Dash is the leading eCommerce and payments-focused digital currency and the rising alternative to bitcoin. Dash has become one of the world’s most valuable and well-known cryptocurrencies, and its stellar model and organization have become broadly recognized as best-in-class.
CoinDesk is the leading digital media, events, and information services company for the digital asset and blockchain technology community.
Indiegogo is a crowdfunding giant based in San Francisco that empowers people to unite around ideas that matter to them. Indiegogo is a prominent supporter of blockchain technology, and allow users access to high end, high potential token offerings on their platform.
eToro is the leading global investment platform that empowers people to invest on their own terms. The company provides users with the tools and resources necessary to participate in cryptocurrency markets, regardless of expertise, so that they can buy, hold, and sell digital currencies with confidence.
Zilliqa is a high-throughput public blockchain platform that aims to make decentralized blockchains the building block of future enterprises and applications. Developed through academic research and helmed by a team of experienced scientists, engineers, venture creators, and leaders in the financial services industry, Zilliqa addresses limitations in scalability and security, enabling real-world usability across a variety of industries, including finance, digital advertising, and gaming.
BitMEX is a world-leading crypto-coin trading platform, holding the global industry record for daily bitcoin trading volume. The company's mission is to professionalize the trading of bitcoin derivatives and spur consumer and merchant adoption.
Hedera Hashgraph is a blockchain alternative, public distributed ledger that directly resolves five fundamental obstacles to mainstream market adoption of public ledger technology: performance, security, stability, governance, and regulatory compliance. Developers can build secure, fair, blazing-fast, enterprise-ready decentralized applications on top of Hedera.
Gibraltar Finance promotes Gibraltar as the E.U. domicile-of-choice for financial services. A British Overseas Territory, Gibraltar is a self-governing democracy within the European Union that has established itself globally as a reliable center for the blockchain and digital assets industry.
Founded in December 2017, NEO Global Capital (NGC) is one of the largest insitutional owners of cryptocurrencies and has been been a key contributor to a number of leading blockchain projects including Zilliqa, Ontology, NKN, Oasis, Mainframe, Certik, Bluzelle, and Iotex.
BitPay is a bitcoin payments service provider that enables users to send and receive cross-border payments, as well as manage digital assets with the BitPay Wallet.
Founded in January 2017, the Crypto Valley Association (CVA) is an independent, nonprofit association established to take full advantage of Switzerland’s strengths to build the world’s leading blockchain and cryptographic ecosystem.
tZERO is a majority-owned subsidiary of Overstock.com, focusing on the development and commercialization of financial technology based on blockchain. tZERO aims to bring greater efficiency and transparency to capital markets through the integration of blockchain technology.
GSR is a fast-growing programmatic trading company that's developed a leading market position serving key exchanges and clients globally.
The Concordium Foundation is a Swiss nonprofit that's working to create the Concordium Network — the world’s first standardized, easy-to-use, and fully compliant blockchain network that's designed to provide both a solid store of value and the global backbone for recording the world’s transactions.
CoolBitX is the world’s first mobile hardware wallet that leverages the power of the blockchain to foster a more secure and empowered future.
AlphaPoint is a global financial technology company helping institutions make illiquid assets liquid. Through its secure, scalable, and customizable distributed ledger platform, AlphaPoint enables customers to digitize assets as well as launch and operate markets. AlphaPoint and its award-winning blockchain technology has helped institutions discover and execute their blockchain strategies since 2013.
TOKEN2049, held in Hong Kong, is a premier event for decision-makers in the global cryptocurrency ecosystem to connect, exchange ideas, and shape the industry.
Paris Blockchain Week is known as the biggest blockchain and digital assets event in Europe, featuring high-quality networking opportunities, workshops, and hackathons under the joint High Patronage of the French Ministry for the Economy and Finance and the Secretary of State for Digital Affairs.
RIF is a nonprofit entity focused on improving financial inclusion by building the next generation of blockchain-based infrastructures. RIF is developing RIF OS — a multi-layered development stack that allows for teams to build better distributed applications, easier.
aelf is a multi-chain parallel computing blockchain framework that incorporates state-of-the-art IT design principles and technologies to bring it up to a commercial standard. Based in Singapore, aelf is one of the pioneering projects planning to implement blockchain in enterprise by enhancing the scalability of existing networks.
Propy is a real estate platform on the blockchain. Built on the mission of alleviating issues such as contract fraud, exorbitant fees, and the time consuming multi-step process to complete transactions, Propy provides one single platform to help remedy these common pain points for both buyers and sellers. Propy also offers key benefits to brokers by offering speed, simplicity, and clarity through a single platform to avoid mountains of paperwork, fostering a better client relationship though transparency into fees, while also allowing for property exposure to a global audience.
