US-Based 5th Element Group PBC and Templum Markets Announced as Title Sponsors for London Blockchain Week

5th Element Group PBC is excited to announce that it will be joining Templum Markets as Co-Title Sponsors for Fintech Worldwide’s fifth annual Blockchain Conference and third annual Blockchain Week in London on February 8 to 14, 2019.

The event brings together leading blockchain thinkers throughout the week, comprising leaders from enterprise, government, academia, venture capital firms and media. Executives from 5th Element and Templum will be giving keynote addresses.

“We’re supporting and participating in London Blockchain Week because we think leaders in this space know that events like this one matter,” said 5th Element President Jim Van Eerden. “We expect key ideas and opportunities will be sparked through this confab, including ways we can usher in the 5th Industrial Revolution -- which is all about building the bridge from frontier tech back to Humanity.”

This year’s week-long conference anticipates around 3000 participants, kicking off with the Hack The Block Blockchain Hackathon at Cocoon Networks on Friday 8 February for the weekend, culminating into a two-day exhibition and conference with networking receptions each evening starting on Monday 11 February, and then a series of  Blockchain/DLT workshops on Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 February. The exhibition and conference will be taking place at Grange Tower Bridge Hotel on 45 Prescot Street, London.

Van Eerden will be delivering the keynote address on the morning of February 12 and will also be joining the Blockchain for Social Impact Panel that afternoon, alongside distinguished members of the global blockchain for good community including Lee Rowley from the UK House of Commons, Liliana Reasor, CEO of SupraFin, Alastair Marke, director-general of the Blockchain Climate Institute, and Helen Disney, founder of Unblocked Events. The panel will be moderated by Decade Of Women Quantum Impact Award recipient, Dr. Jane Thomason, CEO of Blockchain Quantum Impact and a thought leader in the blockchain for social impact space.

Commenting on the announcement, founder of London Blockchain Week, Luis Carranza, said: “We’re delighted to announce that 5th Element and Templum will be headlining this year’s event. Both of these companies are pioneers and innovators in the blockchain space, and we’re pleased that Jim Van Eerden from 5th and Annemarie Tierney from Templum will be joining us. 2019 is going to be an extremely strategic and defining year for companies like 5th, Templum and the wider industry, so now is the time to come and meet the companies that are at the forefront of this ongoing revolution.”

By sponsoring and participating in London Blockchain Week, 5th Element Group and its invited delegation of attendees will engage with a global audience working to leverage blockchain for good, an idea that is core to and directly aligned with 5th Element’s mission to join leaders in frontier tech and impact initiatives to accelerate the UN Sustainable Development Goals.  

About 5th Element Group PBC

5th Element Group PBC is a global business development accelerator with a mission of delivering frontier technology solutions that achieves the Sustainable Development Goals. 5th Element creates capital that did not exist before, deploys that capital where it has yet to be deployed, and scales new forms of corresponding collaboration. 5th Element’s vision is to help create a new socio-economic era that closes historic gaps in last-mile inclusion. For more, visit: www.5thElement.Group

About Templum Inc.

Having delivered many industry firsts and playing an active role with global authorities to modernize securities laws and develop industry best practices, Templum is seeking to transform the efficiency of the financial markets. Templum Markets is a broker-dealer registered with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and operates an Alternative Trading System (ATS) for the secondary trading of digitized assets that are securities. For more, visit

About London Blockchain Week

Blockchain London Conference was launched in June 2015, developing into London Blockchain Week by 2017, making 2019 the 3rd Annual London Blockchain Week, but the 5th year of the Blockchain London Conference. This group was one of the early pioneers in Blockchain events and has maintained a community element. This year they’re keeping the vision going while introducing more community content, with around 3000 participants expected to take part throughout the week. The main conference will be held at the Grange Tower Bridge in the heart of London and will kickoff with the Blockchain Hackathon followed by a 2-day conference/expo, then workshops and evening events with sponsors and partners. For more, visit:

About the Decade Of Women

Launched on International Women’s Day in New York, together with 5th Element Group and Thomson Reuters, the Decade Of Women solutions and action campaign announced their dedication to Completing the Equity Revolution. The Decade Of Women has brought forth a #WeUniteWe Pledge as part of a decade-long series of bold commitments to Celebrate, Unite and Exponentiate the progress of both women and men to complete the gender equity revolution, and realize UN Sustainable Development Goal #5 by 2030. For more, visit:


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Source: 5th Element Group

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