From Oct 9 – 16th, 2020, Digital Week Online will feature online events for innovators and entrepreneurs, including “The Babylon Project” blockchain hackathon and the “Global Blockchain Day”
Building on the success of the first global gathering in May 2020, which attracted 170 top-level speakers, 60+ professional investors and 1,500 attendees, Digital Week Online will be expanding to an even bigger community of innovators and entrepreneurs on 9th-16th October; “Keeping the tech world united – changing the future! Online. For everyone.”
The event will kick off with the “The Babylon Project”, an intense three-day (9-11th October) virtual blockchain hackathon that aims to democratize access to global innovation.
On Oct 12th, “Global Blockchain Day” will take place. In here, top experts will tackle topics such as DeFi, central bank digital currencies, blockchain for corporates, institutional investments and mining.
All participants then take a “virtual networking break” on Oct 13th by joining one of the best intuitive AI-powered business matching platforms.
Innovation Days run Oct 14-16th and are broken down by region for local tech gurus, mentors and investment community leaders to engage audiences on seven key tracks:
– Covid19 and its impact on economies
– Privacy & Cyber Security
– Digital Marketing
– Impact & Sustainability
– Corporate Innovation
– Gaming & Entertainment
Each track will be co-hosted by a reputable organization with deep expertise in that space. For example, the Privacy & Cyber Security track will be co-hosted by PrivacyRules which unites law firms and cyber security companies across 50 countries. The Corporate Innovation track will be co-hosted by Plug and Play Tech Center – a global leader of the corporate acceleration programs and investments.
Keeping faithful to their core community, Digital Week Online will also host a start-up competition and pitch sessions, where budding entrepreneurs will get feedback from top-investors and experts. Given the current global pandemic, the organization has waived the fees to participate.
The event comes back picking up on the success of its May event, which attracted 170 top-level speakers, 60+ professional investors and 1,500 attendees. In that occasion, the event featured some of the biggest names in the industry such as:
· Jayne Chan, Invest Hong Kong, The Government of the Hong Kong
· Jason Hsu, Taiwan Mt Jade Technology Association, Secretary General & · Former Congressman of Taiwan
· Dr. Ben Goertzel, SingularityNET, Founder
· Henri Arslanian, PwC, Asia FinTech Leader & FinTech Association of Hong Kong, Chairman
· Xiaochen Zhang, FinTech4Good, Founder & World Digital Economy Council, Co-chair
· Richard Wang, Draper Dragon Fund, Partner
· Yu Xiong, Professor, Researcher, Serial Entrepreneur
· Dinis Guarda, citiesabc.com, 4IRbook.com, ztudium.com, Author, CEO, Founder
· And many more
This impressive roster of top speakers is possible thanks to the online format. In fact, as the organization said: “The online format allows us to invite speakers from government authorities, investment institutions, and top tech companies all over the world to share insights on the situation in their countries, how COVID19 affects the economies and business and what are their efforts in creating a new post-pandemic tech reality.”
Sponsorship packages are available with benefits that include brand exposure, access to a unique audience of potential partners and customers, keynotes and sponsors introduction, analytics, virtual booths as well as inbound and outbound meetings. The main sponsors of their past events include Sensorium VR, OSL, Bitforex and Fio.One.
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