Paris Blockchain Week 2024


Sten Laureyssens


Strategic Advisor at Mocaverse and Founding Partner at Tophash


Sten Laureyssens is a Strategic Advisor at Mocaverse and Founding Partner at Tophash. Tophash is a seasoned market maker and acceleration specialist, leveraging multi-cycle expertise in crypto market dynamics to cultivate thriving partnerships with clients, particularly focusing on long-term success. Since 2015, Sten has been a trusted advisor to numerous startups, aiding them in navigating the complexities of scaling to expansive ecosystems. In 2016, Sten began his journey in market making, leveraging his profound understanding of token engineering designs and their practical applications to play a pivotal role in shaping the landscape of protocols, DeFi, and GameFi. Additionally, his expertise and interests extend to game and token engineering, monetization, and gamification, essentially anything that merges gaming and blockchain. In 2018, Sten ventured into crafting a custom-built centralized exchange matching engine. Additionally, in 2020, Sten advised Waves Protocol, an L1, in their strategic ecosystem development. Beyond his professional pursuits, Sten plays, loves, and collects vintage synthesizers. He finds inspiration in synthetic sound design and melancholic harmonies, indulging in the creation and exploration of musical landscapes and storytelling.