Largest Gathering of Global Blockchain Innovators in Tokyo

Place/Date: Tokyo, Japan - September 21st, 2019 at 9:09 am UTC · 4 min read
Contact: Asia Blockchain Review, Source: Unblock Tokyo

BINARYSTAR Japan and Asia Blockchain Review are ready to deep dive into the blockchain and crypto landscape at Unblock Tokyo, welcoming all players and members of the blockchain and crypto community in Japan and beyond to discuss what the future holds for the industry and how to prepare for what’s to come.

Unblock Tokyo is set to become the largest gathering of blockchain innovators, representing the top 40 most influential blockchain companies from around the world. Our speakers, including the minds behind Cosmos, OmiseGO, MakerDAO, Blockstack, Harmony, Ontology,, RSK and NEO will spotlight the latest project updates and ambitious roadmaps, while sharing their insights into the most pressing topics of the crypto and blockchain industry, such as the evolving STO landscape in Japan and Asia as well as the rise of Decentralized Finance.

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The state of blockchain and cryptocurrency in Japan has come a long way, with regulators initiating a regulatory sandbox for emerging technologies and issuing operating licenses for 19 digital asset exchanges. On the business side, 100 Japanese manufacturers have joined forces to share critical production data on a blockchain platform, in a bid to elevate the entire Japanese manufacturing industry.

BINARYSTAR Japan and Asia Blockchain Review are seizing this opportunity to discuss current affairs in Asia and the future of the blockchain industry. Join us in October for the culmination of several occurrences in the flagship event: Unblock Tokyo.

Confirmed Speaker Line-up

Cosmos, OmiseGO, MakerDAO, Harmony, Ontology, Blockstack, RSK,…

Stay tuned for more exciting speakers to be confirmed!

Event Information

  • Venue: BINARYSTAR – 11F, Kiraritoginza, 1-8-19, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0061, Japan
  • Date: October 5th, 2019
  • Event agenda:
    9:00AM – 9:30AM: Registration & coffee
    9:30AM – 9:40AM:  Opening Remarks to Unblock: Tokyo -Yuji Akaba, BINARYSTAR Advisor and Incubation Manager
    9:40AM – 10:00AM: NEO: Ecosystem Development- John Wang, NEO EcoGrowth Lead
    10:00AM – 10:20AM: EEA
    10:20AM – 10:45AM: Fireside chat with COSMOS
    10:45AM – 11:05AM: OmiseGO
    11:05AM – 11:25AM: Animoca Brands
    11:25AM – 12:30PM: Lunch break
    12:30PM – 12:50PM: MakerDAO: An open source, bank free monetary ecosystem -Gustav Arentoft, MakerDAO Business Development Manager
    12:50PM – 13:10PM: RSK: Building the Future on Bitcoin – Henry Sraigman, RSK South East Asia Director
    13:10PM – 13:35PM: Panel discussion: De-Fi
    13:35PM – 13:55PM: Ontology: Ticket to Noah’s Ark – Ontology’s Solution to Overcoming the Barriers of Ecosystem Growth – Andy Ji, Ontology Co-founder
    13:55PM – 14:15PM:
    14:15PM – 14:45PM: Networking break
    14:45PM – 15:05PM: Band Protocol: Use Cases of Decentralized Oracle on Mass Smart Contract Adoption -Soravis Srinawakoon, Band Protocol CEO and Co-founder
    15:05PM – 15:25PM: Blockstack
    15:25PM – 15:50PM: Panel discussion: The future of Blockchain Protocols and Platforms
    15:50PM – 16:10PM: Harmony: Bring Blockchain Research to Production for Billions – Stephen Tse, CEO of Harmony
    16:10PM – 16:30PM: Coinstreet: Opportunities and Challenges of STO – Samson Lee, Coinstreet Founder & CEO
    16:30PM – 16:55PM: Panel discussion: The STO situation in Japan and Asia
    16:55PM – 17:15PM: Infinity Blockchain Labs
    17:15PM: Late Networking Party


BINARYSTAR is the largest Japanese Blockchain Business Hub, bringing together the best startups and the world’s largest corporations. BINARYSTAR’s goal is to embrace innovation within a partner business strategy in a structural way. We help companies create and support corporate venture teams (corporate startups) that are developing new business concepts outside their core business.

Asia Blockchain Review is the largest initiative for media and community building in Asia for blockchain technology. ABR aims to connect all blockchain enthusiasts on a regional scale, facilitating the technological underpinnings of blockchain through a range of group discussions, technical workshops, conferences, and consulting programs.