Connecting the Future World

What is Blockchain Connect Warsaw

The future is here. It is being made while you are reading this. Within 10 years from now more than 50% of global economy will move to Blockchain. On January 20th take the opportunity to see the future in the making, meet its creators and connect to the processes that shape our future lives.

Be the first to learn about most innovative borderless and decentralised Blockchain technology applications. Connect to how technology brings new level of trust to the world. The conference will gather 150 chosen Blockchain leaders and professionals, representatives of funds and investors. It's goal is to connect most interesting Blockchain technology applications with innovative business.

Join BLOCKCHAIN CONNECT - the window to our common future.

For whom?

BLOCKCHAIN CONNECT is dedicated to everyone who needs to connect to how the economy of the world will look in 1, 3, 5 or 10 years. It will be shaped by Blockchain.

Investors looking for opportunities within Blockchain innovations.

Funds aiming to develop new technology competences.

Banks preparing themselves for decentralisation and the new level of trust.

Corporations working on Blockchain adaptations in their business areas.

Blockchain Professionals that want to broaden their tech perspectives.

As well as:

Cryptocurrency Traders interested in 2018 crypto and ICO horizons.

Innovation Officers and Managers in need to adjust to the new reality.

IT and Investment Directors challenged with Blockchain adaptation.

Developers working on different Blockchain projects.

Lawyers reaching into the future legal environment.

Journalists creating content i.a. on Blockchain business influence.

General Public wanting to know more about the decentralising technology.


10.00AM Registration
10.15AM Welcome: The Heart Warsaw, EY, IOVO
10.30AM Opening: Daniel Jeffries
11.00AM EY: Blockchain - trust for the World of Disruption
11.15AM Tokenika: Introducing EOS as business oriented platform for decentralised applications
11:45AM Panel "The Future of Tokenised Finance: VCs Strategy for Blockchain Investment in Light of ICO success": Brock Pierce (Bitcoin Foundation), Joshua Huong (, Kamran Khan (Infra-Tech Capital), Dinis Guarda (lifesci), Gerardo Trevino (Paybook)
12:45AM Keynote Speach: Brock Pierce
(Bitcoin Foundation, Blockchain Capital)
01:45PM Keynote Discussion
02:00PM Lunch Break, Networking
02:30PM Speech and Questions: Kamran Khan (Infra-Tech Capital)
02:55PM Speech and Questions: Gerardo Trevino (Paybook)
03:20PM Speech and Questions: Dinis Guarda (lifesci)
03:45PM Presentation: IOVO (Internet of Value Omniledger)
04:15PM Panel "The Future of Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and ICOs": Brock Pierce (Bitcoin Foundation), Daniel Jeffries, Dinis Guarda (lifesci), Szczepan Bentyn, IOVO
05:15PM Discussion and Summary
05:45PM Networking


06.30PM VIP Investment Roundtables @The Heart Warsaw
09.00PM Official VIP Afterparty - "Milosc" Club

Ticket includes whole-day catering and beverages (incl. Prosecco). VIP Ticket: access to Investment Roundtables and the official afterparty with speakers and participants.

Where and when?

The Heart, Warsaw Spire, Warsaw, Poland
January 20th 2018, 10AM - 6PM

Founder Blockchain Capital, EOS, Tether, Chairman of Bitcoin Foundation.
He is a sought-after commentator on the Bitcoin economy and was elected to the Bitcoin Foundation Board in 2014. Pierce is the city leader of BitAngels Los Angeles and runs an AngelList top 10 Syndicate. As an entrepreneur Pierce raised more than $200 milion for the companies he founded and led more than 30 acquisitions throughout his carrer.

Pierce is also an active supporter of non-profit and advocacy organizations and is a member of Clinton Global Initative. He has also been a guest lecturer at Singularity University, Stanford, USC, and UCLA.

Dan Jeffries is an author, futurist and thinker. Before that he spent two decades as an IT consultant, setting up a broad range of tech from Linux, to virtualization and containers.

