12 - 13 June, 2018 Zug, Switzerland

Crypto World Zug Conference

The World of Crypto for Everyone! In plain English.

The World of Crypto for Everyone

Exchanges, Private Keys, Proof of Work, Altcoins, Wallets, … ? Are you new to the world of Crypto & Blockchain and trying to make sense of this new technology? Join us in Zug, Switzerland in June 2018 and become a part of the Blockchain revolution!

Grasp the basic concepts underpinning Blockchain & Crypto, in plain English and with an emphasis on real-life aspects: use-cases, regulations, opportunities and much more.

No matter if you are a technology enthusiast, a business owner, consultant, lawyer, freelancer or a startup. Our expert-speakers will help you to understand the next digital revolution.

In the heart of the Crypto Valley, Zug

We have selected to partner with a location of prestige and clear logistic advantages in the heart of the Crypto Valley, Zug in Switzerland.

The Park Hotel Zug offers top quality premises and it is the perfect location to host our event, with plenty of spaces for participants to mingle, network and deepen the discussions and very close to the train station with great reachability.

Parkhotel Zug
Industriestrasse 14, 6302 Zug
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Vast number of different speeches and activities

8:30 AM

Welcome & Introduction from the Organizers.

Luca, Marcos, Bart
8:45 AM
Keynote: Welcome to the Blockchain Revolution

A new world of wonders: Blockchain, present & future.

German Ramirez

A no-nonsense explaination of what Blockchain actually IS... and what it is NOT.

Stefan Klauser, ETH

On overview of the transition from traditional economies to a token-based model that will change the way we interact and exchange value, goods and services.

Luiis Franceschi

An insightful overview of expected and unexpected transformations brought about by Blockchain.

Bernd Lapp, Bringing Blockchain to the masses

A word on consensus: what is it really and why it is at the basis of the Blockchain revolution.

Jose Aguinaga, MyBit

Equity crowdfunding powered by blockchain.

Max Lyadvinsky, Bloomio AG

Freight-Coin: A blockchain protocol for all freight and finance transactions in commodities trading.

Marc Ortaliz, freight-coin

Enabling the High-Skill Freelance Community with Blockchain Technology

Bardia Mozaffar-Zanganeh

Community governance & cooperation


Blockchain Technology plays a key role to protect sensitive data in cloud enviroments against cyber risks. The presentation will show state-of-the-art uses cases, e.g. how eGovernment and eHealth cloud services are protected with Blockchain technology and how this technology can be applied in cloud enviroments of swiss companies.

Dr. Daniel Burgwinkel

Modum.io: Data integrity for supply chain operations powered by blockchain.

Mike Taylor, Modum.io

Co-ownership of precious, special objects & unique assets

Marco Abele

Technology Regulated Investment Funds

Cyrus Fazel, Swissborg

Bringing art and blockchain world together

Joanna Pawluk

User case: Smart Containers

Richard Ettl

Who you'll be learning from

our 15 industry experts.

Marco Abele | LinkedIn

Founder and CEO, TEND Technologies

Launching a blockchain-based new investment world driven by passion, purpose and meaning. For the past few years, I have been lucky enough to lead the digital transformation initiative at one of the most prestigious private banks in the world.

Cyrus Fazel | LinkedIn

CEO, SwissBorg

A multicultural fintech professional with more than a decade of experience in Asset Management and Algo Trading. I developed my analytical skills by managing and advising UHNWI on all asset classes as a Portfolio Advisor. Acted as a Hedge Fund Advisor and Senior Business Developer for Top Hedge Funds.

German Ramirez | LinkedIn

Digital and Social Media Strategy Consultant and Coach

Digital pioneer and entrepreneurial mind with over 20 years of experience and a proven international track record of creating and building leading concepts, selling ideas, brands, new products. Author and seasoned speaker on topics like digital transformation and social media, marketing strategies, digital marketing and innovation.

Adithya Pradeep Kumar | Website


Adithya completed his Master's in Sustainability and Social Innovation from HEC Paris with his thesis focusing on the applications of Blockchain and e-Identity to facilitate citizen participation in governance. Prior to this, he co-founded Project Pragati, a social enterprise which worked on empowering the transgender community in India through secure employment and financial independence

Mike Taylor | LinkedIn

Director of Marketing & Communications, modum.io

Experience with major corporate and institutional clients in Automotive, Healthcare, Real Estate and Development, and Tech sectors. Leading strategic communication projects at modum.io AG, whose first product is a blockchain and IoT solution for pharma logistics.

