The largest cryptocurrency conference in South Korea is coming to Seoul. Inside Bitcoins will be having innovators from all around the world coming to speak on emerging crypto and FinTech innovation. The affair will be held on December 10-11, at the Korea International Exhibition Center in the gorgeous surroundings of Seoul’s financial district. The conference will shine current blockchain solutions, mobile payment processors, and more from the financial tech industry.
The conference held at the beautiful KINTEX center and will be Inside Bitcoin’s next installment to an already successful run of events. The event will have many speakers giving keynote presentations about the rising time of financial tech. Discussions on the growing Bitcoin economy and improved financial services will be heard. Many of the speaking guests will be coming from abroad with backgrounds very much in tune with the change of finance and technology. Topics will include new ways to crowdfund charity, new emerging markets, security and privacy, regulation, and insight to the leading startups in the field.
With South Koreas easier visa issuance policy as compared to the U.S., Inside Bitcoin’s is pleased to have Roger Ver, Bitcoin’s first angel investor speak at the conference. Roger will discuss the importance of free markets and how Bitcoin and blockchain tech will advance this cause. Ver will speak about his involvement with investing in the Bitcoin industry and more. He told Bitcoin.com he looks forward to speaking at the event saying:
“Up until now, most of the english speaking world has been unaware of the fantastic Bitcoin businesses being built in South Korea such as coinplug.com This conference should help to change that.”
As well as Ver’s speaking engagement many other prolific speakers will be in attendance. Speakers like Simon Dixon of BnkToTheFuture, Andrew “flip” Filipowski of Chicago tech and financial visionary, Jeremy Gardener of the prediction market project Augur, and many more. You will hear first hand from these experts on how distributed ledger technology and financial innovation is taking place. The world is looking directly at FinTech firms attaining 12 billion in investments in 2014, and investments are doubling in 2015. The first quarter of 2015 Bitcoin investments showed venture capital injections at 229 million. Fintech and cryptocurrency disruptors cut costs for everyone and improve the customer relationship with financial services.
With the FinTech and cryptocurrency ecosystem growing at an exponential rate, the event is being held to embrace this financial change and work with it. It will provide insight from industry leaders and educational resources for those unfamiliar with these upcoming markets. Ver and others are delighted be able to share this information to South Koreans and travelers from abroad. Ver has been unable to attend the previous Inside Bitcoin conferences in the U.S. and is pleased S. Korea is more lenient. The intent of Bitcoin is financial inclusion for everyone globally, fighting against both financial borders and imaginary geographical lines. Bitcoins angel investor and others will be explaining just what Bitcoin and its blockchain can do. Ver told Bitcoin.com:
“Bitcoin is about tearing down artificial financial barriers around the world. As an economic and societal hub in Asia, Seoul is a fantastic place to have a bitcoin conference.”
On the heels of previous conferences in Singapore, Berlin, New York and more, Inside Bitcoins world tour is continuing its premier event schedule in South Korea. The event can be paid for in Won or Bitcoin, and tickets can be bought varying from a full day pass or a half day is optional. If you’re interested in learning about new upcoming payment processors, digital banking, blockchain technology, and the core of Bitcoin this event held in Seoul is the place for you.
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