Token Summit Announces Stellar Speaker Lineup and Sold-Out Capacity

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Leading blockchainindustry leaders to participate as panelists, speakers and fireside chatinterviewees

New York, New York, May 11, 2017 – Token Summit, the first event toexplore the economics, regulation and best practices around blockchain-basedtokens, protocols, and cryptoassets, has today announced an outstanding lineupof 44 speakers, panelists, and presenters. World-leading experts in blockchainand cryptocurrency will participate in fireside chats, interviews and panels,and present at the event, taking place on May 25, 2017 at the NYU Stern Schoolof Business in New York City.

Due to the outstanding demand for attendance, the conference is now sold out,with 550 expected to attend.

Token Summit organizer, known blockchain author, investor, and entrepreneurWilliam Mougayar, said: “Token Summit is pleased to announce an exceptionallineup of world-class speakers. The event is a unique opportunity forentrepreneurs, investors, finance professionals, lawyers, fund managers,regulators, and business executives to speak with and learn from some of thebrightest minds in the industry.

“The summit will also be a launching pad for a number of exciting companyannouncements that are stamping the landscape of crowdsales andcryptocurrency.”

Some of the speakers from the 44-person strong lineup include Attorney atPerkins Coie Sarah Hody, General Counsel at Argon Group Emma Channing, CoinbaseFounder and CEO Brian Armstrong, Aragon Founder and CEO Luis Cuende, BraveSoftware Founder and CEO Brendan Eich, Storj Founder and CEO Shawn Wilkinson,Lead Partner at Cooley Marco Santori, Augur Co-Founder Joey Krug, SteemitCo-Founder and CEO Ned Scott, Shapeshift CEO Erik Voorhees, Partner at MMEThomas Linder, and ICONOMI Co-Founder and CEO Tim Zagar. Fred Wilson, ManagingPartner at Union Square Ventures, will close the event with a fireside chat.

The event will see more than 500 attendees from all over the world, and willfeature detailed presentations, expert panels, interviews with entrepreneurs,and major new product announcements related to token-based products orofferings. Sessions from the agenda will include:

· The new value chain of crypto assets
· Best practices in token offerings
· The new business models powered by tokens
· The valuations of crypto assets
· The emergence of cryptocurrency funds
· Legal and compliance practices
· Governance considerations
· The value of attention tokens
· Quantitative market analysis
· Future scenarios for the token economy

Gold sponsors of the event include ICONOMI/Cofound.it, Shapeshift, andStorj.io. Silver sponsors include ANX, Blockstack, Civic, Ledger, Perkins Coie,Microsoft, Kryptonite1, Coinbase, VERIDIUM, and Brave. Other sponsors includeRuna Capital and Argon Group.

William Mougayar said: “The emerging token-based economy is often compared tothe dot-com boom in terms of its potential innovation. Token Summit attendeeswill get first hand insights into new business models and entrepreneurial ideasthat are being deployed.”

Token Summit will be held in the Paulson Auditorium at NYU’s Stern School ofBusiness in Greenwich Village. The event’s co-host is Nick Tomaino, principalat Runa Capital, and publisher of The Control. The agenda can be found at http://tokensummit.com. For event updates,follow on Twitter: @token_summit, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tokensummitand William’s blog http://startupmanagement.org/blog/

For media inquiries, or to attend the summit, please visit TokenSummit.com oremail wmougayar@gmail.com