TechCrunch is coming to Zug, Switzerland, to discuss all things Blockchain. This is going to be one of the most important events we’ve ever held in Europe and one of the most important ever. You’re not going to want to miss this. TechCrunch Sessions: Blockchain 2018 features an impressive lineup of fireside chats and panels with icons of the global blockchain and crypto tech scene. We’re thrilled to bring accomplished founders and chief executives to the stage. Among others, this includes, Ethereum’s creator, Vitalik Buterin, ConsenSys founder Joe Lubin, IBM/Hyperledger’s Brian Behlendorf, as well as Changpeng Zhao of Binance and Galia Benartzi of Bancor. Tickets are still available for purchase . We’re thrilled to make it to Zug for this show and hope you can make it. AGENDA 9:00 AM – 9:05 AM Opening Remarks 9:05 AM – 9:10 AM Welcome Remarks: Dolfi Müller (Mayor of Zug) 9:10 AM – 9:30 AM Coming soon! 9:30 AM – 9:50 AM Fireside Chat with Brian Behlendorf ( Hyperledger ) The Executive Director gives an inside look at the technology powering The Hyperledger Project. 9:50 AM – 10:15 AM In Conversation with Nicolas Brand ( Lakestar ) and Colin Hanna ( Balderton ) Tokenising VC – the Venture Capitalist’s perspective on Blockchain. 10:15 AM – 10:40 AM Coming soon! 10:40 AM – 11:10 AM BREAK 11:10 AM – 11:50 AM Fireside Chat with Vitalik Buterin ( Ethereum Foundation ) A conversation with Ethereum’s creator, Vitalik Buterin. 11:50 AM – 12:15 PM In Conversation with Galia Benartzi ( Bancor ) and Jun Hasegawa ( OmiseGO ) Benartzi and Hasegawa discuss successful ICOs – are they made or born? 12:15 PM – 12:35 PM Fireside Chat with Jim Fruchterman ( Benetech ) Release the chains! Can Blockchain be a force for social good
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