Cut through the ‘when lambo?’ hype and join us for the real deal

In this two day gathering on October 3 – 4 in Palm Springs, CA we will explore the economics, culture, technology and future of cryptocurrency.

Our Speakers

Elizabeth Stark

Co-Founder & CEO, Lightning Labs

Stacy Herbert

Heisenberg Capital

Meltem Demirors


Jutta Steiner

Co-Founder, Parity Technologies

Jill Carlson


Jessica Verrilli

General Partner, Google Ventures

Tess Rinearson

VP Engineering, Interstellar

Amber Baldet

Co-Founder & CEO, Clovyr

Linda Xie

Scalar Capital

Amanda Fabiano

Fidelity Labs

Alyse Killeen

Managing Partner, StillMark

Preethi Kasireddy

Founder & CEO, TruStory

Alakanani Itireleng

Founder, Satoshi Centre

Jay Graber

Engineer, Zcash Contributor

Alena Vranova

Strategist, Co-Founder of TREZOR

Connie Yang

Director of Design, Coinbase

Tara Tan

Venture Partner, Design Lead, IDEO CoLab

Patrícia Estevão

UX Designer, Creator of

Pia Mancini

Co-Founder & Chairwoman, DemocracyEarth Foundation

Sheila Warren

Head of Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology, World Economics Forum

Elena Giralt


Giulia Fanti

Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

Arianna Simpson

Founder & Managing Director, Autonomous Partners

Neha Narula

Director, MIT Media Lab, DCI

Lily Liu

Cryptocurrency Investor & Advisor

Matt Corallo

Software Engineer, Chaincode Labs

Dan Held

Co-Founder & Director of Business Development, Picks & Shovels

Megan Maloney

Investor, General Catalyst

Rick Dudley

President & CEO, Vulcanize Inc.

Jack Mallers

Creator of Zap

Leigh Cuen

Reporter, Coindesk

Bob McElrath

Architect, Fidelity Labs

Cathie Yun

Cryptographer, Interstellar

Bram Cohen

CTO, Chairman & Co-founder, Chia

Soona Amhaz

CEO, Token Daily

Katherine Wu

Director, Business Development and Community, Messari

Jackson Palmer

Technologist & YouTuber

Yu-Chi Lyra Kuo

CIO & Cofounder, Digital Asset & Fintech Focused Hedge Fund

Cem Paya

CISO, Gemini Trust Company

Kwon Park 

Head of Business Development, Bittrex

Angie Dalton


Bill Barhydt

CEO & Founder, Abra


Join us for Cactus & Crypto in Palm Springs, CA on October 3 – 4

Ticket sales are now closed.

For Corporate, larger companies, VC & Funds


  • Ticket sales will end once the event is at capacity.
  • Price includes entrance to the event and access to the brightest minds in bitcoin and cryptocurrency.



  • Are you a student or academic that wants to join but might not have the funds? Email us for info.
  • Scholarships are also available for those in need. Scholarship deadline is September 5th.