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🐦🐦 SUPER EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE NOW! 
Get access to Mainnet 2020’s 3-day event for only $100 , now through TONIGHT @ 11:59PM EDT!

#MAINNET2020 | The future of crypto, straight from your living room. 

👋 Welcome to Mainnet by Messari, the ultimate virtual event allowing attendees from around the world to gather with the crypto industry’s top thinkers, investors, and builders, all working towards advancing the development and understanding of our sovereign financial future. 

🗓 Our inaugural Mainnet 2020 will take place June 1-3, benefiting Binance Charity and The Giving Block. 

🌏🌎🌍 The event is built on a 24/7 schedule, allowing attendees from around the world to stream programming that focuses on addressing the ecosystem’s most pressing challenges, and providing attendees with actionable insights into the rapidly evolving landscape. 

👥 Attendees will have access to dozens of keynotes, panels, roundtable discussions, workshops, and product demos, as well as a networking area, virtual exhibition, and unlimited “unconference” sessions that better mirror the serendipitous interactions of live events.

✨ ATTENDEE PERKS
  • Access to dozens of keynotes, panels, fireside chats, and roundtable discussions
  • Live on-camera Q&A with speakers, sponsors, and other attendees
  • Live chat and polling during keynotes, panels, and fireside chats
  • Interactive exhibitions, which allow attendees to video chat with top protocol teams and service providers
  • In-depth project updates & analyst Q&A from a number of the industry’s top asset creators
  • Private “speed networking” tools to meet and connect with new colleagues
  • Private meeting options for in-event collaborations
  • Unlimited small group discussions and virtual white boarding sessions
  • 1 free month of access to Messari Pro, effective post-event 

🌐 MAINNET PROGRAMMING SESSIONS
Featured programming for the event is spread across 5 general sessions, split between morning and evening programs in order to include participants from Asia, Europe, and the Americas. The general sessions will cover themes like: 
  • Institutional Investment
  • The State of Crypto Infrastructure
  • Web 3.0 protocols
  • The Rise of DeFi
  • Governing the Crypto Frontier

🗣 MEET OUR SPEAKERS
Mainnet is pleased to welcome 100+ speakers from leading protocols, infrastructure companies, and investment firms. Initial speakers include:

See the full list of speakers on the above speakers tab, or on our official event website here

🎟 MAINNET TICKETS
Get your spot for the ultimate virtual crypto gathering at a discounted price by registering early:
  • 🐦 Early Bird Tickets | $100 | May 26-31st
  • 🚪 At the Door (General Admission) | $200 | June 1st

🌟 LEARN MORE AND STAY CONNECTED! 
  • Want to learn more about #Mainnet2020? Visit our official site for full details: mainnet.events or sign up for our email list to receive updates! 
  • Want to become a speaker, sponsor, or request a press pass? Click HERE
  • Connect with us on Twitter and Telegram to keep up with all Mainnet 2020 announcements. 

☮️ GATHERING FOR A CAUSE
By purchasing a ticket to Mainnet 2020, you are helping to support the organizations working to find solutions to our current healthcare crisis, as 50% of Mainnet 2020 profits will go towards COVID-19 relief efforts via our partners, Binance Charity and The Giving Block
 
Join The Giving Block and friends during Mainnet by Messari for the Crypto vs. COVID Charity Poker Tournament on Sunday, May 31st at 8 pm EDT (UTC-4) and have a blast while making an impact! Tickets for both Mainnet 3-day access and the poker tournament are above.

🙏🏼 SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!

🌀 ABOUT THE PRODUCERS
Mainnet is a production of Messari, the industry’s leading market intelligence company focused on the digital asset ecosystem. The company's tools and research solutions provide customers with actionable insights to confidently make decisions in the fast moving crypto asset space. 

Since its inception in 2017, Messari has built strong relationships with the industry’s top thinkers, investors, and builders from today’s most promising projects. These relationships exceptionally position the company to create event programming that will attract attendees at all stages of their crypto investment journey from around the world. Learn more at Messari.io.

