Demo Day& 3rd Global Blockchain Summit 2017

Sept.14-16th,2017 W Shanghai, the Bund.

No.66 Lvshun Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai, China

Demo Day(Sept.14th)

Demo Day presents an opportunity for various stakeholders from different industries to connect with dozens of blockchain start-ups and projects from around the world, including contestants from Wanxiang Innova City's Global Blockchain Challenge Initiative. This will be an event reflecting the latest development and innovation in the blockchain atmosphere.

3rd Global Blockchain Summit(Sept.15-16th)

The New Economy-themed Global Blockchain Summit has become an industrial phenomenon since 2015. This September, the 3rd Global Block Summit will gather iconic speakers from various industries to discuss more about the real-world applications of blockchain technology, as well as its potential benefits, risks, and regulatory concerns.

Wanxiang Blockchain Labs(the Host)

Funded by China Wanxiang Holdings back in 2015, Wangxiang Blockchain labs is a frontier research institution focused on blockchain technology. It is also the secretariat of ChinaLedger Alliance. The lab has been gathering experts in this field to work on technological development, business applications, industrial strategy and other aspects.












The summit will address blockchain related topics including technology, application, and regulation

Cutting-edge blockchain technology

Privacy Protection; Consensus algorithm; Smart Contract and Formal Verification; Secure Multi-party Computation

Blockchain Use Cases

Blockchain in Supply Chain Finance and Trade Finance; Industrial Application of Blockchain; Blockchain and Distributed Energy; Smart City on Blockchain

Policy And Regulation

Reg-tech:Blockchain and Financial Regulation; Regulatory Trend in Blockchain and ICO

Investment On Blockchain

Digital Asset and ICO Venture Capital Investments

The future of Blockchain Alliance

How will blockchain alliance evolve?

Demo Day
09:00-09:30Opening speech
09:30-10:30Project demo
11:00-12:30Project demo
13:30-15:00Project demo
15:30-17:00Project demo
17:00-17:30Project review and prize awarding
Summit Day 1
09:00-09:10 Welcoming Speech
09:10-10:00 Opening Speech and Oration
10:00-10:20 Global Development Trend on Blockchain
10:20-10:40 Regulatory Trend on Blockchain
10:40-11:00 Global Investment on Blockchain
11:00-11:20 Tea Break
11:20-11:40 The Blockchain Practice of Webank
11:40-12:00 The Global Development of Blockchain Application
12:00-12:20 Smart City on Blockchain
12:20-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:30 Speech: Latest Development on Private Blockchain
14:30-15:30 Speech: Latest Development on Public Chain
15:30-16:00 Panel: The Future of Public Chain vs. Private Chain
16:00-16:30 Tea Break
16:30-17:30 Speech: Global Regulation on Blockchain and Financ
17:30-18:00 Panel: International Standardization of Blockchain Technology(ISO TC307)
Summit Day 2
09:00-09:20 Speech: Blockchain Application in Stock Exchange
9:20-10:00 Speech: Blockchain Application in Supply Chain and Trade Finance
10:00-10:20 Speech: Blockchain application in the Insurance Industry
10:20-10:40 Speech: Blockchain application in the banking industry
10:40-11:00 Tea Break
11:00-11:20 Speech: Blockchain and payment
11:20-11:40 Speech: Blockchain and IoT
11:40-12:00 Panel: Blockchain and IoT Application
12:00-12:20 Speech: Blockchain and Distributed Energy
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-13:50 Speech: Blockchain and Distributed Storage
13:50-14:10 Speech: The development of smart contract
14:10-14:30 Speech: Blockchain and Trusted Multi-party Computation
14:30-14:50Speech: Blockchain and Privacy Protection
14:50-15:10 Speech: Smart Contract and Formal Verification
15:10-15:30 Speech: Security protection on Blockchain
15:30-15:50 Tea Break
15:50-16:10 Speech: Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence
16:10-16:30 Speech: The path to blockchain scalability
16:30-16:50 Speech: exploring high speed consensus mechanism on Blockchain
16:50-17:10Panel: Global Investment on blockchain

Upated at August 2nd


World-renowned speakers will share their latest views on blockchain(The list is not in any specific order)

Paul Snow

Brendan Blumer
CEO of

Daniel Larimer
Screen name:Byte Master. CTO of,Founder of Bitshares

Nick Szabo
Computer Scientist, Legal Scholar Cryptographer

Vitalik Buterin
Ethereum Founder, Wanxiang Blockchain Labs Chief Scientist

The Vice President and Chief Information Officer of WeBank

Patrick Byrne
CEO and Founder of OverStock

Lilin Sun
Juzix CEO and Founder

Ming Sun
Partner at Broad and Bright Law firm, expert in digital currency related regulations

Co-Founder and CTO of Stellar, Founder of Ripple, Creator of eDonkey

Shuo Bai
Ex-CTO of Shanghai Stock Exchange, Chinaledger Chief Architect

Philippa Ryan
Co-ConvenorofISO/TC307 Smart Contracts Working Group

Nick Giurietto
Chief Executive, Australian Digital Commerce Associatio

Head of FinTech Center,Bank of Japa

David Lee
Professor at Singapore University of Social Sciences

Jaw Kwon
CEO and Founder of Tendermint, Founder of Cosmos

Xia Yang
UESTC Associate Professor, Postdoctor

Lianjin Huang
Huawei VP, Chief Blockchain Expert and Chief Identity Management System Architect, CISSP

David Johnston
Factom Chairman

Dominic Williams
String Labs CTO and President

Tom Ding
String Labs Co-founder and CEO

Paul Snow
Chief Architecture Officer at Factom

Brendan Blumer
CEO of
At, Brendan concentrates on business strategy and capital raising activities. He is a serial entrepreneur in the technology field since the age of 14, and has built business of virtual currency transactions in MMORPGs in the US, in Hong Kong and 1Group in India. Brendan has been involved in the blockchain business since 2014 and is an active speaker at various public and private blockchain conferences, such as in Hong Kong and in India.
Daniel Larimer
CTO of Screen name:Byte Master

