{DeFi}ntech Retreat

September 8th, 2021

An intimate gathering for leaders and professionals in DeFi.

Speakers

more to be announced

Location

Join us near the summit of the Malibu Coastal Range, at a remote location, surrounded by magnificent rock formations and 360 degree views of unparalleled natural landscape.

Travel Information

Nearby Airports

- LAX: 26.8 miles (35-55 min)
- Hollywood Burbank Airport: 31.5 miles (40-50 min)

Transportation

We recommend using a rideshare service if possible. Parking availability in the Malibu Coastal Range is limited.

What to expect

  • Limited attendance

    Only 175 participants will attend the retreat.
    Attendees include: Fintech startups, VCs, Financial organizations, Legal and Regulators.
    Roles range from: Managing Directors and VPs to CxOs.
  • Intimate networking

    Get to know speakers and guests over breakfast, lunch and evening reception (featuring open bar and appetizers). Grow your network and explore new business opportunities.
  • Unique insights

    Participate in 7 off-the-record panel discussions. Hear honest conversations and opinions that aren't shared on a "mainstream" stage.
  • Remote location

    Join us in the Malibu Coastal Range for a unique and intimate event.

Attending organizations

Roles range from: Managing Directors and VPs to CxOs
- ShapeShift
- JPMorgan Chase
- SynapseFI
- FormFree
- Wachsman
- Celsius.Network
- World Economic Forum
- Fidelity Center for Applied Technology
- TRM Labs
- Anchor Protocol
- Jet Protocol
- Pastel
- Age Fund
- Fenwick & West
- Serotonin
- Sila
- Checkout.com
- LedgerScore
- 4K
- Blockchain.com
- Framework Ventures
- Anchorage
- Murphy & McGonigle
- Blockchain Association
- Arizona Department of Insurance and Financial Institutions
- Rally
- Patomak Global Partners
- Wharton Fintech
- Ashbury Legal
- Promontory Financial Group
- Propeller Industries
- Sifchain Finance
- Eventus Systems
- One
- NYCA
- Blockchain Fund (Alumni Ventures)
- Tala
- 1inch Network
- Binance.US
- iTrustCapital
- Munich Re Ventures
- TransUnion
- FBI
- A100x
- Atomic
- Xspaced
- Sillari Law
- GlobaliD
- LoanPro
- ILA Capital
- Experian
- W3BCLOUD
- Gooddolar Limited
- Controladora JAKA
- Zero Hash
- more to be announced soon

Less than 25 passes are available

Agenda

September 8th, 2021

10:00AM
Doors open. Lite Breakfast. Networking


11:00AM
Panel Discussion: DeFi Trends

Moderator

Nisa Amoils
Founding Partner, A100x

Panelist

Sheila Warren
Deputy Head of the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, World Economic Forum

Panelist

Sankaet Pathak
Founder & CEO at Synapse

Panelist

Jason Ward
VP, Blockchain Product Management, Fidelity’s Center for Applied Technology

11:40AM
Panel Discussion: Exchanges

Moderator

Paul Watkins
Managing Director, Patomak Global Partners (ex. Director of Innovation, CFPB)

Panelist

Erik Voorhees
CEO, ShapeShift

Panelist

Manny Alvarez
Chief Administrative Officer, Binance.US

Panelist

Sergej Kunz
Co-founder, 1inch Network

12:20PM
Panel Discussion: Coins

Moderator

Matt Homer
Executive in Residence, Nyca

Panelist

Alex Mashinsky
Founder & CEO, Celsius.Network

Panelist

Michael Anderson
Co-Founder, Framework Ventures

Panelist

TBA

1:00PM
Lunch break. Networking


2:20PM
Panel Discussion: Regulation

Moderator

Kristin Smith
Executive Director, Blockchain Association

Panelist

Evan Daniels
Director, Arizona Department of Insurance and Financial Institutions

Panelist

Elizabeth Lan Davis
Chair-elect, Murphy & McGonigle (FMR CFTC and DOJ Trial Attorney)

Panelist

TBA

3:00PM
Panel Discussion: NFTs

Moderator

Ira Lam
General Counsel, Rally

Panelist

Amanda Cassatt
CEO & Co-Founder at Serotonin, President of Mojito (FMR CMO, Consensys)

Panelist

Richard Li
CEO, 4K

Panelist

Anthony Georgiades
Co-Founder & COO, Pastel.Network

3:40PM
Panel Discussion: Lending

Moderator

Miguel Armaza
Wharton Fintech Podcast / Gilgamesh Ventures

Panelist

Jennifer Liu
Head of Trading, Anchorage

Panelist

Nina Knox
Chief Growth Officer, LedgerScore

Panelist

Reid Simon
Head of Lending, Blockchain.com

4:20PM
Panel Discussion: Fraud

Moderator

Marko Ivanov
SVP, Diversified Market, TransUnion

Panelist

John Frerichs
Managing Director, Merchant Services (WePay, Financial Services, Payments, Fintech), J.P. Morgan Chase

Panelist

Ronald Manuel
Supervisory Special Agent, FBI Los Angeles Cyber Task Force

Panelist

Esteban Castaño
Co-founder and CEO, TRM Labs

5:00PM
Open Bar. Appetizers. Networking


Interested in joining us as a speaker, partner or volunteer? get in touch ✌️