Leeor Groen | LinkedIn

Blockchain Valley Ventures

Leeor Groen is a Manager at Blockchain Valley Ventures, a Swiss venture firm investing into and supporting blockchain-enabled businesses. Originally from Australia, he is passionate about all things innovation and works to support new ventures in raising funds, growing their businesses and contributing to the global startup ecosystem.

Marc Ortaliz | LinkedIn

Founder, Freight Coin

Marc is an entrepreneur since 2002. His experience spans financial market trading in commodities, bonds, equities, currencies and transportation of commodities such as crude oil, copper ore, chromite ore in emerging and developed markets alike.

Dr. Daniel Burgwinkel | LinkedIn

Member of the advisory board, ncloud.swiss AG

Dr. Daniel Burgwinkel leads Blockchain projects since 2016 with a focus on Life Science and Cloud services. He has published one of the first Blockchain Books in german, is lecturer for Blockchain at three universities in Switzerland. He advises companies in the areas of blockchain and legal compliant data management and is member of the advisory board of ncloud.swiss AG.

Richard Ettl | LinkedIn

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Smart Containers Group

Richard Ettl is the co-founder and CEO of Smart Containers Group, a Swiss high-tech container provider creating the first fully autonomous container based on blockchain technology disrupting the logistic industry.

Bernd Lapp | LinkedIn

CEO, Old School GmbH

Old School GmbH is a specialized service provider in blockchain business development, focussing to create a bridge between the crypto-world and traditional business models, shaping tomorrow’s businesses.

Jose Aguinaga | LinkedIn

Board Member at MyBit

MyBit strives to democratise financial services so everyone has equal access to investment opportunities.

Maxim Lyadvinsky | LinkedIn

CEO at Bloomio AG

A successful entrepreneur and angel investor with expertise in fundraising and scaling startup teams, envisioning future technology trends, developing product strategies and innovating disruptive technologies. Max was CTO and Co-Founder of Acronis, CTO in Parallels he currently serves as a Board Member is several start ups.

Bardia Mozaffar-Zanganeh | LinkedIn

Founder at Unitalent

Unitalent is a Swiss blockchain enabled freelancing platform. It gives access to qualified freelancers, allows direct peer-to-peer contracts between freelancers and clients, and distributes project rewards transparently with smart contract secured transactions

Joanna Pawluk | LinkedIn

Orion Vault

Recently co-founder of Orion Vault - cryptocurrency marketplace for art investors around the globe. Previously founding Team member & CRO of indaHash - global influencer marketing platform. Over a decade of experience in bringing businesses from ground zero to market leader.

Lukas Kaffer | Website


SmartCash Outreach Ambassador and cryptocurrency advocate. Works for SmartCash, a project born out of the desire to create a fast, merchant-oriented, community driven cryptocurrency with a decentralized governance system that is user friendly.

Stefan Klauser | LinkedIn

ETH Zurich

Project Lead Digital Society and Finance 4.0 at the Chair of Computational Social Science at ETH Zurich. With Finance 4.0 (as part of www.futurict2.eu), ETH aims at a new system of representing community values through specific actions. These actions can then be incentivized through blockchain based tokens.

Luiis Franceschi | LinkedIn


Luiis is the founder and CEO of LAPO Blockchain, a Swiss Startup that is redefining the next generation of cryptocurrencies. He is working in a revolutionary project that combines Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology to provides innovative solutions into the financial world.

Gregoire | Website


Gregoire focused his last 10 years in structuring technical innovations into disruptive business models and joined DTube to lead the revolution of 3.0 social media

Alexandre Touihri | Website


Founder and Head Consultant of a leading consulting firm specialized in start-up incubation, with over 10 years expirience in Swiss legal practice and business development. Co-Founder and Board Member of a Midsized private gymnasium. Tax expert with specialized expirience regarding crypto currencies.


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About the organizers

Meet the organisation team



Lead Conference Organization, General Chair

Global Digital Innovation & Transformation Leader, ICO Ops Advisor, Blockchain & Crypto Enthusiast.

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Co-Organiser, Sponsors

Multilingual Trading and Product Manager / sales and tourism / Blockchain enthusiast, co-founder of Crypto World Zug.

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Co-Organiser, Technology

SAP Senior FS-CD Consultant & Blockchain & IFRS & ABAP Developer.

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Heinz Grünwald



No-bullshit Digital Marketer, ICO Marketing Advisor and Entrepreneur.

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Marcos Benitez


Co-Organiser, Influencer

ICO Advisor, Finance-Banking specialist, passionate about the new Economy. Blockchain Evangelist

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