OUR BLOCKCHAIN CONFERENCE

About

The CV Summit is a unique event held in the heart of Crypto Valley, a blockchain haven that spans across Switzerland and Liechtenstein. With strong support from the Swiss government, this region (and particularly Zug, Switzerland) has become home to some of the most renowned crypto and blockchain companies in the world, including Cardano, Ethereum, Tezos, and many more.

 

This unique event series gathers the crypto community from the Crypto Valley and beyond to look into the hottest trends in blockchain technology. From panel discussions, keynotes, and startup competitions, the CV Summit has been home to innovation since 2017. 

 

The CV Summit is also a reminder of the thriving community here in the Crypto Valley. With more than 960 blockchain companies located in the region spanning from Zug to Lichtenstein, the CV Summit is an excellent opportunity to experience this flourishing community firsthand. 

CV Summit Leadership Circles

The CV Summit Leadership Circles, which took place from August 30 until September 1st, 2021, is a series of high-level blockchain events designed to showcase the Swiss Blockchain Ecosystem as one of the leading Blockchain innovation and investment hubs in the world. This unique event series gathered investors, corporates, and high-profile individuals in one place in order to examine how the present and future applications of blockchain technology can help optimize and evolve our businesses, revolutionize healthcare, modernize governmental institutions, support art and culture, and improve our daily lives as a whole.


Day 1 - CV Digital Assets and Investors Circle


Blockchain technology is pushing the creation of new rails in traditional capital markets beyond Bitcoin. Together with presenting partners Cryptix and FiCAS, we are gathering traditional and next-generation financial players to jointly take a closer look at all that blockchain has in store for the world of finance. 

 

Key industry drivers such as Adrian Schatzmann (Asset Management Association Switzerland), Tim Grant (Galaxy Digital), Niklas Nikolajsen (Bitcoin Suisse AG), and Josef Holm (Draper Goren Holm) shared their insights with the audience. Further, pioneers such as Crypto Finance, AAVE, SIX Digital Exchange, and many more were featured in engaging panels and discussions. The full program was Livestreamed and can be watched here.


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DAY 2 - CV CULTURE AND IMPACT LEADERS CIRCLE


The NFT market tripled in size in 2020. Not just artists but fashion, luxury, and sports brands are now actively creating NFT-based offerings. Together with our presenting partner, the Tezos Foundation, we are gathering key voices from the creative and sports industries to examine how blockchain is shaping art, music, sports, and philanthropy. 

 

Included in the program were influential players such as Hubertus Thonhauser (Tezos Foundation), Kenny Schachter (artist), and State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), Christie’s, Red Bull Racing, the Web3 Foundation, Utopia, and more shared their insights in engaging panels and inspiring keynote speeches. The full program was Livestreamed and can be watched back here.


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DAY 3 - CV ENTERPRISE LEADERS CIRCLE


As Blockchain moves to real-world implementation, enterprises are now racing to tap into its various business use cases. Together with our presenting partners Inacta and CasperLabs, we are taking an in-depth look at enterprise blockchain innovation in Switzerland and beyond.

 

During the day, James Bernard (DMCC), Saeed Hareb Al Darmaki (Sheesha Finance/ CasperLabs), Pierre Kauffmann (IBM), and other key players shared their insights. Furthermore, AXA, DGCX, Novartis, Aeternity, SwissRe, and many more joined us to discuss enterprise blockchain innovation. The full program was Livestreamed and can be watched back here.


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