The Gathering Place for Blockchain Visionaries and Influencers.

The revolution begins here.


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The spark

Although Initial Coin Offerings have revolutionized crowdfunding and the development of new technologies, they have also been the subject of scandals and have been targeted by governments.

This has created uncertainty and skepticism around these new coins and tokens.

So the real question is: where do we go from here?

ICO FORWARD IS THE GATHERING PLACE FOR BLOCKCHAIN VISIONARIES AND INFLUENCERS to discuss regulation, the decentralization movement, and the future of finance.



NYC Summit

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ICO Forward NYC Summit
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

404 10th Avenue
New York, NY 10001

Add to Calendar 11/15/2017 09:00 AM 11/15/2017 9:00 PM America/New_York ICO Forward NYC Summit The revolution starts here. 404 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10001

get excited. Get connected.

get inspired.

Let's grow together.

ICO INVESTMENT HAS INCREASED MORE THAN 2700% from $96M in 2016 to over $2.7B in 2017.


At the ICO FORWARD NYC SUMMIT, we’ll answer this question and share expert predictions of the future so investors like you can make smarter decisions.

Not so long ago, some experts argued that personal computers would never be adopted, and that tablets would only be used as expensive coffee trays.

So I think it may not be wise to dismiss virtual currencies.
— Christine Lagarde, IMF Managing Director

The experience

ICO FORWARD NYC SUMMIT is an invite-only event limited to 120 prominent guests from major media outlets and publications, government, venture capital and blockchain companies, as well as individuals generating more than $200,000 in yearly income.

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The venue

Your journey begins at the luxurious 404 NYC Event Space.

Located in the exciting Midtown West/Hudson Yards neighborhood, this 7,500 square foot space will electrify your senses and open your mind to new possibilities.

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The experts

To help you maximize your NYC Summit experience, our EXPERT CONNECTORS at ICO Forward will personally introduce you to the perfect people for your business needs — the press, investors and speakers.

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the vision

Your summit experience includes insightful presentations, fireside chats and panel discussions with thought leaders and innovators in fintech.

You'll have ample time to network and interact with our other guests throughout the day and during our evening afterparty.


Featured speakers

A few of our thought leaders.

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Peter Klein

Mr. Klein is the CEO of Educated Change and an expert in deep learning. In 2016, Educated Change was named winner of the top 100 companies in Europe. Mr. Klein serves as a Partner at the Duke University Corporate Executive Educational Program.

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Rik Willard

Rik Willard is the Founder and Managing Director of Agentic Group, a federation of over 50 blockchain and related companies throughout the world. The company is headquartered in New York City, with additional representation in the EU, UK, Asia, Australia and South America.

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Renata George

The Managing Director of Zenmen, Mrs. George is rated one of the top women in venture capital by Forbes. An Advisory Board Member at the 500 Startups Fund, she is an expert in Venture Capital Investing.

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Mr. McKibbin specializes in decentralization technologies and is the founder of Decentranet. Hailed as a Bitcoin Baron, Mr. McKibbin is currently tokenizing a Zone for Employment and Economic Development.

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As the Global Head of Regulatory Compliance at S&P Global, Mr. Forston's expertise in international financial regulation has earned him the title of Director of the Board of Trustees for the Global Association of Risk Professionals. He is currently an Associate at Columbia University.