Blockchain Conferences In San Francisco Highlight New Direction For Technology

Blockchain Conferences In San Francisco Highlight New Direction For Technology

Blockchain conferences are much different than Bitcoin conferences. Whereas Bitcoin conferences might have been heavy on theoretics about liberating the world’s unbanked, the blockchain conference has a much more generalized focused. Many new participants in the space are uninterested in wildly shaking up the status quo. This has been on display early in the year. In San Francisco, two recent blockchain conferences features some of the most influential financial technologists in the space. The first, hosted by Lighthouse Partners, featured banking names interested in the prospects of....


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