We’re an international network of Blockchain and cryptocurrency experts, investors, and entrepreneurs. We support projects through business networking and consulting services across the world.

 We provide business networking services and develop thought leadership projects involving Blockchain professionals all over the world. We work with industry experts, investors, entrepreneurs, private and public players who wish to develop their projects internationally.

We work exclusively with recommendable professionals committed to bringing true value to the business community and willing to contribute to sustainable economic progress and social well-being.

We are based in Paris, a major tech and innovation hub in Western Europe with a fast-growing community of Blockchain professionals and crypto-investors eager to connect to the world. Our representative and partner network spans from Western and Eastern Europe, to Asia, to North and South America.

Get internationally connected!


Our services

Business networking

We'll leverage our extended industry networks to help you connect with relevant players across the world — be it for fundraising, business development or R&D purposes.

Among our offers are Business Partnerships in Europe and Asia Expansion Programs for fundraising and business development purposes.


We regularly organize internationally-oriented events in a variety of formats. These include tailored events organized upon request, from meetups to large-scale conferences.

See below details about our latest events.

Mentorship & consulting

Our network of world-class professionals will share their Blockchain and cryptocurrency expertise to support your projects from design to growth stage in a variety of fields (example) for business, educational or policy making purposes.

Business references

A variety of startups and funds have received support from Blockchain Connectors in their international development effort (see examples here ). Thus, we've helped fintech startups from Russia and Slovenia build their network and establish brand awareness across the French crypto community. We're supporting an Estonian green tech startup, having connected it to renowned French and US advisors, NGOs, scientists and commercial partners. We've introduced a French AI startup to crypto funds and an R&D partner from several countries of the world. We're also helping crypto funds from Brazil, France, Russia and the USA develop their activities across the world.

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Through our unique international network, these business networking services and market exploration support are available in France, Switzerland, Belgium, the UK, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, Hong Kong, South Korea, the USA, and some Latin American countries.


Latest events

In late March 2018 in Paris, half a dozen of startups with roots in Estonia, Russia, Slovenia and Ukraine met the French blockchain and crypto community through a dedicated conference and a meetup.

These events stimulated knowledge exchanges and generated a variety of investment and partnership connections.

On June 5 and 6 in Paris and Lyon, green blockchain projects from the USA, Israel and Russia were presented  to hundreds of crypto enthusiasts as well as prominent experts and NGOs in the field of sustainable development. The success of these meetups showed that, far from exchange speculation, Blockchain technologies may be used to build a better future.

This event provided international crypto investors and related professionals with a rare opportunity to meet their peers from France and the French-speaking world. It will gather investors, traders, entrepreneurs, and leaders of top French-speaking crypto investor communities. Some of the leading crypto and classic funds from France, Russia, Brazil and other countries met promising startups and launched new types of international cooperation. 

Connect with our team

General Manager

Adrien Henni​

With nearly 20 years of international tech business experience, Adrien Henni is the founder of Blockchain-Connectors. He is also co-founded East-West Digital News, an international news and research agency covering Eastern Europe. He conducts research projects on various tech topics, and advises startups, funds and other organization.


Senior Connector

Natalia Tchourikova

A trilingual business developer (Russian, French and English), Ms. Tchourikova specializes in products and services with high added value. With 15 years of experience with international companies, Natalia shapes strategies and gives impetus to innovative projects by creating new opportunities with customers, partners and influencers. Natalia has been involved in several Blockchain-based projects.


Maxime Boussenot

A serial ICO investor, Maxime is involved in several key online crypto investor communities.​ He provides advice on how to engage a dialogue with these communities.​

Our partners and advisors across the globe

Education & Training advisor

Jonathan Behar

Jonathan co-founded "Blockchain Masterclass," an in-depth education program (150 hours) covering both technical and business aspects of Blockchain. He also founded Crypto Day & Crypto Apéro, two key meetup initiatives on the French crypto scene.


Jean-Michel Billaut

A figure of the French tech industry. Public policy influencer. Advisor to a variety of small and large organizations.


Sahra Bréan

Sahra is a figure of the Geneva-area crypto scene and an active member of the Swiss community. She founded the Rising Think Tech community and is also a member of Women in Blockchain and Swiss Blockchain Association.​​


John A. Calub

John Calub is a top entrepreneur, and thought leader in the Philippines. He IPOed his first tech company in the early 2000s, and currently conducts projects at the intersection of Blockchain, e-commerce and e-learning. His writings, training and coaching activities have helped thousands of people around the globe fulfill their business and life aspirations.