Schedule

· Expo
Registration, Exploration
· Stage
Messari Welcome: State of Crypto
Ryan Selkis
· Stage
Panel: Digital Gold & Getting Institutions Off Zero
Tom Jessop Anthony Pompliano Catherine Wood Meltem Demirors
· Stage
Fireside Chat: Leveling Up - Building Platforms for Professional Investors
Ryan Selkis Peter Smith Miha Grcar Diogo Monica
· Stage
Panel: A Cambrian Explosion of Crypto Dollars
Charles Cascarilla Jeff Roberts
· Stage
Panel: Calling Balls & Strikes
Qiao Wang Dave Balter Nic Carter Ambre Soubiran
· Stage
Presentation: Bitcoin 2020+
Elizabeth Stark Neha Narula
· Sessions
Unconference: Sessions, Networking
· Sessions
Session: The Explosion of Stablecoins
Nick Cavet Shamir Karkal Mariano Conti
· Stage
Messari Tools
Ryan Selkis
· Sessions
Session: Bitcoin 2020+
Harry Sudock Matt D'Souza Alex Gladstein Tom Robinson Tadge Dryja
· Sessions
Messari Registry Proof-of-Work Updates #1-5: Zcash, Algorand, MakerDAO, Beam, Metronome
Alex Romanov Jordan Kruger Gregory Di Prisco Josh Swihart Steven Kokinos
· Sessions
Messari Registry Proof-of-Work Updates #6-10: xx network, The OAN, Helium, HXRO, Flexa
Tyler Spalding
· Sessions
Session: Big Crypto Data - Intel from Messari Partners
Ambre Soubiran Dave Balter
· Sessions
Breakout Session: AMA with Dan Held (Sponsored by Kraken)
Dan  Held
· Sessions
Cocktails & Networking: Americas x Europe
Ryan Selkis
· Sessions
Session: Asset Issuance 2.0
Zach Segal Zachary Fallon Thibauld Favre Kendrick Nguyen
· Sessions
Session: Trinity of Adoption - Custody, Trading Systems, Data
· Sessions
Messari Registry Proof-of-Work Updates #11-15: Kin, Monero, DASH, Blockstack, OmiseGo
William Mougayar Ryan Taylor Muneeb Ali Kasima Tharnpipitchai
· Stage
Messari Welcome: State of CeFi
Ryan Watkins
· Stage
Panel: Building Institutional Trust in Crypto
Peter Najarian Frank Chaparro Michael Shaulov Michael Moro
· Stage
Presentation: Crypto.com Interactive Q&A
Kris Marszalek
· Stage
Panel: Going Vertical (Exchange M&A)
Zachary Seward Shan Aggarwal Ling Zhang Marco Santori
· Stage
Panel: Moon Math & Capitalism 2.0
Matthew Roszak Joe Lallouz Hart Lambur Zach Segal
· Stage
Fireside Chat: Blitzscaling - How to BUIDL at Warp Speed
Dovey Wan Sam Bankman-Fried CZ (Changpeng Zhao)
· Stage
Segue to Late Night
Ryan Selkis
· Sessions
Unconference: Sessions, Networking
· Sessions
Session: Late Night Derivatives
Ryan Rabaglia Jerome de Tychey Eugene Ng Ilgar Alekperov
· Sessions
Cocktails & Networking: Americas x Asia
· Sessions
Messari Registry Proof-of-Work Updates #16-21: Terra, Ontology, Divi, Zilliqa, Fusion, Matic Network
Do Kwon Colin Miles
· Networking
Networking, Expo Exploration
· Sessions
Messari Registry Proof-of-Work Updates #22-24: Waves/Neutrino, Cardano, Ethereum Classic
· Sessions
Cocktails & Networking: Asia x Europe
· Stage
Messari Welcome: State of Web 3.0
Wilson Withiam
· Stage
Keynote: Decentralizing Media
Balaji Srinivasan
· Stage
Presentation: The Internet Computer Takes on Big Tech Monopolies - The Internet in the Next Decade
Dominic Williams
· Sessions
Breakout Session: Thesis for Institutional Investment in Bitcoin (Sponsored by Bitstamp)
Ryan Watkins Jack Purdy
· Stage
Panel: Ready Layer One Redux (Internet 3.0)
