Get Started Founders’ Breakfast Brussels on Blockchain & DLT

Startups and their innovation capacity play a crucial role for the European economy and therefore became a significant topic on the European political agenda. We are meeting up on the 18th of October for a Founders’ Breakfast in Brussels to take a closer look at Blockchain & DLT and the European scenes of startup policymaking.

Discuss major opportunities and challenges for European Blockchain Startups

Discuss with policymakers and representatives from leading blockchain startups the challenges and opportunities of Blockchain technologies and how the regulatory framework can support innovation.

We are happy to welcome Peteris Zilgalvis, Head of Unit for Digital Innovation & Blockchain at the European Commission, and Simon Schwerin, Director of Business Development and Investor Relations at Xain, to take part at our Get Started Founders’ Breakfast. More guests will be announced soon.

When & Where:

  • 18 October, 9.00 a.m. – 10.30 a.m. (arrive 8.30 a.m. for breakfast)
  • L42, Rue de la Loi 42, 1040 BruxellesA light breakfast will be provided.


This event is targeted at tech startups, key decision-makers in politics, and all other people working in these areas. The aim is to promote exchange and discussion between the different parties. The event is free of charge. If you would like to attend the founders’ breakfast, please send an email to Jenny and outline the activities of your startup or your interest in startups.



About: Get Started is the startup initiative by Bitkom, Germany’s leading digital association. Get Started supports a better legal framework for tech startups in Germany with the aim of initiating and fostering discussion between startups and policymakers. To find out more about Get Started go to //