A serial entrepreneur focusing on innovative technologies ranging from virtual reality simulators to second-generation crypto currencies, most notably BitShares. Dan is a specialist in software development and the inventor of the widely adopted "Proof of Stake" and "Decentralized Autonomous Corporations" concepts.
Nick Szabo
Computer Scientist, Legal Scholar,Cryptographer
Nick Szabo is a computer scientist, legal scholar and cryptographer known for his research in digital contracts and digital currency. He graduated from the University of Washington in 1989 with a degree in computer science.[1] He holds an honorary professorship at the Universidad Francisco Marroquín.
Ethereum Founder,Wanxiang Blockchain Labs Chief Scientist.
The co-founder and inventor of Ethereum, which is known as a combination of distributed systems and software application development platforms to create new digital money and distributed applications over the Ethereum Blockchain.
Zhitao Ma
he Vice President and Chief Information Officer of WeBank
Former SF Express Group CIO. More than 10 years in Silicon Valley, the University of California, Berkeley, Stanford University, undergraduate and graduate degree in computer science, has worked in many large international IT companies, including Oracle, Hewlett-Packard and other companies.
Patrick Byrne
CEO and Founder of OverStock
Dr. Patrick M. Byrne founded Inc. and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Byrne serves as a General Partner of High Plains Investments LLC. Dr. Byrne has been a Manager of the Haverford Group, an investment company and an affiliate of Overstock since 1994. Dr. Byrne holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chinese studies from Dartmouth College, a Master’s degree from Cambridge University as a Marshall Scholar and a PhD in Philosophy from Stanford University.
Founder and CEO of Juzix
Worked at China UnionPay before founding Juzhen Financials. Dedicated to promoting the applications of blockchain in clearing and settlements and other financial usecases. Served as senior executive at the payment devision of Unionpay. In charge of business development and innovation of the payment system of Unionpay. Holds several Patents of payment system.
Ming Sun
Partner at Broad and Bright Law firm, expert in digital currency related regulations
The first and most well known lawyer in China focusing on digital currency, blockchain and smart con.

Demo Day Project Listing

Present your ideas and products to potential investors and the world.

※Deadline: August 15, 2017


Please send the following information to
※Company name(Please include the website and related links)
※Product description
※Team background
※Current stage (Angel, Seed, Series A, etc.)
※Contact: name, cell phone, email, or Wechat


※ A fee of 35,000 RMB or 5,000 USD for selected company.
※A one-minute video clip with subtitles.
Each team has 15-minute presentation slot&2 minutes feedback from judges on Demo Day. The above materials and expenses shall be provided within ten days after the application is approved.


※Two tickets for the summit
※10,000 USD for Demo Day Champion,8,000 USD for Demo Day Second-class prize, 6,000 USD for Demo Day Third-class Prize
※The opportunity to attend the Demo Day dinner to communicate with sponsors. (Limit two team members)
※Logo and company details shared on conference homepage
※ (China's leading blockchain news site) is written and promoted to other media outlets

2016 Demo Day Review

On last year's Demo Day, several start-up projects were awarded and gained exposure.

Join us

A great opportunity to learn more about blockchain


will be increased to 5900RMB after Sept.1st.

*By depositing proper ID card on site, you can borrow a English-Chinese simultaneous interpretation device for free.

*Accommodation will only include lunch and tea-breaks.

VENUE: W Shanghai-The Bund, Located on the North Bund fronts with spectacular panoramic views over the Huangpu River and Shanghai's iconic Pudong skyline including the famous Oriental Pearl Tower. 374 Rooms including 35 Suites with bund view, 5 B&F venues (The Kitchen Table, YEN, Liquid at YEN, WOOBAR, WET Deck),5,800 SQM function space. With 2050sqm and a capacity of over 100 tables the Great Room at W Shanghai – The Bund is the largest event space in a hotel in Puxi and second largest in Shanghai, with view of Pudong's skyscrapers.

Location: W Shanghai, No.66 Lvshun Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai, China

Location in Chinese:上海市虹口区旅顺路66号W酒店

Rooms:Wonderful room | Single Rate:CNY 1,500+;Double Rate:CNY 1,500+
For reservation, please send an email to and indicate that you are the 3rd Global Blockchain Summit participant.
Notes: Rates are quoted in CNY     
Rates are subject to 10% service charge and plus 6% VAT(16.6%)     Rates will be available 2 days prior and 2 days after the Event Dates indicated in the Room Block, subject to availability at the time of reservation. The actual rate will be determined by the hotel.


We're looking forward to your partnership with us.(The list below is not in any specfic order for now)

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Our summits have been reflecting the development of blockchain

Hosted by Wanxiang Blockchain Labs every autumn, the New Economy-themed Global Blockchain Summit is one of the biggest upscale blockchain events globally . The first Global Blockchain Summit was hosted at 15th, October, 2015, where more than 300 technicians, entrepreneurs, academics, investors, representatives from financial institutions and regulatory bodies have attended. It was the first public blockchain event in China, and was recognized to be the iconic event of the development of blockchain technology in the country, marking the year 2015 as “the blockchain year ”in China.

From 19-24th September 2016, Wanxiang Blockchain Labs and the Ethereum Foundation hosted a 6 days long Shanghai Blockchain Week together, which included DevCon2, Demo Day, and 2nd Global Blockchain Summit. More than 1000 speakers and participants from around the world have attended, bringing the development and status of the blockchain industry in China to a whole new level. Click here for more details.


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