Are you a Blockchain innovator, investor, or someone looking to understand this rapidly-growing new technology? Are you curious how FinTech solutions are changing financial industries?
The Blockchain and FinTech communities are constantly organizing events that appeal to early-adopters and newcomers alike. If you’re looking to get more involved in this space and connect with other users, here’s a list of four upcoming events you may want to check out.
1. DC Blockchain Summit The DC Blockchain Summit will play host to innovators and technologists from all around the world. Among other subjects, the Summit will focus on the changing regulatory landscape surrounding blockchain. The Summit will also have a dedicated area for those looking to network. Keynote speakers will include Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple, and Anoop Nannra, Head of Blockchain at Cisco.
When: March 6-7, 2019
Where: Washington, DC (Georgetown University)
Price: $749 (plus fees, but prices go up to $1,999 on January 1, 2019)
2. Empire FinTech Conference The 2019 Empire FinTech Conference is geared towards entrepreneurs and investors looking to learn from the biggest innovators in the FinTech space. Vendors specializing in lending, insurance tech, real estate, and blockchain will all be there. The event will feature keynotes, panels, and demos. Not to mention, the event has some major sponsors, including S&P, The Department for International Trade, and Latham & Watkins.
When: April 3, 2019.
Where: New York City, NY (New World Stages)
Price: $445 (General Admission); $195 (Early-state FinTech startups and Non-Profits)
3. LendIt Fintech LendIt Fintech hosts events all around the globe. This year, LendIt Fintech USA is expecting more than 5,000 attendees, 1,000 bankers, and 800 investors. The 2019 event will focus on themes ranging from paperless mortgages and consumer lending to blockchain in financial services and digital banking.
When: April 8-9, 2019
Where: San Francisco, CA (Moscone West)
Price: $2,095 (prices go up January 12, 2019)
4. Business of Blockchain Business of Blockchain is an event dedicated to exploring the advantages of blockchain and its underlying technologies. Attendees will have the chance to learn about new projects and initiatives leveraging blockchain to transform key global industries. The event will also discuss how legal and regulatory schemes are adapting to the growing spectrum of cryptocurrencies.
When: May 2, 2019
Where: Cambridge, MA (MIT Campus)
BONUS: London Blockchain Week The events listed thus far are all centered in the United States. But in February, London is hosting one of the world’s largest blockchain conferences and we want you to know all about it. London Blockchain Week is back for a 5th year. With a variety of workshops; speakers from industry leaders; and major players like EY, University of Oxford, Microsoft and more, this is an event you won’t want to miss.
When: February 8-14, 2019
Where: London, UK (multiple venues)
Price: £394.80 (prices go up to £1,018.80)