Primary Token Listing Competition - Spring 2019


May 1 - 15, 2019 (Application submission opens May 1)

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About the Competition


Slingshot and Official Partner BXA are launching a sponsored primary exchange listing competition to identify the best projects in the US. Competition winners will be offered the opportunity to list on partner exchanges in Asia during Summer 2019.

Refer a Winning Team, Get $5,000


Get a link below and receive $5,000 when a winning applicant uses your link. Send your link to friends, too! If a friend refers a winner, you get $2,500. If a friend-of-a-friend refers a winner, you get $1,250, and so on down the line.

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Competition Timeline


We have several exciting events scheduled throughout the country. Below is an outline of our competition timeline including the stops we'll be making to spread the word and meet you in person.

Events


Slingshot Blockchain Accelerator is proud to announce its first-ever US-based Primary Token Listing competition in partnership with some of the largest and most reputable exchanges in Asia, including the Blockchain Exchange Alliance (BXA). We are seeking the top 3 Blockchain startups in the United States and will be touring three major Tech hubs across the US to find the best of the best.

Boston Event Agenda:
May 6
6:00pm - 8:00pm - MIT
MIT Stata Center Room 144
32 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
Click here to RSVP
Slingshot Blockchain Accelerator is proud to announce its first-ever US-based Primary Token Listing competition in partnership with some of the largest and most reputable exchanges in Asia, including the Blockchain Exchange Alliance. We are looking to identify the 3 top Blockchain startups in the US and touring three major Tech hubs across the US to find the best of the best. Come learn more about how your team can take advantage of this tremendous opportunity.
May 7
6:00pm - 8:00pm - Pillar VC
Pillar VC
207 South Street
5th floor
Boston, MA 02111
Hosted by Boston Blockchain Meetup
Marguerite deCourcelle, CEO neondistrict.io: How NFTs will shape the future of the Video Game and Collectibles Industry. And come learn more about Slingshot Blockchain Accelerator Competition for a Primary Token Listing Opportunity with Blockchain Exchange Alliance.
May 8
7:00pm – 9:00pm - Park Plaza Hotel
50 Park Plaza
Boston, MA 02116
Click here to RSVP

Slingshot Blockchain Accelerator is proud to announce its first-ever US-based Primary Token Listing competition in partnership with some of the largest and most reputable exchanges in Asia, including the Blockchain Exchange Alliance. We are looking to identify the 3 top Blockchain startups in the US and touring three major Tech hubs across the US to find the best of the best. Come learn more about how your team can take advantage of this tremendous opportunity.

New York Event Agenda:
May 9
6:30pm – 8:30pm - The Assemblage - NoMad
114 E 25th St. New York, NY 10010
Click here to RSVP

Slingshot Blockchain Accelerator is proud to announce its first-ever US-based Primary Token Listing competition in partnership with some of the largest and most reputable exchanges in Asia, including the Blockchain Exchange Alliance. We are looking to identify the 3 top Blockchain startups in the US and touring three major Tech hubs across the US to find the best of the best. Come learn more about how your team can take advantage of this tremendous opportunity.

May 10
All Day Ethereal Summit
Pioneer Works
159 Pioneer St.
Red Hook, Brooklyn 11231
Click here to RSVP

Slingshot Blockchain Accelerator is proud to announce its first-ever US-based Primary Token Listing competition in partnership with some of the largest and most reputable exchanges in Asia, including the Blockchain Exchange Alliance. We are looking to identify the 3 top Blockchain startups in the US and touring three major Tech hubs across the US to find the best of the best. Come learn more about how your team can take advantage of this tremendous opportunity.

San Francisco Event Agenda:
May 10
6:30pm – 8:30pm - Berkeley University
David Brower Center
2150 Alston Way
Berekely, CA 94704

Join us for a special event (drink and food provided) discussing the IEO with respect to US based ventures navigating regulatory risk, with speakers Gloria Zhou, President of Blockchain Berkeley and Kartik Mehrotra, Director at the Berkeley Blockchain Accelerator.
The event will be held at the Brower Center in downtown Berkeley on the upstairs level in the Tamalpais room.

Speakers and Judges


We are proud to work with the best in the Blockchain industry.

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    Nadeem Mazen

    Nadeem is an award-winning serial entrepreneur and MIT graduate, with over a decade of experience in viral marketing and interactive software.

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    Jamiel Sheikh

    Jamiel is CEO of Chainhaus, an advisory, software development, application studio and education company focused on blockchain, artificial intelligence and machine learning. Jamiel is an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School, NYU and CUNY teaching graduate-level blockchain, AI and data science subjects.

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    Babak Kia

    Babak is a talented engineer, crypto expert and investor. Aside from teaching Blockchain and software engineering at BU, he spends his time mentoring and advising startups in the Boston ecosystem.

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    Jesse Li

    With a background in venture capital and blockchain, Jesse has been the strategic advisor to multiple crypto exchanges and funds. He is deeply involved in the early investment of many well-known blockchain projects.

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    Chris Ba

    Co-founder of Ferryman Capital and UCLA graduate, Chris specializes in blockchain investment and listing. Deeply involved in the Asian crypto market, he has advised and aligned industrial resources for many first-tier blockchain startups.

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    Yazan Barghuthi

    Yazan is the Founder and CEO of the Jibrel Network - a startup focused on placing traditional financial assets on the Ethereum blockchain. Prior to founding Jibrel, Yazan worked in financial services across top tier management consultancies including Oliver Wyman and Deloitte, specializing in wealth and asset management. Yazan holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University College London.

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    Navroop Sahdev

    Navroop Sahdev is a pioneering economist and futurist in emerging tech. She leads the Economics Strategy practice at The Fifty Five Foundry, building decentralized industry platforms that leverage state-of-the-art research in Economic Science. She is a fellow at MIT Connection Science and a 2017 United Nations Youth Delegate.

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Winnings and Resources


    • Sponsored Roadshow

      • A sponsored Asia roadshow around the world to market and present their projects to investors at top events. (Dates to TBD)
      • Pitch to qualified investors, VCs and Ferryman investment directors
      • Speaking and media opportunities to engage in discussions about the future of Crypto/Blockchain
      • Get featured on the Ferryman and exchange front pages
    • Primary Listing Support

      • Marketing/Public Relations/ 3rd Party Diligence (Media, magazines, social, etc…)
      • PR and Marketing support from Ferryman/Slingshot including white paper and pitch deck review and website re-design
    • Discounted legal and professional services:

      • Winners will receive an advance of $150,000 to be used for legal counsel through Fenwick & West and other professional service providers, which will be credited against the proceeds from a successful listing. In addition, Fenwick & West and other professional service providers have agreed to preferred pricing and discounts, which represent up to $175,000 of value.
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Sponsors and Official Partners


We are pleased to have support from the best in the industry, including top-line legal, marketing/PR, financial advisory, and exchange listing services.

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