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July 3, 2018

Harald Zapp

Harald Zapp
Marketing Manager at Weeve

 weeve.network

 weeve.network

 Berlin

 IoT, Company Building

Statement

Blockchain technology is allowing us to secure the millions of data streams produced by a global sea of IoT devices - a new data economy is on the verge of coming into creation.

Bio

Harald Zapp has more than 25 years of experience in the information technology and telecommunications industry. In 2012 he found Germany’s successful IoT middleware company relayr and in 2016 he found Europe’s leading IoT and blockchain company builder Next Big Thing AG. Previously he held the CEO position at ASC Telecom AG and leading positions at Cisco Germany.

Project

Weeve allows data to be monetized as a tradeable, digital asset secured by next-generation cryptography that attests data and traded in blockchain-agnostic marketplaces. Weeve empowers the Economy of Things through the creation of autonomous machine-to-machine trades of value.

July 3, 2018

Kasey-Leigh Davies

Kasey-Leigh Davies
Marketing Manager at Weeve

 weeve.network

 weeve.network

 Berlin

 Marketing, IoT

Statement

Cutting edge technologies, like blockchain are shaping the future as we know it. This excites me.

Bio

With 3+ years of experience in the Digital Arts and Marketing arena paired with a desire to disseminate new technologies, Kasey creates community experiences. Her aim is to narrate and visualize complex ideas and concepts, like decentralized ledgers in intelligible, inclusive and diverse ways. Prior to relocating to Berlin, Germany, she supported various entrepreneurial business initiatives in South Africa.

Project

Weeve allows data to be monetized as a tradeable, digital asset secured by next-generation cryptography that attests data and traded in blockchain-agnostic marketplaces. Weeve empowers the Economy of Things through the creation of autonomous machine-to-machine trades of value.

July 3, 2018

Sebastian Gajek

Sebastian Gajek
CTO at Weeve

 weeve.network

 weeve.network

 Berlin

 Development, Cryptography, IoT

Statement

Blockchain technology is enabling us to reinvent how we design new IoT data economies.

Bio

Prof. Dr. Sebastian has a strong focus on the topics of cryptographic algorithm design and system security. He is a professor for IT-Security and Cryptography at Flensburg University and co-founder of Weeve, a venture at the forefront of IoT and Blockchain. Prior to this, he held a research position at NEC Laboratories.

Project

Weeve allows data to be monetized as a tradeable, digital asset secured by next-generation cryptography that attests data and traded in blockchain-agnostic marketplaces. Weeve empowers the Economy of Things through the creation of autonomous machine-to-machine trades of value.

July 3, 2018

Martin Maurer

Martin Maurer
Blockchain Developer at Weeve

 weeve.network

 weeve.network

 Berlin

 Development, Ethereum, IoT

Statement

Blockchain technology is providing the infrastructure for the trading of digital assets, and enabling a new IoT data economy.

Bio

Martin's 19 years of experiences at the cutting edge of business and technology spans across several continents, making him a key asset to the weeve team. His passions range from blockchain technologies, spatial computing, functional programming to smart contract writing.

Project

Weeve allows data to be monetized as a tradeable, digital asset secured by next-generation cryptography that attests data and traded in blockchain-agnostic marketplaces. Weeve empowers the Economy of Things through the creation of autonomous machine-to-machine trades of value.

July 3, 2018

Kai Wagner

Kai Wagner
Business Developer at Jolocom

Jolocom

Jolocom

Berlin

Regulations, Digital Identity, Public Sector, Social Impact, Sustainability

Statement

Blockchain Technology is interesting because it enables us to rebuilt the infrastructure of our digital economy where it failed: in the areas where we want to exchange real values, protect people's privacy and freedom and create businesses that can thrive without the need to be a monopoly.

Bio

Kai Wagner works at Jolocom and is mainly busy with business development and strategy, but being at a startup, he is also active as a brand evangelist for Jolocom and actively involved in shaping the product and future vision of the company. In addition to his work at Jolocom, Kai is active in the German Blockchain association "Bundesblock" where he is contributing to several working groups both internally and externally to ensure that Bblockchain innovators and politics work together well.

