Neo founder Da Hongfei and prominent Bitcoin and Silicon Valley VC investor Tim Draper are participating in an upcoming panel entitled, Insights Sharing on Blockchain Entrepreneurship. The event will take place on the official Neo YouTube channel beginning at 3:00 p.m. (UTC) on Monday, July 18, 2022, and will be moderated by NGD Zürich lead Lili Zhao.

Draper studied at Stanford University and the Harvard Business School and has invested in private companies since 1985. Over the span of his career, the VC has invested in tech-oriented companies such as Hotmail, Skype, Baidu, Tesla, SpaceX, Twitch, Robinhood, and Coinbase. He is also known in the cryptocurrency industry for purchasing 29,656 BTC from U.S. Marshals in 2014. In 2012, Draper University was founded to take product ideas from vision to reality and scale them.

The panel discussion serves as a kick-off to the recently announced partnership between Neo and Draper University. As part of the partnership, Draper University will offer a five-week entrepreneurship program for Neo ecosystem projects, which includes a pre-accelerator and incubator program. The Draper University program runs from July 18, 2022, through Aug. 21.

Multiple projects from the Neo ecosystem will participate in the program, including Metaisland, Pumpkin Swap, Hacash.Diamond, Rentfuse, Humswap, Bowerbird, GhostMarket, Supernova, Blockchain Cuties, Ilex, GreenFinch, Neodao, Bamboo, neo-artistic, and Forthewin.Network.

The full announcement can be found at the link below: