Bitcoin, Crypto currency, Blockchain

Make your company ready for a ICO: Crypto Startup School

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The Frankfurt School Blockchain Center organized in cooperation with the German Tech Entrepreneurship Center in the period from 25.-29. June, the Crypto Startup School. The goal of the event is, especially existing businesses, whether a Startup, SME, small and medium enterprises or large group, to grant in the course of a week, an insight in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), which represent a new mechanism for the financing of High-Tech companies.

The participants will be give the necessary tools to Hand, business to check the models in terms of “Blockchain-Fitness”, and the relevant legal, technological, marketing and strategic Considerations.

Even if it was in the past, partly questionable, ICOs, or even Fraud, it is expected that ICOs as an interesting financing instrument for startups and SMEs could establish.

The program is built on three basic building blocks “Blockchain technology”, “ICOs” and “Entrepreneurship”. The program is designed in such a way that the Learning is in this area in the foreground.

In addition, many in the scene known to the host are integrated speakers: Dr. Luka Müller (MME), Paul Kohlhaas (Consensys), Matthias Woestmann (Envion), Dr. Nina-Luisa Siedler (DWF), Paul Kammerer (Commerzbank), Patrick Lowry (Iconiq Lab), Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner (Frankfurt School Blockchain Center), Robin Weninger (German Tech Entrepreneurship Center).

The contents are based mainly on existing projects, start-UPS and medium-sized enterprises, the concern about a funding round, or the Blockchain-relevance want to examine your business model and, in this context, an in-depth insight of the essential aspects of the ICOs would like to receive. Thus, for example, the following questions are answered:

  • The importance of the ICO-market, and the Token is Ecosystem as a financing vehicle of the future?
  • How is a blockchain-based business models and implemented?
  • What are the legal, technological, marketing and strategic Considerations play in the design of a major role?
  • What are the differences and advantages and disadvantages in comparison to classic Venture Capital?

The aim of the programme is to provide the participants in addition to Lectures with world-class speakers, such as Paul Kammerer, Matthias Woestmann or Andreas Schemm, a Networking platform available. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to validate their own ICO plans to promote or develop new ICO-enabled business models. For this purpose, to be rewarded at the end of the programme, the best projects with cash prizes and the opportunity to realize the developed concept.

Learn more at and secure your place! With the Code “CH_CSS18” you will receive a 10% discount on your Tickets.

Frankfurt School Blockchain Center

The Frankfurt School Blockchain Center is a Think Tank, and deals especially with the implications of the Blockchain technology for businesses and the economy, including, for example, also Crypto Assets.

In addition to the development of Blockchain-prototypes, the Center provides a knowledge-sharing platform for decision-makers, Startups, technology, and industry experts. The Center focuses primarily on the areas of banks, Internet of Things, mobility and industry 4.0. In addition, the Center also advises companies with respect to their Blockchain activities. Including DAX-listed companies and start-UPS, but also the first Crypto Fund in Europe, and even a Korean Blockchain Startup.

Twitter @fsblockchain

German Tech Entrepreneurship Center

The German Tech Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC) is the first private-sector, open Ecosystem for entrepreneurship in Europe and opens up the potential of entrepreneurship and technology for a desirable and sustainable future.

GTEC was established in 2015 in Berlin and has made it their mission to inspire people to lead entrepreneurs and sustainable companies. They are supported by Merck, Henkel, Globumbus, Innogy, Noerr, Tishman Speyer, Union Investment, and the Sigmund Kiener Foundation.

As an independent and value-oriented Ecosystem GTEC companies, academics and entrepreneurs from forming and brings them together to face challenges through the use of technology. Follow us @GTECcenter on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, or visit to learn more.

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