World Blockchain Summit – Dubai 2018-10-15T19:56:49+00:00

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What is World Blockchain Summit?

World Blockchain Summit is a global series of elite gatherings that take place in 15+ destinations across the world.

It connects global blockchain gurus and technology players in this space including emerging startups – with regional businesses, government authorities, IT leaders, tech entrepreneurs, investors and blockchain developers.

The summit features enterprise use-cases, government use-cases, inspirational keynotes, panel discussions, tech-talks, blockchain exhibition, startup pitch competitions, and a host of networking opportunities.

To find a #WBS edition taking place near you, visit: www.worldblockchainsummit.com

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BLOCKCHAIN STARTUP PITCH COMPETITION

UPTO

US$ 1,000,000

INVESTMENT

PRINCIPAL INVESTMENT PARTNER

Preparing to launch your ICO? You can pitch in front of global investors including VCs, angel investors and key government authorities – and stand a chance to raise upto US$ 1 million

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CONTEST TO WIN

US$ 1,000,000

Get a chance to win the regional cup of the startup worldcup with free flight tickets to San Francisco to compete with 30 other contestants to win US$1 million.

SUBMIT PITCH

Preparing to launch your ICO? You can pitch in front of global investors including VCs, angel investors and key government authorities – and stand a chance to raise upto US$ 1 million

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Get a chance to win the regional cup of the startup worldcup with free flight tickets to San Francisco to compete with 30 other contestants to win US$1 million.

SUBMIT PITCH

#WBSDUBAI

Dubai has embraced blockchain technology, and has even put forward plans to incorporate the technology into governmental operations.

By 2020, all visa applications, bill payments and licence renewals will be transacted digitally through an electronic ledger.

This further cemented the nation’s resolve to establish Dubai as the happiest, safest and most innovative city on Earth.

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HAPPENINGS

CONFERENCE

CONFERENCE

Witness international and regional blockchain experts talk about the pros and cons of adopting the technology specifically in the UAE Market. Be part of panel discussions, tech-talks, fire-side chats; debating on blockchain’s potential to reshape the global financial system.

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STARTUP EXHIBITION

STARTUP EXHIBITION

The summit features an exclusive pavilion for blockchain startups from all over the world to showcase their innovative technologies in front of global investors and technology players – helping them to raise funds, secure business development and collaboration opportunities.

EXHIBIT

PITCH COMPETITION

PITCH COMPETITION

The summit gives a unique platform for blockchain startups from all over the world to showcase their innovative technologies in front of global investors and technology players – helping them to raise funds, secure business development and collaboration opportunities.

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ICO GRAND SLAM

ICO GRAND SLAM

ICO Grand Slam is a great platform for those companies who are prepared to launch their ICO and the ones who are still planning on their ICO. They can pitch in front of global investors including VCs, angel investors and key government authorities – and stand a chance to raise upto US$ 2 million.

REGISTER

CONFERENCE

Witness international and regional blockchain experts talk about the pros and cons of adopting the technology specifically in the UAE Market. Be part of panel discussions, tech-talks, fire-side chats; debating on blockchain’s potential to reshape the global financial system.

BOOK TICKETS

STARTUP EXHIBITION

The summit features an exclusive pavilion for blockchain startups from all over the world to showcase their innovative technologies in front of global investors and technology players – helping them to raise funds, secure business development and collaboration opportunities.

EXHIBIT

PITCH COMPETITION

The summit gives a unique platform for blockchain startups from all over the world to showcase their innovative technologies in front of global investors and technology players – helping them to raise funds, secure business development and collaboration opportunities.

REGISTER

ICO GRAND SLAM

ICO Grand Slam is a great platform for those companies who are prepared to launch their ICO and the ones who are still planning on their ICO. They can pitch in front of global investors including VCs, angel investors and key government authorities – and stand a chance to raise upto US$ 2 million.

REGISTER

FEATURED DISCUSSIONS

KEY GOVERNMENT SPEAKERS

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A Guru in marketing management, as evinced through his years of professional experience and academia.

GILBERT REVEILLON

President ICT & Digital Economy,
CNCCEF
France

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An economist, politician and libertarian, striving to protect and pursue prospects for liberty rights.

VIT JEDLICKA

President,
Free Republic of Liberland
Liberland

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Adept in studying the effect of technology on spatial behaviour of individuals, he is an active member of several civil societies.

MARTEN KAEVATS

National Digital Adviser,
Government of Estonia
Estonia

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An ICT champion, academician and columnist, who has contributed to the radical transformation of the Kenyan ICT sector.

BITANGE NDEMO

Chairman of Blockchain and AI Taskforce,
Government of Kenya
Kenya

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A member of the Ukrainian Parliament, he is regarded as one of the top 50 analysts in Ukraine.

