Crypto Evolved is the only industry conference dedicated to the development of the institutional digital-asset market. Through a high-quality agenda focused on key issues impacting capital markets, Crypto Evolved will attract senior representatives from traditional Wall Street firms to Silicon Valley.


June 25, 2019

8 am to 6 pm

730 Third Avenue,
New York, NY 10017


Keynote Speaker

Colleen Sullivan


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Data is the New Oil

The development of any modern financial market requires high-quality data. What is the current state of data in crypto-markets and what tools and solutions are available today? Can getting a head start give you an edge?

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Legal Matters

The rapid pace of crypto-market development has created numerous legal questions that remain unanswered. Our panel of experts will discuss which topics are most important to institutional market participants and why.

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Exchanging Places

Exchanges will undoubtedly play a key role in the development of the institutional crypto-market. This session brings together leaders from new platforms and traditional exchanges to debate the proper path to institutional market evolution.

4:50 pm - 5:30 pm

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Future Funds

What's the long-term view on the digital asset landscape? This panel features representatives from incumbent platforms, investment banks and traditional VC firms to discuss themes in strategic investment that present the biggest opportunities.


Laurence Latimer, Head of Ventures at IEX Group


Jalak Jobanputra, Founding Partner of Future\Perfect Ventures
Gary Offner, Head of NASDAQ Ventures
Colleen Sullivan, CEO of CMT Digital Holdings LLC
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Is it safe?

Sound settlement and custody solutions are fundamental to a well-functioning market. Our panel of experts will debate the right approach for meeting the standards and requirements for financial market institutions.


Keynote Speaker

Timothy G. Massad

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Blurred Lines

Regulating a new industry is a complex endeavor, but without clarity on key rules the pace of crypto-market innovation will be compromised. This panel will combine industry experts with representatives from major regulators to discuss the way forward.

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You Down with OTC?

Reliable institutional liquidity is dependent on a well-functioning OTC market, and crypto-assets are no exception. This panel combines OTC market makers with solution providers to discuss the current and future state of OTC trading.



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Keynote Speaker

Mark Shelby Smith

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Link in the Chain

The dream of leveraging distributed ledger technology for financial products is now a reality. This session will gather proven innovators to discuss their respective approaches to issuing securities via blockchain technology.

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Not So Old School

Traditional financial institutions are now showing definitive signs that they are embracing crypto-markets. What ideas are established firms pursuing and is there an edge in getting it right first?

Banker's Eye View

How does the traditional investment banking business view the digital asset landscape? This panel of representatives from major investment banks will discuss their perspectives on everything from ICOs to M&A.

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New Products on the Block

Institutional markets directly rely on alternative products for accessing liquidity and hedging risk. This panel of experts will discuss the outlook for development and growth of derivatives and crypto-ETFs.