A Blockchain and Crypto pioneer, Nick Szabo – many believe that he could be the anonymous developer of Bitcoin (BTC), Satoshi Nakamoto – said that central banks will more than likely turn to digital currencies to support their reserves, while speaking at the Israel Bitcoin Summit at Tel Aviv University on Tuesday, January 8, 2018.
Thailand and ASEAN countries get rid of ICOs to support STOs, which they call a next-gen IPO, because of its decentralised and democratic nature and ability to be legally regulated by the government to protect investors from fraud and make the market transparent and legal. That’s the main idea of the ASEAN Digital Assets Summit 2018, which was held on December 9 in Bangkok, Thailand.
2018 Global Entertainment Future Summit, jointly hosted by Sina, the largest China online media and MGS Entertainment Show, was held at the Venetian Macao Hotel from November 13-15th in Macao. Present at the Summit were Alphaslot from Hongkong, Huawei, Sina and Netease. As Asia's top blockchain-entertainment open platform, Alphaslot shared its insights and unique blockchain approach to reshape the 100m users in Macau and Las Vegas entertainment industry.
The Maltese government is creating its own Crypto and Blockchain tech regulation in advance of the Malta Blockchain Summit, driving towards its primary goal of becoming the world hub for Blockchain-based innovations.
Co-curated with Vastari and Christie’s Education and sponsored by Bidpoc, 2018’s inaugural conference, ‘Exploring Blockchain – Is the art world ready for consensus?’ hosted in London on 17th July which brought together thought leaders and industry experts from across sectors, this one day conference will explore the potential impacts of innovative blockchain technologies on the art world and market.
Blockchain-based virtual reality (VR) solutions firm ImmVRse proved that the excitement of VR hasn’t lost its appeal to the general crowd when it showcased at the recent 2018 Blockchain Summit held at the Olympia London on June 26th and 27th, 2018.
A new initial coin offering (ICO) promoted by ASKfm, one of the largest social networks in the world, has gathered negative popularity, as a Sherpa is considered dead after the company’s advertisement trip to Mount Everest, cnet.com reported on June 4.
From April 30th to May 2nd Los Angeles hosted the Crypto Invest Summit. An event aimed at blockchain investment. One of the most awaited panels held on the last day of the summit was called “Tokens and Blockchain in Gaming”.