AaA 2018 Competition

January 18, 2019 Friday

Lowenstein Sandler LLP

1251 Avenue of the AmericasNew York

New York 10020

12:30 PM Registration
1:00 PM Opening Speech
1:02 PM Venue host introduction
1:05 PM Keynote  

Kyle Fry, Chief Financial Officer, MLG Blockchain

“The Blockchain Opportunity and The Impact on Capital Raising”

1:25 PM Keynote 

Grace Chen, Director of Investment Sourcing, Meixin Finance

“Wealth Tech Deep Dive”

1:45 PM Keynote

Liang Bai, Founder, 01Caijing and 01 Thinktank

“Global Fintech Investment Analysis and Comparison”

  Startup Track Institution Track
2:10 PM

Judge introduction

Nelson Chu, Founder and CEO, Cadence  Arun Sundararajan, Professor, New York University’s (NYU) Stern School of Business  Chris M. G. HA, Managing Partner, Glazier Group Dixon R. Doll, Founder, Impact Venture Capital  Joshua Siegel, General Partner, Rubicon Venture Capital  |  Haidong Wang, General Manager, Hangzhou Ruifeng Investment Management Ltd.

Theme: Fintech in Institutions — Innovation in Value Transaction

Sebastien Meunier, Senior Manager, Chappuis Halder & Co. “Action: Blockchain in Financial Institutions”

S. M. Quamrul Hasan, Senior Procurement Specialist, The World Bank

“Global e-GP Architecture using Blockchain Technology”

Lan Ming, Partner, Professional Practice – Accounting, Ernst & Young

“Accounting and Auditing Implications of Blockchain and Crypto Assets”

David Zhang, Head of Securitized Products Research, MSCI “AI mortgage models”

Fireside Chat with Jamie Moy, Founder of Strongurl and Co-Founder of Women on the Block “Blockchain and Women’s Roles in Disrupting Financial Institutions”

2:25 PM Explanation of Competition Rules
2:30 PM Fintech startups Competition

Charlie Moore, CEO, Global Dedt Registry

Tra Vu, COO, Kambria and OhmniLabs

Visraant Lyer, Co-founder and CFO, Chord

Hugo Renaudin, CEO, LGOMarkets

Om Kundu, Chairman & CEO, InSpirAVE

5:00 PM Volunteer recognition and group photo
  Evening Award Ceremony
5:00 PM Registration and Networking
6:00 PM Award Ceremony Opening
6:05 PM Award Welcome Address

Xing Jijun,Science and Technology Counselor, Chinese Consulate-General in New York

6:10 PM Keynote

Alex Mashinsky, Managing Partner, Governing Dynamics

“How Can a Blockchain Startup Raise $1Billion VC Funding”

6:35 PM Keynote

Jim Northey, Co-Chair Global Technical Committee of FIX Trading Community and Chair of ISO TC68 Financial Services

“Standards, Standards, Standards in the Singularity of Blockchain Explosion”

7:00 PM Dinner, and Toast Speeches by Judges, Contestants, VIP ticket holders, and AaA Committee members
8:00 PM Award Announcement and AaA Winner Speech
8:10 PM Judge Panel Discussion: Competition Review
8:40 PM Bloomberg TV Interview with AaA Winners by Kathleen Hays

AaA 2018 Winner (to be determined by the competition on January 18th)

AaA 2017 Winner L.D. Salmanson CEO of Cherre

Fireside Chat with Jamie Moy, Founder of Strongurl and Co-Founder of Women on the Block “Blockchain and Women’s Roles in Disrupting Financial Institutions”