The Blockchain Revolution is underway. ChainDD, as a global information and technology company delivering blockchain insights and data services, is proud to launch CHAINSIGHTS to develop and improve the blockchain ecosystem. CHAINSIGHTS is the home of blockchain change agents and carries the critical mission to connect innovators, influencers and supporters to disrupt and enhance every aspect of your digital life. We’ll unite to unlock our community’s potential and empower revolutionaries to challenge the status quo and create a better digital future.

ChainDD cordially invites you to join us at our inaugural CHAINSIGHTS 2018 Blockchain Leadership Summit at the Lotte New York Palace on October 22, 2018. The summit will feature high-profile influencers and pioneering innovators from the regulatory, academic, financial, technology, and media fields to discuss the next steps to act on the real-world business adoption of this amazing technology.

Why You Should Join


Gain invaluable insights and actionable takeaways from high-profile speakers


Connect with influencers and investors, and build lasting relationships


Meet innovative startups that look to revolutionize the future of Blockchain










Peter Marber

Portfolio Manager at Aperture Investors

Gary Gensler

Ex-Chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Hejuan Zhao

Founder and CEO of TMTPost Group and ChainDD Inc.

Robin J. Lewis

Former Associate Dean of SIPA at Columbia University

Steve Oh

Head of ETF Listing and Business Development at NASDAQ

Xiaoping Xu

Founding Partner at ZhenFund

Donna Dillenberger

IBM Fellow, Blockchain

Tim Race

SVP of FleishmanHillard, Former Senior Business Editor of The New York Times

Gur Huberman

Professor of Behavioral Finance at Columbia Business School

Weixing Chen

Founder and Chairman of FunCity Capital, Founder of Kuaidi Dache

Huifang Ye

Founder of Taoshi Capital

Jeffrey Wernick

Crypto Investor and Advisor

Meltem Demirors

Chief Strategy Officer at CoinShares, Advisor at MIT Media Lab, Founder of Shiny Pony Ventures

Katina Stefanova

CEO & CIO at Marto Capital

Jingkan Gu

Executive Director of Asset Management at Shanda Group

Shane Molidor

Director of Business Development at FBG Capital

David Mathison

CEO of the CDO Summit & CDO Club

Jonathan C. Dunsmoor

Senior Counsel at Reid & Wise LLC

Catherine Li

Founding Partner and COO at ChainDD Inc


12:00 - 1:00 pm

Check in

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Summit Kickoff by Robin Lewis, Conference Facilitator, Former Associate Dean of SIPA at Columbia University

Opening Remarks by Hejuan Zhao, Founder and CEO of TMTPost Group and ChainDD, Inc.

Opening Keynote Speech by Peter Marber, Portfolio Manager and Founding Member at Aperture Investors: Blockchain and the Global Economy

Panel Discussion:
The Growth of Blockchain in 2019: Prospects and Perils
Moderator: Gur Huberman
Panelists: Katina Stefanova, Donna Dillenberger, Tim Race, Jingkan Gu

2:30 - 3:00 pm

ChainDD US Launch Announcement

3:00 - 3:20 pm

Coffee Break

3:20 - 5:45 pm

Keynote Speech by Steve Oh: The Blockchain Implications for ETFs

Keynote Speech by Weixing Chen

Panel Discussion:
Security Tokens and Blockchain Investing
Moderator: Catherine Li
Panelists: Meltem Demirors, Shane Molidor, Jon Dunsmoor, Huifang Ye, Jeffrey Wernick

Project Demo and Investor Q&A

Keynote Speech by David Mathison: Blockchain and the Digital/Data Future: 2018 CDO Club Survey Results

Closing Keynote Speech by Gary Gensler, Former Chairman of CFTC

5:45 - 6:30 pm

Networking Session

6:30 - 8:30 pm

VIP Dinner

Closing Remarks by Xiaoping Xu, Founder of ZhenFund

Investor Panel

Our esteemed investor panel consists of top executives from the best VC and angel funds in China and the US. They will be judging the blockchain projects to be presented at the Summit, and invest in projects they think are promising.

To be qualified to present your blockchain project in front of the panel and the whole Summit, you need to apply to become a Key Sponsor.


Why you should sponsor:

150+ Million Global Audience

Access 150 million users of TMTPost, ChainDD’s sister company and China’s largest technology media company​

Entry to Chinese Market​

Reach China’s enormous 1.3 billion population through ChainDD and TMTPost’s marketing channels

Investment and Support

Receive investments and mentorship from China’s top VC investors and industry titans


With its 130 years of history, the Lotte New York Palace has long been hailed as New York City’s most iconic and recognizable hotel. Often used as the backdrop for movies and television shows, this NYC’s largest luxury hotel offers over 30,000 SF of meeting and event space.

Its unparalleled and evocative setting for meetings in the heart of Midtown Manhattan makes it a perfect venue for CHAINSIGHTS 2018.

Participating Media

The New York Times



Tencent Finance

Sina Finance


ICN Media



About ChainDD

As a global information and technology company, ChainDD, Inc. provides direct access to digital assets through accurate and timely delivery of Blockchain-oriented business and financial insights and services to individuals and institutions around the world. It was spun off of TMTPost Group, which is the first and most professional digital media of worldwide technology industry news and data in China and has gained more than 150 million readers and 1.5 billion total page views in 2017. We are ranked as No. 1 Blockchain related news app in China with 2 million registered users and delivering a daily average of 100 articles and flash news 24×7.

History of ChainDD

May 2012

TMTPost Group Founded

April 2013

First report on Bitcoin and its related technology in China

March 2016

Blockchain online training launched

December 2017

Achieved 150 million unique readers and 1.5 billion total page views in 2017

February 2018

ChainDD, Inc. spun off of TMTPost to become an independent Blockchain news and data provider

June 2018

ChainDD ranked No. 1 Blockchain related media and No. 6 general media in IOS App Store in China with 2M+ registered users

August 2018

ChainDD US operation established

October 2018

ChainDD US launch announced at CHAINSIGHTS 2018 Blockchain Leadership Summit

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