Penetrating the Mainstream

  • TYPE: Combined Session DATE: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 TIME: 11:00-12:00 LOCATION: maX 1


The mainstream media does a great job of sensationalizing the cryptocurrency and blockchain token phenomenon. This has led to widespread misconception about the nature of these technologies and the reasons behind their perceived value and increasing popularity as an alternative investment. This presentation sets to provide a more balanced perspective on these early-stage technologies and explain why their adoption is signaling the beginning of a financial revolution. The crypto-token market is now already worth more than USD 200 billion and can no longer be ignored by regulators and mainstream financial institutions, both of which are struggling to react accordingly. Aurélien Menant, founder and CEO of Gatecoin, will discuss how crypto-token technologies are not just challenging financial services but also set to disrupt a wide array of industries through disintermediation offered by so-called decentralized applications.


Aurélien is Founder and CEO of Gatecoin, a bitcoin and ethereum token exchange based in Hong Kong. He began his career as an investment banker, working on M&A and financial deals for major global CIBs in Europe and Hong Kong, including BNP Paribas, JP Morgan,...


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Frankfurt, Germany


Digital Finance World 2018

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  • Feb 28 - Mar 01, 2018 Frankfurt, Germany