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The Verified Summit by 0x499&NEAR

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​✨About The Verified

0x499 DAO will be partnering with Near to host "The Verified" summit on the 17th of this month, with special thanks to Binance for their support.

The theme of "The Verified" summit revolves around validation and recognition. In this event, we gather validated and recognized projects, participants, and thought leaders, showcasing their outstanding achievements in the Web3 domain. Through rigorous scrutiny and selection, we ensure that all content presented at the event is validated, thereby demonstrating the highest standards of innovation and quality to participants. "The Verified" represents our commitment to quality and authenticity, as well as our confidence in the future direction of the industry.

​​✨ Confirmed Partners :

Special Partner: Binance

Cohost: NEAR, Paramita.VC 

Partners: Solana, OKX, Polygon Venture, Babylon, Hack VC, Animoca

Brands,, Foresight Ventures, MATR1X, Puffer, Ethstorage, Exabits, BBS.NYC, Pudgy Penguins, SafePal, GEDA, BakerySwap, 0G Labs, Bitcoin Cats, Port3, L7, Exocore, Nubit, Apecoin, Chainbase, MONAD, ION PROTOCOL

DeSci  Partners: Molecule,, Vitadao, Valleydao, AthenaDAO, QURE

Major Media Partners: Cointelegraph, Foresight News, Followin

✨ Event Highlights

Spanning nearly a thousand square meters across four venues, the event will showcase a unique Web3 art style. Join us in Dubai to experience art and embark on a journey of surprises!

​At The Verified, you'll experience four distinct venues:

1. Main Venue 


​11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Sign-in Host Start

​11:20 AM - 11:40 AM Keynote Speech | Hetu, A Decentralized Attribution Layer with Verifiable Causality Graphs

  • Jialin Li, Cofounder of Advaita Labs & Hetu Protocol

​11:40 AM - 12:20 PM Panel | Intelligent Computation and Data for AI

  • Garrison Yang, CSO & CMO of

  • Michael Heinrich, Founder & CEO of 0G

  • Jiahao Sun, Founder of

  • Khanifar Arshan, Core Engineer of Ritual

  • Max, CEO of Port3 Network

​12:20 PM - 13:00 PM Panel | Security and Prospect of Staking & Restaking

  • Seb, Lead Engineer of Puffer Finance

  • Warren Paul Anderson, Cofounder of Exocore

  • James, CEO L7 DEX

  • Chunda McCain, Cofounder of Ion Protocol

13:00 PM - 13:15 PM Keynote Speech | Decentralized Compute Protocol for Artificial Intelligence

  • Hoansoo Lee, Cofounder of Exabits

​13:15 PM - 14:05 PM Panel | Bitcoin Season 2 and Beyond

  • Rich Rines, Core Contributor of Core DAO

  • Zhixi Zhang, Ecosystem Growth of BOB

  • Alec Taggart, Cofounder of Oyl Dynamics

  • Tom Wilson, Creative Director of Bitcoin Cats

​14:05 PM - 14:45 PM Panel | DeSci Created for Humanity

  • Paul Kohlhaas, Cofounder of Molecule &

  • Albert Anis, Founding Steward of ValleyDAO

  • Max Unfried, Core Team of VitaDAO

  • Laura Minquini, Core Lead of AthenaDAO

​14:45 PM - 15:00 PM Keynote Speech | Strategies for User Adoption & Retention to Usher in the Bull Market

  • Veronica Wong, Cofounder & CEO of SafePal

​15:00 PM - 15:30 PM Panel | Policy and Regulation for Next Billion Crypto Users

  • Chris Donovan, COO of NEAR Foundation

  • Oleg Fomenko, Cofounder & CEO Sweat Economy

    • Anna Shakola, Head of BD of Cointelegraph

​15:30 PM - 16:10 PM Panel | The Bitcoin Renaissance: Navigating Challenges and Innovations