Horizen, formally ZenCash, is a privacy protocol for borderless, decentralized communications and transactions. Horizen aims to make the cryptocurrency and blockchain industries more digestible by building a supportive and educational community for mainstream audiences.
Founded in 2016, æternity is an open-source, blockchain-based distributed computing platform that builds on decentralized cryptographic peer-to-peer technology. æternity is a virtual machine that can reward computational time and storage.
IOHK is one of the world’s leading blockchain builders and supported the development of Cardano and Ethereum Classic, among other prominent protocols. Led by Charles Hoskinson, IOHK maintains several partnerships with universities around the world to conduct comprehensive blockchain research.
SharesPost is a leading provider of private company liquidity solutions and private capital markets research. Sharespost is onboarding current crytpocurrency exchanges to its global liquidity and settlement system to improve trading compliance and connectivity.
Tendermint Inc. is the software development team behind the Cosmos Network and Tendermint Core. Founded in 2014, Jae Kwon created the Tendermint Core Byzantine Fault Tolerant (BFT) consensus algorithm to address the speed, scalability, and environmental issues experienced by Proof of Work (PoW) protocols in blockchain.
AION is a multi-tier blockchain system that's designed to resolve the issues of privacy, scalability, and interoperability within existing blockchain networks.
Polymath is the industry’s first security token launchpad. As a technology provider, Polymath allows companies to create security tokens backed by real world assets like real estate, bonds, equity and VC funds.
Citizens Reserve is a technology startup led by CEO Eric Piscini, former Global Blockchain Lead at Deloitte. Its blockchain-based platform SUKU offers an industry agnostic supply-chain-as-a-service platform to enterprises, making supply chains more efficient, transparent, and secure.
Republic is an investment platform providing retail investors around the world with compliant access to curated startups and blockchain projects. The project aims to democratize investing and level out the fundraising landscape for founders and investors alike.
Loki is a privacy network that will allow users to transact and communicate privately and anonymously, creating new methods of interacting over the internet.
Founded in 2012, Bitfinex is a digital asset trading platform offering state-of-the-art services for digital currency traders. Bitfinex provides access to peer-to-peer financing, an OTC market, and margin trading for a wide selection of digital assets.
A subsidiary of the Gibraltar Stock Exchange, the Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX) aims to become a regulated platform for the launch and exchange of digital tokens.
Codex Protocol is a decentralized title registry for the $2 trillion USD arts and collectibles asset class, placing provenance on the blockchain. Codex allows items to be tracked while maintaining owners’ privacy.
Wibson is a decentralized, blockchain-based personal-data marketplace that provides infrastructure and financial incentives for individuals to securely sell private information that's validated for accuracy, all without sacrificing personal privacy.
Blockparty are the pioneers of blockchain-based live event ticketing, eradicating several issues systemic in the legacy ticket purchasing process. Blockparty aims to eradicate bots, eliminate fraud, verify ownership, and create real demand for an optimal event ticketing experience for consumers.
Ampleforth is an algorithmic reserve and monetary supply policy for creating low volatility assets. The protocol offers downside protection using a dynamic reserve, while maintaining upside interest through currency splits.
Digix, incorporated in Singapore in 2014, is the tokenisation company behind the world’s first gold-backed digital asset class. Through the launch of its physical gold token, DGX, the company democratizes access to gold for the average person, providing opportunities for the use of digital gold through its operationally secure and transparent methods. Leveraging on the transparency and security offered by blockchain technology, Digix allows for the full visibility of tracking, verification, and auditing of its physical assets. Digix seeks to accelerate the convergence of digital and real-world assets, revolutionizing the digitization of gold through its proprietary technology.
Founded in August 2013, Bitcoin Suisse AG is a regulated Swiss financial intermediary, service provider, and asset manager that focuses on crypto-assets. Bitcoin Suisse AG provides financial services, including brokerage, trading, and asset-management solutions.
Led by Co-founder of Ethereum Anthony Diiorio, Jaxx is a cryptocurrency wallet and multi-token blockchain interface. Jaxx, based in Canada, is one of the most popular and downloaded cryptocurrency wallets on the market.
Decentraland is a virtual reality platform powered by the Ethereum blockchain. Decentraland users can buy and build on virtual parcels of land with property ranging from static 3D scenes to dynamic applications.