Tanner Philp Monica Quaintance Ashley Tyson Peter Watts Zaki Manian Rene Reinsberg Ashley Tyson Roham Gharegozlou
· Stage
Fireside Chat: ETH 2.0 Update
Danny Ryan Sebastien Couture Joseph Lubin
· Stage
Panel: The Digital (Gaming) Frontier
Mickey Maher Dan Elitzer Marguerite deCourcelle Esteban Ordano
· Stage
Presentation: Update from Nexo
Antoni Trenchev
· Stage
Fireside Chat: The Journey Forward - BitGo and the Future of Financial Infrastructure for Digital Assets
Michael Belshe Ryan Selkis
· Stage
Messari Tools
Ryan Selkis
· Sessions
Unconference: Sessions, Networking
· Sessions
Session: Enterprise Ethereum & Friends
· Sessions
Session: Ready Layer One Redux
Ashley Tyson
· Sessions
Messari Registry Proof-of-Work Updates #25-29: Ocean, Celo, Orchid Labs, SKALE Labs, Synthetix
Shiv Malik Bruce Pon Tim Moreton Xochitl Cazador Steven Waterhouse
· Sessions
Messari Registry Proof-of-Work Updates
· Sessions
Messari Registry Proof-of-Work Updates #30-34: Akropolis, Streamr, Cosmos, Solana, Dapper Labs
Zaki Manian Shiv Malik Roham Gharegozlou
· Sessions
Cocktails & Networking: Americas x Europe
Ryan Selkis
· Sessions
Session: Building & Governing Secure Platforms
· Sessions
Session: Crypto Investor Insights
· Sessions
Messari Registry Proof-of-Work Updates #35-39: Aave, Keep Network, Pillar, Elrond, Coda
Beniamin Mincu Evan Shapiro Stani Kulechov
· Stage
Messari Welcome: State of DeFi
Jack Purdy
· Stage
Panel: How to Build a Safer DeFi
Demian Brener Hsin-Ju Chuang Taylor Monahan Yaniv Tal
· Stage
Panel: Money Legos - Structured Finance 2.0
Robert Leshner Camila Russo Gregory Di Prisco Shiv Malik
· Stage
Presentation: Oracles - Bridging Old & New
Sergey Nazarov
· Stage
Panel: DEX Appeal
Will Warren Hayden Adams Loi Luu Ryan Sean Adams
· Stage
Presentation: The Future of Futures
Derek Alia
· Stage
Segue to Late Night: Late Night with IDEO CoLab Ventures
Ryan Selkis Dan Elitzer
· Sessions
Messari Registry Proof-of-Work Updates
· Sessions
Messari Registry Proof-of-Work Updates #40-45: ICON, Zcoin, Qtum, Band Protocol, Starkware, V Systems
Ryan Watkins Wilson Withiam Jack Purdy Reuben Yap Ricky Dodds
· Sessions
Unconference: Sessions, Networking
· Sessions
Cocktails & Networking: Americas x Asia
· Sessions
Session: Late Night DeFi
Dan Elitzer
· Networking
Networking, Expo Exploration
· Sessions
Messari Registry Proof-of-Work Updates
· Sessions
Messari Registry Proof-of-Work Updates #46-49: Aragon, Melonport, Gnosis, Ripio
Mona El Isa Friederike Ernst
· Sessions
Cocktails & Networking: Asia x Europe
· Stage
Messari Welcome: State of Self-Sovereignty
Ryan Selkis
· Stage
Keynote: The Anxiety of Influence - The Ideological Contradictions of Crypto-Governance
Meltem Demirors
· Stage
Panel: Sufficiently Decentralizing
Mona El Isa Mona El Isa Rebecca Rettig David Vorick
· Stage
Presentation: Leading a Decentralized Protocol Upgrade
Chris Powers Peter Van Valkenburgh Mario Laul
· Stage
Panel: The Economy of DAOs
Peter Pan Jonas Lamis Priyanka Desai Lasse Clausen
· Stage
Fireside Chat: The World After Capital
Ryan Selkis Albert Wenger
· Stage
Messari Closing & Thank You
Ryan Selkis
· Sessions
Session: Messari Cocktail Hour
Ryan Selkis
· Sessions
Unconference: Sessions, Networking

