Connecting Entrepreneurs, Building Community, Demonstrating Leadership

NYC Blockchain Center is an inclusive focal point for NYC’s growing blockchain ecosystem, harnessing its energy, expertise and innovation for the benefit of New Yorkers and providing a welcoming meeting place for local and global companies, academia and government to interact with entrepreneurs in the sector.

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About NYCEDC:

New York City Economic Development Corporation is the City’s primary vehicle for promoting economic growth in each of the five boroughs. NYCEDC’s mission is to stimulate growth through expansion and redevelopment programs that encourage investment, generate prosperity and strengthen the City’s competitive position. NYCEDC serves as an advocate to the business community by building relationships with companies that allow them to take advantage of New York City’s many opportunities.

About Future\Perfect Labs:

Future\Perfect Labs is an affiliate of Future\Perfect Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund founded by technology veteran Jalak Jobanputra in 2014 to invest globally in companies focused on the decentralization of technology, talent and businesses. FPV’s portfolio includes market leaders in blockchain, artificial intelligence, next generation marketplaces and smart devices. FPV Labs was formed in 2017 to foster the development of blockchain ecosystems and startups globally. Jobanputra was awarded Microsoft’s VC Trailblazer Award in May 2018 for “her early and bold” investments in the sector and has also been awarded Institutional Investors’ Top Fintech Dealmakers award from 2016-2018.

About Global Blockchain Business Council:

The Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC) is the leading industry association for the blockchain technology ecosystem, which brings together innovative organizations and founding thought-leaders from over 40 countries to advance understanding of blockchain technology amongst global regulators and business leaders. Conceived on Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island, the GBBC is a Swiss-based non-profit, which launched formally during the 2017 Annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The organization is dedicated to furthering adoption of blockchain technology through engaging regulators, business leaders, and global changemakers on how to harness this ground-breaking tool to create more secure, equitable, and functional societies.