Speaker profile


  • Mr Daniel Gasteiger
    Co Founder and CEO



Daniel has worked in financial services for more than 20 years. Starting out as an FX trader at Credit Suisse, he later joined UBS to work with hedge funds and third-party banks promoting UBS’s business-to-business API solutions and Prime Brokerage services. In his last role at UBS, he built up and managed the Office of the Chairman as a Managing Director.

His fascination for Blockchain technology led to the decision to co-found ‘nexussquared’, a blockchain business platform based in Zurich. There he drove the efforts to enhance the attractiveness of Zurich and Switzerland for international start-ups. Through nexussquared, Daniel initiated blockchain meet-up groups across Europe and holds regular events in Zurich, Vaduz, Budapest, Prague, Warsaw and Tallinn.

In 2016, he founded his second venture, Procivis AG, a company that builds ‘e-Government as a service’ backed by blockchain technology.

Among others, Daniel advises the following clients on blockchain related strategies

  • Canton of Zurich in the context of “Trust Square”, a Swiss blockchain research and innovation center
  • Government of Poland in the context of their blockchain accelerator project in Warsaw
  • Various Swiss states, the UN in Geneva and multiple countries across the globe on the opportunities that come with e-government services on blockchain technology

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