Benefits for Members

 

We welcome Individuals, Startups, Companies, Commissions, Corporations, Governmental Bodies, Institutions, Academies, Universities, Non-Governmental Organizations, Innovation Hubs and Regulators to be part of the Crypto Valley ecosystem offering them the following benefits

Individual Members

Corporate Members

Promotion

Profile listed on members’ directory
Use our communication channels to post research, white papers and contributions to the ecosystem.
Company profile listed on members’ directory
Use our communication channels to publish research, white papers and contributions to the ecosystem. Upcoming events and recent milestones like new product releases, etc.
Logo featured on website (for Corporate sponsors)
Branding opportunities for your organization through sponsorship packages

Participation

Members have the possibility to be part of the Association and participate actively in the Crypto Valley ecosystem by joining our Working Groups, where they are being part of a specific task force, driving forward crucial topics for the ecosystem influencing regulations, policies and developments
Have access to latest content produced by the working groups
Networking with individual members through our new platform (coming end of 2019)
Receive regular invitations to attend our meetups.
Eligibility rights to serve as working group officer
Volunteer in events to meet people, develop relationships, and make invaluable connections
Participate in research and white papers.
Participate actively in the Crypto Valley ecosystem by joining our Working Groups, where members can collaborate driving forward crucial topics for the ecosystem
Eligibility rights to serve as working group officer
Have access to latest content produced by the working groups
Networking with all CVA members through our new platform (coming end of 2019)
Receive regular invitations to deliver presentations at events, either free events or taking a sponsorship package for events such as the Crypto Valley Conference, etc.
Collaborate with the Association to bring services to the community across Legal, Tax, Office Space, Incubators, Education and more.
Participate in research and white papers.

Discounts

Discounts on CVA & Partner events
CHF 100 discount on the Crypto Valley Conference
Discounts on CVA & Partner events
CHF 500 discount on the Crypto Valley Conference sponsorship package or equal to 10% of sponsorship package

Events

Attending member only events
Access to live streamed events
Attend and organize events
Access to live streamed events an opportunity to live stream private events with the community
The opportunity to attend in conjunction with the Association at international events and get access to sponsorship packages to leverage the discount we obtain as the CVA and forward to our members

Investment

Fundraising opportunities
Pitch your project or Start-up
Access our investment network through our working group

Advocacy

 

Opportunity to get involved in the CVA by being part of the Working Groups and have the chance to influence regulations, policies and developments on issues that impact blockchain and fintech companies locally and globally.
Opportunity to get involved in the CVA by being part of the Working Groups and have the chance to influence regulations, policies and developments on issues that impact blockchain and fintech companies locally and globally.

Use of CVA logo

Use CVA member logo according to our brand guidelines in mail and website and LinkedIn
Use CVA member logo according to our brand guidelines in mail and on website

Voting Rights

Right to Vote for New Board Members and be elected
Right to Vote for New Board Members

Job Posting

Access the Job offerings portal
Publish job openings on our website

Updates

Receive Up-to-date information on developments in blockchain and cryptographic technology
Access the Library and get information not accessible for the general public
Introduction to legal and tax, bank opening and how-to setup a company in Switzerland
Receive Up-to-date information on developments in blockchain and cryptographic technology
Access the Library and get information not accessible for the general public. Contribute to the archive
Introduction to legal and tax, bank opening and how-to setup a company in Switzerland

See all benefits as a summary

Summary of Benefits

Summary of Benefits for CVA Members

 

Participation

We offer to our members the possibility to be part of the Association and participate actively in the Crypto Valley ecosystem. Members can join our Working Groups, where they are being part of a specific task force, driving individual crucial topics forward. All of these groups are critical for the ecosystem and make sure Switzerland stays ahead of the curve. Members from abroad are also welcome to remotely participate in our Working Groups, where they can propose initiatives, which improve the blockchain and DLT-space as well as foster the application of the technology in the real world economy. Members can also propose to the board a new Working Group and establish it if there is a particular need to address.

Promotion

The Crypto Valley is well known throughout the world as one of the most important centers for cryptographic and distributed ledger technology. Member profiles and companies are promoted through our members’ directory and network. Corporate members’ publications might receive exposure through CVA’s marketing channels including its website, social media, community events, and print advertising as where appropriate and valuable for the entire network. The CVA is widely followed, giving you a higher exposure presenting an excellent opportunity to show your engagement in the ecosystem, your brand, company and your products or services are presented to a large audience. We are working on allowing corporate members to publish products and services on our platform and our channels. Also the latest developments or news in the blockchain space can be shared with the entire network, giving all participants an “edge” over non-members.   

Discounts

By joining as a member you will be granted discounts on paid events organized by the CVA (e.g. the Crypto Valley Conference) and receive discounts on partner events.

Events

We have an extensive programme of events including conferences, seminars, evening meetings, discussion panels, community lounges and presentations. By joining the CVA you will have access to all exclusive events for members, where you can present your project or your company (as per availability and membership), and have the opportunity to participate in events for raising funds or get insights on latest developments on regulations, policy as well as technological developments on blockchain and cryptographic technology and fintech. We are in the process of building up a media library and making all our materials exclusively available online to all our members.  

Networking

The CVA comprises one of the largest blockchain ecosystems worldwide and has access to an exclusive network of highly dedicated organizations, professional peers and industry experts.
We offer extensive networking opportunities connecting savvy individuals, entrepreneurs, startups, investors, corporates, educational institutions, and public officials from around the globe. When you join the CVA you become part of this network. We are currently establishing a new member platform that is additionally going to connect all members online. Our intention is to connect players in order to build and strengthen a cohesive ecosystem,  providing members with the opportunity to connect with potential clients, peers or partners without borders. By networking, you will be able to build relationships with like-minded people across the ecosystem, develop partnerships, support other members and create synergies.

Advocacy

The Crypto Valley Association has been set up to foster the growth of the blockchain and cryptographic technology ecosystem and to support in creating the best possible environment for related businesses to flourish. The advocacy of CVA acts as a common voice for the interest of its members in matters of regulation of digital finance, policy making, accounting, taxes and cybersecurity, and international standards. Members can engage in these advocacy issues and have the opportunity to get involved in the CVA by being part of the Working Groups and have the chance to influence regulations, policies and developments on issues that impact blockchain and fintech companies locally and globally. We believe in the strength of enthusiastic cooperation and work to foster collaboration within our ecosystem and the wider community.

Professional development

Our Education and Enterprise Working Groups are supporting and driving the personal development of  many professionals in regards to the blockchain space. We promote the highest standards of education in the blockchain and distributed ledger technology space. We are currently working on creating criteria for evaluating the quality of courses and classes as well as certificates to meet the ecosystems and therefore our educational standards. We as CVA gladly want to support you in understanding blockchain and DLT as well, which we are going to do with a learning management system and occasionally at events. These events might include training or meeting opportunities for companies and individuals.

Investment

We encourage entrepreneurs and companies to develop innovative projects, therefore we strive to give the best possible support to our members. Thanks to our extensive network and our Investor Working Group we can help companies and startups to find investors for their projects, we evaluate each case and if feasible, we address it with the right partner for a deeper analysis and potentially investment.

Job posting

Companies can attract talent by posting job openings on our portal and individual members can apply to open job positions.