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CVA Special | Blockchain & Sports
January 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
This special event takes place in GENEVA.
Blockchain technology is radically changing and benefitting many industries, empowering people and businesses. Can an industry like sports also take advantage on blockchain ? The answer is a clear “Yes”. On the 17th of January we will explore the usage of blockchain in sports in this exciting session exclusively dedicated to the topic.
Door opens at 18:15, the presentation begins 18:45, and is followed by a Q&A. Entrance is free. Registration is necessary.
/Speakers: Benjamin Penkert (SportsTechX) and Mairi Willis (PeersPoint) are SportsTech professionals, they will provide an industry overview and will talk about how blockchain is powering up the sports industry, they will talk about blockchain applications in the sports industry and about opportunities and use cases ranging from tracking of performance metrics, anti-doping to the engagement of fans, family and friends.
/on BENJAMIN PENKERT (SPORTSTECHX) is a SportsTech expert who is providing the world with data & insights about SportsTech startups and the surrounding ecosystem. He has been working as a Management Consultant and Strategy Expert for large corporations before joining the startup community in various positions. He lived and worked in Budapest, Cologne, Malmö and New York and is now based in Berlin where he runs his own project SportsTechX. Benjamin publishes articles and reports about innovation topics in sports and is the host of a SportsTech podcast.
/on MAIRI WILLIS (PEERSPOINT) is the Founder & CIO of Peerspoint, a Swiss based sports B2B2C blockchain technology SaaS start-up focusing on Professional-Amateur athletes, federations, fans, events and the sport community. Mairi specializes in User Experience Design for interactive systems and ideation of innovative digital platforms. As a creative innovator & international design leader for over 15 years, she has been creating innovative and effective user experiences across multiple industries and for a wide range of large corporations; Philip Morris International, Prudential Securities, Vodafone, British Telecom, as well as smaller dotcoms and start-ups.
Peerspoint’s innovative patent-pending end-to-end ecosystem strategy, digital licensing, and marketplace e-commerce will change how player and game data is managed, utilised and shared before, during and after competition. Peerspoint is enriched with a machine learning and predictive analysis solution that can be applied across the sport and leisure industries.
18:15 Doors open, Apéro, Networking starts
18:45 Presentations begin
20:00 Networking & Drinks
/ Dress Code: Business Casual
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