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Video: GoldFinX’s François Dumont at Hong Kong Blockchain Week 2019
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While the majority of Hong Kong Blockchain Week speakers talked about blockchain’s potential to disrupt various industries, some presenters had a more social view to their talks. Among the latter was François Dumont, co-founder and Chief Operating Executive of GoldFinX. Dumont presented the issue of how artisanal miners, operating illegally and suffering from terrible working conditions, gain direct access to
Video: The Mekong Club’s Phoebe Ewen at Hong Kong Blockchain Week 2019
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Hong Kong Blockchain Week featured a slew of amazing presentations, but the most profound one was arguably from Mekong Club project manager Phoebe Ewen. Sharing rather shocking statistics about modern-day slavery – including the fact that over 40 million men, women, and children are currently enslaved – Ewen delivered a very important message about how we can eradicate slavery and
Video: CoinMarketCap’s Carylyne Chan at Hong Kong Blockchain Week
Hong Kong’s biggest blockchain conference featured a slew of noteworthy speakers, and for those who weren’t able to make it, here’s one of them. Carylyne Chan, Global Head of Marketing for CoinMarketCap, took the stage on day two to talk about her company and how it’s becoming a data standard for crypto. She also spoke about what Hong Kong audiences
Video: Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Britanny Kaiser at Hong Kong Blockchain Week
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Hong Kong Blockchain Week played host to a stellar group of speakers, including Brittany Kaiser, the Cambridge Analytica whistleblower and Digital Asset Trade Association founder. The star speaker of the event, Kaiser took the stage to talk about the #ownyourdata campaign and how she works with U.S. legislators to protect consumer data: “before our wallpapers start producing data about how
Video: Dušan Stojanović at Hong Kong Blockchain Week
Hong Kong’s largest blockchain event – Hong Kong Blockchain Week – brought together more than 4,000 people from across the globe to network and explore the various developments in the ever-advancing world of blockchain technology. Among the event’s many, notable speakers was Dušan Stojanović, founder of the international early-stage venture capital firm True Global Ventures. Stojanović shared his thoughts on
Video: SWIFT’s Lisa O’Connor on the Company’s DLT Dreams Plus a Panel on the Practical Applications of Blockchain in Finance
Hosted by the NexChange Group, the 2019 Hong Kong Blockchain Week gathered over 4,000 attendees and more than 175 speakers from around the globe to explore the latest in the ever-evolving world of blockchain. Among the event’s array of noteworthy speakers was SWIFT Managing Director Lisa O’Connor. O’Connor opened the kimono on what SWIFT plans to do through DLT and
Video: IOHK CEO and Ethereum Co-Founder Charles Hoskinson at Hong Kong Blockchain Week
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Hong Kong Blockchain Week gathered over 4,000 attendees from across the globe to network and explore the latest developments in the continuously-evolving world of blockchain. Delegates also got to hear from the technology’s foremost experts, with IOHK CEO and Ethereum co-founder Charles Hoskinson taking the stage on day three’s Hybrid Summit. Hoskinson, fresh from a 22-hour flight from Colorado, spoke
Video: CNBC Crypto Trader’s Ran Neuner at Hong Kong Blockchain Week
Hong Kong’s largest blockchain event – Hong Kong Blockchain Week – opened its doors to an over 4000-strong crowd last week and among those there to capture some of the hustle and bustle was Onchain Capital founder and CNBC Crypto Trader host Ran Neuner. Neuner, who moderated a panel on practical blockchain applications for the global and Asian financial industry,
Animoca Co-Founder Yat Siu at Hong Kong Blockchain Week: NFTs Will Make Content ‘King’ Again
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Hosted by NexChange, Hong Kong Blockchain Week gathered over 4000 delegates and more than 175 speakers from around the globe to explore the latest developments and insights in the ever-evolving, real-world applications of blockchain. Among the event’s many, illustrious speakers was Yat Siu, co-founder of the Animoca Brands. Siu, who landed a job at Atari as a schoolboy and launched
Bart Chilton at Hong Kong Blockchain Week 2019: ‘Blockchain Dreamers and the Properties of Bamboo’
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Former CFTC commissioner Bart Chilton may not have physically been at Hong Kong Blockchain Week, but the RT News Boom Bust host definitely made his presence felt in day one. Through the magic of TV, Chilton – in his usual, high-energy style – extolled the various virtues of blockchain, its potential applications, and compared it to bamboo. It was great,