CKGSB Knowledge Series: Connecting the Future A Discussion about Blockchain Application

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  • New York, NY
  • Apr 11, 2018
Multi-Employer General Business

Event Description

Connecting the Future: A Discussion about Blockchain Application In Partnership with MSQ Ventures FEATURING: Mian Fan Chief of Staff, Director of Corporate Development, Huobi Group Echo Hindle-Yang CEO & Founder, MSQ Ventures Chen Li Founding Partner & CEO, Youbi Capital LLC Dana Farbo COO, Augmate AND Stamford Hwang Operator, AirSwap AGENDA:6:00 -6:15PM: Pre-event Networking6:15 - 6:30PM: Welcome Remarks6:30 - 7:30PM: Panel Discussion:Blockchain Technology: How Far Have We Really Come?Blockchain VS Dot Com BubbleWhats the Future? A Talk about Investment and Regulation7:30 - 7:50PM: Q & A7:50 - 8:10PM: Closing Remarks8:10 - 8:30PM: Post-event Networking ATTENDING COMPANIES: HBUS: The US strategic partner of Huobi Group, an Asia-based cryptocurrency exchange with industry-leading safety records. Huobi is one of the world's leading digital asset services providers, offering knowledgeable crypto investors a wide range of digital assets and financial services. In 2013, Huobis founding team saw the tremendous potential of blockchain technology, digital assets, and global financial reform, all which led to the creation of Huobi. Huobi now empowers millions of users, across 130+ countries to participate in digital asset markets. AUGMATE: Founded as a wearable technology company by Pete Wassell in July 2013. It evolved into a device management platform and launched Augmate Connect for all devices in the Internet of Things in 2017. YOUBI CAPITAL LLC: A blockchain fund, its General Partners include experienced blockchain investors, veteran bitcoin mining pool owner, senior asset management professionals from Wall Street and Venture Capital; The team has extensive blockchain investment experience. Fund I was established in September 2017, net asset value grew from 2.2M to 67.0M, total gross return reached 3008% (as Jan 7th, 2018) AIRSWAP: AirSwap is based on the Swap protocol, a peer-to-peer protocol for trading Ethereum tokens. Many existing designs suffer front-running and race conditions. AirSwap was built with fairness in mind and sidesteps these issues. RHIZE: A Blockchain company, launching soon SPEAKERS: Mian FanDirector of Corporate Development and Chief of Staff, HBUSMs. Fan has been working as the head of the corporate development and chief of staff at HBUS since 2017. Previously, she was the director at CooLife Newtwork Inc and the co-founder of Clicknomore LLC, an international tech recruiting platform. She was also the project officer at Asia-Europe Foundation in Singapore. Ms. Fan received her Masters degree in urban and regional planning from Stockholm University. Echo Hindle-YangCEO & Founder, MSQ VenturesEcho is on a mission to make technology accessible by bridging the gap between U.S. companies and Chinese corporations and investors. She is unique in that she has 15 years of experience in cross-border transactions for fortune global companies, such as IBM, Lenovo and J&J. In recent years, she has also successfully founded a number of consumer goods and education companies. She holds an MBA from Duke and the FINRA Series 7, 63 and 79 securities licenses. Chen LiFounding Partner & CEO, Youbi Capital LLCPh.D.in Chemistry, University of Michigan, former Senior Scientist at Regeneron Pharma, veteran crypto investor, Advisor of ICO projects, Founding Partner of Youbi Capital LLC. Dana FarboCOO, AugmateDana brings the knowledge of a marketer and customer experience to the role of operations where he ensures that the human is still an integral part of the system. He has built and sold companies, written a best-selling book on online marketing, is an Adjunct Professor at Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, co-leads the worlds largest augmented reality meetup and has spoken at many technology events around the globe. Marie LeafFounder, RhizeMarie is the founder of Rhize. Previously, she worked as a blockchain technologist at Cognizant, head of design and Venture advisor EIR at Startupbootcamp FinTech, and chief of staff at PwC. Marie was also an independent blockchain consultant at Marie Leaf since 2016. Stamford HwangOperator, AirSwap Stamford does operations, legal, and community work at AirSwap. He has a background in legal and engineering and spent his career specializing on patent litigation and prosecution matters prior to AirSwap. He worked on cases in various federal courts and before the International Trade Commission. He holds degrees from the University of Illinois and the George Washington University Law School. EVENT HOSTS: CKGSB Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) is an independent, non-profit business school established in Beijing in November 2002 with generous support from the Li Ka Shing Foundation. It aims to cultivate business leaders with a global vision, a humanistic spirit, a strong sense of social responsibility and an innovative mind-set. MSQ VENTURES MSQ Ventures is a cross-border M&A and strategic advisory firm focused on partnering U.S. based technology, consumer, and healthcare companies with strategic Chinese corporate and institutional investors. We like innovative companies that offer differentiated solutions and have forward- thinking mindset for their China strategy. CKGSB KNOWLEDGE SERIES: Disseminating deep ideas for China successIdeas are the currency of our age. And in an age when Chinas global significance is growing,CKGSB Americas Knowledge Seriesis the U.S. and Americas executives go-to source for a stream of provocative notions that can beneficially affect the way he or she thinks about building and expanding a China business.Held in our state-of-the-art New York learning center in the heart of one of the worlds great financial hubs, our Knowledge Series lectures and discussions are an opportunity to learn from the worlds brightest minds as they focus on the topics and trends that are most pertinent to your specific China business goals.Among other themes, Knowledge Series events have examined Chinas financial turbulence and what it means for investors; business to business buying: how it has changed, and how we need to change with it; solar powers future in the U.S. and China; new consumption trends in China and their implication for companies in Chinas global supplier network; doing business with a changing China; and where China is and where it is headed.Regardless of your China interest, Knowledge Series events are your gateway to acquiring critical insight on macro trends, emerging opportunities, collaboration and competition with Chinese companies, cross-cultural competencies and how to best position China within your own organization.In an era when ideas matter, the CKGSB Americas Knowledge Series is the authoritative generator of China ideas. FOR QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT: Joe Zhang Marketing Program Coordinator,CKGSB Americas T+1 646-627-7735 Ejoezhang-bp@ckgsb.edu.cn Zikang Wu VP,MSQ Ventures T+1 212-845-9945 E zwu@msqventures.com Yi Lu Marketing Director,MSQ Ventures T+1 212-845-9945 Eylu@msqventures.com

Event Date

Apr 12, 2018