Project

July 2, 2018

Lama Mansour

 Lama Mansour
Product Manager at Gnosis

Company: Gnosis

Project: Gnosis Prediction Markets

Location: Berlin

Expertise: Ethereum, Prediction Markets

Statement

I'm interested in the pursuit of decentralization.

Bio

Lama is a start-up entrepreneur who has been building hardware and software start-ups and developing them for the past four years. At Gnosis, Lama is a product manager leading the prediction markets team, which is developing dApps of prediction markets on the Ethereum blockchain.

Project

Gnosis Prediction Markets is a decentralized forecasting tool for information discovery using wisdom of the crowd.
July 2, 2018

Daria Suvorova

 Daria Suvorova
Legal and Blockchain Consultant at Blockbay GmbH

Company: Blockbay GmbH

Project: Moin.Blockchain

Location: Hamburg

Expertise: Legal, Cryptocurrencies

Statement

It's crucial to investigate applications of blockchain technology in various industries - you never know where a meaningful innovation will take off, hence legal, financial, art, media industries are all equally promising.

Bio

Daria Suvorova is a former professional tennis player with a background in law, business and psychology. Her thesis work covered research on implications of Smart Contracts in respect to traditional EU legal contracting. Daria now works as a legal and blockchain consultant at Blockbay GmbH, a platform that enables higher efficiency in cryptocurrency trading.

Project

Moin.Blockchain took place in a form of a blockchain conference with a focus on public education, diversity and women inclusion in the blockchain scene. It was one of the latest and very important projects I worked on in terms of bringing real value to the society,

June 29, 2018

Dominik Schiener

 Dominik Schiener
Co-Founder, Stifter and Co-Chairman of IOTA

Company: IOTA

ProjectIOTA

Location: Berlin

Expertise: Cryptocurrencies, IOTA, IoT

Statement

The goal of IOTA is to create a machine economy.

Bio

Dominik Schiener is co-founder of IOTA, which developed M2M payment for services with micropayments on the Internet of Things.

Project

IOTA defines itself as the backbone of the autonomous machine economy. The Tangle Ledger is able to settle transactions with zero fees so that devices can trade data on demand.

June 29, 2018

Balazs Deme

 Balazs Deme
Founder and CEO at Herdius

Company: Herdius

ProjectHerdius

Location: Berlin

Expertise: Cryptoeconomics, Decentralized Exchanges, Cryptocurrencies

Statement

I am interested in disrupting finance and banking through the creation of an interoperability protocol that can act as a decentralized exchange & global liquidity pool.

Bio

Balazs has been actively mining cryptocurrencies since late 2012. Prior to starting Herdius, he worked as an EIR while primarily focusing on reinforcement learning and convulational neural networks. Having always been passionate about FinTech, Balazs is now creating the new financial infrastructure for the blockchain space.

Project

Herdius is a blockchain interoparibility protocol that interconnects all the different blockchains on the private key level. Our protocol can generate a private key on any blockchain in a distributed way through having different nodes in our system hold parts or slices of the distributed key. On top of this architecture we build a blockchain agnostic decentralized exchange compatible with any asset, a custodian wallet solution and a universal identity layer.

June 29, 2018

Gonzalo Sanchez Slik

 Gonzalo Sanchez Slik
Head of Investor Relations at Brickblock

Brickblock

Brickblock

Berlin

Proptech, ICO, ETO

Statement

The most exciting aspect of Blockchain technology is that it will allow new access to financial opportunities that were previously un-reachable due to the current financial infrastructure.

Bio

Gonzalo has a passion for connecting and growing business relationships. Having worked in Shanghai, across the United States, and now Berlin, Gonzalo works tirelessly to help build teams, partnerships, and connect clients across foreign markets. He joined Brickblock because of his enthusiasm for blockchain technology, cryptocurrency, and the platform’s potential for growth.

Project

Brickblock is revolutionizing finance by allowing you to invest cryptocurrency in tokenized real-world assets. It is one of the few blockchain projects with a working product and will soon list the world’s first tokenized building.