Value of Bitcoin Lecture: How do Bitcoin and financial institutions fit together?

Event - 27.11.2019 - 3 min read time

Bitcoin and financial institutions: This event, hosted by Bayerische Landesbank, SEBA and GENTWO Digital, provides a unique opportunity to listen to Bitcoin experts working within financial institutions. Join the event!

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Bitcoin and Financial Institutions

This is a unique opportunity to listen to Bitcoin experts working within financial institutions. At the headquarters of the Bayerische Landesbank they will share their insights and findings to help answer these great questions:

  • What drives Bitcoin's price empirically and why?
  • How can financial institutions integrate Bitcoin into their portfolio?
To prepare for this special evening, we recommend the following research papers:

GENTWO invites you to watch a short video on securitization-as-a-service.


  • 18:00| Food, drinks and networking
  • 19:00 | Manuel Andersch & Jörg Hermsdorf - What drives Bitcoin's price empirically and why
  • 20:00 | Dario Duran & Philippe A. Naegeli - Building financial products with Bitcoin on the right infrastructure
  • 21:00 | Drinks and networking
  • 22:00 | Events ending

Keynote Speakers

Manuel Andersch

Manuel works as Economist and FX Analyst in the research team of BayernLB, where he has also been covering Bitcoin for many years. He has a master’s degree from the University of Edinburgh and was ranked as best FX analyst worldwide by Bloomberg in 2015.

Jörg Hermsdorf

Jörg is the Co-founder and CTO of CONSERVE BlockChain Service – a Bitcoin education and solutions provider. He holds a M.S. of Distributed Systems and B.S. in Cognitive Science and is researching digital currencies and incentives in distributed networks for 14 years.

Dario Duran

Dario is Deputy Head of Custody at SEBA Bank, the bank for the New Economy. Both he and SEBA bridge the worlds of finance and crypto. Having started his Swiss banking career in the early 90’s building communications networks, he later transitioned into a banker’s role in corporate finance advisory. Within the crypto community Dario maintains a strong personal network that is keen to redefine finance.

Philippe A. Naegeli

Philippe is the Founder and CEO of GENTWO - creators of a new generation of financial products. He is a highly accomplished business leader and investor with a fierce entrepreneurial spirit and unparalleled experience in trading, investment & merchant banking, corporate governance and structuring of new strategies and products.




Supported by

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Bayerische Landesbank

The Bavarian bank for the German economy - financing growth and innovation for companies in Bavaria, Germany, Europe and worldwide: this is the clear mandate with which we serve large and medium-sized companies and the public sector. BayernLB is also the leading German financial institution in Bitcoin research and offers several Bitcoin deep dive workshops for the financial industry.

BayernLB Website


SEBA is a licensed and supervised Swiss bank providing a seamless, secure and easy-to-use bridge between digital and traditional assets. Secure, trade and manage your crypto currencies, digital assets, and conventional securities all in one place. Institutional-grade custodial services meeting the specific expectations regarding audited operations, regulatory oversight and risk management practices form the foundation upon which SEBA’s services are built.

SEBA Website


Thanks to next-generation financial products, it is possible now to access all (bankable and non-bankable) assets effectively, simply by launching a financial product with Swiss ISIN. The whole issuance process is fast, modular and completely Swiss-compliant. Isn’t it time you became an innovator, accessing more and above all digital assets easily? Innovation, performance, and growth are all at your fingertips.

GENTWO Website

Bitcoin – A Point of Contention

Value of Bitcoin conferences and events are top-level dialogue events that bring together institutional investors, financial executives, corporate managers, regulators and Bitcoin analysts. The events are a platform to discuss the different thoughts on the value of Bitcoin and provides all participants with a full spectrum of opinions and perspectives. The goal is to enrich the attendees’ understanding about Bitcoin and enable them to make significant decisions related to their professions.



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