On the 8th of December more than 55 speakers from 30 countries and around 3000 participants gathered at Cryptospace conference, which became one of the largest blockchain and crypto events of the year. The blockchain celebrities discussed crypto trading instruments, blockchain implementation into business, predicted the price of the bitcoin and chose the best ICO project.
Ted Lin comments: “A dynamic crowd, a spectacular venue, and a professionally run event. What a way to meet with the crypto community of Russia”.
On 4 stages of The Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO there were continuously presenting their expertise over 50 speakers, with over 3000 listeners. The most frequently asked question was about the bitcoin price. According to the famous cryptotrader Peter Sin, by the end of the year we can expect the Bitcoin price fixing at around $ 20,000.
In the course of the event William Moguayar, best-selling author of The Business Blockchain, presented his book in Russian and opened the event session.
“Most of the projects will fail, but we can afford it. With $ 400 billion in the crypto-ball, we can take 1% and spend it, and I tell you another way to look at this. This is not just a party, this is a historic talent grab. Crypto has absorbed the greatest talents in the world in service of open-source”, commented Miko Matsumura, Founder at Evercoin, LP Pantera Capital.
“There were no opportunities like now before. You can pick from 1300 different startups. Everyone has access to the most exciting projects, the most exciting technologies, and this tsunami may go up and down but it’s definitely is growing in speed and acceleration and more and more money is flying into this category from all the countries around the world”, said Alex Mashinsky, CEO at Celsius Foundation.
According to the administrators of the conference, the point of the whole event was to highlight the opportunities of the big tomorrow’s economy that are starting their way today.
“Cryptospace helped paint a clear picture about how I need to spend more time in Russia and help with blockchain security needs. The high level of engineering talent in this nation is more enabled now than ever before”, Hartej Sawhney, Hosho.io.
“Skolkovo’s Cryptospace has definitely marked its place on the map of global fintech. The best and the brightest got yet another platform to exchange and contribute to the amazing growth of the industry. The conference shows that a tuning point for the Russia’s crypto community has been reached. It’s not only growing by the day in numbers but also has matured enough to realize common interests”, Cyril Gilson, Senior Editor at Cointelegraph.
“As a journalist focusing on cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, I’m always looking for individuals with expertise in the field. Cryptospace Moscow proved to be a wonderful opportunity to meet such people and discuss ways to work together in the future. It brought together a healthy blend of recreational crypto enthusiasts and passionate entrepreneurs”, Dimitar Mihov, The Next Web.