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The Swiss Blockchain Leadership Summit will take place on November 23-24, 2018 in Congress Center Basel. It is the biggest and most influential event in Switzerland and Central Europe with more than 2500 participants, among which investors, politicians, executives, experts and startups from all over the world, 600€ bln funds jointly operated by private and institutional investors, participating in the Summit.

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To facilitate healthy industry development and support innovative startups in their fundraising and market implementation, we launch the startup competition, selecting the best teams and outstanding projects from worldwide and bringing them together with relevant investors and corporate partners.

Why this pitch?

Pitch is organized by Innmind, first ecosystem for startups, investors and experts. It is created to make startups grow, get funded and accelerated. The differentiating point of this pitch is the Pre-Selection Process.
  • Startup sponsorship package includes 2 business tickets
  • Preliminary Due Diligence
  • Introductions with investors before and during the event
  • Feedback from investors partners of the competition
  • F2F consultations with advisors and investors on-site
  • Pitch (5 min presentation) + Q&A session on the competition stage will be provided after Due Diligence and selection process
  • Logo exposed on the website
  • Logo on the Branded Roll-up
  • Your start-up will be featured on our social media: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Telegram
  • 2 by 2 m2 space of presentation space for your start-up only. Perfect to get the coverage and augment an investment value.
  • ½ page advertisement in the summit brochure, which every investor and summit attendee will get
  • 1 month of Innmind platform Premium account with a direct access to hundreds of potential investors
  • ICO package for tokenized startups, including announcements on special newsletters reaching 600+ crypto funds, VCs, angel investors, etc.
Competition Procedure
  • Pre-Selection Process After the closing of the application process, up to 100 best projects will be selected for interviews with investors and match-making procedure. This projects will be already presented to the investors, getting expert face-to-face interviews, being able to strengthen their business plan for further work.
  • Pitch on a stage of the Summit TOP Startups will be selected to present their projects on a stage at Blockchain Leadership Summit in front of the qualified jury of investors, VCs, professionals from blockchain industry.
  • Winners The winners will receive investments from VCs and investors, partners of the BLS Competition, as well as additional mentoring and post-ICO support from InnMind together with top industry experts from Crypto Valley Switzerland and abroad.

The winner in startup competition will take our full roadshow services in Switzerland and raise the capital for own company after the event.

Application Requirements

  • blockchain technology should be implemented and used in the project
  • core team should include business, tech and marketing skills
  • implementation of tokens (DLT) in business model should be reasonable
  • basic business documents should be provided at least in draft versions: business plan / business model / roadmap
  • applicants should have filled in startup profile on

Jury Board

Igor Jiang
Managing partner of FinForge Fund, Eastern Europe blockchain lab, member of CryptoValley Association
Xavier Buck
Co-Founder / CEO at CryptoCoin.Pro
Ralf P. Gerteis
Entrepreneur | ICO Advisor | Executive
Rik Willard
Founder and Managing Director of Agentic Group

Mamadou Toure
Chairman and CEO of Ubuntu Group. Forbes top 10 most influential people in Africa (2014)
Kirill Kozlov
Head of Analytics, ICORating
Zheng Gu Buechi
Managing Director/Co-Founder
Cross Board M&A Projects Switzerland/Asia at Silberwald Investment GmbH
Peter E. Braun
Member Board of Directors at EBAN

Bora Obucina
Founder of
Expert for micro expressions and body language

Pavel Jakovlev
Blockchain Incubation & Ecosystem Lead at CV VC

Competition Partners


The Pitch (5 min presentation) + Q&A session on the competition stage will be provided after Due Diligence and selection process, according to the choice of investors in the investment jury.
Max Holden
Business Developer at Raido Financial
Alexey Koloskov
Orion Protocol, CEO
Yury Myshinskiy
CEO, CryptOcean GmbH
Artur Aslanyan
CEO at CryptoNDX
Muhammed Arafath
Apla, Sales Director
The United Arab Emirates
Ivan Chebotaiev
CEO, RevelDevelopment, Betmatch
Walter Komarek
CIO, RevelDevelopment, Betmatch
Nicholas Douzinas
Co-Founder, Business Development at Ebakus Blockchain
Basel Area, Switzerland
Alexandr Chevtaev
Advisory Board Member, Futurepia
South Korea & Spain
Yong Hyoung
CIO, Futurepia
South Korea
Romain Barissat
Caymans Islands
Dave Pouliot
CEO and Founder, Bitcoin Miles
Dmitry Brovkin
Apla, Speaker/Presenter and technology expert
Denis Severyuk
Enterpreneur, Investor, PhD, CEO at Hotelfriend AG

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«We've been thrilled being able to pitch on Blockchain Leadership Summit»
«Thanks to this opportunity, our startup is now taking all the heights we could've imagined»

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