The conversation around intent and utility of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has moved through a number of thematic focal points over the past 10 years, from anarchy to high finance. Here we'll take it back to its roots: liberation through technology and empowerment for the dispossessed individual.
Jordan Lazaro Gustave
Judges: Justin Bons, Bart Smets, Martijn Bolt, Lasse Birk Olesen
With a main net launch in may 2017, ETHLend was the first P2P decentralized crypto lending marketplace. Since then, our team has been working hard to improve the UI/UX and grow the space of Decentralize Finance. After a short introduction on the Aave product line and more specifically ETHLend, we will present the architecture and governance mechanism of our upcoming open source protocol and are eager to get the feedback of the Sharks to challenge our work!
Look at the blockchain as a big database with the only exception - the data in it by definition has a value. The speech will be about how to find this value and use it to the benefit.We will look through different DeFi applications and protocol and which data and statistics they generate. We will look tools and technologies that will allow to look deeper and wider than individual transactions.Our goal is to find valuable information in the blockchain itself and learn how to use it with profit.The speech is based on the technology developed as a part of Bloxy.info project - the leading analytic tool for on-chain blockchain data.
Judges: Kyle Asman, Justin Bons, Bart Smets, Martijn Bolt
Andrey has 10 years of professional derivative trading experience and built the Opium Protocol - a blockchain protocol for creating, trading and settling any financial derivative. He will explain about professional derivative trading and the new innovative ecosystem: challenges, needs, advantages, myths... Andrey can explain how the Opium Protocol works, who can use it and which functionalities the newly designed ERC-721o token standard and spread order model offer. FIND A MATERIAL TO REVIEW FOR THE SHARK TANK HERE and HERE
Kyle Asman, Wilhelm Roth, Jeroen Ruijg
*** tokens and regulation/taxation ***
Does innovation around cryptocurrencies, DLT and tokenised securities require new laws and regulations, or could existing ones be sufficient?
Can we expect a common stance from the EU, the ESMA? Would this be desirable?
To what extend should legislation anticipate the future emergence of related but new technology?
Judges: Justin Bons, Wilhelm Roth, Valentino Cremona, Lasse Birk Olesen
The world is transitioning towards a tokenized economy. Frequent and bulk value transfers are increasingly taking place via tokens on the blockchain. Autradety tells about the latest trends in the field of security tokens.
Christopher Georgen, Andrey Belyakov, Martijn Bolt, Lasse Birk Olesen, Goffert van Gool
*** cryptoloans and cryptocurrencies as collaterals ***
What types or cryptocurrency loan systems exist, and what are their use cases?
What is the role of cryptocurrency loans in the decentralised finance system?
Are cryptocurrency loans contributing to replace rent seeking systems in finance?
Guillermo Goncalvez Espiga
The talk starts with an introduction of human society development and different forms of control and social organisation. Afterwards it shows some of the most economical critical moments in human life to expose some of the bad economic policies destroy our standards of living as in the case of Venezuela, where we recently experienced more than 2 million percent inflation rate during 2018. Finally we dive into the new emerging economies and their impact in the Venezuelan and Latin American context.