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LA Blockchain Summit

LA Blockchain Summit

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Produced by Draper Goren Holm Ventures, LA Blockchain Summit is the leading annual gathering of the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry at the Los Angeles convention center.Every autumn, the summit brings together developers, entrepreneurs, startups, investors, venture capital funds, retail investors, family offices, real estate investors, startup entrepreneurs, issuers, exchanges, broker-dealers, service providers, and members of the media.Previous keynotes include Steve Wozniak, Marcus Lemonis, Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec, Tim Draper, Dan Morehead, Crystal Rose, Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano, Peter McCormack, Mance Harmon, Ran Neu-Ner, Ami Ben David, Bill Barhydt, Scott Walker, Adam Draper, Apolo Ohno, and many others.

12 Episodes
Alon and Kevin discuss Tezos DeFi and Draper Goren Holm's recent announcement and commitment to invest in more Tezos projects.
Alon and Adam discuss early-stage blockchain investing. Check out Draper Goren Holm @
Alon sits down with Hrish Lotlikar, the founder of SuperWorld to discuss NFTs, the Metaverse, and the future of the crypto and defi.
Alon sits down with Matthew Thompson to discuss crypto sports betting.
Adam Levy sits down with Mohsin Masud, the founder, and CEO of AKRU to discuss investing in tokenized real estate, its current climate, and more!
With the economic swing caused by COVID 19, we've seen the US Federal Reserve's money printers go bbrrrrrrrrrr. As a result, you have public and private companies hedging against inflation by buying hundreds of millions of dollars in Bitcoin. But why? What's the strategy here? And how come Bitcoin and not the typical victim, gold? Charlies Bovaird of Quantum Economics and a Forbes Senior Contributor answering these exact questions with the help of Tavi Costa from Crescat Capital, Jake Ryan of Tradecraft Capital, William Herrmann of Wilshire Phoenix, and Matthew Graham of Sino Global Capital.
The gamification of crypto has resulted in the wide adoption of bitcoin and other digital currencies on a whole different level. From e-commerce points to gaming rewards and even hospitality, this group of panellists will share how exactly they amassed a userbase ranging from hundreds of thousands to millions of people around the world earning crypto for their everyday activities. Robert Beadles of Monarch Token leads a discussion on the gamification of crypto with Amy Wan of Bling, Adi Sideman of Props, Aubrey Strobel of Lolli, and Mike Lee from Yanolja.
It's fascinating to see how the narrative of Bitcoin and crypto, in general, has evolved since 2008. What was first looked at as a currency for criminals, has now become publicly backed by key political figures and lobbyists around the world. To share more on their work with the US Congress, Perianne Boring of the Chamber of Digital Commerce leads a discussion on their “Crypto for Congress” movement with Taras Kulyk of Core Scientific and Guy Hirsch of eToro.
CoinDesk's Christine Kim leads a discussion on the current and future state of DEXs and CEXs with eToro's Guy Hirsch, Binance's Catherine Coley, and Bitcoin YouTuber The Moon Carl.
Commissioner Peirce dives deep into token issuer Unicorn, safe harbours for decentralization, DeFi, and more at LA Blockchain Summit
The long-planned upgrade to the Ethereum network is on the horizon, with phase zero expected to launch this year. To take us through what we should expect, we bring to you Benjamin Pirus of Cointelegraph with Ethereum Researcher Aditya Asgaonkar, Piers Ridyard of Radix, Muneeb Ali of BlockStack, and Tim Beiko of ConsenSys.
Zack Seward, Managing Editor at CoinDesk leads an exclusive fireside chat at LA Blockchain Summit with Tim Draper of Draper Goren Holm and Yoni Assia, CEO, and Founder of eToro.
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