On September 19, the capital of Ukraine will host a major cryptocurrency event – Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Kyiv. The event will be a platform allowing crypto experts to share their experience with the business audience and companies to present the latest crypto industry novelties.
According to the organizer, Smile-Expo, the event equally focuses on both educational and practical aspects.
“Besides case studies of the application of blockchain and cryptocurrency assets, the conference will also feature presentations on the development of decentralized technologies and trends in the legislative area. You won’t find such an information on the Internet,” Ivan Sukhomlyn, the Event Coordinator, stated.
Participants will be able to attend two parallel sections: Main Hall dedicated to blockchain in businesses and cryptocurrencies and Tech Hall where speakers will focus on assets tokenization, ICOs, and trading.
The Main Hall section will primarily focus on the following topics: technological development of blockchain, its security, and cross-industrial application. Speakers will discuss the interaction between crypto assets and conventional finances, as well as predict the regulation of cryptocurrency market in Ukraine and other countries.
The Tech Hall section will be dedicated to token sales and real use of tokenized assets. Speakers will explain how to trade such assets on the crypto market and what the growth of decentralized technologies will result in.
Speakers will include leading crypto experts from Ukraine and abroad, financial analysts, entrepreneurs, investors, lawyers, government officials, startup founders, traders, and marketing specialists.
The event is aimed not only at entrepreneurs and investors but also at everyone interested in the blockchain industry development. A specially equipped area will allow key market players to introduce their recent achievements: mining software and hardware; financial, legal, technical, and consulting services for various industries.
The event will take place at Parkovy CEC, opposite to Mariyinsky Park, near Dnipro Embankment. Address: 16a Parkova road, Kyiv, 04070, Ukraine.
Here’s what happened this week in Bitcoin in 99 seconds.
Bitcoin continues to outperform altcoins, reaching over 51% of the total crypto market cap this week.
The story behind this week’s $900 price drop was the SEC’s decision to delay its decision on the highly-anticipated Bitcoin ETF until September 30th. Agency officials want more time to consider the approval of the VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Trust.
Bitcoin Core developer Cory Fields revealed that he’d alerted the Bitcoin Cash developers to a fatal flaw in their code. Fields said that the bug could have proved “catastrophic,” potentially splitting the Bitcoin Cash blockchain.
The American Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) announced that Bitcoin currently has far more legal than illegal use. DEA special agent and Cyber Investigative Task Force member, Lilita Infante reported that illegal use of Bitcoin accounts for about 10% of its current volume. The agent said that the majority of use is now for financial speculation.
Japanese internet giant, GMO, reported $2.3 million in profits for its cryptocurrency division over the second quarter of this year. GMO also recently announced its new 33 terahash per second B3 miner for sale.
Finally, Overstock.com saw a massive 25% gains in its after-hours share price, following the company’s earnings report. The report revealed that a Hong Kong-based private equity firm made a $325 million Dollar investment into Overstock’s tZero blockchain subsidiary and ICO tokens.
That’s what happened this week in Bitcoin. See you next week.