Fr. Apr 19th, 2024

Blockchain: Out of the Labs

27aprAll DayBlockchain: Out of the LabsSan Mateo, CA

Event Details

Presented by Draper University, Day One Investments &

This one day event will highlight industry leaders who are taking their Blockchain technology projects from the lab to the real world.

This is an interactive conference that will connect investors, founders, and other technologists interested in learning about the current state of the Blockchain landscape and its real world implications, as well as the incredible investment opportunities it presents from some of the industry’s top CEOs, CTOs and investors.

Who Should Attend:

  • Investors
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Developers
  • Corporate partners
  • Students
  • Enthusiasts who want to learn more about Blockchain technology and its application.

Why you should attend:

The objective of this event is for participants to walk away with new fundraising opportunities, a stronger network, and a grounded understanding of the potential for this technology.
Program Overview: Opening Remarke
This short talk will set the stage for the day’s events

Fireside Chat

In this discussion Tim and Adam Draper will explore the Blockchain’s potential, what their early investments have taught them, and the exciting things they see ahead.

Panel 1: State of Blockchain – Capabilities & Tech Limitations

The first panel will feature a skeptical investor and three CTOs. The panel will discuss the balancing act of building disruptive solutions with immature technology.

Panel 2: When to use Public, Permissioned or Private Blockchains

Each type of Blockchain places a different value on efficiency, immutability, transparency, and anonymity. This panel will feature industry leaders working with the various types of Blockchains as they discuss the pros and cons for different use-cases.
Panel 3: Investing in Blockchain
This panel of active Blockchain investors will explore past and future investing trends and opportunities. Get an inside peak into what applications and use cases are appealing to investors.

Breakout Session

Interactive session that will bring participants together to discuss implications of the technology.
Panel 4: Regulations and ICOs
Regulations exist to address risk inherent in business models and markets. The Blockchain is creating new models, markets, and fundraising opportunities. This panel will explore how they could be regulated.

Panel 5: Shark Tank Blockchain

The highlight of the conference. Watch Blockchain startups pitch to a panel of active Blockchain investors. You are not going to want to miss this event.

The speaker list will include:

Tim Draper (founder of DFJ, Draper Associates, Draper Ecosystem)
Adam Draper (Partner at Boost.VC)
Jack Saba (Managing Partner, Day One Ventures)
Brett Noyes (
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