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Regional blockchain summit of Central Europe

  • International projects showcasing for the first time,
  • Meet and network with industry leaders and investors,
  • Look into the future of blockchain world,
  • 2 days of exciting exhibition and great speeches,
  • All that is blockchain, in one place.

Where's the fundamental value in blockchain?

  • How can you create value with blockchain technology?
  • How can you tell of a blockchain project if it's real or scam?
  • We invited regulators and government officials to see what the industry expect as legal framework
  • Do we need stablecoins for the mass adoption of cryptos or will Bitcoin be good enough to be a new world currency?

The Whale Budapest

Our venue will be the Budapest Whale (Bálna in Hungarian) which is one of the newest cultural, shopping, entertainment and gastro centre of the city opened in November 2013. The colossal glass and metal structure sprawls on the Danube bank between Petőf híd and Szabadság híd, two bridges over the river.

There is also a lookout point on the top – invisible from the ground floor – with a stunning view to the Danube and the city.

The Whale of the conference is a modern and trendy building with an inspiring & creative atmosphere. This event can be really magical here with You!

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Blockchain Budapest 2018 in numbers

Exhibition: Maximum 50 exhibitors have the possibility to join the event.
Attendance: 800 to 1000 persons.
Location: Budapest, HU, Europe
Bitcoin & Blockchain Budapest

Where is the real value in blockchain?



Nick Szabo

Nick Szabo

Computer scientist, legal scholar and cryptographer

Nick Szabo is known for his research in digital contracts and digital currency. The phrase and concept of "smart contracts" was developed by Szabo with the goal of bringing what he calls the "highly evolved" practices of contract law and practice to the design of electronic commerceprotocols between strangers on the Internet. He graduated from the University of Washington in 1989 with a degree in computer science. He holds an honorary professorship at the Universidad Francisco Marroquín.

Csaba Csabai

Csaba Csabai Csaba Csabai LinkedIn profile

Crypto-blogger, founder of Variance HUB and InLock

Cryptocurrency and blockchain expert with a background in economics and information-security, who is the founder of and advisor to numerous community organized blockchain projects.He is an avid supporter of public (permissionless) blockchain solutions, currently working on various projects linked to cryptocurrencies, most notably INLOCK, which is a cryptocurrency collateral backed smart contract based lending platform. He is the founder of Variance HUB, which is the biggest Hungarian startup incubation community specializing in the development of blockchain projects.

Gábor Farkas

Gábor Farkas Gábor Farkas LinkedIn profile

PriceWaterHouseCoopers, Director – Tax and Legal services

Join PwC team in 2008. He has more than 9 years of professional experience in VAT, corporate tax, tax savings and IT related automated taxation. From 2011 he is a scholar at PwC’s Academy.

Barnabás Debreczeni

Barnabás Debreczeni Barnabás Debreczeni LinkedIn profile

Founder of Shinrai, CEO

Pioneer of decentralised cryptocurrencies, active member of blockchain community, officer of the Hungarian Blockchain Society and organizer of blockchain meetups.



Cryptographer, Hacker, Monero Research Lab

Originally a hacker, pentester and criminal advisor with (self-claimed) relatively good knowledge in cryptography design, Silur was present from the earliest days in the blockchain industry. He's researching ways to keep this new P2P economy private and anonymous, with a focus on quantum-safety. Former member of Ethereum Foundation, currently a contributor to Monero research lab, Libertaria, and founder of Rhyno tech.

Trinh Anh Tuan

Dr. Tuan Anh Trinh

CEO of Corvinus Fintech Center

Tuan Trinh received his Ph.D. (cum laude) in Computer Science from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) in 2005. He is an MIT certified Fintech professional. He is currently the Head of Corvinus Fintech Center (Corvinus University of Budapest) and Director of FINTECH Working Group at IVSZ - IT Association of Hungary.

Attila Vidákovics

Attila Vidákovics Attila Vidákovics LinkedIn profile

Crypto expert, DLabs

Attila has graduated as Trustee, Fund and Portfolio Manager at International Training Center for Bankers. He has also acquired financial analyst expertise. From 2010, he started to extend his knowledge in microbiology. Founder and leader of the Blockchain and cryptocurrency group in MENSA HungarIQa and MENSA International Blockchain group. His motivation is to create systems, that can help people in need. His hobby is mining cryptocurrencies. He launched his blockchain and cryptocurrency developer company DLabs, already working on developing a number of blockchain projects for multinational companies and startups.

Péter Benedek

Péter Benedek Péter Benedek LinkedIn profile

Economist, CEO of the Blockchain Competence Center

Peter Benedek graduated from the College of Finance and Accounting. His career started in the banking sector, has been working with international payments and in treasury areas. He played different regional leadership roles in the centers of IBM in Budapest, in Wien and in Prague for several years. From 2015 he was the CEO of IBM Hungary. From 2017 he took the role of CEO of Blockchain Competence Center Ltd. He has experience in strategy development, operational transformations and IT in large companies and in the government sector.

