We kick off each d10e edition with an invite-only dinner for members of the Blockchain Investors Consortium (BIC) who are joined by the local Co-Host and the Revolutionary Sponsors. BIC’s membership includes 120 active crypto hedge funds managers. At 10pm they are joined by local blockchainers and d10e’s international delegates for a bonding VIP welcome party powered by Karma. Tickets for the VIP Party are available here.
You will enjoy networking with crypto investors, local and international speakers while taking in the panoramic view from Tokyo Skytree, the world’s highest tower. You will then be be delighted by a Japanese lunch served on a traditional Yakatabune boat. In the afternoon you will walk around the Shinjuku Gyo-en park and see the Meiji shrine, an edifice dedicated to the Emperor under whose reign Japan became a modern state. The evening is reserved for a dinner inside the National Art Center, one of the largest exhibition spaces in Japan.
After 20 global editions since 2014, our format has been perfected to include a dozen eye-opening presentations (15 minutes each). Following a networking lunch, we switch to 30-minute panels and fireside chats covering important topics.
The start-up pitch competition features hand-picked teams of innovators to present their projects. Members of the Blockchain Investors Consortium (BIC) act as judges and watch closely which ventures fit best the investment criteria for the funds they manage. The top-three winners split among themselves the grand prize of $100,000. Additional awards include the Media Award and the Audience Award.