Join the Explosive Marketplace... 2017: over $6B ICO Raises, 2018: $2B ICO Raises

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40+ Speakers

20+ ICO Pitches

The first ICO 2.0 Summit (November 10) was a sold out success at which the industry discussed security tokens for the first time. Come discover the next phase with the path to liquidity, and learn how security tokens are going to be traded.

What To Expect This Year

In addition to hearing from ICOs who are disrupting the largest industries, you will have the opportunity to network with top investors, advisors, and founders over an entire day. Enjoy catered breakfast and lunch that all culminates in a legendary cocktail party by the ocean.

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Patrick Byrne

Founder & CEO, tZero &

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Tai Lopez

Investor, Entrepreneur, Author

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Gil Penchina

Investor in Brave, Ripple, Filecoin, Civic, Paypal, Polychain, AngelList

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Lou Kerner

Partner, CryptoOracle

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Howard Marks

CEO, StartEngine

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David Moss


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Jill Richmond

SVP, Sparkchain

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Nathan Latka

Host of "The Top" Podcast

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Trevor Koverko

Founder & CEO, Polymath

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Sara Hanks

CEO, CrowdCheck

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David Siemer

Co-Founder, Wavemaker Partners

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Mahbod Moghadam

Co-Founder, Everipedia

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Jay Samit

Independent Vice Chairman, Deloitte

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Jeff Marks

Partner, Alliance Legal


Joe Cammarata

President, tZERO

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Sona Karakashian

Associate, Inventus Law

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Chris Champion

Founder, Crypto Dinner Club


Brian MacMahon

CEO, Expert Dojo

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Israel Idonije 

Former NFL Athlete + Entrepreneur

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Marissa Kim

Partner, Ark VC

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Ahmed Hasan

Associate, Inventus Law

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Justin Wu

Head of Growth, CoinCircle

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Andrew Torba

Founder & CEO, GAB


Sheri Kaiserman


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Ralph A. Daiuto, Jr.


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David Gosselin

Partner, DBB McKennon

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Darren Marble

CEO, Crowdfundx

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Chris O'Brien

Partner, Venable LLP

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Stephen Wink

Partner, Latham & Watkins

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Steve Obie

Partner, Jones Day

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David Concannon

Partner, Latham & Watkins

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Anil Advani

Partner, Inventus Law

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Marc Boiron

Associate, Rutan & Tucker

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Nick Morgan

Partner, Paul Hastings

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Douglas Yatter

Partner, Latham & Watkins

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Scott Purcell

CEO & CTO, Prime Trust

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This Year's Panel Discussions

State of Regulation

The SEC has made itself clear regarding utility tokens. How will federal and state regulation  affect the ICO market, promoters and exchanges? A distinguished panel of attorneys and former regulators opine on the shape of the marketplace and its future.

Path to Liquidity (Secondary Marketplace)

Existing exchanges are not listing security tokens. This panel composed of future regulated exchanges and ICO experts explains how regulated trading will work and how it will enable an even larger marketplace.

Is Airdrop the Next ICO Model?

Out of nowhere, a brand new token distribution idea has taken hold of the cryptocurrency marketplace. What is the airdrop, and what does the future of this financing structure look like? A panel of experts discusses and debates.

Structuring an ICO 2.0

The ICO 2.0 has arrived. But how does a business go about structuring such an offering? A panel of leading securities attorneys discuss the how one structures an ICO to meet state, U.S. and even international regulations.

How to Market an ICO 2.0?

Marketing is the key to a successful ICO. However, regulation will necessarily affect the manner in which ICOs can be marketed. The panel holds a frank discussion about advisors, promoters, bounty programs and more.

Are ICOs Disrupting Venture Capital?

In 2017, ICOs raised close to $6B. 2018 has started with a big bang, with over $1B raised through ICOs in January. Will ICOs disrupt traditional VC investors?  How are ICOs changing finance altogether?

Secrets to Managing an ICO 2.0

Regulated ICOs require advisors with deep expertise and a number of other services in order to meet SEC regulations. A panel of regulation gurus explain the key elements of successfully launching a regulated ICO.

ICO Litigation Update - Rescission - Class Action

The marketplace has begun to see class action lawsuits brought by investors against ICOs.  Will this continue in 2018?  Hear from former regulators and leading litigators about SEC subpoenas, plaintiff lawsuits and how ICOs can  use rescissions to get past legal liabilities.

Crypto Whales Unchained

This panel of crypto whales, top investors with over $1B in crypto combined, will explore what they're looking for in a regulated ICO.  What are they seeing in today's environment and how should entrepreneurs approach them? You won't want to miss this!

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ICO Pitches


Distributed Ledger for Capital Markets

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As a pitching ICO, you and our other ICOs will have the unique opportunity to pitch to 1000+ engaged attendees. If you are interested in pitching, we’d love to connect...

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From the exquisitely manicured grounds to the casual elegance of its guest rooms and suites, the Fairmont Santa Monica will challenge your senses and provide you with an unforgettable experience.

ICO 2.0 Summit

Hosted by StartEngine

April 20, 2018 | Santa Monica, CA

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

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