CoinAgenda Launches First Bitcoin/Blockchain Investor Conference in Caribbean Region
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Fourth CoinAgenda Conference Also Features Top Speakers on Investing and Trading in Bitcoin and Altcoins, Token Crowdsales, Blockchain Companies, Caribbean Innovation, and Competition for 20 Blockchain Startups
CoinAgenda (www.coinagenda.com), the leading global conference series for investing in bitcoin and blockchain assets and companies, will hold its first conference outside the continental US in San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 3-5, at the Caribe Hilton. The exclusive conference, organized by Transform Group and the BitAngels blockchain angel network, will feature top speakers from around the world and is aimed in particular at educating traditional private investors, including family offices, venture capital and hedge funds, and technology angel investors.
Confirmed speakers include Bruce Fenton, a top traditional money manager with Atlantic Financial, who is also founder of the exclusive Satoshi Roundtable and former executive director of the Bitcoin Foundation; Gabriel Abed, co-founder and CEO of Bitt, the Barbados-based blockchain company that is working with Caribbean nations to incorporate state-issued digital currency; Anthony Di Iorio, co-founder of Ethereum, the world’s second-largest digital currency, and founder of Jaxx, a leading multicurrency digital wallet; Brock Pierce, chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation and managing director, Blockchain Capital; Zhou Shouji, co-founder of FinTech Blockchain Group, one of the leading China-based digital currency funds; Dave Carlson, one of the world’s top bitcoin miners and founder of GigaWatt, a hosted mining platform; and Liam Robertson, fund director for AlphaBit Digital Currency Fund.
The conference will feature keynotes, fireside chats and panel discussions of topics including “Bitcoin, Ethereum, Monero: Which Digital Asset Will Win,” “Understanding Bitcoin and Blockchain Opportunities for Family Offices and Traditional Investors,” as well as a fireside chat with PRIDCO (Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company) business development officer Jose Castro-Segarra on how Puerto Rico can attract blockchain companies, investors and jobs. There will also be a fireside chat with Brock Pierce about the next ten years of digital assets and blockchain; and sessions on hedging and trading strategies to maximize returns in this sector.
Startup contest to feature 20 blockchain companies and digital asset foundations
CoinAgenda has become famous for its startup competitions, which have attracted presenters from every continent since its founding in 2014. The current competition allows 20 blockchain companies and digital asset foundations (often right before their token crowdsale) to present to conference investors and judges. Winners will receive complimentary passes to future CoinAgenda conferences, global recognition, and an exclusive audience with top blockchain VCs. The 20 finalists will each receive free admission to the startup sessions and CryptoCaribbean, as well as highly discounted rates to attend the full conference or have an exhibit, if desired.
Startup judges include featured speakers Pierce and Robertson; plus Richard Titus, serial entrepreneur (Razorfish, Schematic) and principal, Octavian Ventures, and Jim Blasko, general partner, bCommerce Labs. The conference is sponsored by AlphaBit Digital Currency Fund (platinum sponsor), a global digital currency fund headquartered in Cayman Islands with offices in London and Dubai; as well as presenting sponsors, BDO Puerto Rico, San Juan; FinTech Blockchain Group, Shanghai, China; and Flash Technologies, Montreal, Canada; and media sponsor, Bitcoin.com, St. Kitts and Nevis.
Full conference passes are available prior to the event for $1,795 ($1,995 at the door) and include all sessions, parties and meals over the three-day period, including the ability to have VIP seating with speakers at the meals. Special passes for “CryptoCaribbean” Sunday sessions and startup presentations only, which also include that day’s meals and the closing party, are available for $595. Please visit www.coinagenda.com for complete information and registration details. You may also contact [email protected] with any questions.
Media contact (mainland US): Erika Zapanta, [email protected] (English only)
Media contact (Puerto Rico): Tina Costello [email protected] (English or Spanish)