Chad Cascarilla, Jeremy Allaire, Paolo Ardoino, Rene Reinsberg, and Sergey Nazarov added to line up of 100+ top crypto-industry leaders and builders.

May 13, 2020 – Messari, the crypto industry’s leading market intelligence company, has announced the addition of Ethereum Cofounder and ConsenSys Founder Joe Lubin to the 2020 programming line up for their inaugural virtual event, Mainnet by Messari (June 1-3).

Among the other featured speakers revealed today are Paxos CEO and Cofounder Chad Cascarilla; Circle Cofounder and CEO Jeremy Allaire; Bitfinex CTO Paolo Ardoino; Celo Cofounder Rene Reinsberg; and Chainlink Cofounder Sergey Nazarov.

Previously announced speakers include: former Coinbase CTO and Nakamoto Editor-in-Chief Balaji Srinivasan; CoinShares CSO Meltem Demirors; Electric Coin Company CEO (and creator of Zcash) Zooko Wilcox; Genesis CEO Michael Moro; Uniswap Founder Hayden Adams; Compound Founder Robert Leshner; 0x Cofounder and CEO Will Warren, and many more. Full list of speakers and details can be found on the Mainnet website:

What: Mainnet by Messari - virtual-only crypto-industry event.

When/Where: June 1-3, 24/7 schedule, allowing attendees from around the world to attend regardless of time zone via the virtual event platform, Hopin.

How to Attend: Attendees can buy Super Early Bird tickets until May 18, 2020 for $50. The entire event -- from speaker sessions, networking, expo discovery, and more -- can be accessed via the attendee's computer from home.

Details: Mainnet by Messari will showcase 100+ speakers from leading protocols, infrastructure companies, and investment firms. Event programming focuses on addressing the ecosystem’s most pressing challenges, and provides attendees with actionable insights into the rapidly evolving industry landscape.

Featured programming for the event is spread across five general sessions, split between morning and evening programs in order to include participants from Asia, Europe, and the Americas. The general sessions will cover themes like Institutional Investment, the State of Crypto Infrastructure, Web 3.0 protocols, the Rise of DeFi, and Governing the Crypto Frontier. 

Attendee experience will happen in the following ways: 

  • Live on-camera Q&A with speakers, sponsors, and other attendees
  • Live chat and polling during keynotes, panels, and fireside chats
  • Interactive expo hall, allowing attendees to video chat with top protocol teams and service providers.
  • In-depth project updates & analyst Q&A from a number of the industry’s top asset creators
  • Private “speed networking” tools to meet and connect with new colleagues
  • Private meeting options for in-event collaborations
  • Unlimited small group discussions and virtual white boarding sessions

50% of profits will be committed to COVID-19 relief efforts through partners, Binance Charity and The Giving Block.

About The Mainnet

Mainnet by Messari is a virtual event focused on bringing crypto professionals from around the world together to learn, collaborate, and discuss the industry’s greatest opportunities, issues, and solutions, all to advance the development of our global sovereign financial future. The inaugural 2020 event aims to bring together top thinkers, investors, and builders from around the world under one (virtual) roof June 1-3, 2020 for 3 days of 24/7 programming. Attendees will have access to hours of valuable keynotes, panels, roundtables, workshops, classes, and product demos, as well as multiple opportunities for virtual networking and collaboration. Learn more at or, for more information, contact

About Messari

Mainnet event is a production of Messari, the industry’s leading market intelligence company focused on the digital asset ecosystem. The company's tools and research solutions provide customers with actionable insights to confidently make decisions in the fast-moving crypto asset space. Since its inception in 2017, Messari has built strong relationships with the industry’s top thinkers, investors, and builders from today’s most promising projects. These relationships exceptionally position the company to create event programming that will attract attendees at all stages of their crypto investment journey from around the world. Learn more about Messari at