– #BCN009 –

Token Design and ICOs

In Collaboration with EY


18 Jul 2018 at 17:45–20:15++


Ernst & Young, Wavespace
Friedrichstraße 140, 10117 Berlin

Please note that registration is required to participate in the event!

2018-07-18 Blockchain Nights # 009


Arrival and registration


Welcome and introduction by Hermann Elendner to the topic of Token Design and ICOs


I. Peter Lennartz & Adrian WonsPartner and Head EY Start-up Initiative GSA & Head ICO at EY
ICO and token design at EY

II. Simon GüntherCo-founder of
Status Quo of Token Economics

III. Sergiej RewiakinVP of Product at
ICO 2.0: Disrupting Fundraising with Equity Tokens

IV. Wolfgang RichterPartner at DWF Germany


Open discussion with snacks and drinks and networking

About the Blockchain Night Event Series

In a cross-disciplinary cooperation the
  • JP Private Equity (Hermann Elendner) and the
  • LvB Chair of Statistics (Cathy Chen, Wolfgang Härdle)
are organising jointly with the
  • Institute for Economic Theory II (Macro; Michael Burda), the
  • Chair of Information Systems (Stefan Lessmann), and the
  • Chair of Computer Engineering (Björn Scheuermann)
a monthly discussion series to foster a factual debate about Crypto-Currencies, Blockchain Technology, and Smart Contracts.

The aim of BlockChain Nights is to bring together students, researchers, and start-ups from Berlin's venture scene. The inter-disciplinary series addresses all interested in business, economics, or technology perspectives -- theorists as well as practitioners.

Past Events

#BCN008: Blockchain and Industry 4.0


I. Christoph BurgerESMT Berlin
Blockchain – a segmentation for business applications

II. Andreas OsowskiCore Developer at IOTA
IOTA as a technology for Industry 4.0

III. Michael KuperbergChief Blockchain Architect at DB Systel GmbH
Identities, Payments and Rules for Machines and Things: Blockchain as a solution?

IV. Dr. Alexander EislWU Vienna
Coordinating Blockchain projects: touchpoints and tensions between economics, IT, and business applications

#BCN007: Cryptos in Big Finance


I. Prof. Wolfgang HärdleHumboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Cryptos: Chance, Risk, and Opportunities

II. Prof. Hermann ElendnerHumboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Crypto-Currency Portfolio Investment Strategies

III. Simon SeiterInhouse Consultant at Commerzbank AG
Presentation of DLT-Lab

#BCN006: Future Of Collaboration


I. Emin MahrtCOO at Aeternity
The Big Promise: Efficiency and Transparency on Blockchain

II. Dr. Marcel DietschCEO & Founder of Covee Network
The Future of Work: Can Smart Contracts Replace Firms?

#BCN005: Legal Aspects of ICOs


I. Dr. Phillip HackerHumboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Crypto-Securities Regulation: ICOs, Token Sales, and Crypto-Currencies Under EU Financial Law

II. Ingmar WegelVice President at Clipperton
Should You Do an ICO?

III. Balazs DemeCEO at Herdius
Doing ICO in Germany - First Hand Experience

#BCN004: Data, Gold, and ICOs


I. Sherry LiCOO at Singapore
Applications of Blockchain to Data Science

II. Joshua ScigalaCEO at
Money... WTF is It Anyway?

III. Hilmar Maximilian OrthVenture Development at
From Crowdsales over ICOs to DAICOs - The History, Presence, and Future of ICOs and How to Participate

#BCN003: Blockchain As Service


I. Daniel Janes BeutelCTO & Founder at
Blockchain Solutions for Data, Privacy, and Security Through Combinations of Machine Learning, Cryptography, and Distributed Systems Engineering

II. Anna AlmosovaHumboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Blockchain and Macro-economic Models: Currency Competition, Mining Externalities, and Optimal Inflation

#BCN002: A Closer Look


I. Nicolas BrandPartner at Lakestar
Blockchain Technology, the Tokenisation of the World and Investing in the Sector

II. Vytautas KaralevičiusFounder of SpectroCoin/KU Leuven
The Impact of Blockchain Technology for Securities Transaction Lifecycle

III. Tobias SchulzInvestment Manager High-Tech Gründerfonds
ICOs and What I Learnt from a Bitcoin Millionaire

IV. Oliver BeigeChief Economist at Agnostic Consulting
Just Another Database Format? Why Economists Should Pay Attention to Blockchains

#BCN001: Back To Work


I. Prof. Hermann Elendner and Sebastian HenningsenHumboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Blockchain Forks from Tech and Finance Perspectives

II. Morgan SutherlandAssociate Director at IPDB
Governing the Interplanetary Database

III. Alexander LangeAssociate at Earlybird Venture Capital
ICOs and Venture Financing in a Decentralized World

#BCN000: Ambitious Start: Kick-Off


I. Prof. Wolfgang HärdleHumboldt-Universität zu Berlin
CRIX - a CRypto currency IndeX

II. Jan GoslickiCo-founder and COO of Bitwala
Bitwala and underlying challenges of blockchain

III. Tobias SchulzInvestment Manager at High-Tech Gründerfonds Management GmbH
Investor perspective of blockchain technology - perceived risks and potential development path

#BCNNULL: Understanding the Anatomy of Crypto-Currencies


I. Prof. Hermann ElendnerHumboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Understanding the Anatomy of Crypto-Currencies


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