YouToken Ranks at Intercontinental Startup Battle in Silicon Valley

Anthony Cerullo
May 8, 2018

YouToken recently took the stage at the Intercontinental Startup Battle in Silicon Valley to showcase our innovative crowdfunding model to an international panel of judges. Presenting the core concept was YouToken CMO Ivan Kv. Together with the most promising blockchain entrepreneurs around, YouToken mingled with venture capitalists, blockchain experts and attractive startups that will help shape the future of this industry.

YOUTOKEN CMO TAKES THE STAGE AT INTERCONTINENTAL STARTUP BATTLE

With so many blockchain startups in the environment today, it’s often hard to stand out and share your ideas with the real change-makers in the industry. Hence, YouToken is proud to announce that we recently participated in the Intercontinental Startup Battle held in Silicon Valley, California.

As its name suggests, the competition pits a variety of international startups against each other where a panel of investors and representatives judge them on a series of criteria. Aside from the competition itself, the event featured a full program for it participants. YouToken engaged in a mentors session and various business meetings at the 500 Startups office in Silicon Valley. These proved to be beneficial connections that will surely help our development and aid our community in the future.

MEET YOUTOKEN’S JUDGES AT THE INTERCONTINENTAL STARTUP BATTLE

On the judges’ panel of the Intercontinental Startup Battle were:

Artem Burachenok – Partner at Flint Capital

Leonard Grayver – Partner at Greenberg, Whitcombe, Takeuchi, Gibson & Grayver, LLP

Alexander Soroka - CEO & Founder at Startup.Network

Daniel Stolyarov - Investment Director AlmazCapital

Sergey Patsko – Angel investor. Co-founder PV Seed Fund I

Christina Trampota - Managing Partner, CGM Squared

Kate Seledets - Seed Program Manager, 500 Startups

Jose’ De Dios - Angel investor, mentor in the Startups Showcase Group

Alex Koloskov - Investor, founder of Photigy.com

Molly Doyle - Senior Advisor, United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Sudhir Kadam - A serial entrepreneur, mentor

Angelo Del Priore - Partner at HP Tech Ventures.

YOUTOKEN BENEFITS FROM COMPETITION PRESENCE

As mentioned earlier, finding recognition in today’s industry is never easy. That’s why participating in events like the Intercontinental Startup Battle is so significant. For example, by participating, YouToken expanded our network and engaged with new startup partners and potential investors. On the legal side, we received valuable advice from top mentors in their respective fields.

Also by attending, we acquainted ourselves with some of the most powerful investment funds in the world and learned about the inner workings of startup accelerators. All of these benefits took place in one of the most legendary startup/ IT companies (500 Startups). Suffice to say, intertwining ourselves within the fabric of these startups and technology pioneers will make YouToken more diverse, powerful and innovative in the months to come

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