After a huge response to the announcement of The 6th North American Bitcoin Conference and the whole world watching as Bitcoin incredibly hit $13k at the beginning of December, Keynote has added extra speakers to the Miami lineup to include even more of the biggest names from the world of blockchain.

The 6th Annual North American Bitcoin Conference, held in sunny Miami Beach January 18th and 19th, will feature blockchain technology veterans and founders who have collectively raised over $3.1 billion in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs).

The updated North American Bitcoin Conference lineup includes:

  • Roger Ver – Bitcoin Pioneer & CEO,
  • Halsey Minor –  Founder/Co-founder CNET,, Uphold, Live Planet
  • William Quigley –  Founder, WAX    $80+ million raised in ICO
  • Charlie Shrem – Bitcoin Pioneer
  • Gabriel Abed – Founder, Bitt   $5.5 million in seed
  • Craig Sellars – Co-founder & Advisor, Tether  $767+ million Market Cap
  • Steve Beauregard – CEO, GoCoin   $2+ million in seed
  • Bruce Fenton – Executive Director, Bitcoin Foundation
  • Diego Gutiérrez Zaldívar – Founder, RSK Labs $4.5 million in seed
  • Dr. Scott Mcpherson – Co-founder & Board member, ARK  $325+ million Market Cap
  • Jeffrey Tucker – Director of Content, Foundation for Economic Education
  • Jeremy Gardner – Founder, Augur  $300+ million Market Cap
  • Joey Krug – Co-Chief Investment Officer, Pantera Capital
  • Jason King – Co-founder, Academy
  • Justin Newton – Co-founder & CEO, Netki  $3.5 million in seed
  • Moe Levin – Founder, Keynote
  • Marshall Long – Founder, eBoost   $1.3+ million Market Cap
  • Matt Spoke – CEO & Co-founder of Nuco & Founder, AION  $49 million in seed
  • Oleg Seydak – Founder & CEO, Blackmoon   $30+ million in seed
  • Riccardo Spagni – Core Developer, Monero  $2.9+ billion Market Cap
  • Sasha Ivanov – Founder & CEO, Waves Platform  $576+ million Market Cap


With more than 1,000 Bitcoin and blockchain community members expected to attend, the conference will build on the success of similar events in London, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Dubai as part of the World Blockchain Forum. As the longest running and most attended conference in the cryptocurrency industry, The 6th Annual North American Bitcoin Conference has generated substantial media buzz and has been covered by the Wall Street Journal, Forbes,, and Bloomberg.

The two-day conference, will focus on themes around the future of Bitcoin and blockchain technology, with a special focus on investments, successful past and future ICOs, legal implications and regulations, and how decentralization is disrupting the banking industry.

Keynote’s founder Moe Levin says, “We are thrilled to announce the addition of such prominent speakers to this lineup. The diversity of speakers will create a truly impactful dialogue about the future of the industry. And with plenty of networking opportunities, there’s no better place in the world to rub shoulders with the major players in blockchain.”

Tickets are available at

About Keynote

Keynote was launched in 2012 by blockchain strategist Moe Levin. Further information and details about Keynote and the event can be found at

For media inquiries, please contact Amandah Hendricks, Keynote’s Marketing Director at [email protected]

manila philippines conference

On January 25, Manila for the first time will host Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Philippines, an event dedicated to cryptocurrency, blockchain and ICO.

Philippines is a pioneer in the digital assets regulation

At the end of November 2017, the Philippines` Securities and Exchange Commission announced its intention to introduce cryptocurrencies in the legal field. This means that soon the state can become one of the pioneers in the field of regulating digital assets. Legislative security will positively affect the popularity of the Philippines in the crypto community.

Participants are crypto industry professionals

Crypto experts from all over the world will take part in the event: representatives of financial institutions, bankers, entrepreneurs, investors, lawyers, developers of blockchain solutions, startups and professional traders.

Guests will enjoy not only the conference, but also an exhibition
The event takes place in the format of a conference + exhibition, which simplifies the search for potential business partners. Within the conference, speakers will discuss legislative changes in the field of cryptocurrencies and tokens in the Philippines, share the experience of preparing a startup for the ICO, advise which digital assets should be invested in the new year and tell about the benefits of blockchain for business.

Representatives of the international crypto community will gather in the exhibition area: suppliers of mining equipment and farms, crypto exchanged, blockchain projects and investment funds.

The event is held by the international company Smile-Expo

The organizer of the event is Smile-Expo, the company that conducts events of the Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference network in 15 countries of Europe and Asia.

Venue: Edsa Shangri-La Hotel, Manila.

Follow the news on the official website of Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Philippines.


NAC3 (North American Crypto Currency Conference) is the common man’s blockchain conference. Whether you’re trading coins in your bedroom, a Silicon Valley Techy, or just crypto-curious, NAC3 welcomes Blockchain enthusiasts from all walks of life. Come join us for an intimate conference where you’ll not only hear from the pros, you’ll probably share a drink with them too.