Bjørn Alsos

Bjørn Alsos Bjørn Alsos LinkedIn profilja

Operations Manager @ BitBay

Bjorn brings a varied perspective to the application of blockchain technology and decentralised smart contracting platforms having worked as a board member and chairman in various non-profit organizations. He has been an avid supporter of cryptocurrencies since 2014 – initially as a trader/investor before joining the BitBay team. 

Örs Országh

Örs Országh Örs Országh LinkedIn profile

Deputy CEO at Blockchain Competence Center

Örs started his career at Magyar Telekom as a IT-economist graduate. After 8 years he moved to the area of innovation and business development and he became a dominant figure of the creation of Hungarian mobile payment. Currently Örs is responsible for the innovation activities of InterTicket - the main player of event ticketing. Besides he is working on the strategy and the opportunities of blockchain technology in Hungary as deputy CEO at Blockchain Competence Center.

Dr. Szabó Károly

dr. Károly Szabó

Economist, entrepreneur, developing a cryptocurrency called Augmint

Károly is an entrepreneur with 30+ years management and financial experience. He managed and set up government agencies and business companies, supervised IT development projects. He worked a decade as a managing director of one of the largest Hungarian banks.

Péter Petrovics

Péter Petrovics Péter Petrovics LinkedIn profile

Co-founder of iwiw, nowdays developing a new cryptocurrency

Peter is a serial entrepreneur with 20+ years technical, management and financial experience. He ran his own software house for nine years, managed tons of software projects and launched several successful startups, including Hungary's largest social network before Facebook.

Mátyás Záborszky

Mátyás Záborszky Mátyás Záborszky LinkedIn profile

ICO Marketing Strategic advisor

Mátyás Záborszky has over 15 years of experience in marketing and PR, more recently as a strategic advisor to token-based offerings. He is a keen advocate of all things crypto and blockchain-related, and is a writer and speaker at crypto conferences and other international meet-ups. He is also a university lecturer, fintech coach, and author of 6 Proven Steps to Attract ICO Investors. He is currently working on his next book, exploring ways in which enterprises are not always as successful as they – and their investors – wish. Through his website he offers an entire suite of educational and marketing tools for crypto and blockchain entrepreneurs. Mátyás studied in Santa Barbara, and at the University of Hertfordshire, and gained investment banking experience at Salomon Smith Barney, Los Angeles.

Robby Schwertner

Robby Schwertner [CryptoRobby] Robby Schwertner LinkedIn profile

Influencer, blogger

He serves the crypto community as an social media influencer and blogger focusing on cryptocurrencies and startups built on blockchain technology. His critical insights are published globally and he is a frequent speaker at international blockchain events. He will speak about use-cases with added value to business and society. Previously Robby managed R&D funds for Smart City and Urban Technology projects, including nano-technology and sustainable energy services, alternating frequently between Europe and China.

David Sabo

David Sabo David Sabo LinkedIn profile


David is a millennial entrepreneur and product designer. He has been helping launch and scale businesses from a very young age, wearing many hats and executive roles across a number of industries. He helped launch Europe's first crypto focused accelerator where he gained a unique insight to the industry as head of global expansion. He is a founding partner at the blockchain consulting firm Symbol Network where they help venture backed startups and mid-cap companies design and launch mathematically proven blockchain-based products.

dr. Imre Paniti

dr. Imre Paniti

Researcher, programmer

Programmer; Doctor of Mechanical Engineering; Public board member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences; Research Fellow of the Research Laboratory on Engineering and Management Intelligence, Institute for Computer Science and Control, Hungarian Academy of Sciences; External Supervisor of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics; National Coordinator of the European Robotics Week in Hungary; One of the volunteer Chapter Leaders of the Internet of People (IoP) Community.  

Amon Engemann

Amon Engemann

Core Developer for Internet of People

Amon is researching new ideas for consensus in decentralized systems. He graduated from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Summer of 2017, majoring in theoretical particle physics. Amon enriches the team with his extensive knowledge of physics and mathematics.


More speakers, more exhibitors are announced continuously.

More than 40 speakers will join our event. Detailed Agenda of the 2 full days and 2 stages will be announced soon.
Be part of a fabulous blockchain event in the heart of Europe.

Who are attending B-DAY 2.0?

Decision makers

Who want to be leaders in blockchain technology
and use it in their business.
CEOs, entrepreneurs


Who believe in cryptos, coins and token economy.


Who want to find business partners
and network throughout two inspiring days.


Who are just starting out new ventures in
the world of blockchain technology.

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Bitcoin Chaser
Bitcoin Market Journal
Crypto PR
Digital Notice
Fintech Weekly
Variance HUB
ICO Holder
Tech Events
Corvinus Fintech Center
HVG Könyvek
Blokklánc Műhely
Blockchain Competence Center
PWD Consulting
Dr. Pajor Dávid ügyvédi Iroda
HD Honti
Business Smart