Speakers

Ryan Rabaglia
Ryan Rabaglia

OSL

Tanner Philp
Tanner Philp

Kin

Antoni Trenchev
Antoni Trenchev

Cofounder & Managing Partner @ Nexo

Peter Van Valkenburgh
Peter Van Valkenburgh

Director of Research @ Coin Center

Catherine Wood
Catherine Wood

Founder & CEO/CIO @ Ark Investment Management

Priyanka Desai
Priyanka Desai

VP of Operations & Business Development @ OpenLaw

Chris Powers
Chris Powers

Writing @Dose of DeFi & @GovernThis_

Anthony Pompliano
Anthony Pompliano

Host @ The Pomp Podcast, Cofounder & Partner @ Morgan Creek Digital

Rebecca Rettig
Rebecca Rettig

Partner & Co-Chair of FinTech & Blockchain @ FisherBroyles

Mario Laul
Mario Laul

Researcher @ Placeholder

Mona El Isa
Mona El Isa

Melonport

Michael Belshe
Michael Belshe

CEO @ BitGo

Albert Wenger
Albert Wenger

Managing Partner @ Union Square Ventures

Meltem Demirors
Meltem Demirors

Chief Strategy Officer @ CoinShares

CZ (Changpeng Zhao)
CZ (Changpeng Zhao)

Founder & CEO @ Binance

Balaji Srinivasan
Balaji Srinivasan

Editor-in-Chief @ Nakamoto

Joseph Lubin
Joseph Lubin

Cofounder @ Ethereum, Founder @ ConsenSys

Zachary Seward
Zachary Seward

Managing Editor @ CoinDesk

Jeff Roberts
Jeff Roberts

Reporter @ Fortune

Sebastien Couture
Sebastien Couture

Cofounder & Host @ Epicenter Podcast

Ashley Tyson
Ashley Tyson

Cofounder @ Web3 Foundation

Derek Alia
Derek Alia

Cofounder @ Futureswap

Michael Shaulov
Michael Shaulov

Cofounder & CEO @ Fireblocks

Hart Lambur
Hart Lambur

Cofounder & CEO @ UMA

Joe Lallouz
Joe Lallouz

Founder & CEO @ Bison Trails

Matthew Roszak
Matthew Roszak

Chairman & Cofounder @ Bloq

Sam Bankman-Fried
Sam Bankman-Fried

CEO @ FTX

Frank Chaparro
Frank Chaparro

News Director @ The Block

Dovey Wan
Dovey Wan

Founding Partner @ Primitive Ventures

Ilgar Alekperov
Ilgar Alekperov

ZUBR

Jonas Lamis
Jonas Lamis

Founder & CEO @ StakerDAO

Mona El Isa
Mona El Isa

CEO @ Melonport

Charles Cascarilla
Charles Cascarilla

Cofounder & CEO @ Paxos

Neha Narula
Neha Narula

Director of the Digital Currency Initiative @ MIT Media Lab

Anders Brownworth
Anders Brownworth

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Sergey Nazarov
Sergey Nazarov

Cofounder @ Chainlink

Peter Pan
Peter Pan

MetaCartel

Rene Reinsberg
Rene Reinsberg

Founder & CEO @ Celo

Elizabeth Stark
Elizabeth Stark

CEO & Cofounder @ Lightning Labs

Peter Najarian
Peter Najarian

Chief Revenue Officer @ BitGo

Hsin-Ju Chuang
Hsin-Ju Chuang

Founder @ DystopiaLabs

Demian Brener
Demian Brener

Founder & CEO @ OpenZeppelin

Mickey Maher
Mickey Maher

Head of Flow Partnerships @ Dapper Labs

Zaki Manian
Zaki Manian

Cosmos / Principal Cofounder @ iqlusion

Jordan Kruger
Jordan Kruger

Metronome

Zooko Wilcox
Zooko Wilcox

CEO @ Electric Coin Capital (Creator of Zcash)

