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March 12th & 13th, 2018

Austin, Texas (USA)

Crypto Summit during SXSW

About Event

Join us for the biggest blockchain themed event, SXSW CRYPTO SUMMIT, taking place at Hotel Van Zandt in Austin, Texas for two days of crypto chaos.
The SXSW Crypto Summit is not to be missed and the perfect place for blockchain enthusiasts, investors and the crypto-curious to learn from the community’s leading experts, get the latest insider knowledge on the industry’s hottest topics and make valuable, long-lasting ‘smart connections’.
Day 1 is presented by CryptoFriends featuring ‘New Girls on the Block‘ which will bringing together some of the most inspirational women in blockchain and fintech for a highly specialised program of keynote talks, panel discussions and fireside chats. Day 2 is time for ICOs to take center stage. Several carefully selected blockchain startups will present their innovative projects in the hope of securing investment that could propel them to major success.
We also have some very exclusive networking drink affairs and VIP dinners which are not to be missed.

Women leading the
future of blockchain

We all know there are some incredible women currently rocking the blockchain universe right now. But what about those fearless female tech pioneers whose innovations and advancements paved the way for where we are today?
Check out our awesome infographic, created to celebrate International Women’s Day and in advance of our New Girls on the Block event in Austin, Texas. It shows the path from some of the earliest women in tech right through to a host of current blockchain superstars.
So, let’s raise a glass to the girls who could, the girls who did and the girls who will!
With thanks to our friends at NowSourcing for creating the infographic.

Women leading the
future of blockchain

Sponsorship Packages
& ICO Pitch Participation

Day 1
All About Blockchain w/ New Girls on the Block (March 12th)
11:00 AM
Registration and Morning Coffee
12:00 PM
12:05 PM
Keynote: Tricia Martinez
Founder & CEO at Wala
1:20 PM
Panel 2: The Blockchain Economy. Tokenezation of the Assets & use cases of diffrerent blockchains
2:05 PM
Coffee break
3:00 PM
Fireside chat
Founder at Superbloom
3:45 PM
Panel 3: Legal issues and Regulation Politics and Blockchain: Trust and Power Regulation in US and in the other world
4:30 PM
Coffee break
5:45 PM
Fireside chat: Recruiting in blockchain
Founder at Superbloom
7:15 PM
Closing remarks
8:00 PM
VIP Dinner & Drinks
Day 2
Investors and ICO's w/SXSW ICO Pitch Competition (March 13th)
11:00 AM
VIP Brunch w/ SuperBloom
11:00 AM
Registration, breakfast, and morning networking
12:00 PM
Keynote: Rob Behnke, Token Agency
12:15 PM
Keynote: Jeremy Gardner, Evolution of Tokenization
Blockchain Booster
12:30 PM
Keynote: Launching a token generation event (best practices) Hartej Sawhney, Hosho
Co-Founder at Hosho
12:45 PM
Keynote: BlockEx, Aleks Nowak
1:15 PM
Coffee break
2:00 PM
Keynote: Angela Abshier, Cofound
2:15 PM
ICO Pitches

3:30 PM
Bad Crypto on stage
4:30 PM
Fireside chat: Investors and Founders
5:20 PM
Finalists and Winners Announced
VIP Drinks
9:00 PM
Photon Mega Party


Gold Sponsor
Gold Sponsor
ICO Pitch Day Sponsor


ICO projects

Built on blockchain technology to create a sustainable and equitable energy future
AMCHART Medical Blockchain Technology
Crypto as Easy as Email
The first decentralized antivirus marketplace
Shop Virtually and Save in Reality
Reward-Based Social Event Platform on Blockchain
Open, Decentralized Compute Marketplace


Hotel Van Zandt

Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt in Austin's Rainey Street District is at the epicenter of SXSW - the perfect place to experience Austin's history while looking forward to the future of blockchain.
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