Blockchain Discovery Tour: Berlin

Explore Berlin’s thriving Blockchain ecosystem in 3 hours!



This virtual Discovery Tour is part of B-Hub for Europe Horizon 2020 project, aiming at connecting Blockchain innovation ecosystems in Europe. The event is free and open for all startups interested in entering the German blockchain market, to attend.

During the event, you will discover Berlin’s thriving Blockchain ecosystem and meet some of its most prominent members. You will also learn how to scale in German Blockchain market and broaden the network of useful connections.

Event Agenda:

Welcome to Berlin (introduction and details of the Berlin Blockchain Ecosystem);

15:00-15:15 Welcome and introduction to B-hub for Europe – Silvan Jongerius, head of B-hub for Europe

15:15-15:30 Mario Brandenburg, Member of Parliament for FDP, German Bundestag.

Mario Brandenburg is the technology policy spokesman for the FDP parliamentary group and a member of the Committee on Education, Research and Technology Assessment and the Committee on the Digital Agenda. In 2018-2020, he also served as a spokesman for the Enquete Commission on Artificial Intelligence.

15:30-15:45 Insights on the Berlin/German Blockchain Ecosystem – Stefania Artusi, Association Manager of BerChain e.V.

Stefania is the association manager at BerChain e.V., a non-profit connecting the Berlin Blockchain Ecosystem. She has carried out extensive research about Germany (and in particular Berlin) as shares key insights with the audience.

Berlin’s hubs and support systems:

15:45-16:00 Nico Gramenz, CEO of Factory Berlin “Berlin’s startup ecosystem and it’s sweet spots for Blockchain startups.”

Joining Factory Berlin in 2019, Nico brought his thought leadership skills and talent in the identification and optimization of structures to unlock sustainable growth and expansion of the ecosystem, and build the digital multi-regional network.

16:00-16:15 Ingo Voges, Berlin Partner for Business and Technology “Berlin as business location, and support available by Berlin Partner for Business and Technology.”

16:15-16:30 Berlin as Location Q&A with Nico Gramenz Ingo Voges, Berlin Partner

Business experience of Blockchain startups in Berlin.

16:30-16:45 John Ennis, Ecosystem Lead for the Gnosis Safe at Gnosis: “Gnosis life in Berlin”

16:45-17:00 Dr. Alexandra Mikityuk, CEO and Co-founder of Staex

Staex is a software platform that is tailored for the IoT industry and provides unique secure networking between devices and services, a secure blockchain backbone, and the freedom to install software where use cases need it.

Dr.Alexandra Mikityuk is a CEO and Co-founder of Staex. She has a particular interest in distributed ledger technology and she truly believes Blockchains will become an integral part of our IT infrastructure.

17:00-17:15 Daud Zulfacar, CEO of License.Rocks

17:15-17:30 Bruce Pon, Founder/CEO of Ocean Protocol

17:30 – 18:00: Ask-me-anything session with startup founders, B-hub for Europe, BerChain & Berlin Partner.

Register now to learn everything about doing business in Berlin as a blockchain company!

The event is finished.


Oct 06 2021


9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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