POA Network is an Ethereum-based platform that offers an open-source framework for smart contracts. The project provides developers with the flexibility to code in Ethereum standards with the added benefit of scalability and interoperability.
Swych’s mobile gifting platform enables users to send “swychable” gifts from their mobile device that can be instantly redeemed for electronic gift cards from hundreds of popular brands. Swych users can instantly buy, send, regift, and redeem gift cards conveniently from their mobile device.
Cryptic Labs is an innovative research accelerator primarily focused on solving fundamental problems in security and economics in blockchain. It functions as a unique advisory firm with expertise in security, privacy, and economics, offering collaboration on research, talent acquisition, and mentorship for companies.
Founded in 2016, Ambrosus is a publicly-verifiable and community-driven blockchain system designed to assure the quality, safety, and origins of essential products like medicine, food, and commodities.
Founded in October 2016, Sweetbridge is a blockchain-based economic framework that transforms supply chain and logistics collaboration through fast, fair, and flexible value exchange. Sweetbridge is headquartered in Arizona, and has offices in London, Switzerland, Leichtenstein, and Gibraltar.
Kik is one of the world’s most popular social networks. The company launched Kin, an Ethereum-based token, to facilitate the exchange of digital goods and services on its platform.
Enigma is a decentralized data marketplace protocol looking to revolutionize the way data is shared, aggregated, and monetized. Enigma seeks to enable the scalability of blockchains by providing a complementary off-chain data network.
TrustToken aims to create asset-backed tokens that you can easily buy and sell around the world. The company’s first asset-backed token, TrueUSD, is a stability-focused cryptocurrency that's redeemable 1-to-1 with the U.S. dollar.
Elastos aims to be the first completely secure environment on the web where decentralized applications are detached from the internet, while also permitting full scalability to millions of users. The China-based tech company is building a protocol that will allow full ownership, liquidity, and wealth generation from data and digital assets.
Steemit is the first and largest blockchain-powered social media network; one that rewards contributors for their content with cryptocurrency. The Texas-based company created the Steem blockchain, one of the most used and scalable blockchains ever invented.
Datawallet is a blockchain-powered exchange encouraging independent data ownership. Taking on the $300 billion USD data brokerage industry, Datawallet’s digital marketplace allows users to reclaim ownership of their data by anonymously and securely sharing it with interested companies.
Radar Relay is a peer-to-peer trading platform and decentralized token exchange for Ethereum-based tokens built on the 0x Protocol. Radar Relay operates an order book and relays orders between peers without holding assets in custody.
Built on Ethereum, Aragon is the first management tool developed specifically to disintermediate the creation and maintenance of companies all around the world. Headquartered in Barcelona, Aragon was Co-founded by Luis Cuende and Jorge Izquierdo.
Kochava offers a unique, holistic, and unbiased analytics platform to plan, target, measure, and optimize media spend. The Kochava platform, through network and publisher integrations, allows advertisers to target audiences and measure campaign performance with precision.
PROPS by YouNow is a decentralized ecosystem of video applications. With an active community in the millions, PROPS hopes to create a decentralized model for digital media that uses blockchain technology to fairly reward contributors that power the network.
RNDR is a blockchain-based rendering platform that rewards those who lend their computing power to the network. From the creators of leading cloud graphics company OTOY, RNDR makes it possible for any 3D object or environment to be authored, shared, and monetized through the Ethereum blockchain protocol.
Coinsource is the largest bitcoin ATM network — with more than 200 kiosks located across North America. As an alternative to digital asset exchanges, consumers can buy bitcoin with cash, and sell bitcoin for cash, directly at ATMs.
Cypherium is a highly scalable and robust smart contract platform, featuring a joint Proof-of-Work (PoW) and Practical Byzantine Fault Tolerance (PBFT) consensus mechanism that can achieve thousands of transactions per second without sacrificing decentralization.
Utopia Music leverages blockchain technology to provide transparency, fairness, and smart contract-based payment processing to the music industry. By creating new revenue streams and building real-time analytics tools, Utopia Music aims to help creators, businesspeople, and consumers revitalize inefficient processes that have long impeded progress in music.
COSIMO X is a leading tokenized venture capital fund focusing on early stage companies in deep tech industries. COSIMO X is disrupting the traditional venture capital investment model by issuing investors COSIMO tokens backed by investments in COSIMO’s portfolio.
NIFTY is a multi-day hackathon and conference bringing together hundreds of developers, investors, and entrepreneurs in Hong Kong to discuss non-fungible tokens (NFTs), collectibles, and blockchain gaming.