NAC3 Bitcoin Conference

We’re inviting people just like you and me to get together for an informal gathering of the minds. The idea is to learn, develop relationships, and connect the dots. The idea is to be a part of an experience rather than only hearing about somebody else’s.

We truly believe that NAC3 will become an influential nexus of the crypto community.

Speakers: David Hay, Crypto Bobby, Crypto Bud, Cryptonauts, Andy Crane, Richard Feiner, and Jason Civalleri

Website & Tickets:

bitwala europe bitcoin

Former HSBC Private Bank Finance COO, Enrique Melero has today been named as the newest advisor at Bitwala, Europe’s first “blockchain-enabled bank”, further strengthening the bridge between traditional banking and cryptobanking.

The move signifies not only the increasing traction cryptocurrencies are gaining, but the accelerated growth from a small fintech startup founded in Berlin, Germany to a pillar of the FinTech ecosystem.  Mr. Melero’s experience and network in the traditional financial sector will help facilitate the next phase of growth – as a fully licensed bank with a suite of services and financial instruments for business and individuals.

“Bitwala has built a platform that is future-proof for a world in which fiat and cryptocurrency will coexist, it is a traditional bank with a crypto-first approach that is reengineering how we use banking services,” said Mr. Melero, “Its an honour to be advising an european company that plays a pivotal role towards a new era in banking.”

“Enrique’s banking expertise and crypto knowledge is a huge asset to Bitwala’s advisory board,” said Bitwala CEO Jörg von Minckwitz, “His guidance will help us make the interface between crypto and fiat currencies robust and feel like second nature to any user.

Mr. Melero is bringing 25 years of valuable financial expertise and know-how to join Bitwala’s advisory board of experts in banking, blockchain technology, and entrepreneurship. Mr. Melero’s traditional banking background and understanding of blockchain technology will help Bitwala progress towards its goal of establishing the world’s first blockchain bank with decentralised ownership.

Bitwala’s award-winning international money transfer service enables business owners and individual to transfer Bitcoin, Ether, and over 60 other Altcoins into 22 local currencies, including EUR and GBP The service has a strong global community of over 57,000 private and business users in 120 countries. Bitwala will soon launch Europe’s first equity token at a vital stage in its endeavors to build its blockchain bank.

About Bitwala

Launched in 2015, Bitwala is Europe’s leading digital payments processor using blockchain technology. In 2016, it received funding from Barry Silbert’s Digital Currency Group and High Tech GruenderFonds – Germany government’s leading seed investment fund. The award winning service offers a simplified way of making international money transfers and bill payments with or without a bank account. It currently has more than 55000 business and private users in 120 countries around the world. 


Moscow, December 8 – Cryptospace Conference, Eastern Europe’s largest conference dedicated to blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, will take place in Moscow between December 8 and 9 where all the top international crypto enthusiasts and key opinion leaders will gather to share their thoughts, educate the public and exchange valuable information. Among speakers: Eric Gu, founder of Metaverse group, William Mougayar, Canadian popular author of several book on blockchain, Bryant Nielson, Executive Director of NY Blockchain Academy, Kristof van de Reck, Regional Head Europe, NEM foundation, Charles Bovaird, Forbes Contributor, Miko Muzarama and many others.

The conference will be opened by William Mougayar, who will also present at the event the Russian translation of his most famous book – The Business Blockchain (which was translated by Vitalik Buterin).

The end of the year is just the great beginning. The leading fundraising platform revolutionizing the crowdfunding space with the use of blockchain technology, KICKICO, is proud to host the Cryptospace Conference in Moscow in the high tech business area: the Skolkovo Innovation Center. The Cryptospace Conference will serve as the place for discussion for industry experts and innovators, politicians, media professionals from all over the globe, and many more. Over 2,000 participants from more than 30 countries are expected at the conference. According to the organizers, the main goal of the event is “to overcome the localization of standard activities of the Russian crypto community, to bring them to a new level thanks to 40 top speakers from Asia, Europe, the US and Canada”.

The Cryptospace Conference consists of four sections with different topics, including:

The Blockchain technologies implementationHow to run a successful crowdsaleCrypto-trading and crypto-exchangesPress and media in blockchain

As well the event will include startups presentation part to the investors. Promising blockchain startups would get a chance to pitch their ideas to the wide board of blockchain experts.

To attend the event and purchase tickets, follow the link


KICKICO —  leading platform for ICOs, crowdfunding, and crowdinvesting projects. KICKICO was founded in 2015 and launched its first ICO in September 2017, raising a total of more than $25 million equivalent in cryptocurrency. Its first hosted project – the Magisters of Magic game – has managed to collect 280 ETH with a pre-set goal of 200 ETH. Gameflip and Storiqa also completed successful fundraising campaigns on KICKICO, ending on October 12 and 13, having also collected over 3,300 ETH and 1,209 ETH respectively.