Pauley Ballroom, MLK Building, Berkeley Campus & Livestreamed

4:00pm PT - Check In/Registration for new attendees

4:30pm PT - 2022 Cohort Presentations (teams will present for ~4 min)

6:15pm PT - Reception, Networking and 2022 Cohort Tabling

Beverages and light fare provided.

Parking is limited, public transit/rideshare is recommended.

Public parking available at: Cal Memorial Stadium Parking Garage - 2205 Piedmont Ave.


The Demo Day will take place as part of the Crypto Economics Security Conference,, hosted by Berkeley RDI and the Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator. Please click below to register for the conference and Demo Day.

CESC 2022 - Presented by the Berkeley Center for Responsible, Decentralized Intelligence (RDI)

The Xcelerator 2022 Demo Day will be held in affiliation with CESC 2022!

The Crypto Economics Security Conference (CESC) aims to bring together researchers and practitioners to showcase and discuss the most recent developments in blockchain and Web3.

CESC is hosted by Berkeley RDI (the Berkeley Center for Responsible, Decentralized Intelligence),  a multi-disciplinary center supported by 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. 

For more information about Berkeley RDI, please see for MOOCs on Web3 & DeFi, faculty, research opportunities and more!


2022 Teams


Cohort 5

A remittance platform created to provide an easier and affordable way for users to send and receive money.

A one-stop solution for brands who want an NFT metaverse to monetize their digital content IP.

Anorra simplifies the path to DeFi via GameFi, aiming to be the first and last bank account of young crypto investors and gamers.

Unlock value of data assets through user-controlled on-chain identity.

StepN for climate- earn money by sequestering carbon.

The Defi infrastructure for securities, merging retail and institutions.

A decentralized digital economy for ESG investing.

A web3 creator economy marketplace and social content protocol.

A fully on-chain MMO game.

Tools for direct bookings of vacation rentals, powered by blockchain.

Tap into your community capital.

An all-in-one platform for development and publishing of metaverse games.

The crypto challenger bank.

Own and invest in your favorite music with NFTs and DeFi.

A decentralized, curated NFT marketplace.

An automation blockchain for DeFi and recurring payments.

An interest-bearing stablecoin.

The fiat hub of Polkadot - a blockchain optimized for forex and fintechs.

Enabling artists to build NFTs without code.

A high-performance order-book DEX.