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Gaming & Blockchain by TGV
13 December 2017 @ 19:00 — 22:00
18:30 – 19:00 Networking and Registration
19:00 – 19:15 Opening address by True Global Ventures and German Startups Group
True Global Ventures is an unique, international, early-stage vehicle formed by the world’s leading technology entrepreneurs-turned-angel-investors. True Global Ventures leverages the personal networks and expertise of its partners to support its portfolio companies in 9 cities and three continents.
German Startups Group is an investment company based in Berlin that focuses on young, fast-growing companies. The company acquires majority and minority shareholdings mainly by providing venture capital.
19:15 – 20:00 Future of Fantasy Football by Dirk Weyel, Founder & CEO of Stryking
Stryking integrates e-commerce, advertising and sponsoring functionalities in free-to-play fantasy sports. Currently, Stryking develops and operates the innovative platform “Football-Stars”, a thrilling and diversified gaming experience on web and mobile to soccer fans in Europe with official license of the German Budesliga.
Dirk Weyel is a serial entrepreneur and started his career in the music industry before switching to the gaming and digital entertainment sector. Dirk co-founded Frogster Interactive, a Berlin-based games company which has been growing into a leading publisher of Massively Multiplayer Online Games in Europe, being publicly listed at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange
20:00 – 20:45 A Decentralized Gaming Exchange by WAX
WAX is a decentralized platform that enables anyone to operate a fully functioning virtual marketplace with zero investment in security, infrastructure, or payment processing. Developed by the founders of OPSkins, the worlds’ leading marketplace for online video game assets, WAX is designed to serve the 400+ million online players who already collect, buy and sell. With the inclusion of WAX’s simple exchange widget, gamers will have access to a worldwide market, with blockchain trust and transaction verification.
20:45 – 21:30 Surprise Speaker!
21:30 – 22:00 Networking