Ryan Selkis
Ryan Selkis

Cofounder & CEO @ Messari

Kris Marszalek
Kris Marszalek

CEO @ Crypto.com

Peter Smith
Peter Smith

Cofounder & CEO @ Blockchain

Tom Jessop
Tom Jessop

President @ Fidelity Digital Assets

Danny Ryan
Danny Ryan

Ethereum 2.0 Lead Developer @ Ethereum

David Vorick
David Vorick

Cofounder & CEO @ Sia

Qiao Wang
Qiao Wang

Advisor & Former Head of Product @ Messari

Shiv Malik
Shiv Malik

Streamr

Ambre Soubiran
Ambre Soubiran

CEO @ Kaiko

Marco Santori
Marco Santori

Chief Legal Officer @ Kraken

Ling Zhang
Ling Zhang

VP of M&A @ Binance

Shan Aggarwal
Shan Aggarwal

Head of Corporate Development @ Coinbase

Nic Carter
Nic Carter

Cofounder @ Coin Metrics

Dave Balter
Dave Balter

CEO @ Flipside Crypto

Esteban Ordano
Esteban Ordano

Cofounder @ Decentraland

Michael Moro
Michael Moro

CEO @ Genesis Global Trading

Gregory Di Prisco
Gregory Di Prisco

Head of Business Development @ Maker Foundation

Camila Russo
Camila Russo

Founder @ The Defiant

Lasse Clausen
Lasse Clausen

Founding Partner @ 1kx

Miha Grcar
Miha Grcar

Head of Business Development @ Bitstamp

Diogo Monica
Diogo Monica

Cofounder & President @ Anchorage

Yaniv Tal
Yaniv Tal

Project Lead @ TheGraph

Ryan Sean Adams
Ryan Sean Adams

Founder @ Mythos Capital

Marguerite deCourcelle
Marguerite deCourcelle

CEO @ Blockade Games

Loi Luu
Loi Luu

Cofounder & CEO @ Kyber Network

Taylor Monahan
Taylor Monahan

Founder & CEO @ MyCrypto

Hayden Adams
Hayden Adams

Founder @ Uniswap

Will Warren
Will Warren

Cofounder & CEO @ 0x

Robert Leshner
Robert Leshner

Founder @ Compound

Dan Elitzer
Dan Elitzer

Investor @ IDEO CoLab Ventures

Dominic Williams
Dominic Williams

Founder & Chief Scientist @ DFINITY

William Mougayar
William Mougayar

Kin

Ryan Watkins
Ryan Watkins

Research @ Messari

Wilson Withiam
Wilson Withiam

Research @ Messari

Jack Purdy
Jack Purdy

Research @ Messari

Nick Cavet
Nick Cavet

Head of Marketing & New Business at Sila

Harry Sudock
Harry Sudock

Grid Infrastructure

Matt D'Souza
Matt D'Souza

Blockware Solutions

Alex Gladstein
Alex Gladstein

Human Rights Foundation

Tom Robinson
Tom Robinson

Elliptic

Tadge Dryja
Tadge Dryja

MIT Digital Currency Initiative

Shamir Karkal
Shamir Karkal

Sila

Mariano Conti
Mariano Conti

Maker Foundation

Zach Segal
Zach Segal

Coinbase

Zachary Fallon
Zachary Fallon

Ketsal Consulting

Thibauld Favre
Thibauld Favre

Fairmint

Kendrick Nguyen
Kendrick Nguyen

Republic

Josh Swihart
Josh Swihart

Zcash

Steven Kokinos
Steven Kokinos

Algorand

Tyler Spalding
Tyler Spalding

Flexa

Ryan Taylor
Ryan Taylor

DASH

Muneeb Ali
Muneeb Ali

Blockstack

Kasima Tharnpipitchai
Kasima Tharnpipitchai

OmiseGo

Do Kwon
Do Kwon

Terra

Colin Miles
Colin Miles

Zilliqa

Friederike Ernst
Friederike Ernst

Gnosis

Bruce Pon
Bruce Pon

Ocean Protocol

Tim Moreton
Tim Moreton

Celo

Roham Gharegozlou
Roham Gharegozlou

Dapper Labs

Reuben Yap
Reuben Yap

Zcoin

Xochitl Cazador
Xochitl Cazador

Celo

Steven Waterhouse
Steven Waterhouse

Orchid

Beniamin Mincu
Beniamin Mincu

Elrond

Evan Shapiro
Evan Shapiro

Coda

Ricky Dodds
Ricky Dodds

ICON Foundation

Ilgar Alekperov
Ilgar Alekperov

CEO @ ZUBR

Peter McCormack
Peter McCormack

Host of What Bitcoin Did Podcast

Alex Romanov
Alex Romanov

CTO & Beam

Jerome de Tychey
Jerome de Tychey

Ledger

Eugene Ng
Eugene Ng

Matrixport

michael Bucella
michael Bucella

BlockTower Capital

Monica Quaintance
Monica Quaintance

Kadena

Ashley Tyson
Ashley Tyson

Near Protocol

