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We are excited to welcome Dominik Schiener, co-founder and co-chairman of IOTA, for a Fireside Chat at Factory Berlin. Dominik is a young entrepreneur from Italy focused on realising the Machine Economy. He will address the challenges of working on bringing a nascent technology like IOTA to market-readiness. The discussion will be moderated by Benedikt Bingler, a tech-focused entrepreneur and investor. Join us as we discuss how Dominik is disrupting economy and pushing boundaries with new currencies.



6:00 – 6:30pm: Doors open

6:30 pm: Welcome on stage

6:35 – 6:55 pm: Moderated talk with Dominik Schiener and Benedikt Bingler

6:55 – 7:30 pm: Open Q&A

7.30pm – 8.30pm: Drinks/reception


About Dominik Schiener:

Dominik Schiener is a young entrepreneur from Italy focused on realizing the Machine Economy. Already since an early age he was involved heavily in the Blockchain ecosystem, with his first (unsuccessful) startup in Switzerland in 2013 at the age of 17. He is the Co-Founder of IOTA, a disruptive new technology that enables machines to store and send money frictionlessly between one another. In 2017 he co-founded the IOTA Foundation and established Germany’s first non-profit foundation which enables and fosters permissionless ecosystems powered by distributed ledgers. Currently he co-leads the IOTA Foundation and oversees the overall realization of the vision and the partnerships with multinational companies, NGO’s and governments. The main challenge he’s working on right now is how to bring a nascent technology like IOTA to market-readiness – and thus unleash its full potential for society to benefit from it.


About Benedikt Bingler: 

Benedikt Bingler is a tech-focused entrepreneur from Germany. He’s been involved in several startups actively and as an investor like Vacaleo, which was sold to Airbnb. Currently, he is focused on investing in DLT’s via Peruya, one of the first Crypto AIF Fonds in Germany which he co-founded in early 2017. He is also working on the digitization of the German real estate broker market with his company ImmoNetzwerk.



September 17, 2018

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Volta, Basement, Factory Berlin Mitte


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