When: September 14th, 2021, from 1:30 pm to 5 pm EST

Where: Virtual 

What is Demo Day

AK44 Venture Turbo, a six-week mentorship program for blockchain projects, will be hosting its first Demo Day on September 14th 2021. The inaugural cohort that will be debuting at the virtual event were hand-selected and mentored by industry experts from Coinbase, Solana, Coinfund, Huobi Global, Spark Digital Capital and more in preparation for their next big step: going to market. As a reflection of the leading trends in crypto this year, projects span the domains of decentralized content ownership, cross-chain DeFi and on-chain asset management. 

Event attendees will be the first to preview production-ready dApps and platforms before they launch, and have the opportunity to hear from industry leaders such as Solana Labs CEO, Anatoly Yakovenko; creator of Yearn Finance and Keep3r, Andre Cronje; Jump Trading’s Director of Strategic Initiatives, Kanav Kariya; Co-founder and CEO of Arweave, Sam Williams; Director of Special Projects at Jump Trading, Hendrik Hofstadt; Director of News at The Block, Frank Chaparro; Founder of Synchrony, Andrew Fraser; Editor at Large at Cointelegraph, Jon Rice; NFT Artist, Kevin Abosch; Technical Lead at ThorChain, Chad Barraford; CEO of Moonbeam, Derek Yoo; and Managing Partner of Multicoin Capital, Tushar JainMore


Anatoly Yakovenko, CEO at Solana Labs

Sam Williams, CEO & Co-Founder at Arweave

Andre Cronje, Founder at Yearn Finance & Keep3r

Tushar Jain, Managing Partner at Multicoin Capital

Kanav Kariya, Director of Strategic Initiative at Jump Trading

Robby Yung, CEO at Animoca Brand

Hendrik Hofstadt, Director of Special Projects at Jump Trading

Chad Barraford, Technical Lead at ThorChain

Derek Yoo, CEO at Moonbeam

Zack Seward, Deputy Global News Editor at Coindesk

Frank Chaparro, Director of News at The Block

Jon Rice, Editor at Large at CoinTelegraph

Kevin Abosch, Artist

Al Morris, CEO & Founder at Koii Network

Andrew Fraser, Founder at Synchrony