Date: 19-20 January, 2019
Venue: Hotel Culm, St. Moritz, Switzerland
Crypto funds, blockchain startups and institutional investors to gather in Swiss resort to learn, explore and forecast the future of the crypto industry in 2019 and beyond
For Immediate Release:
London - 2018 will likely go down in history as a year that crypto became an institutional asset class, though the market sentiment continues to remain bearish. Himalaya Capital Exchange (HCX), a security token exchange platform, will hold a two-day crypto assets summit, in St. Moritz, Switzerland that will bring together some of the most exciting blockchain startups, crypto funds and institutional investors to learn, explore and forecast the future of the crypto industry in the backdrop of splendid alpine beauty.
The high-profile conference will coincide with the 2019 Davos World Economic Forum, by far the most important annual gathering of global financial and economic elite and thought-leaders.
Arifa Khan, chair of HCX, said: “When institutional participation in crypto economy is strengthening everyday by way of investments in crypto focused funds and startups, infrastructure creation for security tokens, partnerships between Wall Street incumbents and crypto pioneers, active role of institutional custodians like Fidelity Digital Assets, allocation commitments by traditional endowments such as Yale, and Morgan Stanley declaring crypto as an institutional asset class, the public sentiment on crypto is still bearish as public awareness of these encouraging developments that ought to have a positive impact on the fundamentals is still low.”
She added: “As crypto evangelists, we at HCX wish to play a serious role in bringing together institutional capital and crypto projects so as to educate both sides and bridge the lacunae to help capital formation of early stage entrepreneurs and to help take crypto mainstream.”
Attendants will get an opportunity to learn on such areas:
· Launching security token offerings (STOs)
· Launching crypto funds
· Managing operational and cyber risks in the crypto sector
· Identifying institutional grade custody solutions and service providers
· Forecasting crypto-trends in 2019
Invitees include investors from USA, Switzerland and rest of Europe, Asia, Israel. Amongst those expected to attend the event are Block Tower Capital, Binance Labs, EOS Fund, Crypto Assets Management etc..
About Himalaya Capital Exchange:
Himalaya Capital Exchange (HCX) is a project aimed at creating a tokenized platform for Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) on a global, borderless, stock exchange. The platform as a service eco-system would offer an alternative to investment banks that are currently mandated to lead-manage IPOs, and give corporates, governments, and other entities raising public capital a less costly, and more democratic option with instant access to global investors. We are giving entrepreneurs everywhere the chance to create their own shares and bonds, and raise money within minutes from across the world frictionlessly. The platform would run on smart contract algorithms and at a later point make use of Machine Learning and AI in matching and creating a marketplace. This will be a first of its kind securities marketplace governed by token holders. Currently, HCX is backed by John Puttick, founder and chairman of GBST, Arun Sharma, deputy vice chancellor at Queensland University, Leanne Kemp, CEO of Everledger, Ghanshyam Dass, ex-director of Nasdaq and Board Member of KPMG, Mario Pazos, of Pazos Law, USA, and others. Currently, in private token sale before launching the public pre-sale of tokens in 2019.
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