Peter Watts
Peter Watts

Props Token

Dan  Held
Dan Held

VP of BD @ Kraken

Stani Kulechov
Stani Kulechov

Founder & CEO @ Aave

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BitGo

The Leader in Digital Assets Financial Services

Bitstamp

Bitstamp

Trading since 2011

Crypto.com

Crypto.com

The Best Place to Buy, Sell, Earn and Pay with Crypto

Nexo

Nexo

The Leading Regulated Financial Institution for Crypto

Anchorage

Anchorage

Raising the bar for digital asset custody

Fireblocks

Fireblocks

The Only Secure Way to Move Digital Assets 24/7

Sila

Sila

Crypto-friendly Banking, Digital Wallet & ACH Payments API

ZUBR

ZUBR

The Arbitrage Hub for the Digital Asset Derivatives Market

Kraken Digital Asset Exchange

Kraken Digital Asset Exchange

We put the power in your hands to buy, sell and trade digital currency.

Lukka

Lukka

Blockchain Data Enterprise Solutions

OSL

OSL

Asia’s Leading Digital Asset Platform

StakerDAO

StakerDAO

Blend by StakerDAO - The easiest way to go long on the best Proof of Stake networks.

Staking Rewards

Staking Rewards

Earn Passive Income with Crypto

Algorand

Algorand

Technology that enables frictionless finance

Aragon

Aragon

Supercharging online communities with crypto

Beam

Beam

Beam is a scalable, privacy-oriented cryptocurrency, which completely conceals the values and metadata of transactions.

Blockstack

Blockstack

Software for a user owned internet. Blockstack apps give users direct ownership of their internet assets and protect user privacy.

Coda Protocol

Coda Protocol

The World's Lightest Blockchain

Flow (Dapper Labs)

Flow (Dapper Labs)

Flow, the blockchain for open worlds

Dash

Dash

Digital money that's better than cash. Dash is instant, global, and easy to use.

Electric Coin Company

Electric Coin Company

Hey, come chat with us about Zcash!

Flexa

Flexa

The fastest, most fraud-proof payments network in the world.

Fusion

Fusion

3 pillars Digital Economy: Time Value, Interoperability, Decentralized Custodian

Helium

Helium

Earn cryptocurrency by building a new wireless network with a Helium Hotspot.

ICON Project

ICON Project

Hyperconnect the World

MakerDAO

MakerDAO

Bringing financial stability and transparency to the world economy.

Metronome

Metronome

Metronome - a fully autonomous cryptocurrency and monetary system that is built to last and satisfies the requirements of DeFi, store-of-value, and method-of-payment applications.

Ocean Protocol

Ocean Protocol

Unlocking a new Data Economy

OmiseGo

OmiseGo

The Value Transfer Layer for ETH and ERC20 Tokens

Ontology

Ontology

Ontology is a high performance public blockchain and distributed collaboration platform.

Pillar

Pillar

Your Gateway to Web3: Next-Gen Smart Wallet & Payment Network

SKALE Labs

SKALE Labs

SKALE Network, the decentralized elastic blockchain platform for securely scaling Ethereum-based apps.

Streamr

Streamr

Own, publish & trade your data with Streamr’s p2p pub/sub network.

Synthetix

Synthetix

Trade synthetic assets on Ethereum

Terra

Terra

Powering the Innovation of Money

The OAN (Aion)

The OAN (Aion)

Creating A New Financial Reputation for Millions of Gig Workers

V Systems

V Systems

A blockchain platform that is built with simplicity, speed and safety.

xx network

xx network

Building The Future We Need.

Zcoin

Zcoin

Your Money. Your Business.

Zilliqa Research

Zilliqa Research

High-performance, high-security blockchain for enterprises and applications