Technical Sponsors


Societies and Institutions

The Blockchain Research and Applications Session is endorsed by the Computational Finance and Economics Technical Committee of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, within its track of sessions and conferences on Computational Intelligence for Financial Engineering and Economics (CIFEr).

The Blockchain Session is accepted as a Cross-Disciplinary and CI Applications Sessions, accross the three Conferences of the 2018 WCCI Congress - the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, and the IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems.

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FinTech Companies

A number of FinTech companies support the event. Information about them will be updated here.


Founded in 2015, Cindicator is a fintech company improving investment decision-making amid high uncertainty through predictive analytics. Cindicator uses blockchain technology to create a unique ecosystem of 100,000 decentralized analysts whose insights are enhanced by AI. We call it Hybrid Intelligence.

Cindicator's founders envision a future where the collective intelligence of analysts, data scientists, and investors is leveraged by AI to solve the most pressing problems of the post-capitalist era.

EtherSat, Inc. is developing the EtherSat Protocol, an open source networking standard for ground to space communications. The goal is more efficient communication with spacecraft, and reduced barriers to entry into the aerospace industry.

By deploying a blockchain-enabled satellite communications network, EtherSat improves utilization of existing ground station equipment and incentivizes the deployment of new ground stations. The result is a public network with high throughput and low-latency connectivity that reduces the overall infrastructure costs of launching satellites.

Fast Invest is developing a powerful investment platform based on investments in consumer loans across Europe and the rest of the globe. They strive to offer a way for everyone to invest their money and build a passive income flow.

Fast Invest are also expanding and building a new kind of blockchain infrastructure to offer innovative digital banking products. By merging fiat and cryptocurrencies, they will enable users to use both for their daily banking operations.

Icoholder is a platform that was established to provide its users reliable information about the best Initial Coin Offering projects, and to help ICOs attract more investors.

The nChain Group leads research and development of blockchain worldwide, and includes four units:

  • nChain Ltd - a blockchain research and development business
  • nChain Holdings Ltd - an intellectual property holding and commercialization company
  • nChain Reaction - a new investment entity
  • nCrypt - a Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash wallets and exchange in Canada

The Group of companies has grown to a team of over 60 research, engineering, and business professionals, primarily based in London, UK, and Vancouver, Canada.

Nebula Exchange is a unique platform which combines cryptocurrency trading with social networking and news to provide retail and institutional investors a single window solution for their trading and information needs. Unlike on other exchanges, our users, specially those who are new to this space, will not need to go through tons of noise on a host of third party websites to get the information they need to support their traders. We also plan on becoming one of the first exchanges to list security tokens.

OS.University aims to create a distributed platform on the blockchain that turns the potentially disruptive scenarios for application of blockchain education into real-life opportunities for modernization of Academia, enablement of businesses, and empowerment of students, employees, life-long learners. Though a set of ''smart contracts'', deployed on the platform, the main issues in stakeholders’ information-coordination relationships are being addressed, setting the foundations for "Academia 4.0".

Quantstamp is a security auditing protocol for Ethereum smart contracts. Bugs are a common occurrence in Ethereum smart contracts with over $250 million dollars stolen in the last 12 months. The success of new blockchain businesses hinge on the security of these programs.

Trustedhealth is a patient and doctor-centric health ecosystem in specialised medicine engineered on blockchain. PatientLink, personal digital medical records, is used by patients around the world, and the Trustedoctor tool links them with world’s leading doctor specialists.

With implementation of blockchain technology and issuance of the Health Token, Trustedhealt will be able to build a holistic network of services and focus on finding the best methodologies to deliver better health outcome anywhere in the world.


Please contact the Organizing Committee with any questions.