managing Director at Republic Crypto
  • Kelsey Cole Cofounder & Chief Strategy Officer Adbank
  • Jeff Koyen President, 360 Blockchain USA.
  • Leah Feuer Group Product Manager @ Consensys
  • Greg Dwyer Business Development at BitMEX
  • Dr. Pavel Kravchenko Founder of Distributed Lab
  • Bryant Nielson  Founder and CEO of The Blockchain Academy.
  • Paul Szurek Vice President at Insight Venture Partners
  • Corey Stedman Co-founder and Director of Node Capital
  • Victor Samuel Founder @ NV Global Ventures
  • D.K. Smith Co-founder & CMO at dxChain.io
  • Christine Souffrant Ntim  Host Presentation- World’s 1st & Largest Blockchain Digital Accelerator
  • Greg Magarshack CEO of Intercoin
  • Leah Jonas Director of Client Services at Celsius
  • Jake Brukhman Co-Founder, Managing Director and CEO at CoinFund
  • Jaime Gutt Co-founder LATAM Blockchain Group
  • Veronica Murguia Head of MENA and Market Expansion at SettleMint
  • Daniel Dewar Founder, Paperchain
  • Salman Habib Co-founder & CEO of Hellofriend
  • Caroline R. Kassie Partner at Blockchange Ventures and the Executive Director of Beanstalk Labs
  • Bill Bongiorno Blue Chip PR
  • Lisa Chau  Lampix
  • John Lynn  Co Founder of the Studio Project
  • Cindy Mallory Board advisor for blockchaingamer.biz
  • George Samman Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Advisor at Sammantics
  • Gordon Meyer AR/VR/Blockchain Expert – VP at Lampix
  • Menajem Benchimol Co-founder LATAM Blockchain Group
  • Garrette Furo  CEO/Founder at PolyGamma
  • Alex Linebrink CEO/Founder, PassageX
  • Christine Souffrant Ntim  Host Presentation- World’s 1st & Largest Blockchain Digital Accelerator
  • Veronica Murguia Head of MENA and Market Expansion at SettleMint
  • Danny Brown Wolf ICO Project Director, North America at Cool Cousin
  • Trevor Dodge Associate at Proskauer
  • Milan Pinkus Director of Acquisitions at B+B Capital
  • Einstein Ntim Chair @ Blockchain Tech Summit

The 2018 Blockchain Tech Summit will achieve this by covering three experience areas.

  • Part one is a morning fast track covering the latest blockchain tech developments and trends. These sessions cover perspectives from both experts and observers on the state of Blockchain and the trends that tell a captivating story about our future.
  • Part two is an afternoon fast track Blockchain Ecosystem Networks. These sessions cover high level as well as detailed analysis on what to look out for and how to understand the emerging blockchain ecosystem as it is today and how it will be in the distant future.
  • Part Three are Deep Dive blockchain workshop meetings and industry roundtable sessions with speakers, experts, investors and ecosystem leaders.

In addition to the summit, participants will also have access to the world’s first digital blockchain accelerator launched by the Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE) . Admission to the program is highly competitive and GSE is working with its 140+ global partners to source top participants. As a sponsor of the Blockchain Tech Summit, all attendees will be granted access to join the program this fall.

GSE is a pioneer in hosting global digital accelerators – graduating 1000 companies each year hailing from 90+ countries. GSE digital accelerator programs are open to all small businesses, startups, and freelancers. Each application round is rolling admission until the top 100 are selected to complete the program. From the finalist pool, 10 will be selected to pitch investors and influencers on demo day. The top 3 are announced at the conclusion of the program to receive partner prizes, media features, and potential investment.

The accelerator program grants access to GSE’s network which consists of the following:

  • Part 1 Startup Development: Our digital accelerator program covers GSE blueprint materials on ideation, product development, customer acquisition, fundraising, press hacking and more. The second half of the program covers top areas in blockchain technology, blockchain pilot testing, and resources for scaling a blockchain startup. These topics are complemented with guest workshops and keynotes from local experts and international influencers. While only 10% of each cohort is selected for demo day, all participants are given the opportunity to participate in a Q/A forum with the judges.
  • Part 2 Mentorship Development: Once founders complete the program- they are given access to ongoing startup development training from or mentor network throughout the year. This private forum also grants graduates the opportunity to network with founders from other GSE programs.
  • Part 3 Progress & Investment: Companies are given the opportunity to submit updates on their companies 2x per year to receive access to investment and media opportunities.

More details on the blockchain digital accelerator will be featured in summer 2018. Speaker, partnership and sponsorship inquiries can be directed to the GSE team via info@globalstartupecosystem.com.  Tickets for Blockchain Tech Summit can be purchased at www.blockchaintechsummit.org. Please direct inquiries to  info@blockchaintechsummit.org.


About Global Startup Ecosystem: Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE): is a central hub designed to educate, inspire and prepare startup communities for the digital age. GSE primarily provides online digital accelerator programs for startup ecosystems in different geographic regions, industry verticals, and impactful topic areas. Regions of focus are: Africa,Asia,America,Caribbean Europe, Latin America and the  Middle East .

About Blockchain Tech Summit: Blockchain Tech Summit is a subsidiary of the Global Startup Ecosystem. The Blockchain Tech Summit brings together hundreds of entrepreneurs, investors, pioneers, and creatives under one roof to address humanity’s greatest challenges via blockchain technology. The summit also serves to bring key stakeholders that will accelerate both the exploration and the expansion of blockchain into mainstream audiences.


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