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The Most Important Cryptocurrency And Fintech Events To Attend in 2018


John Asher


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John Asher


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John Asher


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Bitcoin events are conferences or gatherings where people from the Bitcoin core community, users, enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, and curious onlookers gather. Being a global community, these events are frequently organized across the world. Here we offer you the information about the most relevant Bitcoin events.

1. London Fintech Week 2018

Date: July 13, 2018

Venue: London, UK

Fintech Week is a series of workshops, conferences, exhibitions, hackathons, parties, and meetings. The main event will take place at the QEII Center in Westminster. Other discussions will take place across London and “Tech City.” About 600 to 1000 attendants from over 50 nations are expected to grace the events.

Main speaker

Prajit Datta, data scientist, and blockchain evangelist

2. Pillar Unconference

Date: July 15, 2018

Venue: Vilnius, Lithuania

The event will start on the 15th of July 2018 and close on the 22nd of July 2018. Come and learn from crypto natives, blockchain pioneers, and business leaders. Experiment, hack and build for a week with Pillar team. Join panel discussions, talks, workshops and master classes. This event is free and open to all. Just book your flight and lodging.


David Siegel, CEO of the Pillar Project and an American business magnate living in London 

3. Global Blockchain Congress

Date: July 16, 2018

Venue: Johannesburg, South Africa

The Global Blockchain Congress is the ultimate experience for a person with an eye for Blockchain technology. No matter if you are an expert or novice in this department, this event has useful information in store for you. In this special gathering, experts will explore the prospects of this disruptive technology, ICOs, and cryptocurrencies. It is a platform where civil society and blockchain evangelists convene, for a serious meeting about the possible applications of the Blockchain.


Ian Scarffee, a serial entrepreneur and a leading expert in blockchain and crypto industries

Eric Annan, CEO of KubitX Exchange

4. World Blockchain Summit

Venue: Singapore

Date: 07/19/2018 – 07/20/2018

This year’s World Blockchain Summit will take place in Singapore. The gathering aims to connect global blockchain experts, technology innovators, startups and investors in this crypto space. IT leaders and experts will debate the nature of blockchain and its potentials.


Alex Medana, FinFabrik CEO and Co-founder

Anson Zeall, Co-founder and CEO of CoinPip

5. International Blockchain Congress

Date: 08/03/2018 – 08/04/2018

Venue: Hyderabad, India

The government of Telangana in collaboration with Nucleus Vision is launching the very first edition of the International Blockchain Congress. The event is set to be the world’s largest government blockchain congress attended by multitudes of high profile government officials and global blockchain leaders. More than 2500 participants are expected to grace the event. Panel discussions and keynotes will be carried out by over fifty speakers.


Tim Draper, venture capitalist and founder of Draper Venture Network

Arun Seth, entrepreneur, crypto evangelist and chairman at NASSCOM foundation

6. Blockchain Connect

Date: August 22, 2018

Venue: Los Angeles, CA USA

The 2018 US-China Blockchain and Digital Currency Conference will be hosted at LAX Marriott Hotel. The event is organized and sponsored by Blockchain China Connect, Inc., and Artisan Business Group. Hundreds of cryptocurrency traders, bitcoin mine operators, investors, blockchain evangelists and legal experts are expected to grace the event. The conference will offer a great platform for P2P networking and collaboration opportunities between China, the US, and other countries.


Jack Liao, Founder of Bitcoin Gold and LightningASIC

Joe Rubin, Co-founder and MD of FundingPost.Com

7. Unblock Community

Date: 09/09/2018 – 09/10/2018

Venue: Hong Kong

The Unblock Community event as the name suggests is focused on the topics that are related to community value for the blockchain industry. It will be focused on the community. For example, what the community’s role in the crypto space is, how the community can benefit from the blockchain technology, how tokens can support the community, and so forth. Expect to meet experts from research laboratories and universities. They will discuss the strategies, instruments and communication channels during pre-sale, ITO, and post-ITO stages.


Richard Millington, an expert in building online communities and founder of Feverbee

Joel John, analyst at Outlier Ventures

8. Crypto Expo. Moscow  

Date: September 15, 2018

Venue: Moscow

The world markets of digital currencies, ICOs and blockhouses will gather in Moscow, Russia to solve the mysteries surrounding the world of cryptocurrency. The expo is meant to unite all key players who made the most significant contributions to the crypto industry over the past years. Participants will be introduced to the experts in the field. They will learn what the crypto world is and how much it cost to get into the crypto realm.


Valentine Preobrazhensky, Founder and CEO of Latoken

Larson & Holz

9. Blockchain Shift

Date: 10/11/2018 – 10/12/2018

Venue: Miami, FL, USA

The blockchain is touted as one of the most disruptive technologies with a lot of potentials. The meeting is aimed at raising awareness and educating the world on the power of blockchain technology. Expect to rub shoulders with industry experts, regulators, and politicians who will come to celebrate the evolution of blockchain. The event is sponsored by tech giants including Tesla, IBM, and tZERO.


Cryptocurrencies and related blockchain technology have had a significant impact on markets recently. We recommend that you take a closer look at the international conferences on Blockchains and cryptocurrencies, which will take place from July to November this year.

These Bitcoin events will give you the opportunity to listen to some of the best speakers on the subject. It does not stop there. You’ll also benefit from a variety of formal classroom training that you can enroll in.