Gerald Chen

Based in Hong Kong, Gerald has extended networks across the Asia-Pacific area. With his agency io2, he has special talent in conference and event management, community engagement and other kinds of business networking.


Vladimir Dyakov​

A Moscow-based serial entrepreneur in the fields of marketing, Vladimir is the founder of AB-Chain, one of the first crypto-friendly ad networks. This startup launched operations in 2017 and completed an ICO in early 2018.​​ ​​


Jonny Fianu

Based in London, Jonny is a co-founder of startup advisory network Nestor Network. His connections span across a variety of industries in the UK, the USA, Russia and Africa.​


Alex Kosik

Based in Washington with strong connections across the globe, Alex is a technology inventor, entrepreneur, mentor and coach of cross-industry legacy. He manages investments in the fields of life sciences, pharma, fintech, Blockchain, and legacy IT projects. With his extensive VC and crypto experience, he helps young projects grow throughout the funding cycle to exit.


Kyu Hong Lee

Founded in 2012, Kyu Hong Lee's company, Orange Project Group Co., helps international companies develop in South Korea, providing advice for market entry, direct investment and project deal sourcing. In the field of blockchain and crypto, Orange helps foreign projects raise funding among Korean investor communities, and local companies expand internationally.


Alexey Lukovenko, Ph.D.

With a rich financial background (capital markets and PE/VC), Alexey provides advisory and mentorship support. Based in Moscow and operating internationally, he serves executives, owners, and projects designed to drive the future of financial systems, improve the digital asset ecosystem, and push the boundaries of the blockchain technology.


Dr. Frederico S.B. Mesquita

Dr. Frederico S. B. Mesquita is the founder of Brazilian Crypto Fund, the first ever such fund in this country, and a figure of the local and international Blockchain scene.


Igor Ovcharenko

Igor has developed a deep expertise in startup ecosystems across emerging markets following years of related experience with top event organizers and business networks. He works with such countries as South Africa, Turkey, Central and Eastern Europe, and Central Asia. He is an advisor to 5 startups and the co-founder of the Scale8R agency.


Jacopo Proietti

Jacopo is the founder of CoinWisely, a cryptocurrency consulting agency aiming to make cryptocurrency more widely accessible and help blockchain projects achieve their ambitions. The agency has activities in several European locations, including France, Italy and Sweden.


Dr. Ron Ribitzky, M.D.​

Based in Boston, Ron is a physician with exceptional experience in healthcare IT and life science informatics. He worked for and with global leading brands, R&D, and academia in the USA and 23 developed and emerging economy countries. He published, presented, and led workshops around the world on technology innovation and practice. He is a member of HIMSS Blockchain Work Group, and shares his Blockchain strategy expertise with several startups and larger organizations.

Marketing ADVISOR

Lisa Peyton

Lisa Peyton is today among the thought leaders in the field of digital marketing in the USA. Based in Portland, Ore., she serves as Intel’s Global Social Media Strategist. Her hands-on experience includes implementing successful B2B and B2C digital strategies for a variety of famous brands. Her talent been recognized with several SoMe social media awards​


Zachary Reece

After starting as a trader on Wall Street, Zachary moved to the Blockchain investment space opening Blocktrade Investments, the world’s first and only to date SEC- and FINRA-compliant Blockchain private equity fund. Based in San Francisco, he advises a variety of entrepreneurs, leveraging his high-level connection in the USA and across the world.


Yuya Sigiura

Yuya is co-founder of Asian event organizer and ICO consultancy in Japan. He is also an advisor to several Asian Blockchain projects.


Arseniy Strizhenok

A Blockchain enthusiast and expert, Arseniy has been an ICO advisor to a variety of Russian Blockchain entrepreneurs. He has more than 5 years of hands-on experience in IT and marketing, as well as in co-organizing international Blockchain events. .​


Sonny Verueco

Sonny Verueco is a tech entrepreneur and a business strategist, as well as a blockchain enthusiast and crypto investor. He is involved in several ICOs and digital assets startups. A member of the Philippine Association for Digital Commerce and Decentralized Industries, he is also an active participant in international crypto investor communities.


Effendy Zulkifly

Based in Kuala-Lumpur, Effendy is a figure of the Asian Blockchain scene. He founded Blockchain Research Center Malaysia, co-founded Crypto Valley Malaysia, and serves as CEO at Blockchain Academy Asia. He is also the founder and chairman of the ASEAN Youthpreneur Community, and a member of the Advisory Council of Global Leadership Institute.​




Blockchain Connectors is a brand of International Digital News SPRL, a company registered in Belgium.