OLEKSII MUSHAK

Member of Parliament,
Ukraine

SPEAKERS

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Shroff is an early adopter of blockchain and substantial owner of cryptocurrencies, which led to the inception of IBC Group in 2014. The privately held ‘angel’ firm, aims to create a decentralized and trustworthy blockchain platform globally.

H.E. KHURRAM SHROFF

Chairman,
IBC Group Limited
United Arab Emirates

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Committed to the cause of raising the standards of healthcare delivery, he was instrumental in framing healthcare policies and medical tourism strategies for the UAE.

Dr. Ramadan AlBlooshi

CEO,
Dubai Healthcare City Authority
United Arab Emirates

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A blockchain evangelist and an erudite columnist, he is an ardent supporter of bitcoin adoption to attain economic freedom.

ROGER VER

CEO,
Bitcoin.com
United States

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A crypto pioneer, he owns and manages a Payment Processing Company that makes use of crypto-based ATMs for transactions.

DR. MARWAN ALZAROUNI

CEO,
Dubai Blockchain Center
United Arab Emirates

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PITCH COMPETITION AND FUND-RAISING

World Blockchain Summit is the launch pad for amazing opportunities ahead.
Here is what the short-listed startups can benefit from being part of the summit.

CONTEST TO WIN US$1 MILLION

Get a chance to win the regional cup of the startup worldcup with free flight tickets to San Francisco to compete with 30 other contestants to win US$1 million.

20 startups shortlisted by the organisers of Startup World Cup will pitch face-to-face to the jury appointed by Fenox VC organisers of the Startup World Cup

One winning startup will compete along with 30 other global finalists for the Grand Prize of US$ 1,000,000 at the Startup World Cup in May 2019 in San Francisco.

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SPONSORS AND PARTNERS

HEADLINE SPONSORS

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LEAD SPONSOR

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DIAMOND SPONSORS

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PLATINUM SPONSORS

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GOLD SPONSORS

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TRAVEL PARTNER

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ART SPONSOR

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SILVER SPONSORS

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BRONZE SPONSOR

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WHAT SPONSORS SAY ABOUT WORLD BLOCKCHAIN SUMMIT

Don’t take our word for it — see what all the buzz is about!

Did you actually do any real business at the summit?

Khal AchkarCTO of Hcash

Did you meet the right audience?

Ilya Maxob Makhov CEO of Travelchain

Did you see your competitors selling the same product as yours?

Miguel Aguirre COO of Ethercash

Do you think it was worth the investment?

Sai Teja Co-founder of Launchmyico
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We got great leads and made excellent connections.

Sai Teja
Launch My ICO

It is a perfect platform. Our company was introduced to the right people, with the right kind of interest and expertise. WBS met all our expectations. We are just excited to be here!

Miguel Aguirre
Etherecash

Amazing experience! This summit was a great launch-pad for us to tell the whole world about our upcoming projects and its benefits. We also got to pitch our platform for the newcomers in the cryptocurrency scene.

Liwaa Chehayeb
Darico AG

Plenty of opportunities to network and get leads of all types. Great experience!

Lon Wong
NEM.io Foundation

We met the industry leaders and blockchain technology experts – all in one place. Very promising event.

Khal Achkar
Hcash

We met many potential investors, chief among them, the Government of Dubai itself. We managed to build a great line of communication with the Dubai government when we presented to them our future plans and our existing roadmaps. All of this was possible due to World Blockchain Summit.

Alexey Seminonov
Confideal

I like the way Trescon organized the whole event. We met a lot of interesting people and senior blockchain experts. Overall, we are extremely satisfied with the turnout for this event.

Anna Kulikova
Confideal

We met amazing people for potential investment opportunities. Amazing experience!

Hacken

The number and quality of the delegates far exceeded my expectations. I couldn’t help but feel impressed with the number of senior experts and delegates who came from all over the world.

Jack Shaw
American Blockchain Council

The turnout for World Blockchain Summit was just as great as in the Indian edition. There were a lot of prospective investors and delegates which presented great networking opportunities. I really liked the companies, speakers and the quality of the panel discussions.

J A Chowdary
Government of Andhra Pradesh

We met the right kind of investors on both the days of the summit. We enjoyed it and look forward for the next edition!

Alina Angheluta
Bitcomo

We got the chance to present our roadmaps to many potential investors. I look forward to attend the next edition.

Evgeni Borisov
Vimana Global

We wanted to meet interesting people, investors, advisors, startups, government. We met them all at World Blockchain Summit. All our expectations were met. We look forward to attend the next edition.

Ilya Maxob Makhov
Travelchain

WELCOME TO DUBAI

Dubai has established itself as the ‘Happiest City on Earth’. By embracing futuristic innovations like AI and Blockchain into governmental operations, as well as providing a world-class playground for the biggest names in Fashion, Entertainment and Technology, a trip to Dubai is indeed a trip to the future.

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