Permissionless 2023 — September 11-13, 2023

Permissionless 2023

Permissionless is the brainchild of Blockworks and Bankless. Over 5,500 people attended the inaugural event in 2022, making Permissionless the world’s largest DeFi conference.

What sets Permissionless apart? It’s a crypto native’s paradise, crafted specifically for both builders and investors who are dedicated to scaling the industry.

Permissionless is headed to Austin in 2023, and you know what they say… Everything is bigger in Texas.

Permissionless 2023 will feature the biggest names in Web3, a gargantuan exposition hall filled with the top brands in the space, an awe-inspiring NFT Gallery, inclusive, community-focused parties and events, metaverse experiences, and so much more.

Speakers include:

  • Vitalik Buterin, Co-Founder, Ethereum
  • Erik Voorhees, Foubder, ShapeShift
  • Stani Kulechov, Founder & CEO, Aave
  • Anatoly Yakovenko, Co-Founder, Solana
  • Mary-Catherine Lader, Chief Operating Officer, Uniswap Labs
  • Jesse Pollak, Creator of Base; Head of Protocols, Coinbase
  • Zaki Manian, Co-Founder, Sommelier
  • Justin Drake, Researcher, The Ethereum Foundation
  • Hasu, Strategy, Flashbots
  • Christine Moy, Partner & Head of Digital Asset Strategy, Apollo Global Management
  • Mara Schmiedt, Chief Growth Officer, Alluvial
  • Santiago Roel Santos, Web3 Investor (ex-ParaFi Capital)
  • Michael Anderson, Co-Founder, Framework Ventures
  • Tarun Chitra, Founder & CEO, Gauntlet
  • Kevin Owocki, Founder, Gitcoin
  • Meltem Demirors, Chief Strategy Office, CoinShares
  • Ben Forman, Founder & Managing Partner, ParaFi Capital
  • Haseeb Qureshi, Managing Partner, Dragonfly
  • Mihailo Bjelic, Co-Founder, Polygon
  • Ben Jones, Co-Founder, Optimism
  • Kristin Smith, CEO, Blockchain Association
  • Avichal Garg, Co-Founder & Partner, Electric Capital
  • Matt Hougan, Chief Investment Officer, Bitwise Asset Management
  • Ethan Buchman, Co-Founder, Cosmos Network; CEO, Informal Systems
  • Cynthia Wu, Founding Partner & COO, Matrixport
  • Tyrone Lobban, Head of Onyx Digital Assets & Blockchain Launch (Onyx by J.P. Morgan)
  • Brian Quintenz, Head of Policy, a16z Crypto

Venue Austin Convention Center
Austin, TX, USA


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