Veteran Bitcoin Core developer Jimmy Song added to the impressive line-up of speakers this year
PRESS RELEASE, Hong Kong – 7 Februari 2020 – TOKEN2049, the premier crypto conference in Asia, will return to Hong Kong this year on 7-8 October 2020 at Shangri-La’s Kerry Hotel . As the flagship event of Asia Crypto Week, TOKEN2049 will bring together leading projects as well as key decision makers and thought leaders across the blockchain space.
Christopher Strauch, Co-Host of TOKEN2049 said, “With crypto running so passionately at the forefront, we continue to see meaningful advances across the space, be it in real-world usability scalability for major enterprise players joining the decentralization revolution. At this year’s TOKEN2049, attendees can expect to see leading industry practitioners explain and provide a thorough perspective on the major developments we’ve seen so far across the blockchain ecosystem. “
This year’s conference will explore various industry trends that include privacy-oriented solutions, the ongoing advancement of decentralized finance, as well as broader investment trends and crypto institutionalization. Featuring a number of presentations, panel discussions and workshops, this year’s conference is expected to shed light on key historical milestones and regulatory progress, and how these are expected to impact the future of the sector at large.
“It is very important for us to continue to reflect on what we have achieved as a collective industry so far. Bitcoin has seen a lot of progress in recent years and I am excited to see what this new decade brings. With that in mind, I believe that TOKEN2049 is an important driver of progress, adoption, and education for the Bitcoin community. With some of the brightest minds in the industry coming together to stand together on the forefront of the Bitcoin revolution, I look forward to sharing and gaining insight into where the future is headed,” said Jimmy Song, Bitcoin Member at Blockchain Capital.
Selected as one of the speakers of the year, Jimmy Song brings over 20 years of deep technical expertise, programming and development experience. Having worked as a developer and programmer in many startups, Jimmy is known as an open-source contributor to various Bitcoin projects, and has held roles at Paxos and Armory Technologies. Currently, he divides his time between consulting, advising, lecturing, and writing books and articles about Bitcoin and blockchain technology.
Along with Jimmy, other speakers participating in this year’s conference include Muneeb Ali, CEO of Blockstack, a decentralized computing platform that was the first to receive Regulation A approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission for its token sale; Justin Sun, Founder of TRON; Bill Barhydt, CEO and Founder of Abra; Mance Harmon, CEO of Hedera Hashgraph; Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO of FTX; Kyle Samani, Managing Partner of Multicoin Capital; Su Zhu, CIO and CEO of Three Arrows Capital; and Willy Woo, Partner at Adaptive Capital. More speakers are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
As a result of the success of the 2019 edition, this year’s event is expected to attract thousands of attendees and industry leaders. As the flagship event of Asia Crypto Week, blockchain enthusiasts and executives will have the opportunity to attend a number of side events focused on the industry and networking opportunities throughout the week. In 2019, Asia Crypto Week hosted over 40 additional events and community gatherings hosted by leading projects such as Ethereum, Litecoin, Huobi, and more, in order to support Hong Kong’s thriving crypto ecosystem.
For more information about TOKEN2049, visit: https://www.token2049.com/ .
Raphael Strauch and Christopher Strauch, Co-Hosts of TOKEN2049 are available for interview.
About Token2049 :
TOKEN2049 is the premier event for decision makers in the global crypto ecosystem to connect, exchange ideas and shape the industry. Participants will gain valuable insight into the global crypto ecosystem, with the opportunity to exchange ideas with an established list of thought leaders, by learning about the future of the token-based economy and its possible impact on industry and society while being the first to know about market-moving news, partnerships, and product launches. TOKEN2049 is the unrivaled global meeting place for like-minded entrepreneurs, industry insiders, investors, and those interested in how the token economy will change their businesses and lives.
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