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Jun 06
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08:30 - 09:15 45 mins
09:15 - 09:30 15 mins
Chair's Opening Remarks
  • Sam Bratchie - Managing Director, Ifina
10:10 - 11:00 50 mins
Progression of Crypto Fund Strategies
  • Mikhail Mironov - Head of Partnerships, ICORating
  • Peter Kambolin - Chief Executive Officer, Systematic Alpha Management
  • Achim Illner - CEO, Global Crypto One
  • Andrew Robinson - Business Development, Coinbase
  • The different ways funds are investing in crypto
  • Which strategies are proving the most successful?
11:00 - 11:40 40 mins
Networking Coffee Break
11:40 - 12:30 50 mins
Operational Priorities for Cryptocurrency Fund Manager:Infrastructure, Service Provider Selection & Investor Requirements
  • Mike Cartier - Advisor, Coinlab Capital
  • James Koutoulas - Advisor at Basecoin & CEO, Typhon Capital Management
  • Christophe de la Celle - Managing Director, UK, HedgeGuard
  • Carl Kruger - Head of Operational Due Diligence, LumX Group
  • Finding & selecting service providers
  • Which service providers operate in the crypto space
    • how do the solutions differ compared with their other fund offerings?
  • Cryptocurrency fund formation
  • Legal landscape
  • Launch process
  • Fee structures
  • Operational issues when holding digital assets in the portfolio
  • How do funds meet investor requirements for reporting and security?
  • Current ways fund managers are storing and protecting digital assets?
12:30 - 13:40 70 mins
13:40 - 14:20 40 mins
Structuring a Tokenised Blockchain Business
  • Martin Cornish - Principal, MW Cornish & Co
  • Decentralised Autonomous Organisations versus Decentralised Governance Organisations with separate Operating Entities
  • Foundations versus Associations
  • Utility, Securities and Hybrid Tokens - legal and regulatory implications
  • Compliance with the EU Prospectus Directive for Securities ICOs
  • Regulation of secondary trading of crypto and tokens
  • Crytpo and Token Friendly Jurisdictions – Switzerland, Malta, Gibraltar, Isle of Man
  • Offshore versus Onshore Jurisdictions
14:20 - 14:50 30 mins
Crypto Fund Showcase
  • Frank Steffen - Managing Director & Co-Founder, CapTec Partners


  • With the Crypto Fund market at such a nascent stage, it is difficult to know:
    • what the future holds for such an early stage technology.
    • which Cryptocurrency strategy will provide the best returns.

  • Crypto Funds therefore provide investors with a far better chance:
    • to diversify and spread risk.
    • to own some of the winners in the blockchain space.

  • The Crypto Fund showcase will help you identify which Crypto Fund(s) to invest in:
    • active, or passive management?
    • long only, or long/short?
    • futures, or assets?
    • ICO & venture style investing
    • investing outside of the cryptoverse

  • The Crypto Fund showcase provides a platform for the most promising fund managers to demonstrate their unique ideas and strategies

  • If you are a Crypto Fund and want to showcase your innovative investment solutions to our audience of Crypto Funds and investors, we want to hear from you!

How it works?

  • We offer 6 Crypto Funds, the opportunity to participate in the Start-up Showcase. 
  • We are looking for innovative funds with winning investment strategies, focusing on a variety of sectors.
  • If you qualify, you'll also receive FREE entry to the event.
  • A winner will be chosen at the event from the 6 Crypto Funds selected to compete. 
  • Don’t miss your chance to shine!
  • Deadline for submissions is Friday 25 May
  • To find out more and to submit your interest, please contact graeme.butlin@knect365.com
14:50 - 15:20 30 mins
Networking Coffee Break
15:20 - 16:20 60 mins
ICO (Initial Coin Offering) Showcase
  • Showcase Host Margaux Avedisian - Partner & Co-Founder, CoolPool Fund
  • Project One Sunil Bhardwaj - Co-Founder & CEO, Global Talent
  • Project Two Carl Kirchhoff - Co-Founder & CEO, SportsFix
  • Project Three Keith Ramsdale - Chief Commercial Officer, Terra Virtua
  • Project Four Shahan Ohanessian - CEO, Serve
  • Project Four Roman Tsarovsky - CTO, Serve

ICO (Initial Coin Offering) Showcase

  • ICOs offer investors a great opportunity to get in at the ground level with an early stage project

  • How it works?
    • The ICO showcase provides a platform for promising start-ups to demonstrate their vision and business plan
      If you are at pre-ICO stage and want to showcase your innovative project to our audience of Crypto Funds and investors, we want to hear from you!

For More Information

  • Please contact denise.typl@knect365.com, or graeme.butlin@knect365.com
16:20 - 17:00 40 mins
Investor Sentiment & Fundraising for Digital Asset Managers
  • Simon Firth - Partner, Arnold & Porter
  • Jan Roth - Investment Partner, Vision&
  • Ryan Radloff - CEO, CoinShares (UK)
  • Russell Barlow - Global Head of Alternative Investment Strategies, Aberdeen Standard Investments
  • Investor appetite for digital asset funds
  • Current distribution strategies
  • Adapting your marketing message to an institutional market
  • Common concerns investors have
  • How to connect with potential investors
    • identifying who to contact
  • Key questions investors raise during the due diligence process

17:00 - 18:00 60 mins
End of Conference