  • Hanzhi, Cofounder of Nubit

  • Ryan Chow, Founder of Solv Protocol

  • Cora, Head of Operation of bitSmiley

  • Yuchen, COO of BounceBit

  • Jane Wu, Partner of CKB Eco Fund

16:10 PM - 16:50 PM Panel | Driving Quality with Capital: The VC Impact on Web3

  • James, Head of Animoca Ventures

  • Chichi, Partner of Hack VC

  • Fiona, Senior Associate at DWF Ventures

  • Juliet, Founding Partner of NewTribe.Capital

  • Edward Tan, Senior Investor of Hashed

​17:00 PM - 17:15 PM Keynote Speech | Network State & Pop Up City

  • Niklas Anzinger, Cofounder Vitalia City

17:15 PM - 17:30 PM Keynote Speech

  • Luca Netz, CEO Pudgy Penguins

17:30 PM - 19:00 PM Networking

2. Side Venue 一 Demo Day

Cohost: 0G Labs, EthStorage

More than 20 VCs and investors from prominent institutions such as Solana, Polygon Venture, OKX, Near, Babylon,, Animoca Brands, and many others will join us in the demo day and Founder and Investor Mixer Brunch.


10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Demo Day Presentation

11:30 AM - 13:30 PM Founder and Investor Mixer Brunch

3. Side Venue 一 Modular vs Monolithic 

Cohost: Hetu Protocol, EthStorage


13:30 - 13:55 Keynote Speech 1: Hetu, A Decentralized Attribution Layer with Verifiable Causality Graphs

  • Hetu, Jialin Li, Co-founder of Advaita Labs & Hetu Protocol

​14:00 - 14:20 Keynote Speech 2: Building a Modular Storage Layer for Ethereum on EIP-4844

​14:20 - 15:00 Firechat | The Future of Modularity

  • Nick White, COO of Celestia

  • Kenny Li, Co-founder of Manta Network

  • Qi Zhou, Founder & CEO of EthStorage

  • Vinit Parekh, BD Director of Polygon Labs

15:00 - 15:40 Panel | The Race of L2s: Post-Dencun Upgrade

  • Rushi Manche, Co-founder of Movement

  • Tom Ngo, Executive Lead of Metis

  • Nick Dodson, CEO of Fuel

  • Vince Yang, Co-Founder of zkLink

  • Vinit Parekh, BD Director of Polygon Labs

​15:40 - 16:20 Panel | Scalability Stays Forever: Parallel EVM  

  • Keone Hon, Co-founder of Monad

  • Rushi Manche, Co-founder of Movement

  • Yuriy Yurchenko, CPO of Neon

  • Qi Zhou, Founder of QuarkChain

16:20 - 17:00 Panel | Bring Mass Adoption to Web3

  • Moderator: Nick Shaheen, BD Director of Bankless

  • Julian Peh, Cofounder & CEO of KIP Protocol

  • Nate Geier, CEO of Mintbase

  • Madeira, Co-founder of Matr1x

  • Jessica Salomon, Strategy of ORA

4. Side Venue 一 The Game Festival

Cohost: MATR1X, GEDA

​Step into our Game theme sub-event, a meticulously curated space within The Verified. Immerse yourself in the seamless integration of gaming and finance, exploring cutting-edge advancements in NFT , DeFi, gaming, and the metaverse. Join us at The Verified as we chart the course towards the future nexus of gaming and finance!


​13:30 Host Star

​13:35-13:55  Keynote speech 

​14:00-14:40 Panel 1 

​14:45-16:00 E-sports competition

​16:10-16:50 Panel 2

​16:55-17:35 Panel 3

​17:40 Free Talk

5. Networking 

This is an ideal place for networking, exchanging ideas, and establishing connections within the industry. We provide dedicated booth spaces where you can gain insights into various projects and engage in in-depth interactions with innovators and investors.

  • The Verified Extra Benefits:

​In addition to the exciting speeches and discussions, we've arranged special perks for you! We'll be giving away over 500 limited edition peripherals from Binance merchandise, SafePal hardware wallets, Bitcoin Cats merch!

  • All-day Self-service Dining

We are offering all-day self-service dining at our event, with a diverse selection of dishes including fresh fruits, salads, mains, snacks, and desserts. Whether you are a vegetarian, a meat lover, or have specific dietary requirements, we have something to satisfy your palate. Join us for a delightful dining experience!

🏠 Venue


​Foundry, Boulevard Crescent, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard

​​✨ ​About 0x499

0x499 is the earliest and largest decentralized open organization in Asia established in 2018. It is committed to becoming an open platform for the decentralized industry. It connects more than 1,000 KOLs around the world and invites more than 1,500 projects to attend DAO events. Currently there are more than 100 active contributors who help organize various events and activities.

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