He wrote his first story about Bitcoin in 2014 for Bitcoin Magazine when a young writer named Vitalik Buterin was talking about a little idea he had called Ethereum on the writer's Skype channel. In 2017, he launched DecStack, a virtual co-work community for decentralized app projects, which now boasts more than 4800 members from dozens of major crypto projects.

He's held the number one spot on Medium for Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, Artificial Intelligence and Economics multiple times. His most explosive pieces (“Why Everyone Missed the Most Important Invention of the Last 500 Years” and “Why Everyone Missed the Most Mind-Blowing Feature of Cryptocurrency") are shared hundreds of times daily all over social media and been read by millions of people.

Joshua Hong immediately became a global pioneer in the game space and led the creation of the Massive Multi- Player game tidal wave. He also pioneered the “Freemium” monetization technique that dominates many game markets today.

After several successful exits, Josh took a year off to immerse himself in full time silent meditation in a remote mountain monastery in Korea. He returned passionate, recharged, and more highly evolved. In 2014, he decided, with Ed and Pat, to found Exponential Partners.

Josh has lived all sides of the entrepreneurial game, and is deeply passionate about creating a venture investing firm that is focused on entrepreneurs, while making tons of money for investors. Josh has a degree in Engineering from Purdue University, and an MBA from the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business.

Dinis Guarda. Dinis is an author, and a serial entrepreneur, experienced CEO that creates ventures focused on global growth, 360 digital strategies, sustainable innovation, Blockchain, Fintech, AI and new emerging business models such as disruptive innovation, ICOs. Dinis is the founder/CEO of lifesci - a P2P, blockchain, search engine and PaaS. Dinis is the author of various books, papers. His upcoming book Blockchain, AI and Crypto Economics - The Next Tsunami will be launched in 2018. He is listed in various global fintech, blockchain, social media and AI industry top lists as a top 10, 20, 100 influencer.

Dinis has created various companies namely Ztudium, a tech, digital and blockchain startup that publishes, and He is a lecturer at Copenhagen Business School, Cambridge University, Group INSEEC/Monaco University.Dinis is involved as a strategist, board member and advisor with the reward community app Glance technologies, the seminal Hyperloop Transportations project and the crypto intelligence platform Covesting, which he is a co-founder.

He is a shareholder of the fintech social money transfer app Moneymailme and math edutech children’s app Gozoa. Between 2014 and 2015 he was involved in creating a a digital bank between Asia and Africa. Between 2009 and 2010 he was the founder of one of the first fintech, social trading platforms for Saxo Bank. In 2011 he created the B2B platforms with Jamie Burke.

Kamran Khan is the CEO and Managing Partner of Infra-Tech Capital, a Singapore-based firm investing in disruptive technologies that improve performance of infrastructure and real estate. He brings over 25 years of project finance, project development and investment banking expertise with firms including Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, LEK Consulting, as well as the US Agency for International Development (USAID), the World Bank (WB) and the US Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).

Kamran Khan is a member of the Global Board of International Project Finance Association. Kamran Khan was appointed by President Obama to serve as Vice President at MCC (rank of Assistant Secretary in the US Government) from 2013-2016. He led MCC’s global operations, overseeing the agency’s $10b investment portfolio and managing offices in 25 countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America, Middle East and Europe.

Kamran Khan’s significant operational experience in Africa includes supervising the preparation and execution of MCC investments in Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Lesotho, Liberia, Morocco, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Zambia. He also led new investment in the power sector in Africa focusing on renewable energy and distributed generation projects in a variety of countries, including Ghana ($500m), Liberia ($257m), Sierra Leone ($22m), Benin ($375m) and Malawi ($351m).

Gerardo Treviño is a long time technologist and the founder and CEO of Paybook, a startup focused on delivering powerful financial automation tools to enhance people’s lives.

Gerardo’s current mission is to eradicate corruption through financial transparency on the blockchain. Recently, he and his team announced the public beta version of GLASS, the first social financial network that allows people, public figures, businesses, non-profits and governments the ability to intuitively manage their finances, share and publish them transparently in an effort to bolster TRUST.

Gerardo strongly believes that compassion, respect, and financial transparency are the key elements to make this world of abundance a better place for everyone.