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Factory Berlin Blockchain Circle and BerChain invite the attendees of the Berlin Blockchain week for a special edition of the Blockchain Brunch, where you can learn about the diversity, quality, and value of the Berlin blockchain ecosystem.


10:00 Doors open & brunch
10:30 About the Berlin Blockchain Ecosystem (BerChain)
10:45 Panel, Q&A and discussion
11:30 More brunch & networking
12:00 End


Arnim Falk Bonow – COO, Factory Berlin
Arnim is COO of Factory Berlin where he is a strong advocate for positioning the company stronger in the Blockchain/DLT ecosystem and an early stage startup investor. He is currently raising a “crypto fund” that solely invests in tokens and has been privately investing in DLTs since late 2016. His background is in early stage Venture Capital and the European investment fund industry.

Jasmine Zhang – CEO, Longhash Germany
Jasmine is CEO of LongHash Germany, an investment and incubation firm backed by two prominent crypto VCs in Asia: Fenbushi Capital and Hashkey Capital. Before joining LongHash, jasmine has been working in international accelerator, investment banking and consulting industry.

Silvan Jongerius – President, BerChain
Silvan Jongerius (CIPP/e, Tüv-DSB) is the Managing Partner of TechGDPR (techgdpr.com), a consultancy for Data Protection and Privacy for technology, such as Blockchain, AI and IoT. He is a speaker, mentor and visiting lecturer, as well as co-chair of the INATBA privacy working group and President of BerChain. He regularly researches and writes about privacy and technology subjects.

Pavel Romanenko – Head of Marketing and Partnerships, ZkSystems
Head of Marketing and Partnerships at the blockchain startup ZkSystems, public speaker, organizer of blockchain workshops. I consult enterprises about useful and tangible blockchain applications during workshops and 1:1 meetings and gave presentations at internal events by PwC, Henkel, Grohe and WallDecaux. Background: Product Owner of the blockchain network ‘Blockchain Circle’, 3y experience in media, 2.5y experience at advertising network BBDO.

Ricardo Garcia – Head of Partnerships & Blockchain Advisory, ScanTrust and The GoodChain Foundation

Ricardo Garcia is currently Head of Partnerships & Blockchain Advisory at ScanTrust and The GoodChain Foundation, where he mainly manages blockchain for supply chain projects for enterprise customers. ScanTrust has invented the world’s first secure QR code, which serves as unique identifier in traceability projects. Additionally, he is the co-founder and vice president of BerChain e.V., a Berlin-based non-profit initiative to connect the Berlin blockchain ecosystem. Previously, he led business development at BigchainDB, where he worked with enterprise, government and start-ups customers to enable blockchain solution implementations.

Tilo Bonow – CEO, PIABO (Moderator)
Tilo Bonow is the founder and CEO of PIABO, Germany’s leading PR partner for the digital economy based in Berlin. He established PIABO with the mission to support globally ambitious tech entrepreneurs with launching their business ideas and actively recognizing the potential for achieving their growth targets. Tilo is keynote speaker at international tech conferences such as NOAH, DLD, and MWC as well as a passionate and active supporter of the digital ecosystem as a mentor at Plug & Play and Microsoft Ventures, amongst others. As a value-adding investor in over ten fonds, he accelerates the growth of upcoming business stars.


About Factory Berlin:
Factory Berlin is an international community of innovators and changemakers who empower each other to create, share, and disrupt. Inspired by Andy Warhol’s famed Factory in New York, Factory Berlin brings together the brightest minds from tech, politics, arts, and science into one dynamic and collaborative ecosystem. Our members’ extraordinary drive for innovation impel them to become the opinion leaders of tomorrow.

About BerChain:
BerChain e.V. is a member-led, non-profit association aimed at connecting the Berlin blockchain ecosystem amongst itself, amongst other players like politics, academics and to promote Berlin as blockchain capital. BerChain maintains an ecosystem overview and event calendar of blockchain events in Berlin.

Hots’ Websites:

– Factoryberlin.com

– Berchain.com

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August 22, 2019

10:00 am - 12:00 pm


5th Floor Cinema, Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park


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