Roger Haenni (Datum)

Aug 22, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Campfire Quarry Bay, 2/F, King’s House, 971 King's Road, Hong Kong, 0000

August is #SGBlockchain Month! We've invited Roger Haenni, Co-founder & CEO of Datum - decentralized marketplace for social and IoT data, powered by Ethereum, BigchainDB and IPFS. Datum has closed a successful Token Sale last year and is working on a decentralized data store and data marketplace, a way for users to take back their data ownership. Roger is a serial entrepreneur in fintech and IoT.

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About this event

Startup Grind Blockchain Month

August is #SGBlockchain Month. Startup Grind in 400 cities are hosting successful startup founders and investors in blockchain sector. In Hong Kong, we're featuring a promising local data blockchain startup - Datum, who has raised $7.5M in initial coin offering last year.


Roger Haenni

Co-Founder & CEO, Datum

Roger co-founded various early financial information portals amongst them StockX, SwissInvest and later co-founded, one of the largest online stores in Switzerland. He designed and created a Fitbit for babies at Cleverbaby as well as various smarthome devices such as Kosi, a Bluetooth mesh sensor network. Roger started working on mobile apps as early as 2004, when phones were still black and white, and is looking back at a 17-year career helping various Tier-1 Telecom companies with their app and big data strategies, overlooking dozens of large-scale app initiatives over the years. Recently he co-founded Datum, which closed a successful Token Sale last year and is working on a decentralized data store and data marketplace, a way for users to take back their data ownership.  

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  • Roger Haenni


    Co-Founder & CEO



Wednesday, August 22, 2018
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM UTC


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