Demo Day 2021

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4:00- Check in*

4:10- Welcome & Kickoff from CIEO Rich Lyons & Prof. Dawn Song & Xcelerator Leaders

4:30- 2021 Cohort Presentations - 17 teams will present for ~4 min on their work and successes!

DeFi Infrastructure, Marketplaces & Privacy: Manta Network, Bit.Country, Basin Logix, Resource Network, Automata Network, Kylin Network

Investing & Consumer: GIANT, Coinrule, NanoBanco, CryptoIndexSeries, Mooch

Infrastructure, Privacy & Tooling: OnFinality, DataGateway, ParaState, Etherize Entities, Litentry, SupraOracles

5:50- Alumni Showcase Presentations - 4 select Xcelerator alumni teams - Acala, AnChain.Ai, Astar, & SheeldMarket - will be sharing their latest big news!

6:30- Networking & Career Fair

Beverages and light fare provided.

Public parking is available nearby at the Cal Memorial Stadium Parking Garage - 2205 Piedmont Ave.

*Vaccination status will be checked upon entry as per local health ordinances, for indoor events, attendees must be vaccinated or exempt from vaccination requirements. UC Berkeley does not collect personal information. Additionally, face masks may be required at indoor events except when eating & drinking.

Berkeley Center for Responsible, Decentralized Intelligence - RDI

Today we are pleased to provide a preview for a new campus-wide initiative - the Berkeley Center for Responsible, Decentralized Intelligence - The multi-disciplinary Berkeley Center for Responsible, Decentralized Intelligence (RDI) will support 3 pillars: research, education, and community / entrepreneurship.  Under the leadership of Profs. Dawn Song and Christine Parlour, the new Center currently includes over 14 UC Berkeley faculty from computer science,  finance/economics, and law. 


Research areas include foundations for next generation decentralization technologies including scalability, usability, provable security guarantees, auditable privacy, incentive compatibility, systemic stability, and decentralized systems and intelligence, decentralized governance, and responsible innovation / regulation guidance, etc. 


RDI will also act as a platform for collaborations globally with other organizations and researchers, as exemplified by UC Berkeley’s leadership with the Decentralized Finance MOOC and new courses such as SP22 Special Topics on Science and Technology of Decentralization and Decentralized Intelligence.


For more information about the RDI Center, please join For students who are interested in learning more about research opportunities and internship programs offered by the RDI Center, please fill out this form.


2021 Cohort

Automata Network is a decentralized service protocol that provides middleware-like traceless privacy services for dApps on Ethereum and Polkadot to achieve privacy, high assurance and frictionless computation.

Basin Logix is a platform that uses blockchain and water resource modeling to enable growers, water managers and regulators mitigate water supply uncertainty by facilitating trustless resource governance and management.

Start your own bit country for your fans with metaverse, token economy & governance.

Coinrule catches the next market opportunity on your behalf by automating your investments.

We provide institutional-grade, AI-powered data, tools and analytics to Crypto Market Professionals

DataGateway is building a Decentralized Internet Ecosystem and Cloud 3.0 Services Platform using IPFS and a multi-blockchain infrastructure.


Legal entity formation services for crypto users & DAOs.


Mooch is an automated budgeting app that pays you to budget.

The Data Infrastructure for DeFi and Web 3.0 Powered by Polkadot

Litentry is a cross-chain identity aggregation protocol that enable identity linking across different networks.

Manta Network

The plug-and-play interoperable privacy protocol for the entire DeFi stack.

New financial system powered by digital assets to help people to manage their money through a digital wallet that works with blockchain technology integrating digital assets (cryptocurrencies) to allow users make P2P money transfers between countries through the wallet in real time and a low cost

OnFinality’s mission is to support blockchain developers by providing infrastructure services to customers of all shapes and sizes.

An EVM & EWASM featured Substrate blockchain to bridge application and developer ecosystem between Ethereum and Polkadot.


A decentralized connectivity economy, accessible to anyone, owned by everyone.


ReSource enables businesses access to a complementary line of credit that they can spend with each other in a closed network.

Revix is a platform that enables everyday people to invest in emerging themes, sectors and asset classes in an effortless way.

Supra-Oracles brings on-chain oracle data ‘closer to the data-faucet’ enabling trustless, transparent, immutably secure data feeds into blockchains.

The blockchain payment solution for digital currencies and e-commerce.

Alumni Teams Showcase

AI-powered blockchain ecosystem security. Our industry-leading intelligence helps secure and grow your blockchain business.

The DeFi Hub of Polkadot - Scale your DApp to Polkadot with Acala, an Ethereum-compatible smart contract platform optimized for DeFi.

Astar Network

Polkadot-native dApp hub supporting Ethereum, WebAssembly, dApp Staking, and Layer2 solutions.

The Eluvio content fabric is an open high performance software network for management and distribution of large form content (video) using decentralized and content-centric design.

We plug institutional investors straight into the crypto universe as an EU-registered broker that offers fast, direct and secure access to an ever-growing range of digital assets. All through a single trading platform.