NexChange hosts monster Blockchain event in Hong Kong on May 8, 2018

Block O2O Blockchain Summit 2018 hosts blockchain and cryptocurrency pioneers

April 11, 2018 (HONG KONG) – Blockchain and cryptocurrency leaders are coming to Hong Kong on May 8th to drive investment, understanding and progress. As a global leader in the sector, Hong Kong’s own position vis a visa China and Asia makes it the best place to capitalise on the technological progress and investment in the fast growing sector.

Juwan Lee, CEO of innovation ecosystem firm NexChange, says, “It is a truly impressive group of industry insiders and thought leaders coming to Hong Kong for Block O2O Blockchain Summit. Some are very controversial and we look forward to seeing the sparks fly! The deal-making power of the investment community is also very exciting.”

Leaders include Nick Spanos, Bitcoin pioneer, founding member of the BitcoinCenter in New York and current CEO and Co-founder of, using blockchain to create next-gen voting systems. David Allen Cohen is the Founder of and an advisor to Hashgraph, the protocol that some think is the next generation of blockchain – or something altogether different.

Major accelerators like 500 Startups will participate, sending Bonnie Cheung, Venture Partner and head of Asia. The Linux Foundation will also have Hyperledger’s leadership there including Julian Gordon (VP, Asia Pacific, Hyperledger) and Dr. Marta Piekarska, Head of Ecosystems.

Topics covered will include ICOs and the use of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and more. The use of blockchain by financial services institutions, cryptoexchanges, and the connection between AI and blockchain will be examined.

The event is part of a two day series including:
Tuesday May 8, 2018: Block O2O Blockchain Summit 2018
Wednesday May 9, 2018: Fintech O2O Global Summit 2018

A full list of speakers and topics can be found at

A select list of speakers follows:
Nick Spanos Founder Bitcoin Center NYC
David Allen Cohen Founder & Chairman

Alexander Borodich Founder & CEO Universa Blockchain
Bonnie Cheung Venture Partner 500 Startups
Maksim Balashevich Founder & CEO
Ben Goertzel Founder & CEO SingularityNET
Jonathan Chou Co-founder & CEO The Bee Token
Dr. Marta Piekarska Director of Ecosystem at Hyperledger The Linux Foundation
Julian Gordon VP, Asia Pacific, Hyperledger The Linux Foundation
Lijian Xiong CEO XStar Exchange & LoMoStar
Olga Alexeeva Head of International Development Smart Valley
Alex Leverington Ethereum Pioneer Entropy Labs Ltd
Ismail Malik Editor in Chief ICO Crowd magazine
Joe Daniels Partner, Co-Chair – Venture Capital and Emerging Growth Company Practices McCarter & English
Juwan Lee Founder & CEO NexChange
Samson Lee Founder & CEO Coinstreet Partners
Dr. Tagir Aushev Head of Laboratory of High Energy Physics MIPT
Francis Hwang President & Co-founder Bucket Technologies
Eyal Moshe CEO
Olga Petrunina Co-founder & CEO
Dusan Stojanovic Founder & Director True Global Ventures
Evgeniy Turnaev CEO VogueAuto.Technology
Brad Yasar Co-founder & Managing Partner Krowd Mentor, Inc.
Alex Busarov CEO WaLiMai
Anatoly Shcherbakov Co-Founder, Product and Operations Faradise

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Andrew Work
Head Content Strategist, Asia Pacific
Tel: +852 60100794

About NexChange
NexChange is an innovation ecosystem as a service, specialising in fintech, insurtech, blockchain, AI and healthtech. By creating an global O2O community, our three pillars are the creation, marketing and investment in innovative products. The three main pillars of the business work seamlessly together to create synergies beyond the sum of the parts.

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