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Christopher Donovan

CEO, NEAR Foundation

Donovan was a partner and head of legal at Outlier Ventures, one of the first VC firms dedicated to investing in the emerging crypto ecosystem which has helped raise over $350 million in seed funding for its growing portfolio of 100+ high-profile projects from across the world.Donovan has helped navigate the legal and regulatory complexities of Web3 by helping Outlier Ventures support the launch and growth of several billion-dollar crypto economies. Its portfolio includes notable projects across DeFi, NFTs and blockchain infrastructure with a focus on emergent Metaverse use cases such as NFT-based digital couture fashion brands, avatar marketplaces, and more. Today, Chris Donovan is the General Counsel of the Foundation NEAR and he works closely with the NFC and the broader ecosystem on the Foundation’s evolution plans. NEAR is a collective, a foundation and a development platform built on a new layer 1 blockchain designed to be fast, secure and scalable.

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2500
high profile attendees from all around the globe
100+
international and national journalists
2 Days
impact networking in the Louvre Palace
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Speakers: Most impressive roster in Web3 events
>90%
of attendees: C-Level, industry leaders & investors
2500
high profile attendees from all around the globe
100+
international and national journalists
2 Days
impact networking in the Louvre Palace

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10 & 11th June 2024 in Paris
Louvre Palace, MAD

Click below to request information about our limited Early Bird Offer and to inquire about tickets.

Premium

For pro's & enthusiasts
€790
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Early Bird Access
  • Full 2 Days Entry Pass
  • Access to all Proof of Talk speaking sessions of both days
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    This feature grants you unrestricted access to all speaking sessions throughout the event. Learn from industry leaders, innovators, and influencers as they share insights, experiences, and forecasts on the future of Web3. Including access to break out sessions and start up pitches.
  • Unique & effective networking opportunities
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    Our event is designed to facilitate quality interactions and connections. From structured networking events to informal discussions, there are plentiful opportunities to engage with industry leaders, investors, and innovators. All in an intimate setting with limited attendees.
  • Welcome reception
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    Access to Official Welcome Reception
  • Official Closing Party
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    Access to Official Closing Party

Investor

VC's favorite
€1590
+VAT
Early Bird Access
  • Full 2 Days Entry Pass
  • Access to all Proof of Talk speaking sessions of both days
    i
    This feature grants you unrestricted access to all speaking sessions throughout the event. Learn from industry leaders, innovators, and influencers as they share insights, experiences, and forecasts on the future of Web3. Including access to break out sessions and start up pitches.
  • Unique & effective networking opportunities
    i
    Our event is designed to facilitate quality interactions and connections. From structured networking events to informal discussions, there are plentiful opportunities to engage with industry leaders, investors, and innovators. All in an intimate setting with limited attendees.
  • Welcome reception
    i
    Access to Official Welcome Reception
  • Official Closing Party
    i
    Access to Official Closing Party
  • Close-to-Stage Seating Access
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    Close-to-Stage Seating Access lets you enjoy the conference from the best seats in the house. Positioned near the stage, these seats offer an unobstructed view and close proximity to the speakers, giving you a more immersive experience.
  • Dealflow Access
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    This feature provides you with the first look at promising projects that are participating at the Proof of Talk Summit. Prepared by X Ventures this overview provides you a professional overview about relevant KPIs that allows you to make efficient decisions on who you would like to meet. Shared 10 days before the event.
  • Prescheduled Startup Meetings
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    This feature ensures you have dedicated time slots to meet with selected startups. These meetings are pre-scheduled and curated based on your interests and investment focus, optimizing your time and potential partnerships.
  • Investor Breakfast Access
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    An exclusive breakfast gathering for VIP and investor ticket holders. This event allows for casual networking and conversations with other investors, fostering community and collaboration in a relaxed setting.

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€2950
+VAT
Early Bird Access
  • Full 2 Days Entry Pass
  • Access to all Proof of Talk speaking sessions of both days
    i
    This feature grants you unrestricted access to all speaking sessions throughout the event. Learn from industry leaders, innovators, and influencers as they share insights, experiences, and forecasts on the future of Web3. Including access to break out sessions and start up pitches.
  • Unique & effective networking opportunities
    i
    Our event is designed to facilitate quality interactions and connections. From structured networking events to informal discussions, there are plentiful opportunities to engage with industry leaders, investors, and innovators. All in an intimate setting with limited attendees.
  • Welcome reception
    i
    Access to Official Welcome Reception
  • Official Closing Party
    i
    Access to Official Closing Party
  • Close-to-Stage Seating Access
    i
    Close-to-Stage Seating Access lets you enjoy the conference from the best seats in the house. Positioned near the stage, these seats offer an unobstructed view and close proximity to the speakers, giving you a more immersive experience.
  • Dealflow Access
    i
    This feature provides you with the first look at promising projects that are participating at the Proof of Talk Summit. Prepared by X Ventures this overview provides you a professional overview about relevant KPIs that allows you to make efficient decisions on who you would like to meet. Shared 10 days before the event.
  • Prescheduled Startup Meetings
    i
    This feature ensures you have dedicated time slots to meet with selected startups. These meetings are pre-scheduled and curated based on your interests and investment focus, optimizing your time and potential partnerships.
  • Investor Breakfast Access
    i
    An exclusive breakfast gathering for VIP and investor ticket holders. This event allows for casual networking and conversations with other investors, fostering community and collaboration in a relaxed setting.
  • Exquisite breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks
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    Enjoy gourmet meals and refreshments throughout the day, specially curated to cater to discerning tastes. These breaks also offer additional networking opportunities in a casual setting.
  • Personal Event Concierge
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    Your very own concierge for the duration of the event, ready to assist you with any queries or requirements. From helping with schedule management to facilitating introductions, your concierge is there to ensure a smooth and efficient event experience.
  • Speaker Lounge Access
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    This privilege grants you access to the exclusive Speaker Lounge, a dedicated space for our high-profile speakers and VIP attendees. It's a quiet, relaxed environment perfect for networking, pre-panel preparation, or a brief respite from the main conference areas.
  • Speaker Dinner Access
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    A unique opportunity to dine and converse with our event's notable speakers. It's an exclusive and intimate dinner experience where in-depth discussions and stronger connections can be made over a shared meal.
  • Exclusive access to museum's private halls
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    You will have exclusive access to private halls that are not accessible to the general audience. These intimate and luxurious spaces are usually reserved for private viewings and are not open to the public. This will provide our VIP guests with a rare opportunity to experience the museum's collection in a highly exclusive and intimate setting while networking.