Vaneck South California Blockchain Conference

Co-hosted with Blockchain@USC

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USC Campus ● Bovard Auditorium, Town & Gown ● March 20-21 2024

University of Southern California presents an unrivaled opportunity for the brightest students and industry leaders to gather for the purpose of illuminating the bright future ahead for digital assets and blockchain technology. Join us at our annual 2-day marquee event to uncover emerging trends, explore cutting-edge research, and celebrate our community of builders.


  • Chris Dixon

    Chris Dixon

    Founder & Managing Partner, A16Z Crypto
  • Anatoly Yakovenko

    Anatoly Yakovenko

    Co-Founder, Solana
  • Emad Mostaque

    Emad Mostaque

    CEO, Stability AI
  • Devin Walsh

    Devin Walsh

    Co-Founder, Uniswap Foundation
  • Tom Bilyeu

    Tom Bilyeu

    Co-Founder, Impact Theory
  • Amelia Daly

    Amelia Daly

    Head of Partnerships, Solana Foundation
  • Brian Brooks

    Brian Brooks

    Partner, O'Melveny
  • Matthew Sigel

    Matthew Sigel

    Head of Digital Assets Research, VanEck
  • Tarun Chitra

    Tarun Chitra

    CEO, Gauntlet
  • Neel Somani

    Neel Somani

    CEO, Eclipse
  • Debbie Soon

    Debbie Soon

    Co-Founder & Chief Growth Officer, Hug
  • Luke Katz

    Luke Katz

    VP of Growth, Serotonin
  • Agenda

    Read, Write, Own

    Book Signing with Chris Dixon

    Read Write Own: Building the Next Era of the Internet

    Attendees of VanEck Southern California Blockchain Conference will have special access to a book signing and meet & greet with Chris Dixon, founder of A16Z Crypto and author of the NYT Bestseller Read Write Own: Building the Next Era of the Internet. Each registered attendee will receive a free signed copy of Read Write Own with their VanEck SCBC Heirloom verifiable credential. Book Signing with Chris Dixon will be held in front of Bovard Auditorium at the conclusion of the conference.

    Last Year’s Highlights

    We welcomed over 1500 attendees from all across the nation for our inaugural VanEck Southern California Blockchain Conference last school year. With representation across students, faculty, entrepreneurs, VCs, corporate leaders, and enthusiasts, we celebrated the innovation and resilience of the Web3 community at our beautiful USC campus.

  • Cathie Wood

    Cathie Wood

    CEO, ARK Invest
  • David Marcus

    David Marcus

    CEO, Lightspark
  • Jeff Amico

    Jeff Amico

    Former Partner, A16Z
  • Sam Kazemian

    Sam Kazemian

    Founder, Frax Finance
  • Watch highlights from our inaugural VanEck Southern California Blockchain Conference!


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