Social Alpha Foundation (SAF) is a nonprofit grant-making platform that focuses on supporting education and outreach to empower communities to utilize blockchain technology for social good, specifically in the areas of health, environment, and education.
CloseCross is a multi-party, decentralized derivatives trading platform driving democratic participation. Using a simple three-click trading process, CloseCross promises to level the playing field for those wishing to participate in the $1,200 trillion USD financial derivatives market.
Etherisc, creator of a global, decentralized insurance platform, is reinventing the multi-trillion dollar insurance industry by using blockchain technology to lower operational costs and provide greater transparency.
QED-it is an enterprise solution for preserving privacy on the blockchain, allowing users to transfer ownership of blockchain assets without revealing confidential transaction details. QED-it uses standard compliant zero-knowledge proof cryptography to ensure the confidentiality of transaction data and metadata, delivering a scalable and robust enterprise solution.
B9lab is the world’s leading provider of blockchain education and training, with a global learning community of more than 14,000 students in over 160 countries.
Founded in 2014, B9lab aims to demystify the field by helping decision-makers prepare for technological disruption and certifying developers to drive that change. Alongside providing blockchain education, B9lab also offers consultancy, advisory and talent services to help organisations find the best technological and professional fit for their blockchain projects.
B9lab has also worked with high-profile corporate clients including Accenture, Bank of America, and Nissan to bring blockchain to their businesses with hands-on workshops and online courses.
Monax is an open-source blockchain platform that allows users to construct their own secure applications using blockchain and smart contract technology. Monax is one of the founding companies behind the Agreements Network, a decentralized blockchain-powered contract management platform for small and medium sized enterprises.
Kraken is one of world’s largest digital asset exchanges. Based in San Francisco, Kraken allows customers to trade several pairs of fiat and cryptocurrency on its platform.
SONM (Supercomputer Organized by Network Mining) is a decentralized worldwide fog supercomputer for general purpose computing from site hosting to scientific calculations.
nDau is the world’s first buoyant digital currency optimized for long-term store of value and supported by a decentralized ecosystem. With built-in economic structures that support stability and potential for growth, ndau aims to provide dependability for holders not found in existing cryptocurrencies, in addition to a fair and accountable governance system.
Headquartered in Crypto Valley in Zug, Switzerland, Blockchain Valley Ventures (BVV) is an accelerator and venture firm focused on developing and investing in blockchain-enabled businesses. BVV works with an elite group of blockchain companies, lawyers, auditors, tax advisors, and financial regulators.
Founded in 2013, BitGive is the world’s first Bitcoin 501c(3) nonprofit organization recognized by the U.S. government. Based in San Francisco, BitGive is spearheading transparency in the philanthropy sector with GiveTrack, which uses blockchain technology to track and trace each charitable donation.
Founded in 2014, Brave New Coin (BNC) is a data and research company focused on the blockchain and cryptographic assets industry. BNC is committed to providing trusted information, technical analysis, and standard-setting research on the blockchain sector.
Odyssey is an Open Innovation Program connecting innovative ideas with governmental, corporate, and non-profit partners to address complex societal challenges using blockchain, AI, and other emerging technologies, with a collaborative approach to innovation. Through a series of industry events, hackathons, and a decentralised incubation program, Odyssey mobilises a global ecosystem of more than 6,000 members, among whom includes developers, creatives, startups, corporates, investors, governmental bodies, legal experts, regulators, scientists, and other key stakeholders who tap into each other’s knowledge and resources to enable exponential innovation. Each Program season starts in September with the Future of Trust Summit, followed by a series of preparatory events (also known as Deep Dives), and peaks with the Odyssey hackathon in April.
Chainlink is a secure blockchain middleware provider, enabling smart contracts to securely connect with external data sources and off-chain payment methods. Chainlink engages external data sources, APIs, internal systems, and payments infrastructure to improve blockchain connectivity.
Snark.art is a Brooklyn-based digital laboratory for art and technology that taps into the creative possibilities of the blockchain. Founded in late 2017 by Andrey Alekhin and Misha Libman, Snark.art works in collaboration with artists in the creation, distribution, and sales of new works that harness blockchain’s decentralized community and digital scarcity.
ID2020 is a public-private partnership dedicated to using blockchain technology to provide the global population with access to an officially-recognized identity — a problem currently affecting 1.1 billion people around the world.
SatoshiLabs, based in Prague, is a technology company focused on blockchain. They created cryptocurrency hardware wallet Trezor, and also created the first-ever bitcoin mining pool, SlushPool.