May 13th, 2019 - During New York Blockchain Week 2019, and Block72 jointly presented the world’s first Global Digital Impact Night. The event was taking place at the Times Square Lounge within Sky Room. 50 legendary investors and 30 top institutions attended. More than 40 industry leading media partnered and supported the event from around the world.

About This Event

The Global Digital Impact Night was launched to celebrate the latest development in blockchain and digital asset space. The main focus was on the promotion of influential blockchain applications and projects for a better understanding of this rapidly developing market. This event brought together global top players and resources, and reinforced the important need for united community in the blockchain as well as digital asset industry. Key opinion leaders and star projects commented on current industry trends and future market drives.

Mike Chen, the CEO of Block72 and Standard Tokenization Protocol, said in the opening remark: “Global Digital Impact Night promises to be a hugely exciting event, which I am proud to be the host. As one of the industry leaders, Block72 will introduce the most important project we incubated, STP Network, allowing assets to be tokenized in a way that makes them fully compliant across jurisdictions and transferable across any blockchain platform.” 

Ariel Ling, Co-founder & Chief Operation Officer of, also shared her insights.  “Digital assets and blockchain have been leading the next wave of technologic innovation with huge potential impact on not only FinTech industry but also many aspects of world economy. is very excited to partner with many of those transformational blockchain projects and support their strategic ecosystem growth with efficient primary listing of their tokens and deep liquid secondary trading market. Many of them are joining us tonight to highlight their latest transformation development in their respective industry.”

Main Hosts: & Block72 is an industry leading next-generation digital asset trading platform that provides a broad range of financial products and services to both retail and institutional clients across the globe. This innovative platform was founded by a group of Wall Street quant trading veterans and built upon the core values of blockchain, transparency and reliability, to deliver high-quality client services and trading experience.

With the commitment to listing only industry top-quality projects as part of its client-centric strategy, has expanded its global client base to over 150,000 registered users and 53,000 active community members. has already established strategic partnerships with many of those top projects, and are constantly working towards the objective to broaden the global adoption of digital assets.

Block72, a leading blockchain consulting firm, specializes in blockchain and distributed ledger technology. With offices based in New York, San Francisco, Beijing, Shanghai and Seoul, Block72 is led by a senior management team of individuals from top global firms in investment banking and management consulting.

Its main focus is on quantitative and qualitative analysis of blockchain projects. Block72 boasts working with many top projects in the blockchain space including those of, AELF, Algorand, Theta, Ontology, Decentraland, Hedera Hashgraph, Zilliqa and Basic Attention Token. Its main offering is comprehensive consulting services that include corporate structuring, compliance advisory, token economic design, public relations, marketing, community management and global partnership development.

Special Guests and Block72 showcased their broad industry connection and solid recognition for their work in the digital asset space. The Global Digital Impact Night event was well supported and attended by many leading industry influencers like Olivia Capozzalo, Addy Crezee and Ivan Golovko, star projects like UltrAlpha and BlockShow, as well as strategic partners and co-hosts like Cointelegraph, Bytom, Cred, BHDAmpleforth, Ankr, Shyft and S Block.

About Blockchain Week

From May 13th to May 17th, 2019, CoinDesk, together with the New York City Economic Development Corporation, is hosting the second annual Blockchain Week. Since 2015, Consensus has attracted every major company, developer, founder and investor in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world to engage in an annual discussion about the future of the industry. This convening power breaks down the barriers that separate companies in the industry and allows everyone working on the technology to spend three days learning from their peers. Previous speakers reflect the richness and diversity of the Consensus crowd, ranging from titans of Wall Street and rulers of the Fortune 500, to pioneering cryptographers and the core developers who power the world’s most valuable cryptocurrencies.

A full list of events taking place during Blockchain Week can be found on the official CoinDesk website.

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