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A November Full of Crypto Edutainment 

January 28, 2020

Our CEO and Co-Founder Cyrus Fazel talks to EHL students 

Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.” 

At the beginning of November, Cyrus Fazel, our founder, gave a lecture on the principles of branding to a group of bright and aspiring students from Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, one of the leading and most prestigious hotel schools in the world. According to him, the best recipe for teaching students is to, “smile, joke, make it as participative as possible, explain fundamentals, then apply them to recent case studies instead of examples from the 1990s. At the end of class, embark your audience in a fun and entertaining Kahoot quiz.”

Cyrus with Youri Sawerschel, a lecturer from EHL (Lausanne)
Cyrus with Youri Sawerschel, a lecturer from EHL

Cyrus Fazel on Decentralising Finance

The Finance Club of NEOMA Alumni Switzerland hosted an event on November 14 at Oncle Edouard Restaurant in Geneva. At this occasion, Cyrus Fazel (BBA EDHEC 2007) presented his views on "Decentralizing Finance: In which hands will money be held” followed by drinks and networking. 

cyrus faszel at NEOMA Business school

Financing in the age of crypto: all about SwissBorg ICO

HEC Lausanne co-organised an event with Start Lausanne, a student-led society, "Financing in the age of crypto: all about SwissBorg ICO". Our Chief Business Development Officer, Christophe Diserens and Cyrus Fazel, our Co-founder, gave a talk on the impact of ICOs and how to attain financial freedom.

christophe diseens and cyrus fazel at hec lausanne

Community starts at home…

High school student spends a day learning about Blockchain at SwissBorg HQ

Adrien (9th grade) spent an exciting day at our Lausanne headquarters. As part of JOM (journée oser tous les métiers) program in Vaud, for a 1-day internship at SwissBorg, the high school student explored the world of a fin-tech startup. Cyrus Fazel tutored him on blockchain technology and digital assets throughout the day.  

cyrus fazel and Adrien (9th grade) student at swissborg office

Crypto Valley Association Western Chapter Launch

The Crypto Valley, the largest crypto association in Zug, is now connected with Romandie (the French-speaking part of Switzerland). To celebrate this milestone, the Crypto Valley Association officially launched its Western Switzerland Chapter on December 2nd at EPFL where talks were given on crypto finance, digital assets and blockchain education. 

Mariem Farhat, our Growth Hacker, attended the launch event representing SwissBorg and networked with the representatives from SEBA, Sygnum, PwC, and Swissquote. 

crypto valley western launch event

Last, but not least…

The Vevey Handball Club, winners of the Handball Cup Romandie 2019 wore SwissBorg T-shirts before their match. We are proud of these champs!

Vevey Handball Club
Vevey Handball Club

Crypto Cinema: Maker Dao & SwissBorg!

The SwissBorg London team kick-started November by co-hosting our first event with MakerDAO at Fintech Blockchain Labs, located inside the futuristic WeWork building next to Waterloo station. It was SwissBorg’s first event at Fintech Blockchain Labs, where our new London office is located. Read more here

makerdao and swissborg

The Future of Digital Assets - a Networking Breakfast Event at Bloomberg 

Our Head of Communications Alex Fazel participated in Bloomberg’s breakfast event where talks were held on the impact of Brexit, Decentralisation, and the new wave of digital assets. Speakers from prominent FinTech companies such as CoinShares, Tezos, and Ikigai Asset Management delivered talks on the hottest topics in finance and technology. 

alex fazel at bloomberg offices
Alex Fazel with Meltem Demirors from CoinShares (middle) and Michelle on the left

Cryptonites: Season 2 Finale is out!

Dear Crypto Community, and Blockchain buddies across the globe, 

Thanks to all of you for tuning in and watching our interview premieres every Wednesday at 8 PM GMT. Our channel views and subscribers are growing daily, and this is all because of your generous support. We are getting close to 3.5K subscribers, so thank you all, once again, for subscribing, liking, and sharing your thoughts, especially during the live chats where all the fun takes place!  

November has been exciting on Cryptonites TV.  We hope you’ve enjoyed the interviews so far and learned plenty about Bitcoin, thE DAO, cryptocurrencies, and the future of Blockchain. Make sure to check out some of our most popular videos this month with Don Tapscott, That Martini Guy and Roger Ver

Have you seen our trailer for Season 2 Finale? In December you’ll have the pleasure of watching exclusive, behind-the-scenes footage from the CC Forum debates and hearing anecdotes from some of the most famous names in crypto: Trader Cobb, Brock Pierce, Bobby Lee, Craig Wright and Tone Vays. 

We’ll be back with brand new episodes in early 2020. Until then, subscribe to our channel if you haven’t already, and don’t hesitate to share your comments with us. Anyone you would like to see on our show? Let us know. 

We are taking a small break and will be back with Season 3 in February 2020. 

Stay tuned...

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