Next Meetup

Webilea@BaselArea.swiss: ICO-Craze - true disruption or just a gamble?
The ICO era is in full swing, with the media talking about new success stories and fears evolving around cryptocurrency each day. ICO seems to be the new vehicle for raising money. Which risks should you be aware of and which uncertainties are to be dealt with? Learn how to raise money with ICO and how to benefit either as an investor or as a startup at our BaselArea.swiss Innovation event in close collaboration with the University of Basel. Title: The ICO-craze - true disruption or just a gamble? Place: Schmatz, Frankfurt-Strasse 36, 4142 Münchenstein Time:[masked] / 18:15 – 21:00 Dr. Allen Wookyun Kho, co-founder and CEO of Medibloc, will share his success story raising 30 million dollars last December through an ICO. The South Korean startup aims to build a healthcare-blockchain making the exchange of their data easier for patients. The international story is followed by two speakers who talk about the fast developing ICO Scene in Switzerland. Reto Schegg, CEO of healthbank innovation AG will soon launch an ICO and shares highly relevant insights of the ongoing ICO preparation. Procivis AG aims to empower individual by providing trusted and compliant digital identity solutions. They will tell us how they raised over 10 million dollars with an ICO at the beginning of this year. Following the presentations, the panel discussion will explore in more detail the most pending topics around ICO’s picking up questions from the audience. The event is free of charge. However, registration is compulsory by 24th April 2018. PROGRAM 18:15 Registration 18:30 Welcome 18:40 Presentation: The MediBloc ICO story Dr. Allen Wookyun Kho, CEO and Co-Founder of Medibloc ICOs in Switzerland: Reto Schegg, CEO of healthbank innovation AG Daniel Gasteiger, Procivis AG 19:20 Panel Discussion and Q/A with the Speakers, Fabian Schär (Center for Innovative Finance), Aleksander Berentsen (Uni Basel) Moderation by Thomas Brenzikofer, BaselArea.swiss 20:00 Networking Apèro

Schmatz

Frankfurtstrasse 36 · Münchenstein

    Past Meetups (52)

    What we're about

    Public Group

    The event series Webilea powered by BaselArea.swiss offers a platform for web developers, users, IT entrepreneurs, researchers and other web pioneers in the area of Northwestern Switzerland to exchange experiences and find synergies. Webilea powered BaselArea.swiss is an informal and non-commercial meetup for everyone who wants to shape the future of the internet.

    Members (630)

    Photos (35)

    Find us also at